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Alan Forsyth, the Scot who continues to top English hockey’s goal charts

By Rod Gilmour Surbiton coach Mark Pearn has praised Alan Forsyth’s “complete desire” to find the net as a key attribute for the Scot finishing as top …

After New Zealand hockey gold, Pippa Hayward decides to leave on a high

By Richard Bright Pippa Hayward, who is still only 27, has decided to retire from international hockey following the Black Sticks’ brilliant gold medal at …

Bollywood’s Akshay Kumar gives Gold to hockey film on India’s 1948 Olympic win

By Richard Bright Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar is the starring role in Gold, a film portraying the story of India’s men’s hockey team which won its …

The Hockey Social: Goalkeeper bravely finishes London Marathon … minus the kit

The Hockey Social brings you the latest gossip, social media posts, best images and reads across the globe You may remember The Hockey Paper chronicling the …

Narinder Batra given written warning by world hockey over Facebook post

By Richard Bright The International Hockey Federation has handed Dr Narinder Batra, the world governing body’s president, a written warning following a …

Tributes paid to ‘inspirational’ Devon hockey player and teacher

By The Hockey Paper Tributes have poured in for an “inspirational” hockey player and teacher who died after collapsing on the pitch playing for her beloved …

Belgium will be world, Olympic hockey champions by 2024, claims president

By The Hockey Paper Marc Coudron, president of the Royal Belgian Hockey Association, has boldly predicted that the Red Lions will become European, world and …

Women’s hockey World Cup: England players to vote on social media activity

By Rod Gilmour England defender Giselle Ansley says that the team will vote on whether they remain on social media or turn off Twitter and Instagram altogether …

Sevenoaks and Beeston make moves for English hockey top flight

By The Hockey Paper Sevenoaks captain Tim Warrington said his side took in past Play Off experiences to rally back and defeat Oxted – and take a big step …

Jeroen Hertzberger handed Netherlands return by coach Max Caldas

By Rod Gilmour Dutchman Jeroen Hertzberger is no stranger to battling back from disappointments. At London 2012, he was omitted from Paul van Ass’ …