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EuroHockey Championships 2017: England men’s ‘different’ style of hockey captains serves us well, says Phil Roper

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Co-captain Phil Roper says England Hockey’s decision to appoint three leaders in the men’s team has paid dividends …

EuroHockey Championships 2017: fixtures, schedule and England men and women preview guide

BY THE HOCKEY PAPER History England women are defending the European Hockey Championship title they won in such dramatic style in at London 2015 when they …

Ice Hockey vs Field Hockey: Core differences in playing style explained

Despite both being forms of the same sport, ice hockey and hockey – which will be referred to as field hockey for ease of comparison – are played very …

Field hockey goalkeeper kit: tips on how to buy and key checklist

Fortitude Hockey guide you through their top tips for beginners’ kit for those fans who have decided that being padded up is the right position for you. …

World Cup fate is in our own hands, says USA star Adam Miller

The final men’s Hockey World League (HWL) Round Two event is underway in Trinidad and Tobago and, with it, rests Scotland’s fate. If the team finishing …

Field hockey coaching: Goalkeeper’s ready or set position in seven easy steps

By FORTITUDE HOCKEY To be set for a save is vital. It is also very controllable and easy to practice. Depending on the individual goalkeeper’s strength, …

Can SV Arminen defy the betting odds in their Group A draw?

When the groups were announced for the Euro Hockey league, many commentators stifled a groan and shot a look of sympathy in the direction of SV Arminen, while …

World hockey to assess penalty corner dangers – but not before 2018 World Cups

By Rod Gilmour World hockey chiefs will look into the possibility of changing penalty corner rules with players continuing to express fears over safety and …

EuroHockey 2017: Brett Garrard switches sides on Surbiton players with stint as Germany women’s assistant coach

BY ROD GILMOUR Germany women have heightened the rivalry with defending champions England following the news that Brett Garrard will join Jami Mulders as …

Hockey World League: England men secure bronze as Netherlands rout Argentina

BY THE HOCKEY PAPER England men finished with bronze in the Hockey World League following a 4-1 victory against Malaysia on Sunday. A Harry Martin brace plus …