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EuroHockey 2019: Sebastien Dockier left out of Belgium squad

By The Hockey Paper Kiwi coach Shane McLeod has made some surprise omissions as hosts Belgium attempt to add the EuroHockey Championship title to their World …

England omit key players ahead of 2019 EuroHockey

England women have opted for experience as they attempt to regain the EuroHockey title they won on home soil in 2015. Meanwhile, England men will field five …

Can Stoop project spark much-needed life into domestic hockey?

By Rod Gilmour | Opinion Richard Leman, the 1988 Olympic-winner, played in plenty of hockey cauldrons across the globe in his career and was a keen observer at …

England Hockey keeps four quarters rule at arm’s length, for now

England Hockey have had the “145,000 going out to play each weekend” at the heart of its decision whether to implement the four quarters rule for …

Lottery of Olympic hockey qualification

Working out autumn’s Olympic play-off matches is anyone’s guess – until rubber-stamped in September Twenty-four nations – 12 men’s and 12 …

England women going for EuroHockey gold ahead of ‘huge’ summer

By The Hockey Paper England’s Suzy Petty is expecting a “huge” rest of summer of hockey as Olympic qualification ramps up. A GB squad has …

Our Watch Your 1s campaign gathers momentum for new hockey season

The Hockey Paper‘s Watch Your 1s campaign, launched in our last print edition and online, received great feedback from clubs eager to get on board and be …

Why the 2019 hockey rules are umpire friendly

By David Ellcock | Umpire’s view In my last column I looked at two of the biggest changes to the Rules of Hockey in their 2019 edition. This time I’ll …

Stoop partnership with England Hockey will be ‘long term’, say Harlequins

By Rod Gilmour Staging hockey at Harlequins, recently home to the successful double header, will become more frequent after club officials admitted that the …

Your view: State school v private school hockey

A recent report, Elitist Britain 2019, looked at more than 5,000 people in the country’s top professions and their educational background and concluded …

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