Saturday, July 20, 2024

Jamie Jubert

Worked as a regional journalist for the past three years, having previously reported on rugby and cricket.

Meet the teenage umpire: my journey is like no-one else’s I know

Mia Dewing is not walking along a path many 17-year-old hockey enthusiasts choose to take, but is reaping the rewards from her bold move.  The...

Meet Witney women, one of English hockey’s smallest National League teams

Nestled close to Oxford lies the leafy town of Witney, whose women’s hockey first team has enjoyed a meteoric rise up the league tables...

Fairytale ending as Sutton Coldfield stalwart, 50, scores in final fixture

After more than three decades playing competitive first team hockey, you can imagine most players would eagerly anticipate kicking back in retirement. But that...

No goals or astro: How a state school hockey team was set up and won first match

The divide between provision of hockey in state and independent schools is stark, making the achievement of Thamesmead’s Geography teacher, Hannah Cozens, even more...

‘I was overwhelmed with emotion. I was told many times this day wouldn’t come’

For some, hockey is a simply a social sport. For others, it is all about the competition. But for Sophie Stokes, hockey is both...

‘I didn’t realise the physio was coming’: Blackheath’s female coach in the men’s game

Nikki Lloyd is a rare case in hockey being a female coach in charge of a male team. In a sport which is not so...

Once a male-only hockey club, meet Teddington’s first ever female captain

Being in charge of Teddington Hockey Club, while preparing for their 150th anniversary celebration, is significant in its own right. Doing so as the...

Club hockey file: Norton ‘continue to provide a service across all genders and races’

The Stockton club raised well over £800,000 and had only two adult teams a few years ago After being recognised as the country’s top hockey...