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Rod Gilmour

First covered international hockey at the 2010 Commonwealth Games - no better than a full house watching India play England - and has reported for the Daily Telegraph and other major newspapers ever since. Co-founded The Hockey Paper in 2016.

State school hockey tournament organisers aim to go national

Plans are in place for a national state school hockey tournament, The Hockey Paper can reveal. The East region...

Meet Izzy Gardiner: Hockey’s voice for more state school inclusion

In a normal, pre-Covid week, 17-year-old goalkeeper Izzy Gardiner would have a training session before preparing for match day with Broxbourne...
The Lee Valley hockey and tennis centre with its 'Union Jack' pitch

England Hockey ‘must listen’ to state school voice over accessibility

Current and former internationals have resolutely backed young Izzy Gardiner's stance on calling for more state school hockey provision in England.
Australia Kookaburras

Australia set for Olympic hockey ‘Super Camp’

After a year of uncertainty, Kookaburras and Hockeyroos players will aim to cement a guaranteed ticket to Tokyo 2020 over the next...

Will Dutch hockey be gender equal by 2025? Top sponsor gives clubs ultimatum

Dutch hockey's long term sponsor, ABN Amro, has launched a campaign to address inequality in the sport across pay salaries, coaching and...

Grassroots hockey at risk after new lockdown measures in England

Grassroots hockey in England is at risk of being shut down for five weeks following the lockdown which will start on Thursday...

Great Britain Hockey set for social bubble week in Holland, Belgium

Great Britain's hockey players will enter their own team bubble on Friday morning ahead of their first FIH Pro League matches since...

Old Georgians and Oxted serve up 16-goal Premier Division thriller

A Sunday lunchtime best which had all the trimmings served up a men’s Premier Division classic in front...

‘GB hockey shirt still has huge sponsorship appeal in women’s sport’

The GB women’s shirt remains one of the most attractive available properties in women’s sport, according to the...

Hockey player’s death ruled accidental, clubs to be issued safety guidelines

England Hockey is expected to issue updated health and safety guidelines to all clubs following the death of a 'kind and loving' 14-year-old hockey...