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Rod Gilmour

The Hockey Paper's Editor. 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 THP in 2016.

‘Hockey can be more visible with the right creativity’

Her 'street' art may be adorned on a Somerset barn wall, but Lily Webb's depiction of two British stars shows that hockey...

3G pitches will be death of grassroots hockey unless we speak out, say Horley...

Horley HC have been left "dismayed" over a decision to convert the pitches they hire into 3G surfaces. The...

How Buckingham overcame sloping pitches and badgers to reach Europe

One year on from their Jaffa Super 6s success, The Hockey Paper goes behind the scenes at Buckingham Hockey Club to chart...

Hockey stadium in Rourkela set to be India’s biggest ahead of World Cup

A new 20,000-seater stadium in India is being earmarked as "the best venue for hockey in the world" ahead of the 2023...

Men’s sponsor could follow Vitality deal, says England Hockey

England Hockey says it is in talks with potential men's sponsors before next season's regional and county restructure. In...

England Hockey inks significant Vitality deal to support women’s game

In another boost for women's sport, England and Great Britain Hockey has inked what it described as "one of the most significant...

Ice cool Ashley Jackson has ‘nothing to prove’ in bid for Olympic hockey glory

For a sport which oozes gender parity compared to others, there is an undoubted media profile mismatch when it comes to the Great Britain...

Hockeyroos mull strike option after key players omitted from squad

Australian hockey has become embroiled in controversy months out from the Tokyo Olympics after the Hockeyroos' squad selection for 2021 saw two...

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...