Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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 on the sport for the Daily Telegraph and other major newspapers ever since. Co-founded THP in 2016.

Up for the Cup? Old Georgians and Beeston still in line for hat-trick bids

The England Hockey Cup (T1 Championship in modern parlance) still means something to some clubs -- even if profile and interest has waned considerably...

Euro Hockey League: Old Georgians claim maiden medal

British men’s hockey was given a shot in the arm in this Olympic year on Easter Monday as Jacob Draper stood out in Pinoke’s...

‘To go from little junior club to national title was insane’ – East Grinstead teen star Anna Faulstich

When Anna Faulstich was a Year 7, two of GB’s Rio heroes Sophie Bray and Laura Unsworth came to open her grammar school pitch....

‘Feels like a dream’: Maddie Hinch toasts OBE after glittering GB Hockey career

Maddie Hinch was made an OBE on Wednesday as GB’s star goalkeeper admitted that she had yet to take a step back and take...

The rise of Richmond: Coach David Goodfield on titles, club vision and hosting Premier Division hockey

So, what now for David Goodfield? The GB international certainly has some thinking to do at the end of the season after coaching Richmond...

Bowdon and Richmond strike Men’s Premier Division hockey promotion

Bowdon, the only side unbeaten in the men's National League, toasted promotion back to the Premier Division for the first time in 14 years...

European players being eyed for Hockey India League return

European-based players are already being sounded out with the Hockey India League (HIL) on the cusp of returning to the international calendar. It is mooted...

Hockey’s 3G pitch plight: The clubs affected in the UK

Since we launched our coverage of 3G pitches, we have been inundated with correspondence across the UK and tales of clubs battling to retain...