Friday, April 19, 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.

Investec Hockey Test: England women evoke past glories against Netherlands in sell-out

Lee Valley - So, the Dutch finally won on a shoot out. But Sunday was really for the 5,000 who had snapped up tickets back...

Alex Danson is England Hockey women’s captain – but coach Danny Kerry yet to confirm full-time leader

England women head into the summer, starting with the Investec International weekend against Argentina and the Netherlands in London, with no appointed captain for...

Susannah Townsend is back up to speed after long-term injury

Susannah Townsend likes a challenge. Yet she admits, bregrudgingly, that some of the younger recruits in the centralised programme might just be quicker than...

Roger Self, Great Britain’s 1988 gold medal-winning hockey manager, dies aged 77

Tributes have been paid to Roger Self OBE, Great Britain's inspirational manager who oversaw Olympic hockey gold in 1988, who died on Monday after...

Is Alex Danson set to become England Hockey’s next women’s captain after Kate Richardson-Walsh?

England Hockey remained tight-lipped on Friday over Kate Richardson-Walsh's replacement as women's national captain. After 13 years at the helm, it was never going to...

Great Britain hockey stars could compete for Tokyo 2020 Olympic places in US-style trials

Great Britain stars could play for their Olympic places in US-style trials after hockey was confirmed as one of the sports in talks to...

England Hockey looks to talented future under performance director Ed Barney

The wind is in England Hockey's sails right now. With less than one year to go until the Commonwealth Games, a raft of new...

Ashley Jackson’s hockey and ice hockey skills sparks award

Ashley Jackson underlined his amazing ability to juggle two elite sports - hockey and ice hockey - in the same season when he was...