Thursday, June 30, 2022

Ross Bone

Columnist for The Hockey Paper and the man behind The Top of the D. Writer, podcaster, goalkeeper and BBC Sport man. Used to work for Great Britain Hockey and have covered the sport at every major tournament.

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Can European club hockey experience give Great Britain best of both worlds? 

Once the dust settled on Great Britain’s prolonged Tokyo Olympic cycle, attention immediately turned towards the club season. Many of Great Britain’s Olympic stars...

Please bring back the play-offs England Hockey, all is forgiven

I never thought I’d say it, but I miss England Hockey’s end of season championship play-offs.   Once upon a time, I was of the...

Where to watch? Taking a look at some of hockey’s best venues

For many of us, our exposure to watching hockey is being propped up against a fence somewhere, doing our best to shield from the...

Laura Unsworth: an underappreciated great of world hockey?

If you were to name the modern day greats from Great Britain’s women’s squad, the list would most likely feature the likes of Alex...

Unravelling hockey’s match phrases: Where from, ump? Every time! That’s all they’ve got!

Our columnist muses over the mid-match phrases he's heard on the pitch over the years as the sport has adapted to rule changes It’s good...

Indoor hockey in England can’t neglect this accessible, exciting format for much longer

How do you solve a problem like indoor and can the national governing body work with partners who have made the version a success,...