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Hockey is being taken over by complexity – it’s time to bring simplicity back

Over the past years I have been asked a lot about the success of the Dutch women's hockey team. What we did, how we did it. With the real question being ‘what is special about the programme?’ To start with,...

Women’s Super 6s: East Grinstead hold nerve to book ticket to Europe over rising Repton

COPPER BOX ARENA -- When, with five minutes remaining, Chloe Brown carved a delicious backhand midway up the net for a 4-1 lead and three-goal cushion, an unbeaten season and European indoor hockey qualification for East Grinstead women seemed...

Dream Team: Mark Pearn

Surbiton head coach and former Reading, East Grinstead and Great Britain forward Mark Pearn picks the hockey XI he'd relish watching play together... Goalkeeper Simon Mason – Reading and England & GB Pretty obvious one. I  played with him at school, as...

Coach Danny Kerry leaves GB hockey ahead of Paris Olympic cycle

Danny Kerry, regarded as the most successful hockey coach in British history after medal-laden success with the women's side, surprisingly left his role on Friday as GB and England men's coach, ending a 17-year career on the international stage. In...

Our top 5 hockey retailers of 2021

Buying online can be a confusing process. We’ve spoken to five leading companies about what makes them different to the rest - while we’ve also managed to bag some extra discounts for THP readers Cricket-Hockey.com Established for over 20 years. Over...

O’Grady relishes Euro debut one year since cancer diagnosis

When Ireland’s Under-21 men line out on Friday at the EuroHockey Indoor Championships II in Porto, it will be another significant milestone in the regeneration of the shortened version of the sport. They face a six-team group, starting off against...

Why hockey is losing out to cricket’s magic hands

Just before the 2019 Cricket World Cup, Jonny Bairstow used the sport's showpiece event to pay ode to hockey, writes Shahbaz M. The English opener credited the hours of toil on the hockey pitch in Leeds as a teenager for...

October half-term hockey camps: Elevate your game

Following a review of its summer 2021 camps and in response to feedback from players and parents, MT13 have introduced new revolutionary equipment and have refreshed many of the drills and activities incorporated on our 2 Day Camps. These...

Hockey Social: Miriam Pritchard on illustrating, white trouser regrets and influences

In our regular anything goes Q&A, we speak to players and coaches on topics ranging from temptations, influences, fashion sense and match teas. This week: GB EDP and Hampstead & Westminster goalkeeper Miriam Pritchard At home What was your earliest ambition?I...

Should hockey follow rugby for ‘no winners’ coaching policy?

By Helen Richardson-Walsh | Opinion Here’s a question for you; given the choice, would you want to train with your club five times a week? The reason I ask is because I often get asked and hear a lot of chat...
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England women topple Australia to win Commonwealth hockey gold

Birmingham -- England women are Commonwealth hockey champions. David Ralph’s side won their first ever Commonwealth title with a...
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