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South League view: Is this a structure fit for English hockey’s future?

OPINION: Nearing its 50th year, South League hockey could be set for radical overhaul in 2020, writes Mike Haymonds The England Hockey chief executive Nick …

2020: biggest year of change in English club hockey?

England Hockey AGM will see vote on restructure changes but the review has met resistance from some leagues By The Hockey Paper England Hockey’s …

Safety in hockey: We need immediate changes, says Olympian coach

Exclusive | By Rod Gilmour A leading coach and two-time Olympian has called for immediate changes towards safety in the sport at junior level after expressing …

Alex Danson returns to GB Hockey squad after ‘awful head injury’

In a hugely positive statement, Alex Danson, the GB captain, announced on Friday that she would be rejoining the Great Britain Hockey programme on Monday in a …

Barry Middleton awarded MBE for services to hockey

Barry Middleton, Great Britain’s most capped player, has been awarded an MBE for services to hockey following an outstanding career in the sport. …

A hockey Christmas wish list: umpire support, parahockey, indoors and cards

No turkeys here! The Hockey Paper’s columnist Todd Williams creates his 10-point vision to make hockey a better place in 2020  Dear Santa, I’ve just …

Is the reverse stick too dangerous for hockey?

THP comment When we sent our last newsletter out following GB forward Sam Ward’s injury, we never expected the deluge of responses that followed. It is …

USA hockey players call for sweeping review at elite level

By Richard Bright USA men’s and women’s teams have demanded an immediate review of its high performance programme after failing to qualify for …

3G in hockey: Another week, another pitch under threat

Thetford HC chairman Barry Reynolds on another 3G plight facing grass roots hockey For over 40 years, Thetford hockey has been a fabric of the town in Norfolk. …

Ed Sheeran becomes hockey regular at Harleston Magpies

Pop superstar Ed Sheeran has been spotted at several hockey matches to watch his wife Cherry Seaborn play for Harleston Magpies this season. Cherry has …