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‘No black role models didn’t discourage me from playing hockey’

By Cassie Worth Darcy Bourne, the England under-21 player who went viral last week following an image shared by thousands at a Black Lives Matters protest, …

Why the whistle should be mandatory for all hockey players

As a coach at school and club level, much of my preparation for a season would be focused on drills, cones, bounce boards, enough practice and match balls and …

Racism in hockey: It’s time to open the dialogue and fix the issue

Opinion | By Stephen Williams Racism in hockey is nuanced. It’s not always abusive, although, as Tendo Kimuli explained in The Hockey Paper last week, it can …

Club hockey file: Kettering hit by council setback in growth bid

In our latest club file series, Jaime Cox, club chair and umpire, and Barry Coe, club vice chair discuss how Kettering, EH club of the year in 2018, is …

Club hockey file: Old Silhillians delve into history and look for volunteer future

We continue our informative Club File series hearing from one midlands side how it is enticing new umpire volunteers during lockdown and updating its history …

Club hockey file: Skills zone puts Timperley back on map

In our Club Files series we’ve heard from Gloucester City on momentum after pandemic, Eastcote on insurance issues, Wakefield HC on how the …

Club hockey file: Birmingham and Yardley merge for city future

In our Club File series we’ve heard from Gloucester City on momentum after pandemic, Eastcote on insurance issues, Wakefield HC on how the …

Alex Danson: ‘I always felt a real license to compete when I stepped on the field’

Great Britain hockey great Alex Danson-Bennett speaks exclusively to THP on a life in hockey and the golden road to the top A COMPETITIVE WAVE It was funny, …

Punch shots and the ramp: Hockey is losing out to cricket’s magic hands

Just before last summer’s Cricket World Cup, Jonny Bairstow used the sport’s showpiece event to pay ode to hockey, writes Shahbaz M. The English …

England Hockey releases anti-racism message after player incident

Tendo Kimuli, who this week stood up to racism after charting abuse on the pitch, revealed that England Hockey chief executive Nick Pink has spoken to him to …