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Maddie Hinch steps aside from international hockey – with Tokyo 2020 Olympics in mind

By Rod Gilmour Maddie Hinch, widely considered the world’s best goalkeeper, has ‘pressed pause’ on her international career. The England …

Japan’s Cherry Blossoms beat Australia to Four Nations hockey title

By The Hockey Paper Japan’s memorable 2018 continued in fine style on Sunday as they won the Four Nations Final with another higher-ranking upset, this …

‘Mushroom’ rings appear on Belgium’s hockey pitches

By Richard Bright Belgium’s top clubs have been struck down by crop circle circle style markings on their hockey pitches. Royal Leopold’s pitch was …

David Forsyth ends Scotland goal hoodoo at Hockey Series Open

By The Hockey Paper David Forsyth said he hoped that he doesn’t have to wait 85 matches to score another Scottish goal. And judging by Scotland’s …

Carla Rebecchi returns to Argentina hockey ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

By The Hockey Paper The lure of playing in the famous Las Leonas shirt has proved too great for¬†Carla Rebecchi. The Argentinian has returned to the national …

After the Hockey World Cup, a month to savour for Ireland women

By The Hockey Paper It’s been three weeks since Ireland returned home from the Women’s World Cup after a silver medal and the hockey world and …

Ireland hockey sent into Women’s World Cup wonderland as Holland awaits

THE WORLD CUP REPORT “I’ve been asking the Dutch for a bloody game for three years, so they don’t have a choice now,” Irish coach …

Hockey World Cup: Dutch antics, crashing sticks and tunnel focus

By The Hockey Paper England women will face the Dutch, the world No 1 side, for the first time since last summer’s EuroHockey Championships – and …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Are umpires leaving an open goal over own referrals?

By Todd Williams | THP analysis The weekend can’t come soon enough. Eyes are on the Dutch, England and Argentina but Pool D’s wide open …

Hockey World Cup: Focusing on goalkeeper weaknesses not healthy, says USA coach

By Daniel Dunne As they did in 2014, England will line up against the USA with an Englishman on the opposition. Craig Parnham was the US for their successful …