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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 …

Hockey World Cup: women’s media coverage expands the world over

By Richard Bright After 48 hours of World Cup hockey wonder, a rest day was handed out on Monday for us all to recover. And if the opening two days are …

‘England can now deal with Hockey World Cup expectations’

By The Hockey Paper England’s players and coach were unanimous in agreement: the hosts now have a better understanding of dealing with the home pressures …

Argentina’s goal contender sets Women’s Hockey World Cup alight

By The Hockey Paper TV commentators were left in awe of Maria Ortiz’s sizzling goal for Argentina during their 6-2 win over Spain at the Women’s …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: London embassies feel the passion

The Vitality Women’s Hockey World Cup is here and follows the football version played out in Russia. It seems like weeks ago now, but Germany and …

Maddie Hinch: In my hockey goalkeeper pads, I think I’m 6ft tall and own the joint

England goalkeeper Maddie Hinch reveals the mindset which has set her apart in the world game When you’re playing really well, you don’t know what …