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New Zealand hockey star Gemma McCaw retires as Australia women make changes for Oceania Cup

By The Hockey Paper New Zealand will be without Gemma McCaw, married to former All Black Richie McCaw, for the Oceania Cup after she confirmed her retirement …

Sam Quek to start first Bowdon Hightown Ladies home game of Investec Premier Division season

By Rod Gilmour Sam Quek will play her first home match for Bowdon Hightown ladies in eight years in a league encounter against East Grinstead laced with an …

Women’s hockey World Cup 2018 tickets: England’s pool matches sell out 10 months ahead of showpiece

By Rod Gilmour Captain Alex Danson admitted that it was a “huge fillip for the squad” knowing that all England’s pool matches for next year’s women’s …

How to choose the right field hockey stick and which stick to buy

When it comes to buying a hockey stick there are an overwhelming number of technological claims each designed to make that specific brand appear unique and …

EuroHockey 2017: England defenders Liam Sanford and Brendan Creed come to the fore after brilliant bronze over Germany

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Brendan Creed hailed fellow defender Liam Sanford as a “warrior” after England men beat Germany to win their first …

EuroHockey 2017: England women take bronze with victory over Germany

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Captain Alex Danson levelled the great Jane Sixsmith on 105 goals as England beat Germany to claim bronze at the EuroHockey …

EuroHockey 2017: Holland women show class against spirited Belgium to lift title 3-0

By The Hockey Paper staff in Amsterdam The Netherlands staved off the threat of a Belgium side undaunted by playing their first major final to lift the Rabo …

EuroHockey: England hockey’s class of 1991 or 2016?

Danson or Sixsmith? Hinch or Thompson? Claire Middleton looks back at England’s European champions of 1991 and wonders which of those players would make the …

EuroHockey 2017: George Pinner wants ‘lion-hearted’ England – with one Dutch fan on his side

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Co-captain George Pinner has called on England to produce “real fight, a lion-hearted one” on Friday as they attempt to …

EuroHockey 2017: England women’s electric pace can beat the Dutch, says Maddie Hinch

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam England women and the Netherlands’ EuroHockey Championships semi-final on Thursday night may be a rematch of the Olympic …