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Inside Coaching: Two’s company, three’s a crowd in hockey

You’ve got a brilliant game lined up at training, an even number of players and then suddenly another player turns up, or even worse, someone gets injured. …

Proposals for restructure: England Hockey Q&A for AGM

1. Are the ‘draft league structures’ issued going to be imposed on clubs? No. The draft structure was created to demonstrate how local areas could be …

East Hockey club: We would no longer play 17 neighbouring sides

The Hockey Paper has been publishing stories on England Hockey’s proposed restructure since December in our print editions. Here, we reproduce some of …

‘My aim is to become a green and gold hockey Master’

Australian masters player Mark McElligott has reconnected with hockey after recovering from cancer If you had told me in 2015 that I would be playing a gold …

Cannock Hockey show club spirit after ‘devastating’ year

Five years ago, Cannock HC launched its #2020vision, a long term plan to become one of Europe’s leading, sustainable clubs. As 2020 came into vision, …

Hockey Australia suspends Pro League travel after coronavirus outbreak

Hockey has suffered its first major setback with the coronavirus outbreak after Hockey Australia suspended international travel “until further …

Museum’s holy grail: producing GB Hockey player numbers

The Hockey Museum is on the cusp of producing the first definitive records for the GB Hockey teams, writes Mike Smith During 2019 the England football team …

Reading face crunch weekend in battle for Premier hockey survival

Reading HC are hoping for a bumper #watchyour1s crowd to lift the club as the men set themselves for a crucial Premier Division weekend. Only this time …

Australia’s Eddie Ockenden set to become most capped Kookaburra

Eddie Ockenden is set to surpass Jamie Dwyer’s all time record of 365 Kookaburras appearances this weekend. Ockenden, who was named the 2019 Kookaburras …

Fit for Future is ensuring hockey clubs are life and soul of game

Two years ago I questioned the wisdom of top level hockey administrators bending under the pressure to modify our game into a slicker and smaller dish, more …