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Hockey’s best April Fools Day jokes

Portsmouth HC is rolling out Zorb Hockey next season. To increase player safey, all outfield players will be forced to wear increased protective equipment. FIH …

Bringing hockey to world’s second youngest nation

Last year, Vijay Trivedy travelled as a volunteer to Timor Leste, the second youngest country in the world after South Sudan. Primarily he was there to work as …

Scottish ace Sarah Robertson hails hockey mentor Janet Jack

We speak to Scotland’s Sarah Robertson as she looks to fulfill Olympic dream Hockey is filled with multi-talented stars and Sarah Robertson is no …

Volunteering: the life blood of hockey

Dave Miller is retiring after 45 years of volunteering. He tells The Hockey Paper why we shouldn’t take volunteers for granted Hockey, like so many …

Welsh hockey fans continue history research in landmark month

By Richard Bright Challenges come in all shapes and sizes – and in the case of two hockey enthusiasts we have one which will be etched in history. The …

I don’t do this for the ego, says committed Sutton Coldfield volunteer

Sutton Coldfield are enjoying a surge in junior success as club plans robust future Sutton Coldfield Ladies may have endured another season away from the top …

GB Hockey’s Harry Gibson on coronavirus and uncertainties

Great Britain goalkeeper has three stoic principles for living through unpredictable times Three months ago, none of us saw this coming. We were all going …

‘Domestic hockey is disjointed and we all need to get on same page’

Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh both enjoyed meteoric international careers, their grounding established in domestic hockey before the introduction of the …

BACK IN TIME: When England hammered Belgium 8-2 and won 2009 EuroHockey

Claire Middleton recalls missing out on England Hockey’s last major trophy a decade ago The 2009 EuroHockey Championships left me seriously peed off. A …

Third time lucky for Hampstead hockey’s own Tavern?

By The History Museum’s Mike Haymonds Many London area hockey people will remember with affection the home that Hampstead & Westminster HC created …