Features

‘GB hockey shirt still has huge sponsorship appeal in women’s sport’

By Rod Gilmour The GB women’s shirt remains one of the most attractive available properties in women’s sport, according to the former commercial director …

Managing your hockey club during Covid-19

Covid-19 has challenged hockey clubs in all kinds of ways from volumes of guidance to adapted gameplay. Grassroots sports technology firm Pitchero has …

GB Hockey’s Harry Gibson on wedding plans and Tokyo 2020

Team GB hockey hopeful Harry Gibson says he’s had to dig deep to manage his mental health after the postponement of his wedding and the Olympic Games in …

Leeds coach Marcelo Bielsa praises Argentina’s Las Leonas heritage

By Rod Gilmour Argentinian Marcelo Bielsa, soccer coach of Leeds FC, has written a passionate anniversary letter to the hockey players of the Sydney 2000 team …

Hockey Paper #Watchyour1s put on hold

This season we were hoping to bring life to domestic hockey with our second #watchyour1s campaign. Our first year proved a welcome success with clubs across …

A stick down summer, domestic league hockey is back

By Rod Gilmour | Editor’s note We saw garages converting to gyms, gardens turned into skill zones. An array of viral hockey trick postings – keepy …

What hockey can learn from cricket’s protection

By Angus Porter Cricket and hockey are sports in which a hard ball can travel on an unpredictable path, at speeds in excess of 80mph. So whilst fatalities are …

Why every hockey club has responsibility to educate on concussion

By Natalie Turner Concussion is the hot topic in hockey. No doubt about it. “It wasn’t like that in the olden days” I hear you say, “we just got on …

Revealed: How France took Great Britain on the tiles ahead of 1920 hockey gold

By Rod Gilmour France attempted to get their cross channel opponents Great Britain drunk in Antwerp the night before the men’s gold medal match at the …

Hockey Premier Division transfers 2020/21: Latest ins and outs

By The Hockey Paper staff Welcome to our ever popular men’s and women’s English Premier Division hockey transfers. We will be adding to the list in …