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Teun de Nooijer’s my hero! Why Barry Middleton couldn’t go past record

Barry Middleton has finally been able to look back on his memorable hockey career, he tells Rod Gilmour There would be times interviewing Barry Middleton over …

The Mental Game: Why anxiety is nothing to be afraid of

Whatever the situation there will be matches that are hailed as ‘crunch’ games and can lead to feelings of nervousness and anxiety at both team and …

‘Never give up. If you are good at something, follow your peers and carry on’

Rising star Maddie Goodman speaks to THP on her early setbacks and future hockey hopes Here’s a disparity. Maddie Goodman, one of Bowdon Hightown’s young …

TikTok hails Sam Ward’s creativity as nation gets on board

Social media giant TikTok has hailed the exploits of the #IsolationGames, inspired by Sam Ward‘s brilliant and unrehearsed take on Olympic sports. Ward, …

England Hockey needs to stop star gazing and rectify club game

Published in print before lockdown, columnist Todd Williams says narrowing of top domestic clubs is detrimental to the game So, let’s get straight to the …

GB Hockey men train heroic in adapting to life in lockdown

GB men have used training app to keep players fit and healthy on road to Tokyo 2.0 Paul Stretch, GB Hockey men’s lead strength and conditioning coach, …

Women’s coach Mark Hager on GB Hockey isolation and love of animals

Mark Hager, the Australian coach of the GB women’s team, could easily have been living in solitude during the coronavirus pandemic, with no family, cats …

Keeping hockey active during lockdown

Since lockdown, hockey enthusiasts and pros have used their initiative to keep up training and their love of the game Looking at drab paving proved too much …

Hollie Pearne-Webb: Great Britain women’s captain on NHS volunteering and triple Olympic hopes

Everyone may know someone who has been touched by tragedy by the time the coronavirus epidemic is over. This includes Hollie Pearne-Webb, Great Britain …

Belgium v Germany, EuroHockey 2019: The greatest hockey match?

Rod Gilmour witnessed a classic EuroHockey Championships last summer while semi-final will be remembered for a generation Oh to be young members of HC Olympia, …