Thursday, May 26, 2022

Features

‘When it comes to junior hockey fixtures, we listen to each other’

In the second part of our series, Maggie Coombe, chair of Yorkshire and North East Junior Hockey, on how the junior game is flourishing When I was thinking about how we would organise our junior fixtures for the second half...

Surbiton women’s coach on high after eighth England Hockey title in ‘intense’ season

Even with the title won, courtesy of Hampstead & Westminster slipping up earlier in the afternoon, there was an air of intensity surrounding Brett Garrard, Surbiton women’s coach, at the weekend. Garrard was perched bankside at Saint Hill as Surbiton...

Old Georgians: We’ve got the finances and the plan is to stay at the top

Old Georgians’ chairman was meant to be in Cornwall on Saturday night. But, on the club’s biggest night, there was no way Noel Doran was going to miss out on history finally being cemented. Not after only missing one...

Sam Ward: How I played Tokyo Olympics with a broken hand

Not many people know it, but I played through the Olympics with a broken hand. On Oct 4 2020, Old Georgians were playing Hampstead and Westminster away in the England Hockey Premier Division. The score was 1-1, and a foul...

Glenn Kirkham, hockey’s Mr East Grinstead, was always two passes ahead of everyone

One of GB and England's greats retired five years ago this month. The Hockey Paper recalls his service during his final game for East Grinstead They call him 'Mr East Grinstead' in these parts, yet Glenn Kirkham proved to be so much more....

Two reasons to book an Easter hockey camp NOW with MT13

Once again, coaching company MT13 are serving up a tantalising schedule of hockey camps for children during the Easter break. Their novel approach of grouping players by ability and not age is a key distinction giving children a genuine chance...

Where to watch? Taking a look at some of hockey’s best venues

For many of us, our exposure to watching hockey is being propped up against a fence somewhere, doing our best to shield from the elements as we take in the spectacle of whichever game we’ve decided to watch. That...

Timothee Clement’s roar has left a mark on me, says India’s Vivek Prasad

Yashodhan Nakhare speaks to India's rising star in a pivotal year for the senior national team Out of defeat comes the drive. For Vivek Prasad, it is the sight of an inspired opposition captain which will long live in the...

An umpiring journey: Missing out on Hockey World Cup was sad, but my dream is still alive

My dream started out almost 20 years ago. I was a small little girl, not that good at hockey but loving the game and enjoying being around the hockey pitch. I was always ready to help and took the whistle...

Become your best: Nutrition for hockey training

Are you looking forward to playing hockey this spring? Over the coming months, I’m going to be breaking down various areas of hockey nutrition and how we can maximise our performance and recovery in each of these areas. This...
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Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022: Australia women look to next gen

Australia women depart for Europe and the Women's World Cup preparations next month with an eye on the future. The...
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