Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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Supporting the hockey volunteers who run the clubs

In our latest Club File series, we speak to an administrator who has written a book aiming to help club volunteers Over the last 20 years, John Oates has worked with governing bodies, as well as with clubs, supporting the...

Hockey stars add key recovery and strength tool to workout regime

The closure of thousands of fitness facilities across the UK has left not only millions of gym members on the search for alternative fitness regimes but professional athletes too. Hockey housemates Alan Forsyth and Lewis Prosser took matters into their...

‘Hockey can be more visible with the right creativity’

Her 'street' art may be adorned on a Somerset barn wall, but Lily Webb's depiction of two British stars shows that hockey can be more visible through creativity. Art-lover Lily, 17, took to the walls with plenty of time to...

Hockey player becomes heart transplant breakthrough world first

Hockey player Anna Hadley has been revealed as the world's first child to benefit from a new form of paediatric heart transplant. Anna, 15, was the first child to receive the technique known as donation after circulatory death (DCD) transplant...

How small town hockey girls completed ‘world’s toughest row’

From the moment they came up with a plan to conquer the Atlantic, four players knew that teamwork would see them through. RORY WATSON reports Two years ago last month, four members of the Salcombe and Kingsbridge Cougars, the smallest...

February half-term hockey camps: Remote skills coaching with MT13

Looking to get your children hockey active in Lockdown 3.0? MT13 has launched its February half-term hockey camp offerings which will see a series of innovative courses run remotely. At the beginning of Lockdown 3.0, MT13 finished what it believes...
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Indoor Hockey World Cup marks 2022 countdown

A lone Belgian indoor player walks out into middle of the arena, with stick and wheeling his luggage. Of course there are no fans, or even a global tournament taking place. But one year from now, the hope is that...

How Buckingham overcame sloping pitches and badgers to reach Europe

One year on from their Jaffa Super 6s success, The Hockey Paper goes behind the scenes at Buckingham Hockey Club to chart the small town club’s rise THE CHAIRMAN Gordon Wiseman remembers the first time he came across hockey. It was...

France hockey signs Le Coq Sportif deal

Iconic French clothing brand Le Coq Sportif said it was "proud to be alongside the Blues" after signing a four-year deal with the national teams. France's men, women and youth teams will wear new jerseys up until 2025 as the...

Athlete wellbeing at heart of Tokyo Olympic speculation

Are they on? Are they off? Speculation around the staging of the already-rescheduled Olympic Games ramped up another notch last week. Olympic hopefuls are currently having to train in lockdown with no elite matches against opposition in sight. Amid this...
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Ayeisha McFerran issues appeal after hockey World Cup medal stolen

Ireland women's goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran has appealed for the return of her World Cup silver medal after it was...
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