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7 reasons why we’re returning in print

Since our initial print run from November 2016, we have taken stock and are returning with better content and the stories that matter most to our readers. We …

Comment: Great Britain hockey needs character and right headlines under Hager

The Hockey Paper says… Two pieces on Mark Hager’s appointment have now been written by The Times, the only UK national newspaper – which …

TV review: FIH Hockey Pro League starts its six-month journey with minimal fuss

By The Hockey Paper | TV review A familiar sporting feel played out on Saturday as the FIH launched its self-titled Pro League tournament. On the chilly …

The Hockey Paper’s top 10 most read stories of 2018

From Ireland’s heroic women’s World Cup campaign to a bored motorist keeping up motorway stick skills, our most read online stories from the last …

Hockey World Cup 2018: Finals preview

By Todd Williams | Analysis And so, after 34 matches, we finally reach the last day of this wonderful World Cup and the two games that will determine the three …

Hockey World Cup: England, Belgium, Netherlands and Australia in frame

ODISHA HOCKEY WORLD CUP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW GUIDE By Todd Williams | Analysis And then there were four. Emulating the achievement of their footballing …

England’s Hockey World Cup hopes rely on fitness and clear heads

What a night it was in Bhubaneswar for England – but six long days for Argentina. Ever since their dispiriting 5-3 defeat to France, Argentina had played …

Hockey World Cup: Australia in sight of record as changing Kookaburras

By The Hockey Paper, Bhubaneswar The statistics are piling up for Australia with the same velocity as their path towards a World Cup record. By working hard …

Hockey World Cup: Australia hard to beat in wide open last eight

By Todd Williams | Analysis There has been much to savour in the first 28 games of this World Cup. A fantastic stadium with a wonderful atmosphere, some …

Hockey World Cup: France set for historic showdown with Australia

By Rod Gilmour, Bhubaneswar Maximilien Branicki took a moment to compose himself following France’s crossover win over China. The Frenchman will reach …