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Tess Howard set for ‘whirlwind’ Great Britain hockey debut

Four years ago, Tess Howard was being shown where Lilleshall was on a map by former international Glenn Kirkham, one of her hockey mentors. Now, she’s gone …

Hockey to remain 11 v 11 at Olympics

By Richard Bright Sense has prevailed once more. We can all breathe a collective sigh of relief. For now, the traditional 11 v 11 game will remain on the …

English hockey’s Pendle Forest hit 80 matches unbeaten

Northern England record breakers Pendle Forest don’t venture into their pre-match huddle and go “right, let’s make it 81 victories.” …

I admired Sean Kerly but I had to let him go, admits fashion guru

As the anniversary month of Great Britain’s 1988 Olympic triumph ends, The Hockey Paper speaks to the fashion guru who may well have played a part in …

Devon hockey team aim to row into Atlantic Challenge record books

In December, four team-mates will take on the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge, a daunting 3,000-mile row from the Canary Islands to Antigua. Louise Read, …

Euro Hockey League muscles in on FIH Pro League to showcase club strength

By The Hockey Paper | Editorial On the face of it, the Euro Hockey League format changes which were announced yesterday will fashion a celebration of the sport …

France upend England to show Olympic hockey credentials ahead of Paris 2024

By Rod Gilmour ‘Hockey sur gazon’ – field hockey as we know it – has been a rare commodity in L’Equipe, France’s daily …

Hockey’s midfield and forwards staying positive are key to goals success

Keeping positive in the lean times is an aspect Todd Williams has been lucky enough to witness great forwards do first-hand Team culture, fitness and …

Why Hockey 5s is not for everyone

Hockey 5s saw packed crowds and plenty of goals at the Youth Olympics as the sport goes from strength to strength at junior level – but it’s not …

Euro Hockey League: talking points as Three Rock Rovers prevail in Barcelona

The Euro Hockey League provided plenty of entertainment as teams aimed for a last 16 place. Ulimately, it was the Irish side which left Barcelona with the …