Friday, January 21, 2022

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Do all hockey goalkeepers obsess over clean sheets?

We adore them. We treasure them. We keep them in a special place in our injection-moulded hearts. The Hockey Paper salutes a goalkeeper's clean sheets. I know. There’s no ‘I’ in ‘team’. A 1-0 win is no more worthy...

Hockey’s glass ceiling – only one female coach in a senior position at London 2012

Hockey's glass ceiling when it comes to senior coaching positions is highlighted by the fact that there is only one woman in a high-level hockey coaching role at the London 2012 Olympic Games – Great Britain assistant women's coach,...

Facts and Figures: London 2012 Olympic Games hockey

LONDON, 23 July - Facts and figures for hockey at the London 2012 Olympic Games. 1,600,000 - pieces of scaffolding used to construct the Riverbank Arena. 20,240 - litres of water (20.24m³) used in 11 minutes of pitch watering. ...

Honeybees – a hockey musical

A fundraising Extravaganza!! If you see just one lesbian field hockey musical this year it’s got to be this one! Click here for a poster.Coming to Eastbourne and London for one night only - the show that has been causing a BUZZ...

World Series Hockey 2012: Winners and losers

Bridgestone World Series Hockey (WSH), played out in India during March and early April 2012, was run on an ambitious model with overseas players, city-based franchises and corporate and TV backing. Organised along the lines of Indian Premier League...

Mantell out of test event with broken foot

Great Britain forward Simon Mantell has been ruled out of the remainder of the Visa International Invitational Hockey Tournament – the Olympic Test Event - after fracturing the fifth metatarsal bone of his left foot.The 28-year-old Reading player sustained...

Young Guns: Susannah Townsend and Georgie Twigg

They are the shape of England’s post-2012 midfield with 21-year-old Georgie Twigg already having a Commonwealth Games, World Cup and European championships behind her, while 22-year-old Susannah Townsend made her major tournament debut at the 2011 Europeans. Push caught...

Will World Series Hockey cause a split in the game?

Remember World Series Cricket? Kerry Packer's audacious TV-funded move to reshape world cricket caused a massive split in the late 1970s with top players being lured away from the 'official' test sides? Is the same about to happen with...
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Great Britain men jostle for Paris Olympic cycle places

Spain men squared the uncapped three-match Andalucia Hockey Series against Great Britain on Friday with a 4-2 win. GB men...
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