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Third time lucky for Hampstead hockey’s own Tavern?

By The History Museum’s Mike Haymonds Many London area hockey people will remember with affection the home that Hampstead & Westminster HC created …

How national hockey league ended formidable Slough’s high times

Claire Middleton speaks to the inaugural women’s league champions of 30 years ago Celebrating 30 years of Women’s National League Hockey, with …

Will Tokyo Olympics organisers be forced to postpone 2020 Games?

Analysis | The Hockey Paper As Tokyo organisers continue to portray an upbeat approach to the 2020 Games going ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic, the …

Blackpool’s Easter hockey festival cancelled, future uncertain over 3G

Exclusive | The Hockey Paper Hockey festival supporters fear that Blackpool could lose its last pitch unless funding can be found to stop a second 3G surface …

Marlow’s young leader programme is force to be reckoned with

Marlow HC’s Kate Porter on success of club’s young leader programme Having coached young people in club and school hockey for the last 20 years, I have …

Inside Coaching: Two’s company, three’s a crowd in hockey

You’ve got a brilliant game lined up at training, an even number of players and then suddenly another player turns up, or even worse, someone gets injured. …

‘My aim is to become a green and gold hockey Master’

Australian masters player Mark McElligott has reconnected with hockey after recovering from cancer If you had told me in 2015 that I would be playing a gold …

Cannock Hockey show club spirit after ‘devastating’ year

Five years ago, Cannock HC launched its #2020vision, a long term plan to become one of Europe’s leading, sustainable clubs. As 2020 came into vision, …

Museum’s holy grail: producing GB Hockey player numbers

The Hockey Museum is on the cusp of producing the first definitive records for the GB Hockey teams, writes Mike Smith During 2019 the England football team …

Fit for Future is ensuring hockey clubs are life and soul of game

Two years ago I questioned the wisdom of top level hockey administrators bending under the pressure to modify our game into a slicker and smaller dish, more …