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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 stolen from her apartment in Holland, writes Richard Bright. McFerran said that her flat in Utrecht, where she plays for Kampong,...

Ireland men continue to test new players ahead of GB clash

Nick Page, a former England under-21 hockey international, has been called up to the Ireland men's squad ahead of next week's matches against Olympics-bound Great Britain at Bisham Abbey. Page, 24, qualifies for Ireland with an Irish grandparent as coach...

Ashley Sessa, 16, joins USA women’s hockey programme

USA women's head coach Anthony Farry has called up Ashley Sessa, just shy of her 17th birthday, to the national team. Sessa, who is set for University of North Carolina in 2022, was previously on the under-16 USWNT programme and...

Old Sheffield hockey photo yields anecdote from yesteryear

A reader of the Sheffield Star wrote in recently to compliment the above photo taken of the Jessop Saville women's team A Mr Hines wrote to the paper in the hope that the image was taken at the club's Ecclesfield...

Alan Forsyth ready to be GB support act but unsure on future

Alan Forsyth says he will be a team motivator and ready for action if called upon at the Tokyo Olympics, but is unsure of his international future. Forsyth was overlooked for a place in Great Britain's 16-strong hockey squad which...

Noel Barrionuevo set for fourth Olympics with Argentina women

Noel Barrionuevo will make her fourth Olympic hockey appearance next month in Tokyo, joining Argentina women's great Luciana Aymar. Barrionuevo, 37, will be aiming for a first gold after bronze in Beijing 2008 and silver at London 2012. She will be...

Tokyo Olympic hockey could have 5,000 Japanese fans

The opening match of the Olympic hockey competition could see up to 5,000 local fans attend when Japan men take on Australia at the Oi Hockey Stadium, writes Cassie Worth. Tokyo 2020 organisers agreed on Monday to allow up to...

Megan Frazer and Nikki Evans left out of Ireland women’s Olympic squad

Katie Mullan will lead Ireland women at their first Olympics next month with a 16-strong hockey squad missing two big names in Megan Frazer and Nikki Evans. Evans accrued her 200th cap at the recent EuroHockey Championships while Belfast Harlequins'...

Hockey seas the way on Britain’s old beaches

Over the centuries hockey has been played on a variety of surfaces and one of the most intriguing has been on beaches, writes The Hockey Museum's Mike Haymonds. The game of bandy or hockey was played informally for many years...

Have a slice of that! How Wales and Denmark forged Hockey 5s friendship

With Hockey5s events cancelled this summer, we look back at the EuroHockey5s tournament in Poland where the spirit of hockey was never more evident Welsh and Danish juniors have forged special friendships off the pitch thanks to the shorter version...
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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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