Thursday, May 26, 2022

Club

Top tier club hockey and country clash on same day, at same venue

England Hockey bill it as "showcasing domestic and international games together" when the national cup finals are played around the FIH Pro League games at Lee Valley over the next two weekends. Yet, the scheduling means that several of the...

Deeside Ramblers set for dawn to dusk marathon charity hockey match

Hockey players are playing non-stop from dawn to dusk to raise money for a children’s charity on behalf of one of its members. Deeside Ramblers HC members from eight to over-70 will play continuously for 16 hours from 5am until...

Replacing with 3G is ‘step back for hockey and kick in the teeth for women’s sport’

A local Welsh hockey club says that plans to redevelop their existing pitch where they play will be a "step back for hockey and a kick in the teeth for women’s sport." Clwb Hoci Castell Newydd Emlyn (Newcastle Emlyn) in...

Barry Middleton’s mum campaigns to save Welsh hockey club from 3G

The threat of 3G has reared its head again as The Hockey Paper hears of a club and school in West Wales earmarked for conversion from a hockey suitable surface. Proposals are currently meeting stiff resistance from campaigners.  Sheila Middleton...

A night of emotion and club service at Ashford’s 100th anniversary

The Hockey Paper's editor attends one Middlesex club's 100th anniversary celebrations She is the first person you usually see at events - be it club, internationals, Euros or World Cups - and was the last to receive a special lifetime...

Scottish hockey: Western Wildcats complete historic treble

With national indoor and outdoor titles already banked, Western Wildcats cantered to their historic treble with a 6-0 victory over Hillhead in the men’s Scottish Cup final at Peffermill. It was a competitive and even opening five minutes of the...

Hockey photo of the month: The split-second impact save

The Hockey Writers’ Club (HWC) has chosen this image taken by Andy Mair of UmpireCam as its April photo of the month. The members of the HWC Photographers group have voted for their favourite image for its competition entries nd...

Leek hockey to support Imran Sherwani at centenary dinner

Leek Hockey Club will be celebrating its centenary this September. The North Staffordshire club was formed in 1922 and has always been a successful family friendly club.   Over the years it was predominately a men's club, but 25 years ago...

Premier Division format: ‘For hockey to move forwards we need to look at franchise system’

Yesterday, we sought the views of men’s Premier Division coaches on the split league format in the top flight. Here, we speak to England Hockey's top flight women coaches on the structure James Sordillo, Beeston coach “It effectively came down to...

England Hockey Premier Division: Top 6, bottom 6 or straight league?

We sought the views of clubs in both halves of the split leagues in the men’s Premier Division. Tomorrow, we will publish verdicts from the women’s coaches For the first time this season, we saw a split league at the...
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Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022: Australia women look to next gen

Australia women depart for Europe and the Women's World Cup preparations next month with an eye on the future. The...
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