Tuesday, August 9, 2022

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Stourport aim to nurture midlands’ hockey talent after Talent Academy status

Stourport HC want to widen its appeal to more children from state schools after being offered a licence to operate as a Talent Academy, to work with 15-18-year-olds as they progress to future stars of Team GB. Stourport will run...

State of the Game: ‘We need to put fun back into England Hockey Cup’

Beeston's jubilant Women's Cup coach James Sordillo says the sport is "crying out" for a revamp to England Hockey's top tier domestic knock out. Beeston beat Buckingham in this season's Cup denouement at Lee Valley, the Cup winners taking the...

‘Anyone’s game’: England v Argentina will be fascinating, says Richardson-Walsh

Amsterdam -- England will have to be ready for an assortment of different moves at penalty corners on Wednesday night - that’s if Las Leonas can negotiate a strong defence in the Women's Hockey World Cup quarter-finals. Argentina have accrued...

A modern hockey clubhouse? Look no further than Amsterdam’s Xenios

It is said in Amsterdam that nine out of 10 hockey clubs in the city have a waiting list. It is one reason why Amsterdam-based club Xenios moved to their new Sportpark Sloten home in 2019, around the club's 60th...

Dutch hockey life: ‘We all grew up wanting to be Billy Bakker’

Jisk Rijnders and Julius Tijsseling didn’t like each other when they first played on opposite sides of the pitch as young teens. You wouldn’t have realised their early years' distaste one lunchtime this week. With the imposing floodlights of...

England Hockey Premier Division set for revamp and play-off return for 2022/23 season

England Hockey has revamped the Premier Division for next season, with a return of the play-off finals, aims of international players to be available for every fixture, men's games to be potentially played on Saturdays and the top flight...

England Hockey Premier Division Fixtures: Men and Women schedule

Premier Division Fixtures 2022/23 (until Christmas) Vitality Women's Premier Division Sat 24 Sep Beeston v Nottingham UniversitySat 24 Sep East Grinstead v Birmingham UniversitySat 24 Sep Hampstead & Westminster v BuckinghamSat 24 Sep Wimbledon v ReadingSat 24 Sep Clifton Robinsons v...

How are England Hockey’s new talent development plans progressing?

In the second part of our series, England Hockey's Heather Williams looks at how the new talent development is shaping up Whenever I’ve discussed the changes to our talent system, I’ve found that people immediately want to understand the...

Hockey photo of the month: ‘Acrobatics on UK’s biggest stage, doesn’t get much better’

The Hockey Writers’ Club ‘Photo of the Month’ competition for May has come from the camera of Graeme Wilcockson. His shot shows Lily Owsley acrobatically scoring for England in their shoot-out at the end of the FIH Pro League match...

Win £400 of Mercian goalkeeper foam for your school or hockey club

The Hockey Paper is leading a campaign to find a worthy recipient of a set of junior goalkeeping foam donated by Simon Mason, of Mercian. The Kit was a prize for the winning team at a recent Masters tournament at...
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Laura Unsworth: England and GB’s underappreciated great of world hockey

If you were to name the modern day greats from Great Britain’s women’s squad, the list would most likely...
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