Sunday, July 25, 2021

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Lack of hockey concussion data is ‘unfortunate oversight at best and alarming at worst’

England Hockey hopes to have a better understanding of concussion next season after a brain injury legal specialist said there was “no excuse for a lack of data”. An investigation by specialist lawyers Bolt Burdon Kemp (BBK) recently found that...

‘Urgent action’ to address concussion in sport, inquiry finds

The DCMS Committee’s inquiry into concussion in sport has concluded that "urgent action" is needed by Government and national sporting bodies to address a long-term failure to reduce the risks of brain injury on sports fields. The DCMS had heard...

Sorry football, we need this field! Scottish hockey clubs fighting big sports for space

In recent weeks in Scotland, hockey has made rare inroads with saving pitches for its own use. HANNAH MADDEN reports There seems to be an unspoken rule (among men especially) that showing an interest in football is mandatory if you...

How Tom Sorsby has followed in Barry Middleton’s footsteps

The path to mixing it with hockey’s big boys at the Tokyo Olympics can, for Tom Sorsby, be traced back to being roughed up at “proper blokes hockey”. Turning out as a rising teen for his first club Chapeltown and...

Club Hockey File: St Neots go from Saints to Scholars – but at a cost

The Cambridgeshire club on being one of the cheapest to join in the South East, why new members are guaranteed pitch time and its bursary scheme St Neots Hockey Club have lost several of their key first team players to...

Hockey clubs can do better job of owning their brand and maximising it

CLUB FILE: Sports marketing expert James Richardson says clubs can have a better digital footprint with the right know how The biggest thing in hockey right now is to get your basics right. Social media can be a wonderful tool....

East Grinstead women lead way at England Hockey Championship Finals

Four goals from Sophie Bray led East Grinstead to a 5-3 win over Clifton Robinsons in the Women’s Championship final on Saturday. East Grinstead's win was the standout performance in the EH Championship Finals action at Nottingham Hockey Centre. Bray completed...

Beeston new men’s coach relishing club prospects

Mark Bateman, freshly-installed as Beeston's men's coach, says he will lead "the most forward-thinking club in England" and one which was "too good to turn down.” Bateman, a former coach at Brooklands, is currently head coach of the England under-18...

Tributes paid to Canterbury Hockey great Dick Laslett

Hockey greats Sean Kerly and Mel Clewlow have led the tributes for the recent passing of Canterbury HC's Dick Laslett, described as an "unsung hero" for Kent sport. Laslett, who died on Tuesday, played a key role in developing sports...

England Hockey Premier Division transfers 2021/22: Latest Ins and Outs

Welcome to our annual men’s and women’s English Premier Division hockey transfers. We will be adding to the list over the summer while we also be renewing acquaintances with our successful #watchyour1s campaign for the 2021/22 season, where...
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Tokyo Olympics Hockey: Ireland women ready to take on Holland

Sarah Torrans says the Green Army will “show the world what we can do” against the world No 1...
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