Monday, October 25, 2021

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‘We need better joined-up thinking for English hockey to find success’

UHC Hamburg was buzzing with activity last weekend. Not only were the Bundesliga side hosting the Women's EHL Ranking Cup, but the German under-16 north finals were also taking place. On days like these, the sport comes alive. "This is...

Old Georgians kick off Watch Your 1s with top prizes on offer

Old Georgians kick off their Watch Your 1s campaign on Sunday when they host the Men's Premier Division clash against East Grinstead. The Surrey-based side have a host of current and former GB players and are using this star power...

‘Narrow-minded’ approach is leaving Blackpool hockey festival under threat

England Hockey says that the dearth of hockey in Blackpool is a “complicated supply and demand scenario” as the future of the famous Easter Festival remains under threat.  The 69th Easter Festival remains in the balance for 2022 - the...

Lucy Holder interview: Youthful Wimbledon revel in Great Britain additions

Lucy Holder has always been a fan of Alex Danson-Bennett's "crazy reverse stick hitting" over the forehand strike. On Saturday, the 23-year-old scored her first of the season with one of her playing heroes and now Wimbledon coach watching...

England Hockey GMS: Experts, the Dutch and match sheets

David Lloyd-Williams continues to chart how the controversial GMS came to fruition in the second part of our exclusive series on a system which officials hope will lift the grassroots game When the GMS concept first arose, England Hockey’s Rich...

Women’s Hockey round-up: Unbeaten Buckingham keep pressure on at top

Buckingham, University of Birmingham and Wimbledon all picked up first wins of the season in the Vitality Women’s Premier Division on Saturday. Zak Jones' Buckingham claimed their first victory to move them second in the table behind Hampstead & Westminster,...

3G pitch issue: Find the school decision makers and engage

Schools should make much more use of the resource of hockey clubs playing at their facilities and look to strike up lasting relationships to benefit pupils, with the grassroot side of the sport in a "precarious position". That's the verdict...

University of Durham Hockey plot three-year map to stay elite side

University of Durham performance coach Gareth Weaver-Tyler is making sure his coaching team have one eye on the “three-year cycle” after their promising start to the Premier Division season. Durham men were victorious in their opening match, winning 2-1 against...

Seoul great set to lead Marathon team running for Imran Sherwani

A team running this weekend’s Virgin Money London Marathon in honour of British hockey great Imran Sherwani have raised over £35,000 for dementia research. The 12 'Going for Gold' runners are raising money for Alzheimer’s Research UK in support of...

‘Will Calnan can shine on world stage after Tokyo 2020 omission’

Hampstead & Westminster coach Kwan Browne believes Will Calnan can shine for club and country after missing out on Tokyo 2020 as a reserve, while the Londoners are playing with plenty of freedom as they had to Europe this...
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Hockey participation in England sees ‘significant decrease’ since Rio Olympics

Hockey participation levels have seen a decline since Rio 2016, according to Sport England’s Active Lives survey. There has...
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