Thursday, May 26, 2022

Club

Barry Middleton and Nick Bandurak take up Holcombe coaching roles

Barry Middleton has taken another step forwards in his coaching career by taking over the head coach role at Holcombe Hockey Club, replacing the long-serving Julian Halls. Meanwhile, current England international Nick Bandurak will take over as the club's...

Kwan Browne: I want to see Southgate back in English Hockey’s Premier Division

Kwan Browne says the “sleeping giant” that is Southgate HC can return to the men’s Premier Division after the Trinidadian left Hampstead & Westminster to join as head coach for the 2022/2023 season. Browne returns to Southgate, a club he...

‘Balance is something alot of goalkeepers struggle with’

Surbiton’s Ore Ogunlana talks about how a focus on balance has helped his goalkeeping For me it’s all been about balance this season. When someone has come in to take a shot, it has been about remaining totally balanced. Once...

How Canada’s Jamie Wallace balances crypto and hockey

For a country that has around 300 men and boys to choose from for its national hockey squad, three of them have been playing in the English Premier Division this season for East Grinstead. Jamie Wallace, 22, joined the West...

Meet Witney women, one of English hockey’s smallest National League teams

Nestled close to Oxford lies the leafy town of Witney, whose women’s hockey first team has enjoyed a meteoric rise up the league tables in recent times with a spate of promotions.  Earlier this year, they secured the National League...

Old Georgians’ Andy Bull creates Otter stick in memory of late team-mate

Old Georgians and Scotland defender Andy Bull has partnered with Otter Hockey to create a special stick in memory of his late team-mate Sam Nicholls who tragically lost his life to cancer in 2014, aged only 22.  From a young...

Fairytale ending as Sutton Coldfield stalwart, 50, scores in final fixture

After more than three decades playing competitive first team hockey, you can imagine most players would eagerly anticipate kicking back in retirement. But that is not the case for Sutton Coldfield’s midfielder, Charlotte Cross, who is struggling to let...

EH Hockey Championship: Old Georgians men keep double hopes in tact

Men's league champions Old Georgians kept alive hopes of a domestic double as they reached the final of the EH Championships. Old Georgians overcame Brooklands MU 8-1 at home to take their place in the May 28 final at Lee...

Charity raises awareness of sun protection in sport and outdoor recreation

A campaign is addressing the UK’s epidemic rise in skin cancer by raising awareness of sun protection in sport and outdoor recreation. Sunguarding Sport launches in May, backed by over 40 national governing bodies, with the rationale being that sportspeople...

England Hockey needs to monitor strength of smaller clubs and offer support

Season in Review Our columnist reflects on a season of restructure and a GMS yet to go live, but says the league transition has its positives When England Hockey decided to restructure the leagues, there was no doubt that this...
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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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