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East Hockey club: We would no longer play 17 neighbouring sides

The Hockey Paper has been publishing stories on England Hockey’s proposed restructure since December in our print editions. Here, we reproduce some of …

Cannock Hockey show club spirit after ‘devastating’ year

Five years ago, Cannock HC launched its #2020vision, a long term plan to become one of Europe’s leading, sustainable clubs. As 2020 came into vision, …

Reading face crunch weekend in battle for Premier hockey survival

Reading HC are hoping for a bumper #watchyour1s crowd to lift the club as the men set themselves for a crucial Premier Division weekend. Only this time …

Fit for Future is ensuring hockey clubs are life and soul of game

Two years ago I questioned the wisdom of top level hockey administrators bending under the pressure to modify our game into a slicker and smaller dish, more …

Face masks should be obligatory in hockey, says top South Africa flicker

By Sophie Penney One of the world’s best drag flickers has told The Hockey Paper that he wants face masks to be made mandatory at PCs but disagrees with …

Clubs need to understand what England Hockey proposals actually mean

NORTH OPINION By Howard Green, Deeside Ramblers HC chairman All looks quiet on the surface but underneath the Bisham Abbey spin master feet are paddling …

Women’s hockey: Clifton Robinsons taste success under Sinton’s watch

We speak to Clifton chair Janis Sinton on a hockey club which bonds its own superstars Celebrating 30 years of Women’s National League Hockey, with …

Hockey clubs need to report all injuries and concussion

England Hockey respond to questions posed by The Hockey Paper’s readers around safety in our sport Are concussions on the rise? The incidence of concussion …

Leading hockey coach backs reverse stick debate at junior level

By Richard Bright Another leading coach has added weight to the debate over the dangers in junior hockey as calls grow for a summit to discuss the reverse …

Bowdon Hightown relegated from English Hockey’s Premier Division

Former Bowdon Hightown players rallied round their former club after the last remaining northern side was relegated from hockey’s top flight. In the 30th …