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Can Irish hockey replicate World Cup success with domestic crowds?

By The Hockey Paper There will hopefully be a surge of interest on the back of the Green Army’s World Cup success when the Irish women’s domestic …

Hockey backboard noise was like ‘crack from high-powered rifle’

By The Hockey Paper Neighbours living next to a hockey pitch in northern England complained that the ball thudding the backboard was akin to “gunshot …

Hockey Social: ‘Why is a girl playing with the boys?’

The Hockey Paper‘s scroll through the weekend in hockey in five tweets Girl Power This tweet stuck out the most at Hockey Paper Towers, not least for her …

Scottish hockey mother hailed inspirational after shedding five stone

By The Hockey Paper A Scottish masters player has been hailed an inspirational figure after returning to the sport which helped her to then lose …

Emily Defroand puts Surbiton on road to Investec title defence

By The Hockey Paper Emily Defroand put the disappointment of missing out at this summer’s World Cup behind her as she struck twice for Surbiton as the …

Georgie Twigg’s all-round class will aid Surbiton, says Sarah Haycroft

By The Hockey Paper Georgie Twigg will focus her efforts on gaining more honours with Surbiton¬†this season after closing her international career. Twigg, 27, …

Three Rock Rovers aim for six of the best in Irish hockey league

By The Hockey Paper Irish hockey will incorporate a second tier at national league level when the season pushes back this season. Hot on the heels of …

‘Mushroom’ rings appear on Belgium’s hockey pitches

By Richard Bright Belgium’s top clubs have been struck down by crop circle circle style markings on their hockey pitches. Royal Leopold’s pitch was …

Joie Leigh hopes Dutch hockey tilt will warrant England return

After a summer leading the sustainability programme at the World Cup, The Hockey Paper speaks to Joie Leigh as she embarks on a stint playing in Europe Joie …

Beeston Hockey Club to televise all domestic home matches

By The Hockey Paper Beeston HC have announced that it will televise all men’s and women’s home games for the upcoming season. Beeston will be the …