Thursday, October 28, 2021

Club

England national Hockey League needs a Bowdon

Last weekend’s league results confirm that Bowdon Hightown will have to fight for their place in the Investec Women’s Premier League via the relegation play-offs for a second consecutive season. Buckingham have already qualified for the relegation play-offs. Wimbledon hold...

A revolution’s happening in Hampstead thanks to man called Smudge

Jack Miller looks at the changes former GB star Richard Smith has brought to Hampstead... Injury may have derailed his bid to become a double Olympian for Great Britain, but Richard Smith is now hell-bent on transforming club side Hampstead &...

Nutrition with Ed Caddye: Is alcohol your frenemy?

Hockey has a complex relationship with drinking but bingeing can seriously impact performance With summer upon us, it becomes the social norm to eat vast amounts of grilled food and drink a fair amount of beer, wine or spirits (or...

RDS completes a dream season

While England’s club’s wiped out at the last-16 stage of the Euro Hockey League (EHL), at least there was some national representation on the podium with former Loughborough Student and Bowdon player Richie Dawson-Smith a key member of the...

Proud to play hockey: London gay tournament attracts record numbers

International hockey comes to South London this week, as more than 200 hockey players from around the world take part in the annual PinkHockey tournament. Fourteen LGBT teams will be clashing sticks in the friendly(ish) competition in Honor Oak Park...

Willars replaces Whiteman in Commonwealth Games squad

Beeston's Tim Whiteman will miss out on the Commonwealth Games due to injury and will be replaced by club teammate Ollie Willars.   Whiteman broke his thumb at the World Cup, and Team England announced on Friday that it had not...

England net 14 goals on Hockey London Cup opening day

England were unhospitable hosts on the first day of the Investec London Cup with their women's hockey side hitting eight unanswered goals past Wales and the men hitting six against a scoreless Scotland. In other games, South Africa women defeated Scotland...

England add Haycroft and Mackay to squad for London Cup

England have added goalkeeper Kirsty Mackay and midfielder Sarah Haycroft to their squad for the Investec London Cup, starting on Wednesday. The pair are added to the 16 players selected for the Commonwealth Games hockey side to form the 18-player...

Clifton Firebrands sign Dando from premier side Wimbledon

Firebrands have appointed Ben Dando as men's first team player coach. Dando is a former Firebrands player who has been first team captain of Wimbledon in the national league premier division for the past few years. The Bristol club's men's...

Lucy Wood surprise selection in England Commonwealth Games squad

Uncapped Holcombe striker Lucy Wood is the new face in England's Commonwealth Games hockey squad. The 20-year-old earns her place on the back of appearances for the England development squad and in recent test matches against Wales where she scored four...
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