Tuesday, August 9, 2022

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Petition launched by former England Hockey athlete to support young stars

A former athlete at GB Hockey’s Elite Development Programme (EDP) is campaigning for an increase in lifestyle mentoring for young hockey stars after she cut short her bid to become an international player over mental health concerns. Katie Knight, a promising...

#watchyour1s campaign: A heartening start to lift hockey crowds

THP Editorial Perhaps one of the best aspects of our #watchyour1s campaign has been that the hashtag continues to be used across the country, despite our intention to run it until the end of September when our competition closed. This bodes...

Watch your hockey 1s: Our campaign gathers pace, is your club on board?

By The Hockey Paper | #watchyour1s campaign There's no question that our campaign to get more people watching domestic hockey has been well received by clubs across the UK. Our #watchyour1s tag has been used with relish across social media this...

Surbiton hammer Reading to underline title credentials

What a way to the start the 2019/20 season. Surbiton, bidding to reclaim the title from Hampstead & Westminster, put Reading to the sword with a huge 10-1 win on Saturday in the Men's Premier Division opener. Surbiton have racked...

Hampstead & Westminster, Holcombe and Surbiton open up with wins

Newly-promoted Hampstead & Westminster put in a fine debut performance in the top flight as they beat Beeston 4-1 in their season curtain-raiser in the Investec Women's Premier Division. Kate Richardson-Walsh’s side bolstered their squad with some strong seasons, including...

English hockey continues to lose club lustre for international bluster

By The Hockey Paper | editorial | online special Later this month, the Terrassa Division of Honor men's and women's teams will convene at a hotel an hour outside Barcelona. A presentation ceremony will take place to highlight the importance...

We want clubs to be professional, says England Hockey

By Richard Bright England Hockey "senses an appetite" from the top clubs to become more professional which could see international players have more contact time at domestic level. As the women's national league celebrates its 30th anniversary since inception, and 45...

It’s a teen game in Investec Hockey Premier Division as Izzy Shelley sets sights

Rising teenage star Izzy Shelley is set on a lengthy hockey career after a breakthrough season with Holcombe. Believed to be the youngest playing hockey at women's national league level, Shelley made her debut for the Kent side in the...

FIH urges England Hockey to adopt four quarters

World Hockey chiefs hope that England Hockey will still introduce the four quarters rule across the domestic game after a decision to implement the ruling at national level only. With time ticking until the opening weekend of this season, grass...

Investec women’s and men’s domestic hockey fixtures: September

It's September! Which means the start of the 2019/20 England Hockey leagues. Here are the men's and women's domestic fixtures for the Premier Division and Conference this month  #WATCHYOUR1s Saturday Sep 14 Men - Premier Division Beeston v Hampstead & Westminster Brooklands MU v...
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Laura Unsworth: England and GB’s underappreciated great of world hockey

If you were to name the modern day greats from Great Britain’s women’s squad, the list would most likely...
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