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Dutch youth hockey returns with national teams to train from 1.5m

Holland's men's and women's national teams will be allowed to resume training from Friday - albeit with a limited group and with a 1.5 metre safe distance ruling in place - two days after Dutch children were allowed to...

World hockey keen to engage after European clubs fears

World hockey is keen to hold talks with European clubs following news that there was growing concern on the continent over the way the global game is run. The Hockey Paper exclusively reported in our last print issue that several...

Rise of Victor Wegnez: From rough diamond to hockey star

Hockey needs characters for the sport to thrive, says Belgium coach Hockey is 'too tame' and Belgium’s Victor Wegnez could be just the individual character needed to make the sport roar, Red Lions coach Shane McLeod told The Hockey Paper...

Belgium v Germany, EuroHockey 2019: The greatest hockey match?

Rod Gilmour witnessed a classic European Hockey Championships 2019 while the semi-final will be remembered for a generation Oh to be young members of HC Olympia, the burgeoning hockey club which usually has the pitch at Wilrijkse Plein Sports Centre,...

No champions elected as Hockey Belgium curtails season

Hockey Belgium has voided the remainder of its men's and women's top flight, while Dutch hockey officials have opted to keep its season alive for as long as possible. No champions have been declared in Belgium, while the top three...

Hampstead & Westminster and Surbiton boost English hockey chances at EHL

English hockey was handed a huge shot in the arm on Friday when Hampstead & Westminster and Surbiton produced brilliant opening wins at the EHL in Barcelona. Domestic champions H&W produced their first ever European victory with a battling 2-1...

EuroHockey 2019 final: peerless Belgium men storm to first title, 5-0 over Spain

Antwerp - On this evidence, only a major Tokyo heatwave stopping players in their tracks will halt Shane Mcleod's fearsome team of Red Lions from becoming Olympic champions in 2020. Belgium hockey's 2024 grand slam prediction could even ring...

EuroHockey Championships 2019: Team ratings, who’s a title contender?

The Pool stages over, The Hockey Paper ranks the men's and women's teams ahead of the Championship and Relegation matches MEN Holland Authoritative in seeing off Ireland, clinical in heavyweight win over Germany and yet to hit top strides. 6/10 Belgium So far untested,...

European Hockey 2019: Preview, statistics, players to watch

We cherry pick from our print edition what you need to know for the 10-day hockey feast in Antwerp EuroHockey heading for sell outs Hockey Belgium expects 60,000 tickets from a maximum 70,000 to be sold for this year's 10-day event....

FIH Hockey Pro League is ridiculous, says Kampong coach Alex Cox

By The Hockey Paper There were Dutch fireworks in equal measure after a leading Hoofdklasse coach blasted the new Pro League for getting in the way of the domestic game. As the Netherlands played its first Pro League home match last...
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England women topple Australia to win Commonwealth hockey gold

Birmingham -- England women are Commonwealth hockey champions. David Ralph’s side won their first ever Commonwealth title with a...
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