Thursday, May 26, 2022

International

Paul Revington unveiled as GB and England Hockey men’s coach

A "privileged" Paul Revington was unveiled as England and Great Britain's new men's coach on Tuesday. Revington replaces Danny Kerry, who left the role in January, and takes over from Zak Jones, the current assistant who was doing an admirable...

New Zealand player heritage helps shape high performance and hockey trust

New Zealand has a diverse culture with players from many regions around the Pacific, writes Bill Tomkins.    The establishment of the New Zealand Heritage Hockey Trust seeks to support and expand the number of players involved in hockey from the...

Junior Hockey World Cup: England women take bronze as Dutch win gold

Captain Millie Giglio was left "over the moon" as the youngest England team to play at the Junior Women's World Cup came away with a first medal in eight attempts. England women, who only came together as a squad two...

Victoria state awarded 2026 Commonwealth Games, hockey in Geelong

The Australian state of Victoria has been awarded the 2026 Commonwealth Games, with hockey set to feature in Geelong. The Games, set for March of that year, will return to Australia for a sixth time, although this is the first...

Hollie Pearne-Webb: We’ve needed an equal footing with the men in European club hockey

Hollie Pearne-Webb, the England women’s captain, says that EHL women needs to have parity with the greater expsoure given to the men since the competition's inception. Pearne-Webb is into her second cycle as national captain of England and Great Britain...

Irishman Graham Shaw quits New Zealand women’s role

Graham Shaw, New Zealand women's hockey coach, has quit his role ahead of the Women's World Cup and Commonwealth Games to return to Ireland. The Hockey Paper understands that the Irishman had been placed on gardening leave. New Zealand Hockey...

Inquiry launched against FIH chief into alleged ‘misuse’ of money

Narinder Batra, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) president, has seen a preliminary inquiry lodged against him for allegedly diverting funds of around £35,000 of Hockey India funds for his personal benefit. Batra is a former secretary general and president of...

Dutch and Zimbabwe junior hockey teams show dancing spirit

The Netherlands and Zimbabwe teams put on an "amazing show of camaraderie" during their storm-interrupted Junior Women's Cup match - despite overwhelming Dutch dominance in front of goal. There were two breaks in play due to stormy weather, before the...

Irish hockey league: Pembroke land maiden EYHL crown

Aisling Naughton’s spectacular second minute goal was enough to get Pembroke the 1-0 win against Muckross they needed win the women’s EY Hockey League for the first time.  Earlier in the day, Catholic Institute beat Belfast Harlequins 2-1 at Deramore Park to...

Timothee Clement’s roar has left a mark on me, says India’s Vivek Prasad

Yashodhan Nakhare speaks to India's rising star in a pivotal year for the senior national team Out of defeat comes the drive. For Vivek Prasad, it is the sight of an inspired opposition captain which will long live in the...
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