International

EuroHockey 2019: Ireland aim to upset global odds once more

By The Hockey Paper | Antwerp England v Ireland, world No 4 v world No 8, looks set to be a meeting of attacking minds on Sunday in the women’s …

EuroHockey 2019: Belgium men ‘can win Grand Slam’ by 2024

Hockey Belgium president Marc Coudron says there is “no pressure” in his prediction that the nation can win a clean sweep of men’s major …

Ice cool Ashley Jackson has ‘nothing to prove’ in bid for Olympic hockey glory

By Rod Gilmour | EuroHockey Championships For a sport which oozes gender parity compared to others, there is an undoubted media profile mismatch when it comes …

Hockey Belgium president on World Cup win: ‘We weren’t football, Eddy Merckx or Justine Henin!’

By Rod Gilmour | EuroHockey Special The email came through from the city of Brussels on Marc Coudron’s phone shortly after Belgium’s first world …

Hockey caps project under way to find modern players’ numbers

Plans have been drawn up to give England and Great Britain players personalised hockey player numbers that will represent their place in the sport’s …

Hockey Belgium’s rise to top is simple: strong club network, coaching talent

By Todd Williams | opinion As far as years go, 2007 wasn’t particularly significant in the international men’s game. With no Olympics or World Cup, the …

EuroHockey 2019: Sebastien Dockier left out of Belgium squad

By The Hockey Paper Kiwi coach Shane McLeod has made some surprise omissions as hosts Belgium attempt to add the EuroHockey Championship title to their World …

England omit key players ahead of 2019 EuroHockey

England women have opted for experience as they attempt to regain the EuroHockey title they won on home soil in 2015. Meanwhile, England men will field five …

Lottery of Olympic hockey qualification

Working out autumn’s Olympic play-off matches is anyone’s guess – until rubber-stamped in September Twenty-four nations – 12 men’s and 12 …

England women going for EuroHockey gold ahead of ‘huge’ summer

By The Hockey Paper England’s Suzy Petty is expecting a “huge” rest of summer of hockey as Olympic qualification ramps up. A GB squad has …