Tuesday, August 9, 2022

International

Watton and Shipperley get call up for England’s World Cup squad

Beeston striker Ellie Watton (11 caps) and Buckingham defender Zoe Shipperley (four caps) are the two new faces in the England hockey squad for the 2014 World Cup. The news is not so good for veteran midfielder Helen Richardson-Walsh, 32, who...

Hockey Wales sign training-kit deal with Homeforce

Homeforce have signed a three-year deal with Hockey Wales to provide training kit for the senior women's squad. Lisa Pinney, finance director from Homeforce, the maintenance arm of RCT Homes, said: “Homeforce are delighted to announce a three-year sponsorship deal. "We feel our organisations...

South Africa women’s squad named for World Cup

The women's South Africa hockey team for the 2014 hockey World Cup was announced at a farewell for the team held at Investec Bank in Johannesburg Tuesday afternoon. The players were also presented with their new World Cup playing, training...

Ireland men finish fourth in 2014 Champions Challenge

Ireland were defeated 4-2 by hosts Malaysia in the bronze-medal game of the Champions Challenge I. The tournament was won by Korea who defeated Canada 4-0 in the final in Kuantan.   Ireland conceded a penalty stroke in the seventh...

USA win Champions Challenge

The USA have won the women's Champions Challenge final 3-1 against Ireland. Underdogs Ireland made the tenth-ranked USA team work for 70 minutes to earn their gold medal. Two penalty corner goals and a superb open-play goal from player of...

Gaynor Nash; Is the Reading habit good for you?

The most successful club of the modern era has to be Reading. Not only does it have a very strong men’s team, a regular participant in the Euro Hockey League, but the women’s side currently sweeps all before it...

The Top of the D commends one England star’s ‘bouncebackability’

When the Hockey Writers’ Club announced their men’s and women’s players of the year, unsurprisingly, after an incredible year for club and country, Maddie Hinch deservedly scooped the women’s award. Of perhaps slightly more interest to me however, was...

Scotland to play South Africa in Champions Challenge quarter-final

Scotland produced one of their best hockey results in recent years to secure a 2-2 draw against Korea in the Champions Challenge in Glasgow this afternoon. Two goals either side of half-time from Scotland captain Linda Clement gave the home side...

Striking out for Glasgow 2014 – Vikki Bunce

With the 2014 Commonwealth Games only three months away, Andrew Lovat talks to one of Scotland’s most established players, Vikki Bunce. The no-nonsense veteran of the Melbourne and Delhi Commonwealth Games – and GB squad member in the lead...

Katie O’Donnell – ready to make her mark

USA striker Katie O’Donnell seemed destined for stardom from an early age. She made her full US debut as a schoolgirl and launched into a stellar college career in the States winning two NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) titles...
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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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