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Hockey World Cup: Ireland women given backing by Games Maker Choir

By The Hockey Paper Ireland’s players will experience a rush of choral support before their World Cup semi-final push back against Spain on Saturday. The …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Shoot outs still excite, if right calls are made

By Todd Williams | Analysis Not surprisingly, the first shoot out of the Vitality Women’s World Cup created the tournament’s first genuine controversy. …

Hockey on BT Sport: Women’s World Cup view from the couch

Having participated in the great couch-potato fest of 2018 – World Cup, Wimbledon, The Open – come July 21 it was clearly time for Claire Middleton to get …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: England play like headless chickens, says Dutch captain

By The Hockey Paper Dutch captain Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel has upped the ante ahead of tonight’s eagerly-anticipated World Cup showdown with England …

Hockey World Cup: Dutch antics, crashing sticks and tunnel focus

By The Hockey Paper England women will face the Dutch, the world No 1 side, for the first time since last summer’s EuroHockey Championships – and …

It’s been fun, says Biddy Burgum, one of England hockey’s oldest living players

By Rod Gilmour Here at the World Cup, Biddy Burgum, who celebrates her 92nd birthday this month, is describing the modern game with lively hand gestures in the …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Spirited England set up Holland showdown

THE WORLD CUP REPORT “People who bought those tickets didn’t think they would get such a good game.” So said Susannah Townsend, referring to …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Why penalty corners remain stategic art

Top goalkeeper Abi Walker says that penalty corners at the Hockey World Cup should be admired for last ditch acts to score – and save goals Basketball …

England ready to cook up Hockey World Cup knock-out display, says Haycroft

By The Hockey Paper Sarah Haycroft says that the 24 hours England’s players were allowed to spend at home last week has helped fuel their Women’s …

Hockey World Cup: Controversy as Belgium denied in shoot out over Spain

By The Hockey Paper Belgium’s Red Panthers were denied the chance of a World Cup quarter-final berth in controversial fashion as Spain advanced in a …