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England Hockey aspires to network of Talent Schools under new vision

England Hockey will work with around 25 educational sites under its new Talent Schools framework, the national governing body aiming to work with a network of schools within its junior development strategy. England Hockey revealed that there will be a...

How Black Sticks star’s open letter resonated with Olympians

“This is one of the lowest times you’ve ever felt” wrote former New Zealand hockey player Brooke Neal in her open letter titled ‘Dear Olympian'. Her social media post last month went viral and resonated with athletes who have experienced...

Revealed: 3G pitches overtake hockey in stark 20-year decline

Exclusive: Data from Sport England’s facility database shows that hockey is rapidly disappearing pitch by pitch across the country, as well as from less affluent parts The rise of 3G astroturf over the last 20 years is dwarfing the amount...

Hockey needs to take leap into the dark to reflect our overall society

All children can gain equal access to hockey facilities but there is no easy short-term solution, writes PHIL BAILEY From what has been reported into the current debate into the inclusiveness of hockey and the divide between the private/state...

England Hockey player registration hits buffers ahead of landmark season

England Hockey has been forced to issue an apology following problems with player registrations with its new Game Management System (GMS) ahead of the new season. Users have faced authorisation issues which have slowed down the system as hundreds of...

Adrian Lock extends contract with Spain women ahead of World Cup

Adrian Lock has extended his contract with Spain women until 2024, ruling out any potential moves from GB Hockey as they look for a new women's head coach. Englishman Lock first took charge in 2013 with Spain ranked 14th in...

Ground-breaker Shirley McCay calls time on Ireland hockey career

Ireland's Shirley McCay has ended her international career following a brilliant 14-year spell with the Green Army. Debuting in 2007, the defender went on to play 316 times, a caps record for both hockey and for sportswomen in general in...

Why national league was ‘beginning of the end’ for formidable Slough Hockey

Claire Middleton speaks to the inaugural women's league champions of 31 years ago During the Women’s World Cup in 2018, England Hockey put on an event to which all former internationals were invited. It was fun, by all accounts, a...

Ireland expect retirements ahead of ‘cut throat’ World Cup qualifier

Ireland women's coach Sean Dancer says next month's Hockey World Cup qualifiers will be "cut throat" as the Green Army attempt to make it to next year's showpiece in the Netherlands and Spain. There are likely to be several retirements...

‘Embracing change’: Leicester leads way on hockey inclusion and accessibility

It is the ambition of many a hockey club to become more integrated into their local community and a shining example of this is Leicester City Hockey Club, writes DAISY FORD. After the introduction of Healthy Activities and Food (HAF)...
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Alan Forsyth on GB Hockey Olympics: I gave away all my kit

Alan Forsyth, English club hockey's leading scorer who was picked as a GB reserve in Tokyo, has revealed he...
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