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Hamilton twin sisters selected for GB women’s hockey Paris 2024 programme

Eight new players have been added to the GB Hockey women's programme for the Paris Olympic cycle, including twin sisters Olivia and Sophie Hamilton. Holly Hunt, Sophie Hamilton, Alex Malzer have previously won GB international caps, while Sophie's sister Olivia,...

Schools and clubs aim for national indoor hockey honours

A host of Super 6s schools and club championships age group finals days will take place across the UK this week. Following last year's curtailment of the indoor scene, the under-16s and under-18s finals return this season, with the schools...

Hockey Ireland lands sponsorship coup with SoftCo gender parity deal

Hockey Ireland has landed a groundbreaking deal with SoftCo, inking a fresh sponsorship with the Irish men and adding to its support of the women’s national team. The deal sees hockey become one of the first sports in Ireland...

The state school team competing with ‘freedom and confidence

“I have seen it first hand where all you have to do is turn up at the schools and already the students are on the back foot,” says Lottie Porter, a PE teacher at Great Marlow School. “They walk...

Hockey Social: Arjan Drayton Chana on James Bond, team-mates and trophies

In our regular anything goes Q&A, we speak to players and coaches on topics ranging from temptations, influences, fashion sense and match teas. This week: Surbiton's Arjan Drayton Chana At home What was your earliest ambition? My earliest ambition in life was to...

‘No outlook’: Hockey World Cups decision leaves clubs and teams on back foot

The European Hockey Clubs Organisation (EHCO) has been left "deeply dismayed" at the decision to cancel the FIH Indoor World Cup and reschedule the women's Junior World Cup during the domestic season. December's postponed JWC to be held in Potchefstroom,...

Over-80s hockey boost as organisers set sights at annual event

There is no slowing down for Kettering HC stalwart Bill Greenwood, the octogenarian who runs the annual Ancients and Aspirants (A&A) event. Chatting with a member of the Cambridge City opposition before Christmas, he was duly plugging the April event...

Who could replace Danny Kerry as GB and England men’s hockey coach?

With long-serving GB and England coach Danny Kerry leaving as men’s coach last week, it has left a search for his successor as the Paris Olympic cycle starts in earnest this week. The Hockey Paper runs the rule over...

Umpiring: Why tournament teamwork is key to technicalities

David Ellcock explains the different roles at a tournament, when more than one official is appointed The lead official is called the tournament director, or the technical delegate for international events. This is the person usually referred to as the...

Repton women in line for Super 6s finals day after classy show

Repton's corner set-up was on song as Sally Walton finished the opening weekend with 11 goals as the Women's Premier Division newbies put themselves in the hotseat for a Super 6s Hockey Championships finals' day berth at the first...
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Great Britain men jostle for Paris Olympic cycle places

Spain men squared the uncapped three-match Andalucia Hockey Series against Great Britain on Friday with a 4-2 win. GB men...
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