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Leek hockey to support Imran Sherwani at centenary dinner

Leek Hockey Club will be celebrating its centenary this September. The North Staffordshire club was formed in 1922 and has always been a successful family friendly club.   Over the years it was predominately a men's club, but 25 years ago...

Tributes paid to Hockeyroo Sandy Pisani

Tributes have been paid to Olympic hockey champion Sandy Pisani who dies last month, aged 63. Pisani, who earned 105 caps, was in the Hockeyroos side that won Australia's first Olympic gold medal in hockey at Seoul 1988. She had also...

Hockey star Delfina Merino left out of Argentina’s World Cup women’s squad

Argentina's Delfina Merino has spoken out over being left in the dark following her omission from Las Leonas' squad ahead of the World Cup this summer. Forward Merino, 32, wrote a damning social media post on Thursday as she described...

Hockey Matters: Strength and conditioning tips for goalkeepers

Hockey goalkeepers have unique requirements, from a technical, physical, psychological and tactical perspective.  Not only do goalkeepers need to be agile, reactive and explosive, they also need to be able to repeat these high-intensity actions over the course of a...

State of Play: New-look England men in strong position to make next step

We are on the verge of several weeks of international hockey and, although different nations take vastly varied approaches to the Pro League, we can still learn a great deal about the teams. Casting aside differing views on whether the...

My life in Hockey: Masters provides physical challenges and makes me get up every day

In the latest from our regular series, we hear from Chris Townson, who first played Masters hockey over his wedding anniversary Name:  Chris Townson  Nickname: Brian the Snail – an old tour name given about my speed of drinking (slow) in contrast to my speed...

Safety in Hockey: FIH aims to strike balance with penalty corner spectacle

World hockey has opened up its consultation on the penalty corner to all in a bid to collect views on the future of how the routine should look in the future. The project aims to strike a balance between safety...

England Hockey dealt blow as Twickenham Stoop matches moved

The future of Big Stadium Hockey was dealt a damaging blow on Tuesday after England Hockey was forced to switch its men's and women's Pro League encounters with the Netherlands from Twickenham Stoop to Lee Valley due to poor...

Premier Division format: ‘For hockey to move forwards we need to look at franchise system’

Yesterday, we sought the views of men’s Premier Division coaches on the split league format in the top flight. Here, we speak to England Hockey's top flight women coaches on the structure James Sordillo, Beeston coach “It effectively came down to...

Anna Toman: We must have a voice when it comes to sports kit, feel and sizes

Our columnist ponders how many talented players have been lost to hockey at a young age due to a lack of comfortable sports kit available Last year, I started looking into an on-pitch requirement which as far as I know...
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Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022: Australia women look to next gen

Australia women depart for Europe and the Women's World Cup preparations next month with an eye on the future. The...
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