Thursday, October 28, 2021

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John-John Dohmen: I would have had heart attack at Hockey World Cup

Exclusive: Belgium star discusses his life-threatening pneumonia at the 2018 World Cup and why he is playing on until Paris Olympics Fifteen minutes after the Olympic men’s final, as others were celebrating with a glass and a cigar, then...

‘Matches should be suspended if injuries to goalkeepers’

East Grinstead men's coach Tim Deakin says that a ruling should be enforced for Premier Division matches to be called off if teams have to put outfield players in goal. Goalkeeper Sam Lloyd was taken to hospital with suspected concussion...

Durham Hockey Juniors aim to develop and drive community sport

After 18 pandemic-ridden months, 50 youngsters were recently back playing on the two international standard pitches dedicated to hockey at Durham University’s Sports and Wellbeing Park at Maiden Castle. Durham Hockey Juniors (DHJ) is a community hockey venture which sees...

Gloucester club reach final vote in £1 million community project prize

Wotton-under-Edge Hockey Club is in line for a bumper £100,000 prize to build a new community clubhouse. The Gloucestershire club is one of 32 sports projects which has been shortlisted for the top prize from Persimmons Homes Building Futures fund,...

Dan Richardson: Introducing our new nutritionist columnist

Dan Richardson joins The Hockey Paper as a sports performance nutritionist expert, who has been working with professional athletes, across a variety of sports, for the past four years For my first article, I would like to introduce myself to readers. I...

‘Sea change in hockey’: Was England Hockey’s GMS too radical?

DAVID LLOYD-WILLIAMS previously told how a group of hockey and IT experts started developing the GMS project, and how a look at the Dutch system changed everything By Easter 2020, we had a specification for a bare bones league system....
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Field hockey stick review: Grays AC-7

Grays AC-7 (Aerocore)  Make: Grays  Model: AC-7  Shape: Dynabow-S  Bow: Medium – 24.75mm, 250mm from head  Price: c. £200  Features:  In the new Aerocore collection, every element of the stick has been evaluated & optimised to provide the best performing sticks in Grays’ history. Using Aerocore technology the weight distribution...

Afghanistan hockey player dies in Kabul explosion

Afghanistan hockey has said that one of its men's players, Najib Mohammad Zai, was killed in a bomb explosion last week. It is understood that Najib died when at least five civilians were caught up in an explosion outside a...

October half-term hockey camps: Elevate your game

Following a review of its summer 2021 camps and in response to feedback from players and parents, MT13 have introduced new revolutionary equipment and have refreshed many of the drills and activities incorporated on our 2 Day Camps. These...

Sarah Evans retires from GB Hockey programme

Sarah Evans announced her retirement from the Great Britain women's programme on Tuesday after a career spanning eight years and 122 international caps. Evans, who missed out on outright squad selection at Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 (reserve), will now...
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Hockey Social: Does Great Britain set-up miss true talent at trials?

Is there a better way to choose the next set of talent to make the grade at Great Britain...
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