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EuroHockey Championships 2017: England men’s ‘different’ style of hockey captains serves us well, says Phil Roper

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Co-captain Phil Roper says England Hockey’s decision to appoint three leaders in the men’s team has paid dividends …

EuroHockey Championships 2017: fixtures, schedule and England men and women preview guide

BY THE HOCKEY PAPER History England women are defending the European Hockey Championship title they won in such dramatic style in at London 2015 when they …

Field hockey coaching: Goalkeeper’s ready or set position in seven easy steps

By FORTITUDE HOCKEY To be set for a save is vital. It is also very controllable and easy to practice. Depending on the individual goalkeeper’s strength, …

World hockey to assess penalty corner dangers – but not before 2018 World Cups

By Rod Gilmour World hockey chiefs will look into the possibility of changing penalty corner rules with players continuing to express fears over safety and …

EuroHockey 2017: Brett Garrard switches sides on Surbiton players with stint as Germany women’s assistant coach

BY ROD GILMOUR Germany women have heightened the rivalry with defending champions England following the news that Brett Garrard will join Jami Mulders as …

Hockey World League: England men secure bronze as Netherlands rout Argentina

BY THE HOCKEY PAPER England men finished with bronze in the Hockey World League following a 4-1 victory against Malaysia on Sunday. A Harry Martin brace plus …

Win tickets to the men’s Hockey World League final in London

BY THE HOCKEY PAPER The battle for men’s World Cup qualification has started in London, with 10 of the top teams in world hockey participating in the Hero …

Investec Hockey Test: England women evoke past glories against Netherlands in London sell-out

                          By Rod Gilmour at Lee Valley So, the Dutch finally won on a shoot …

Alex Danson is England Hockey women’s captain – but coach Danny Kerry yet to confirm full-time leader

BY ROD GILMOUR England women head into the summer, starting with the Investec International weekend against Argentina and the Netherlands in London, with no …

England Hockey’s Investec women’s Tests: Susannah Townsend is back up to speed after long-term injury

BY ROD GILMOUR Susannah Townsend likes a challenge. Yet she admits, bregrudgingly, that some of the younger recruits in the centralised programme might just be …

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