Women’s Hockey

Maddie Hinch: there were better hockey goalkeepers than me in 2018

Maddie Hinch has admitted to mixed emotions after picking up the women’s goalkeeper of the year award last week. Hinch, 30, pipped Ireland’s …

Mark Hager defends coaching abilities after GB hockey appointment

Great Britain women’s coach Mark Hager has spoken for the first time since taking charge of his opening game in his new role with the Olympic champions. …

Hockey Pro League: Australia rule the roost over Germany

Eighteen matches, 94 goals and an average of five goals per game across the men’s and women’s Pro League. Do teams know there is Olympic …

Great Britain Hockey warned of risk before hiring new coach

By The Hockey Paper The appointment of Mark Hager, the Australian coach now in charge of the GB women’s team, was approved despite a “significant …

Emily Defroand upbeat on Great Britain hockey future under Mark Hager

By Rod Gilmour Midfielder Emily Defroand believes new coach Mark Hager can turn Great Britain women into a “a forward-playing hockey nation”. …

Sophie Bray still ‘a world-beater’ after quitting international hockey

By Rod Gilmour Great Britain women’s Olympic hopes were dealt a blow on Monday when Sophie Bray announced her unexpected retirement from international …

USA set for ‘meaningful’ Hockey Pro League

US women believe the FIH Pro League offers ‘meaningful’ matches aplenty as the sport aims to capture a new audience. The US, ranked world No 12 and …

Great Britain women set for Hockey Pro League debut and Mark Hager tenure

By Rod Gilmour So long, Olympic champions! The Great Britain women’s team set off for their first Pro League matches on Wednesday evening, a campaign …

David Ralph in line to lead Great Britain women towards 2020 Olympics

By The Hockey Paper David Ralph, the current interim head coach, is a front runner to lead Great Britain women to the defence of their Olympic title at Tokyo …

GB and Holland to renew tournament rivalry at Champions Trophy

Great Britain meet the Netherlands for the first time in a major hockey tournament since the Rio Olympic women’s final on Thursday. Just like in Brazil, …