Friday, February 23, 2024

Women's Hockey

Pregnancy guidance and research is key for elite athletes – Jo Pinner

Great Britain and England hockey player Jo Pinner says access to fresh guidance and research around pregnancy is pivotal in making sure elite athletes feel safe to start a family and return to sport. Pinner (born Hunter) gave birth in...

Euro Hockey 2023: England women lacked consistency, says Ralph

David Ralph, England women’s coach, admitted that his side lacked consistency as they failed to win a medal for the third EuroHockey running. England reached the semi-finals before losing 7-0 to world No 1 Netherlands and then falling short of...

‘Never felt more comfortable’: Tess Howard revels as England leave Ireland short

Monchengladbach — Perusing some of the comments The Hockey Paper received on social media, following columnist Lily Owsley’s piece on England becoming the first international team to wear a combination of skorts and shorts, there are those who care...

How England women will be first to run out in combination of hockey skorts and shorts

'All revolutions are impossible until they happen. Then they become inevitable' -- Albie Sachs We train in shorts day in day out, so why did we always play matches in skorts? Things are changing and at the EuroHockey Championships, which...

Lily Owsley: The leader who pushed me to be the Olympian I am today

Lily Owsley wants a new crop of hockey stars to benefit from the same guidance that she did as the youngest member of Britain’s Olympic golden generation, writes TOM HARLE. The Bristol star and Hockey Paper columnist is one of...

Hockey Pro League: Germany women stand apart against Great Britain

Lee Valley -- Germany women continued to ramp up their bid for home EuroHockey glory with a deserved 4-1 victory over lacklustre hosts Great Britain on Monday evening. Great Britain, in their penultimate Pro League outing, were always second best...

Hockey Pro League: Germany women ride high over Great Britain

Lee Valley -- A clinical last 10 minutes saw Germany leapfrog Great Britain in the FIH Pro League standings after an end-to-end game, reports Simon Beasley. Final quarter goals from Benedetta Wenzel and Paulina Heinze took the game away...

GB women pay emotional green and gold tribute to Grace O’Malley-Kumar

Lee Valley -- GB women wore black ribbons on their shirts as well as a green and gold ribbon -- the University of Nottingham colours -- on their astro shoes “to represent the life” of Grace O'Malley-Kumar on Friday....

‘Female sport milestone’: World hockey changes player kit rule

GB captain Hollie Pearne-Webb hailed a "big milestone for female sport" after the world hockey body changed the players’ kit rule to enable athletes to wear skirts, skorts or shorts at their convenience. England and Great Britain Hockey players have...

‘Powerful statement’: Tess Howard becomes sports activist with kit and body study

New research showing gendered school sport uniform plays a “major role” in high drop-out rates of teenage girls in sport, has already broken boundaries to help remove rigid policies meaning skirts no longer need to be worn in women’s...
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My week: Nick Giles, Oxted Hockey men’s coach

It’s hockey 24/7 for Oxted player/coach school head of hockey coach Nick Giles. Here, he runs The Hockey Paper...
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