Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Women's Hockey

Ireland’s Green Army make changes for GB matches

Zoe Wilson, seen as a key cog in Hockey Ireland women's squad, looks set to miss the Tokyo Olympics after an ACL injury. Wilson, 24, picked up the injury on the Green Army's trip to Spain earlier this year. With...

Ireland women v GB women: Live hockey, how to watch on TV

Ireland v GB women With ongoing Covid restrictions, fans won’t be able to attend the games but BBC Sport NI and RTÉ Sport have teamed up to ensure supporters won’t miss any of the action of the eagerly anticipated series...

Maddie Hinch: ‘I kept getting told I was too small for hockey’

Great Britain goalkeeper Maddie Hinch says that her potential was spotted before she’d even picked up a hockey stick. Hinch tells the Wellness That Works podcast by WW (Weight Watchers reimagined) that her rise to the top was also the...

Alyson Annan records landmark win as Dutch hockey coach

Alyson Annan cemented her status as one of world hockey's most successful coaches after racking up her 100th international win at the helm of the Holland women's team at the weekend. Holland's 2-1 Pro League win over Germany on Saturday...

‘An animating spectacle’: 125 years since first women’s hockey match

The Hockey Museum has unearthed newspaper reports to mark the 125th anniversary of the first ever women’s international hockey match. The Ireland and England match in Dublin took place on March 2, 1896, the hosts running out 2-0 winners in...

How small town hockey girls completed ‘world’s toughest row’

From the moment they came up with a plan to conquer the Atlantic, four players knew that teamwork would see them through. RORY WATSON reports Two years ago last month, four members of the Salcombe and Kingsbridge Cougars, the smallest...

How Buckingham overcame sloping pitches and badgers to reach Europe

One year on from their Jaffa Super 6s success, The Hockey Paper goes behind the scenes at Buckingham Hockey Club to chart the small town club’s rise THE CHAIRMAN Gordon Wiseman remembers the first time he came across hockey. It was...

GB Hockey captain Hollie Pearne-Webb returns after surgery

GB women have been given a welcome boost after captain Hollie Pearne-Webb pulled on the national shirt for the first time in a year at the weekend. GB are currently involved in a five-match intra-squad series, while Pearne-Webb is returning...

England Hockey inks significant Vitality deal to support women’s game

In another boost for women's sport, England and Great Britain Hockey has inked what it described as "one of the most significant partnerships in the sport’s history" after health insurance brand Vitality was announced on Thursday as principal women's...

Alex Danson-Bennett to aid Vitality as part of women’s hockey deal

Vitality's three-year sponsorship of women's hockey will see Alex Danson-Bennett become an ambassador where she will use her passion and drive in the game to help businesses prioritise health and wellbeing. Adding to her growing portfolio, the Rio gold medallist...
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Ayeisha McFerran issues appeal after hockey World Cup medal stolen

Ireland women's goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran has appealed for the return of her World Cup silver medal after it was...
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