Women’s Hockey

Hollie Pearne-Webb opens up on Hockey World Cup exit as Olympics take shape

Hollie Pearne-Webb admits that the sea of red support helped ease of the pain of England’s early World Cup exit in the summer. England were beaten at the …

Hollie Pearne-Webb to captain as Great Britain set out Olympic defence

By Rod Gilmour It is now regarded as a quiz question by right, albeit a slightly tricky one still for those hockey newbies who watched from one of millions of …

Alex Danson suffers concussion on holiday and misses Champions Trophy

By Richard Bright Alex Danson, the GB and England captain, has been ruled out of the upcoming Hockey Champions Trophy after she suffered concussion on holiday. …

Kitty van Male says goodbye to Oranje as Holland set out FIH Pro League path

By The Hockey Paper Kitty van Male, the World Cup’s top scorer, has announced her retirement aged 30. The fearsome striker netted eight times in London …

Maddie Hinch steps aside from international hockey – with Tokyo 2020 Olympics in mind

By Rod Gilmour Maddie Hinch, widely considered the world’s best goalkeeper, has ‘pressed pause’ on her international career. The England …

Japan’s Cherry Blossoms beat Australia to Four Nations hockey title

By The Hockey Paper Japan’s memorable 2018 continued in fine style on Sunday as they won the Four Nations Final with another higher-ranking upset, this …

Final Women’s Hockey Champions Trophy set for China

By The Hockey Paper Holland will be favourites to win a seventh title in the last women’s Champions Trophy, set to be played in China in November. A win …

England’s Ellie Watton retires from international hockey

By The Hockey Paper England and Great Britain’s Ellie Watton was praised for her work ethic and overcoming adversity after announcing her international …

After the Hockey World Cup, a month to savour for Ireland women

By The Hockey Paper It’s been three weeks since Ireland returned home from the Women’s World Cup after a silver medal and the hockey world and …

USA field hockey sees Jackie Briggs and captain Melissa Gonzalez retire

By Richard Bright USA women’s Hockey have seen three retirements this week as a youthful squad was further realised ahead of Tokyo 2020. After the recent …