Women’s Hockey

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, …

Australia shine as Great Britain suffer Champions Trophy defeat

Great Britain were beaten by a clinical Australia 2-0 in their double header weekend at the Women’s Hockey Champions Trophy in China. First half goals …

Great Britain open up Hockey Champions Trophy with China draw

Great Britain had to dig deep as they twice came from behind to earn a draw in their Women’s Champions Trophy opener against hosts China. This was Great …

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 …

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