Women’s Hockey

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 …

Australia show youthful intent at Women’s Hockey World Cup

By The Hockey Paper Defender Jodie Kenny says the Hockeyroos’ top four finish at the Women’s World Cup is a sign of the youthful team’s growth, but …

Spanish hockey hopes for funding boost after Women’s World Cup history

By Richard Bright From “scraping through” Hockey World League 2 in Valencia in 2013 to World Cup bronze, Spanish coach Adrian Lock hopes that his …

Now for the Olympics, says Irish women’s hockey coach Graham Shaw

Ireland women returned home on Monday to a true hero’s welcome, a civic reception held by Dublin’s lord mayor, silver medals and the catalysts for …

It’s been fun, says Biddy Burgum, one of England hockey’s oldest living players

By Rod Gilmour Here at the World Cup, Biddy Burgum, who celebrates her 92nd birthday this month, is describing the modern game with lively hand gestures in the …

It’s not all about Alex Danson, says England defender Giselle Ansley

By The Hockey Paper Giselle Ansley has admitted that England are not relying on captain fantastic Alex Danson to keep them alive in the Women’s Hockey …