Women’s Hockey

Women’s Hockey World Cup teams express concern over training times

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Teams playing at the 2018 Vitality women’s World Cup in London face more time travelling to training for hockey’s …

Commonwealth Games 2018: Hockeyroos set homework ahead of India clash

By The Hockey Paper There’s something of the unknown ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games semi-finals: the Hockeyroos haven’t played opponents India in …

Maddie Hinch left ‘angered’ as England women slip to India defeat

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast As at Glasgow 2014, England women lost the third of their Pool matches on Sunday. Whereas Australia proved efficient in a 3-0 …

Commonwealth Games Hockey: England roll through gears to see off Wales

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast England successfully negotiated a potentially tricky pool encounter before rampaging through the gears to cast aside Wales 5-1 …

Commonwealth Games Hockey: England women set up Wales home nations’ clash

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Pool A favourites England won their opening Commonwealth Games match against South Africa 2-0, putting in a solid performance …

Commonwealth Games Hockey: Wales women score major surprise over India

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast What an opening script this was. Wales women came from the snow and then turned up the heat in Pool A with their biggest ever …

Commonwealth Games Hockey: Six women players to look out for

By The Hockey Paper The Gold Coast news service has run the rule over six players to watch out for in the women’s tournament Susannah Townsend (England) …

Commonwealth Games Hockey: How England women rose after 2014 shoot-out loss to Australia

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast “I’ve stood there myself and, in my eyes, just to take one means you are a hero. The silence that descends in the stadium …

Commonwealth Games 2018: Australia hockey the final piece in record squad

By Rod Gilmour Forward Kathryn Slattery was the star name omitted from the Hockeyroos squad on Friday, as Mark Knowles was confirmed as Kookaburras captain in …

Pendle Forest: is this Lancashire hockey team Britain’s most successful?

By Rod Gilmour One of Lancashire’s biggest advocates of grassroots sport has been firmly in the thoughts of five members of Pendle Forest 1s this season …