Thursday, May 26, 2022

Masters

My life in Hockey: Masters provides physical challenges and makes me get up every day

In the latest from our regular series, we hear from Chris Townson, who first played Masters hockey over his wedding anniversary Name:  Chris Townson  Nickname: Brian the Snail – an old tour name given about my speed of drinking (slow) in contrast to my speed...

Social side Warlocks Vets seeks more hockey-playing tourists

Warlocks Vets HC need more 60+ social tourers to join its team at the Eburons Vets event in Brussels this month. Warlocks were started in 1989 by Mike Booth as an invitation club, with the objective of attracting players who...

Fairytale ending as Sutton Coldfield stalwart, 50, scores in final fixture

After more than three decades playing competitive first team hockey, you can imagine most players would eagerly anticipate kicking back in retirement. But that is not the case for Sutton Coldfield’s midfielder, Charlotte Cross, who is struggling to let...

England over-80s set to kickstart international year with Dutch hockey test

It is perhaps testament to the growing stature of the Masters game that the England over-80s pushed back for the first international fixtures of the year in the UK at Bisham Abbey HQ this week. This was the first time...

Nottingham tram NET revealed as title sponsor for Masters Hockey World Cups

The Masters World Cup in England has landed Nottingham's tram network as a title sponsor for this summer's event, adding to the growing stature of the masters' game. NET, Nottingham’s iconic tram network, has been announced as the title sponsor...

Nutrition struggles: away days and travelling for hockey

I’ve had many conversations with my hockey-playing clients, from juniors to Masters, who say that nutrition for travel would be an invaluable addition to their body knowledge. Travel is often inevitable for most athletes. A long-distance travel can negatively affect...

New Zealand player heritage helps shape high performance and hockey trust

New Zealand has a diverse culture with players from many regions around the Pacific, writes Bill Tomkins.    The establishment of the New Zealand Heritage Hockey Trust seeks to support and expand the number of players involved in hockey from the...

Masters Talk: Our house was closest to the phone for captains to ring in results

In his latest Masters player profile, Mark McElligott chats with Glenn Crowhurst, an Australian from Winmalee near Springwood in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. Glenn plays keeper and has enjoyed both state and national Selection and a deal of...

My life in hockey: Trojans’ Emma Teague

In the latest from our regular series, we speak to Trojans' 46-year-old Emma Teague, with the Vitality Women's Division 1 South side currently battling to avoid relegation Most of my friendships have been formed through sport and hockey. Yes, it‘s...

George Black, father of Scottish Masters hockey, passes away at 95

Scottish Hockey has paid tribute to its oldest member who passed away late last month, aged 95. George Black represented Scotland 48 times, was capped in three games by Great Britain three times. He was a fervent player in...
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Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022: Australia women look to next gen

Australia women depart for Europe and the Women's World Cup preparations next month with an eye on the future. The...
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