Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Women's Hockey

Top RAF recruit accolade for Scotland and GB hockey’s Emily Dark

Scotland's Emily Dark recently put aside her rising hockey career as she finished as top recruit and top shot in her bid to become an RAF reservist and one of the first females in the role. Dark, who was selected...

Great Britain hockey duo aim to highlight lack of diversity

Great Britain duo Sarah Evans and Sarah Jones have joined 33 other leading sportswomen to tackle the lack of diversity across sport. The initiative is part of a unique programme called 'Unlocked' and is created by women’s sport charity, The...

Ireland hockey women turn heat up on Tokyo Olympics prep

Ireland midfielder Chloe Watkins says that the recent friendly series win over Great Britain was the perfect temperature check ahead of the Green Army’s Tokyo Olympics campaign. Watkins played a leading hand in Ireland’s three-match series victory over GB in...

Sports bras aim to boost Tokyo Olympic performance

More than a quarter of Great Britain elite female athletes experience breast pain from sports bras which affected training and being able to compete. Of the 70 women surveyed by the English Institute of Sport (EIS), 94 per cent wore...

Hockeyroos pair still await hearing ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Hockey Australia (HA) had admitted it is "doing all that it can" regarding the unresolved appeals of Hockeyroos pair Rachael Lynch and Georgina Morgan as they bid to return to the women's programme. Top goalkeeper Lynch and Morgan, a former...

Hockeyroos coach was ‘fall guy’ in Australia hockey fall-out

Hockeyroos past and present believe that Hockey Australia top brass must take more of the blame following the independent review findings into the women's programme. Anna Flanagan, who won two Commonwealth titles with the Hockeyroos, says that the national governing...

Campaign launched to fund Wales women’s hockey future

A campaign to help raise funds to cement the future of the Welsh women's team has been launched by senior players. The target of the campaign #HOCI_GOLD is to raise the weight and value of a hockey stick and ball...

Ireland and Great Britain share spoils, next stop Tokyo Olympics

Ireland women's captain Katie Mullan had admitted that this three-match SoftCo hockey series was as good as shaping up to "tournament intensity" before Tuesday's final game. Indeed, the fourth quarter in Belfast of the final match had all the hallmarks...

SoftCo Hockey Series: Ireland notch notable win over Great Britain

How significant will this 2-1 win be for Ireland women? With a European Championships and Olympic Games to come this summer, in any other sport the microscope would be out on these two sides with this SoftCo series played...

SoftCo Hockey series: Great Britain take opening honours against Ireland

Giselle Ansley, returning to the side for the first time since late 2019, missed a penalty stroke before carving Ireland's defence apart with a 50-metre pass for Great Britain's winner on Saturday. In the opening match of the series...
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British hockey needs innovation to tackle 3G pitch issue, says MP

The chair of the parliamentary group for hockey in the UK says that there are signs the sport could...
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