World Cups

Argentina’s María José Granatto heads debut gang at Hockey World Cup

“The World Cup happens very fast,” says Argentina forward María José Granatto, “and so that’s why we have to enjoy the …

England players show team values for women’s Hockey World Cup kit launch

By The Hockey Paper Giselle Ansley says that England’s women’s World Cup shirt was created with the nation in mind as they helped to design a kit …

England hockey stars speak of concussion battles after World Cup journey ends

By Richard Bright Olympians Nicola White and Shona McCallin have spoken of the “challenging” months which forced the duo out of the women’s …

Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018: England has ‘world-class’ squad ready to play host

By Rod Gilmour England coach Danny Kerry believes he has the squad “to think clearly under pressure” after naming an 18-strong squad on …

Team USA women aim to rekindle 2014 form at Hockey World Cup

By The Hockey Paper For the 2018 edition, United States head coach Janneke Schopman has picked six players who helped pave the way for a fourth-place finish at …

Maria Verschoor left out of Holland’s women’s hockey World Cup squad

By The Hockey Paper Maria Verschoor, the 24-year-old forward, is a surprise omission from coach Alyson Annan’s 18-strong Netherlands squad for their 2018 …

Women’s hockey World Cup will be cauldron of noise, says England great

By Rod Gilmour Hockey great Kate Richardson-Walsh says that England’s rival teams at the women’s World Cup will experience a “cauldron of …

Rani to lead India against England in women’s hockey World Cup opener

By The Hockey Paper Rani will lead out India in their opening game against hosts England at the Vitality women’s World Cup on July 21. The Asian nation …

Rosie Malone swaps football for hockey World Cup as Hockeyroos show youth

By Rod Gilmour The Hockeyroos will compete at next month’s hockey World Cup with three squad members experiencing elite tournament hockey for only the …

Ireland’s Megan Frazer returns for women’s hockey World Cup

By The Hockey Paper Irish coach Graham Shaw chose his 18-strong squad for the women’s hockey World Cup on Tuesday as the Green Army approaches its first …