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3G in hockey

Caerphilly hockey hub benefits from £300,000 funding

Welsh hockey, as well as 2G pitch provision, has received a huge boost after the green light was given for a new £300,000 hockey hub in Caerphilly. The Sue Noake Leisure Centre was handed the funding from the Welsh government...

3G video highlights hockey plight from Newquay and beyond

The opening sequences of the video made by members of Newquay HC to highlight the threat of 3G pitches are laid bare. 'This Girl Can' The Government said But hockey girls everywhere shake their head For 'hockey friendly' astroturfs far...

3G pitches will be death of grassroots hockey unless we speak out, say Horley HC

Horley HC have been left "dismayed" over a decision to convert the pitches they hire into 3G surfaces. The Surrey/W Sussex club, based near Gatwick, could lose both of the school pitches it currently relies on to play hockey -...

Louth in survival fight as 3G rears head in hockey once more

Louth HC is like many small clubs across the country – a long history, a thriving membership of players of all ages, a small dedicated band of volunteers who keep it running on a shoestring, and like many clubs...

Blackpool’s Easter hockey festival cancelled, future uncertain over 3G

Exclusive | The Hockey Paper Hockey festival supporters fear that Blackpool could lose its last pitch unless funding can be found to stop a second 3G surface being installed for football use. Stanley Park, voted the best park in England last...

Hockey Wales keen to educate with rise of 3G

Hockey Wales has raised small concerns over 3G pitches being installed across the country and the potential impact it could have on the sport. There are around 50 3G artificial football pitches across Wales, with the Football Association of Wales...

Petition grows to keep hockey in Fife and 3G pitches away

The Hockey Paper is getting behind a campaign to stave off yet another 3G pitch being installed which will severely affect hockey provision. Hockey players in Fife, Scotland are fearing the worst after news that two 3G pitches are to...

3G in hockey: Another week, another pitch under threat

Thetford HC chairman Barry Reynolds on another 3G plight facing grass roots hockey For over 40 years, Thetford hockey has been a fabric of the town in Norfolk. But now it could face extinction as a new 3G pitch could...
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UK summer hockey camps: Williams Hockey Coaching

The aim of Williams Hockey Coaching is to give players, no matter what their level or age, a clear...
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