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Women’s hockey World Cup 2018 tickets: England’s pool matches sell out 10 months ahead of showpiece

By Rod Gilmour Captain Alex Danson admitted that it was a “huge fillip for the squad” knowing that all England’s pool matches for next year’s women’s …

EuroHockey 2017: England women take bronze with victory over Germany

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Captain Alex Danson levelled the great Jane Sixsmith on 105 goals as England beat Germany to claim bronze at the EuroHockey …

EuroHockey 2017: England women and Netherlands set up semi-final showdown

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam It may have come a match and two days too early, but England and the Netherlands will go head-to-head in the EuroHockey …

EuroHockey 2017: England women’s captain Alex Danson praises team’s pace and dimension in Ireland win

By The Hockey Paper Captain Alex Danson believes that hockey is entering a new era of fast-paced matches – and England women have just the kind of …

Alex Danson is England Hockey women’s captain – but coach Danny Kerry yet to confirm full-time leader

BY ROD GILMOUR England women head into the summer, starting with the Investec International weekend against Argentina and the Netherlands in London, with no …

Is Alex Danson set to become England Hockey’s next women’s captain after Kate Richardson-Walsh?

BY ROD GILMOUR England Hockey remained tight-lipped on Friday over Kate Richardson-Walsh‘s replacement as women’s national captain. After 13 years …

Rising star Erica Sanders can be next Alex Danson, says Phil Gooderham

By Rod Gilmour University of Birmingham coach Phil Gooderham believes that rising star Erica Sanders has a “tremendous” future ahead of her and can …

Alex Danson column: Karen and Craig are huge losses

We are losing Karen Brown and Craig Keegan – two key members of our England and Great Britain coaching staff – and although they have decided to leave the …

Alex Danson column: I’m excited by what the future holds

We are coming towards the end of what has obviously been a momentous year for Great Britain hockey but it is time now to look forward to 2017 and start to get …

Alex Danson column: There’s no me in my idea of team

Life since Rio has been something of a whirlwind. We had planned methodically and done everything we could do to be ready physically and tactically. …