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Hockey World Cup: Australia’s Jake Harvie feels India roots

Kookaburra Jake Harvie has family roots in India and feels relaxed being part of an 18-strong ‘group of mates’ As we saw from the Women’s …

International hockey players heading into pressured waters ahead of Pro League

By Todd Williams in Perth When news broke of the lengthy suspensions for Australian cricket’s disgraced ball tampering trio, it was surprising to hear …

Commonwealth Games: Australia hockey captain Mark Knowles announced as flag bearer

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Kookaburras captain Mark Knowles will carry the Australian flag at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony after an emotional …

Commonwealth Games 2018: Australia hockey the final piece in record squad

By Rod Gilmour Forward Kathryn Slattery was the star name omitted from the Hockeyroos squad on Friday, as Mark Knowles was confirmed as Kookaburras captain in …

Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup: England men and Australia set up final showdown

By Rod Gilmour England set up a mouthwatering Azlan Shah Men’s Cup final against old rivals Australia after routing hosts Malaysia 7-2 on Friday night in …

Australia hockey: Chris Ciriello hails Victoria as men’s and women’s sides claim titles

By The Hockey Paper Captain Chris Ciriello hailed Victoria for “digging deep” as both men’s and women’s sides secured the Australian Hockey League …

New Zealand hockey star Gemma McCaw retires as Australia women make changes for Oceania Cup

By The Hockey Paper New Zealand will be without Gemma McCaw, married to former All Black Richie McCaw, for the Oceania Cup after she confirmed her retirement …

World series format big shift for England and rivals, says FIH

By Claire Middleton The International Hockey Federation’s new global competition will mean England players travelling as far as Australia or New Zealand to …

Simon Orchard: It’s time umpires learnt the game

  “The trouble with referees is that they know the rules, they just don’t know the game”, the great Bill Shankly once said. I have to say I agree …

Old habits die hard, so the legend Ric Charlesworth lives on

Our news editor Claire Middleton goes Down Under to meet top Australian coach Ric Charlesworth… It’s a typical West Australian summer day when I …