Saturday, May 15, 2021

Campaign

Hockey Paper #Watchyour1s put on hold

This season we were hoping to bring life to domestic hockey with our second #watchyour1s campaign. Our first year proved a welcome success with clubs across the UK using our hashtag and promoting the campaign to boost club attendances. Although several...

Watchyour1s: The fans hockey needs to find in droves

Surbiton supporters stumbled across the sport but more can be done to attract new fans It took a walk down the length of the pitch, past the supporters finding a vantage point on the touchline railings, to the end where...

Hockey in west goes #watchyour1s wild

Coach Elliot Foweraker says we all have a responsibility to grow our game. None more so than after the pandemic Teams in the West Premiership have always been pushing evening and weekend games. For my club Taunton Vale HC, as...

Suzy Petty hopes England Hockey learn from mistakes to help athlete wellbeing

By Rod Gilmour Suzy Petty hopes that changes she has helped enforce to the deselection process at England Hockey will aid future athletes after she revealed that she was dropped from the GB women's programme last November following an unexplained...

Club file: How is coronavirus affecting your hockey club?

The Hockey Paper has launched a health check campaign to offer advice to clubs during the pandemic - and we need your help to bring it to life. Whether you are a player, official or volunteer, we are aiming to...

England Hockey: We must hit the ground running for new season

England Hockey's chief executive has expressed a collective desire to be ready for the new season "in a way we have never been ready before" - if and when the coronavirus crisis finally abates in time and hundreds of...

Bedford buy face masks with our #watchyour1s prize

By Jean Fitch As a goalkeeper, any suggestion that I should stand in the line of fire of a shot on goal without my full body, face and head protected would seem, to me, absolutely absurd. So why do the...

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...

Hockey and mental health: Why juniors need better support

Goalkeeper Katie Knight shares her emotion-charged story and how hockey can deal better with mental health issues. “When I tried to hang myself,” wrote self-confessed hockey nut Katie Knight, “I woke up in a heap on the floor in the...

Petition launched by former England Hockey athlete to support young stars

A former athlete at GB Hockey’s Elite Development Programme (EDP) is campaigning for an increase in lifestyle mentoring for young hockey stars after she cut short her bid to become an international player over mental health concerns. Katie Knight, a promising...
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England Hockey sets out latest roadmap in welcome club boost

Car sharing is set to be allowed, clubhouses can open and there is a welcome back for spectators from...
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