Wednesday, February 21, 2024

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Ex GB Hockey duo take first steps towards Olympics with Canada

Team GB winning coach Danny Kerry and Rio’s golden captain Kate Richardson-Walsh take their first steps towards qualifying Canada for the Paris Olympics this week. The Canadian Wolf Pack will aim to go one better than silver in 2019 and...

Kate Richardson-Walsh breaks ‘old boys’ network’ with Canada women role

Exclusive: GB Hockey great speaks to THP on Canada women, Olympic hopes and raising the barrier for women coaches Kate Richardson-Walsh says that breaking into the ‘old boys’ network’ is a major boost in a modern climate where few...

Kate Richardson-Walsh joins Canada women as assistant coach

There will be two Great Britain Olympic champions joining Canada women -- Rio's captain-coach combination reunited -- after Kate Richardson-Walsh was announced as assistant coach to Danny Kerry. In another major coup for the world No.16 nation, the news comes...

Hockey Canada sign Danny Kerry as women’s coach

Canada have lured Rio gold medal winner Danny Kerry back to hockey in a significant coup as head coach, with the crowdfunding women’s programme having “secured one of the all-time best”. Kerry left England and GB Hockey in January 2022...

Crowdfunding Canada women equal Commonwealth Games best

Birmingham -- Continued crowdfunding and Canada women have ended consecutive Commonwealth Games in fifth place after beating Scotland in their final classification game. The hockey gods weren’t with Canada against India in their final pool game, edged out in attempting...

Commonwealth Games Hockey: England men set up Australia clash after red card brawl

Birmingham -- The Red Caribou lived up to their nickname on Thursday as England men set up a semi-final showdown with rivals Australia - unbeaten since 1998 in Commonwealth hockey - following an 11-2 win over Canada. It was...

Commonwealth Games Hockey: Ghana men win more hearts after denied famous win

Birmingham -- Ghana men were denied one of world hockey’s great wins when the world No 36 side succumbed to a disputed penalty stroke within the final second of their pool match against Canada on Monday night. “We were...

Commonwealth Games: The 1998 brawl that gave field hockey icy introduction

'Hey Canada, This Isn’t Ice Hockey' screamed the front page of Malaysia’s leading national newspaper. At the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur - the first time hockey had been played at the quadrennial Games - things got more than...

Commonwealth Games Hockey: Welsh power sets up England men clash to savour

Birmingham -- It’s Not Unusual rang out at the University on Saturday. The Tom Jones classic summed up the four-goal firepower of Gareth Furlong, who once again showed his corner strength as Wales opened their Commonwealth Games campaign with...

Spain open up with win at Women’s Hockey World Cup

Home turf and an Olympic-sized statement win for Spain as the co-hosts cruised to a 4-1 win over Canada in Terrassa. Next stop? A cauldron-like atmosphere expected on Sunday against Argentina, one of the World Cup favourites. The Spanish cast...
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How is England Hockey Talent Academy system faring in north regions?

Rob Turner, player/coach at Timperley HC, says the new talent system has “opened his eyes” to where player development...
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