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Clifton Robinsons aim for own home after reaching landmark 500

Clifton Robinsons say that having their own home would completely transform the hockey club after the Bristol side became the first in the domestic top flight to reach 500 matches. Clifton currently play at Coombe Dingle while their clubhouse is...

England Hockey Premier Division: 10-6 rekindled and 500 for Clifton

Old Georgians and Oxted will meet at St George's College on Sunday, reprising memories of their madcap 16-goal encounter last season in the Men's Premier Division. In an incredible match, Oxted were 5-4 to the good last October before Old...

Clifton Robinsons aim to build Bristol brand as 500 matches loom

Duncan Long, Clifton Robinsons’ chairman, aims to build upon the club brand as the Bristol outfit celebrates its 500th league hockey game in the women’s top flight this weekend. Long took over from Janis Sinton this season after the businesswoman...

England Hockey Premier Division: Clifton Robinsons keep up top six bid

Clifton Robinsons coach Juliet Rayden hailed her side's resolve after holding off a stirring comeback from Loughborough Students on Saturday. The Robbies were 4-0 up shortly after half-time before the Students bagged three in 17 minutes to turn the tide....

Devon juniors revel in Premier Division hockey trip to Clifton

A traffic delay on the M5 did nothing to deter the spirits of an 18-strong party from Taw Valley HC as a 190-mile round trip proved a memorable experience for the North Devon club at their first Premier Division...

Lilly Holmes, 13, in running for sportswomen of year award

When Lilly Holmes' mum received an email from the Sunday Times revealing that she had been shortlisted for the prestigious Sportswomen of the Year awards it came as "a complete shock" for the 13-year-old hockey player. That she was nominated...

Women’s hockey: Clifton Robinsons taste success under Sinton’s watch

We speak to Clifton chair Janis Sinton on a hockey club which bonds its own superstars Celebrating 30 years of Women's National League Hockey, with Investec Thirty seasons ago Clifton Ladies HC made their entrance into the newly-formed Typhoo National League...

Alex Danson retires from hockey after illustrious 18-year career with GB and England

The comeback opportunity lasted a matter of weeks but Alex Danson-Bennett, one of Great Britain hockey's greatest players, has 18 years of memories to look back on after she was forced to retire from the game on Thursday. She said:...

Joie Leigh hopes Dutch hockey tilt will warrant England return

After a summer leading the sustainability programme at the World Cup, The Hockey Paper speaks to Joie Leigh as she embarks on a stint playing in Europe Joie Leigh believes she still has the desire to play international hockey when...

Clifton Firebrands sign Dando from premier side Wimbledon

Firebrands have appointed Ben Dando as men's first team player coach. Dando is a former Firebrands player who has been first team captain of Wimbledon in the national league premier division for the past few years. The Bristol club's men's...
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