Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Club File

Hockey clubs can benefit from community fund

Hockey clubs can benefit from a £20k which is being made available to community groups who are looking for funding to help drive change in their area and field. The ‘Choose Now, Change Lives’ fund, set up by Boost drinks,...

Club hockey file: Welsh club raises LGBTQ+ support and life after Covid

In our latest Club File, George Money Muter, Aberystwyth University Men’s treasurer and kit secretary, sets the scene as Welsh club hopes to return to the pitch. In the 2018/19 season, the club often struggled to field a team,...

Supporting the hockey volunteers who run the clubs

In our latest Club File series, we speak to an administrator who has written a book aiming to help club volunteers Over the last 20 years, John Oates has worked with governing bodies, as well as with clubs, supporting the...

Hockey-starved players join ‘Hamsters’ group to stay active

A fitness Facebook group to give people a sense of community and support when exercising on their own in lockdown has been created by hockey lovers. The Hockey Hamsters group has 150 members and posts offer encouragement to keep fit...

‘Always check your own insurance at your hockey club’

Great Britain and Surbiton midfielder Emily Defroand has stressed the importance of amateur players checking their own insurance with clubs. The Hockey Paper has heard stories of players unsure of whether the club holds insurance for players or whether players...

Club hockey file: Kettering hit by council setback in growth bid

In our latest club file series, Jaime Cox, club chair and umpire, and Barry Coe, club vice chair discuss how Kettering, EH club of the year in 2018, is surviving and the picture ahead Barry: When lockdown was imposed, with...

Club hockey file: Old Silhillians delve into history and look for volunteer future

We continue our informative Club File series hearing from one midlands side how it is enticing new umpire volunteers during lockdown and updating its history archive While clubs are in a quandary over summer leagues, for midlands club Old Silhillians...

Club hockey file: Skills zone puts Timperley back on map

In our Club Files series we've heard from Gloucester City on momentum after pandemic, Eastcote on insurance issues, Wakefield HC on how the volunteer-run club is coping with life in lockdown and Leicester on  pitch positives and NHS members. When England Hockey announced...

Club hockey file: Birmingham and Yardley merge for city future

In our Club File series we've heard from Gloucester City on momentum after pandemic, Eastcote on insurance issues, Wakefield HC on how the volunteer-run club is coping with life in lockdown and Leicester on  pitch positives and NHS members. Here, Jeevan S Chagger,...

Club hockey file: Leicester City pitch project on track despite pandemic

In our Club File series we've heard from Gloucester City on momentum after pandemic, Eastcote on insurance issues and Wakefield HC on how the volunteer-run club is coping with life in lockdown.  Spool back to the beginning of March and an exciting picture...
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Tokyo Olympic hockey could have 5,000 Japanese fans

The opening match of the Olympic hockey competition could see up to 5,000 local fans attend when Japan men...
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