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Bowdon ‘surprised’ at England Hockey league outcome decision

One of the national league clubs hoping to keep their Premier Division ambitions alive following the curtailment of the 2019/20 season has been left …

Hockey returning to pitch: No spitting and close contact celebrations

By Richard Bright No spitting, an avoidance of shouting, chewing gum bans and no contact during celebrations are some of the edicts put in place for …

England Hockey ‘out of touch with modern-day Britain’ say clubs in letter

By Rod Gilmour England Hockey’s diversity and inclusion working group is expected to meet in the coming weeks for the first time in a bid to make inroads …

Alex Danson-Bennett returns to hockey on Wimbledon Women’s coaching team

By Rod Gilmour England and GB great Alex Danson-Bennett will return to the game – albeit on the sidelines – after being announced as part of the …

The discrimination case which led to England Hockey disrepute changes

By Rod Gilmour England Hockey say that a discrimination complaint levelled against a regional umpires’ association four years ago led to …

England Hockey season still in limbo over Leicester and Bowdon appeals

By Rod Gilmour The fixture list for the 2020/21 Premier Division season looks set to be delayed following the drawn out appeal featuring Bowdon men and …

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 …

Where does hockey sit as elite sport returns in England?

By Richard Bright Elite sport can resume behind closed doors in England from Monday if certain guidelines are met, with the government announcing on Saturday …

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 …

Club hockey file: How Wakefield aim to return stronger

In our Club File series we’ve heard from Gloucester City on momentum after pandemic and Eastcote on insurance issues. Here, Helen Royan, Wakefield HC …