Friday, February 23, 2024

Club Hockey

Car sharing to hockey still not permitted under guidelines

Hockey players are still not permitted to car share to matches unless players are in the same household or support bubble due to the ongoing pandemic. The edict comes from England Hockey following clarity from the DCMS and department for...

Midlands hockey aims for May restart with promotion up for grabs

The Midlands Premier season will aim to conclude its 2020/21 campaign with a weightings system. The MRHA Men's Hockey met at the end of last month to determine how best to promote two teams into the new England Hockey league...

Back to Hockey: How returning ragtag bunch has lifted progressive club

North Staffs HC bill themselves as a “progressive” club. And they saw the possibilities thrown up by England Hockey’s Back 2 Hockey scheme, which encourages clubs to coax parents or ex-players out of retirement or to try the sport...

Regional leagues decide promotions as England Hockey curtails season

Regional leagues have been left with the difficult task of finalising promotion with minimal games played this season - despite England Hockey stopping its national league as null and void. England Hockey ended the 2020/21 national league season on Friday...

Worcester and RGS close in on landmark hockey pitch project

Worcester Hockey Club, one of the country’s oldest clubs, is on the cusp of completing its most exciting project in its 130 years of history, writes Stewart Flisher. In partnership with Royal Grammar School Worcester (RGS) and Worcester City...

Scottish clubs could reach Europe through domestic Cup

Scottish teams will be able to enter European play-offs through the domestic Cup under new proposals to give first teams the chance to progress to continental competitions. A working group, led by former Scottish Hockey president Martin Boag, was formed...
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Midlands hockey can benefit from Commonwealth Games funding scheme

Hockey clubs and volunteers in the Midlands will be able to apply for a £2 million small grants funding scheme as part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The £2m Celebrating Communities scheme is part of a wider £6 million package...

Regional hockey leagues continue to curtail seasons

Regional hockey league seasons in England continue to be curtailed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Sussex Hockey Association declared the league season over for all women's divisions and all but Division One for the men following the recent Government...

‘Hockey can be more visible with the right creativity’

Her 'street' art may be adorned on a Somerset barn wall, but Lily Webb's depiction of two British stars shows that hockey can be more visible through creativity. Art-lover Lily, 17, took to the walls with plenty of time to...

Hockey player becomes heart transplant breakthrough world first

Hockey player Anna Hadley has been revealed as the world's first child to benefit from a new form of paediatric heart transplant. Anna, 15, was the first child to receive the technique known as donation after circulatory death (DCD) transplant...
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My week: Nick Giles, Oxted Hockey men’s coach

It’s hockey 24/7 for Oxted player/coach school head of hockey coach Nick Giles. Here, he runs The Hockey Paper...
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