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Club file: How is coronavirus affecting your hockey club?

The Hockey Paper has launched a health check campaign to offer advice to clubs during the pandemic – and we need your help to bring it to life. Whether …

Club offers suggestions for future of England domestic hockey

Hampshire side Havant believe more Friday night matches should be played as part of a wider debate on the future of hockey surrounding England Hockey’s …

South Hockey League opts for final placings as they stand

The South Hockey League has bucked the trend of other English regional leagues by concluding its season with positions as they stand before the coronavirus …

England Hockey’s Premier Division set to field 11 teams next season

Exclusive | By Rod Gilmour England Hockey is set to steer clear of a void season and ratify league proposals which would include moving to 11 teams in next …

Louth in survival fight as 3G rears head in hockey once more

Louth HC is like many small clubs across the country – a long history, a thriving membership of players of all ages, a small dedicated band of volunteers who …

Stourport relegated, proposed player bans after falsifying match sheets

The Midland Men’s Hockey League has handed out a stringent sanction on Stourport HC, including  demotion from the men’s Premier Division and a …

England Hockey needs to stop star gazing and rectify club game

Published in print before lockdown, columnist Todd Williams says narrowing of top domestic clubs is detrimental to the game So, let’s get straight to the …

England Hockey: We must hit the ground running for new season

By Rod Gilmour England Hockey’s chief executive has expressed a collective desire to be ready for the new season “in a way we have never been ready …

England Hockey chief warns of financial dangers if coronavirus continues

England Hockey, the seventh-biggest Olympic sport in terms of UK Sport funding, is hopeful that it can refrain from furloughing staff because of the …

Sophie Bray calls the tune as East Grinstead thrive outdoors

East Grinstead coach Mary Booth called star forward and captain Sophie Bray the ‘pied piper’ of her team after she finished runaway league top …