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Hockey umpires skirt over the issue of skorts

By Richard Bright The coach of a female player who was refused by a local umpire to play in shorts and was asked to swap skorts with a team-mate behind the …

Hockey’s best April Fools Day jokes

Portsmouth HC is rolling out Zorb Hockey next season. To increase player safey, all outfield players will be forced to wear increased protective equipment. FIH …

Hockey New Zealand cancels 2020 season

Hockey New Zealand aims to bring as many people as possible back to the turf after being forced to cancel all national tournaments for its 2020 season. Hockey …

Former GB hockey star suffers mild traumatic brain injury

Former Great Britain player Tim Whiteman says he is on the road to recovery one year after suffering a mild traumatic brain injury while playing hockey. …

I don’t do this for the ego, says committed Sutton Coldfield volunteer

Sutton Coldfield are enjoying a surge in junior success as club plans robust future Sutton Coldfield Ladies may have endured another season away from the top …

England Hockey still considering outcome on league placings

England Hockey has yet to make contact with those league clubs whose seasons rest on the outcome made by the national governing body after the sport’s …

Hockey sisters doing if for themselves at Old Merchant Taylors’

Celebrating 30 years of national league women’s hockey, with Investec By Richard Bright A director of hockey at Old Merchant Taylors’ HC says the …

East Hockey League to calculate placings on points percentage

The East Hockey League says its decision to complete the 2019/20 with immediate effect “will not please some” after it became the first English …

How national hockey league ended formidable Slough’s high times

Claire Middleton speaks to the inaugural women’s league champions of 30 years ago Celebrating 30 years of Women’s National League Hockey, with …

Blackpool’s Easter hockey festival cancelled, future uncertain over 3G

Exclusive | The Hockey Paper Hockey festival supporters fear that Blackpool could lose its last pitch unless funding can be found to stop a second 3G surface …