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Leeds University hockey women receive Sam Quek backing after club night fall-out

BY THE HOCKEY PAPER Former Great Britain defender Sam Quek has poured scorn on Leeds University Union staff who suspended a women’s hockey side after a …

England captain Alex Danson defends decision to stop club hockey

By Rod Gilmour England women’s captain Alex Danson has defended her decision to focus only on international hockey over the domestic game. Danson, 32, led …

EuroHockey 2017: Brett Garrard switches sides on Surbiton players with stint as Germany women’s assistant coach

BY ROD GILMOUR Germany women have heightened the rivalry with defending champions England following the news that Brett Garrard will join Jami Mulders as …

Euro Hockey 2017: Surbiton, Canterbury women and Wimbledon men lead English hockey assault against Europe’s finest

BY ROD GILMOUR Midfielder Georgie Twigg says that the club ethos subscribed by coach Brett Garrard will bode well when Surbiton play their EuroHockey Club Cup …

Kate Richardson-Walsh: creating one vision and why hockey teams fascinate me

Kate Richardson-Walsh, the former GB and England captain, is closing in on her first season at Dutch club HC Bloemendaal. Here, she speaks to The Hockey Paper …

Wimbledon face Euro Hockey League showdown

By Rod Gilmour Wimbledon men will play Dutch side HC Oranje-Rood for a place in the Euro Hockey League final after a highly memorable last 16 weekend in …

Derby HC ‘keeper Murphy opens up about depression ahead of marathon

By Rod Gilmour When the weekend comes, stepping over the white line onto the hockey pitch is usually “a great escape” for Will Murphy. In darker moments, …

Rising star Erica Sanders can be next Alex Danson, says Phil Gooderham

By Rod Gilmour University of Birmingham coach Phil Gooderham believes that rising star Erica Sanders has a “tremendous” future ahead of her and can …

Three-way partnership earns Leeds Hockey Club high status

Leeds Hockey Club are toasting their elevation to the men’s National League – clinched this week following their runaway exploits in the Northern Premier. …

Kate Richardson-Walsh: Let’s work together to help hockey grow

As the next Olympic cycle begins and the new international league looms on the horizon, what will become of our sport in the coming years? Our international …