Thursday, October 28, 2021

Coronavirus

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...

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-starved players join ‘Hamsters’ group to stay active

A fitness Facebook group to give people a sense of community and support when exercising on their own in lockdown has been created by hockey lovers. The Hockey Hamsters group has 150 members and posts offer encouragement to keep fit...

Grassroots hockey impacted by third lockdown

Grassroots hockey in England has once again taken a hit following the government's announcement of a new national lockdown. England Hockey confirmed that grassroots and club hockey "must be suspended for the foreseeable future" due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday,...

Hockey clubs have chance to win £5,000

Struggling hockey clubs have the chance to apply for a £5,000 grant to support running costs as part of a nationwide competition. The initiative is part of 'Clubs in Crisis' competition launched by charity Made By Sport, which is looking...

Keeping hockey active during lockdown

Hockey enthusiasts and pros used their initiative to keep up training and their love of the game during the first lockdown. Take some inspiration for lockdown 2. Looking at drab paving proved too much for Jonathan Forey, who purchased some...

Hockey in lockdown: Social media reaction

The government's decision to stop grassroots hockey amid a second national lockdown in England provoked a strong and varied reaction on social media. Gemma DanielsAbsolutely gutted, my daughters mental health was deeply affected not being able to train during the...

England Hockey suspends grassroots leagues

Players and clubs worst fears have been realised after all grassroots hockey was curtailed until December 4 at the earliest after England Hockey made a swift decision on Sunday night. Usually the governing body has sought further clarification from the...

Grassroots hockey at risk after new lockdown measures in England

Grassroots hockey in England is at risk of being shut down for five weeks following the lockdown which will start on Thursday until December 2. Elite sports will be allowed to continue and it is too early to tell whether...

North West Hockey issues Covid-tier 3 edicts

By The Hockey Paper Following the UK government's introduction of Covid-tier levels, the North West Hockey League has outlined that Tier 3 sides can only play matches against other teams from the same area. As well as cross tier matches not...
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