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Volunteering: the life blood of hockey

Dave Miller is retiring after 45 years of volunteering. He tells The Hockey Paper why we shouldn’t take volunteers for granted Hockey, like so many …

GB Hockey’s Harry Gibson on coronavirus and uncertainties

Great Britain goalkeeper has three stoic principles for living through unpredictable times Three months ago, none of us saw this coming. We were all going …

BACK IN TIME: When England hammered Belgium 8-2 and won 2009 EuroHockey

Claire Middleton recalls missing out on England Hockey’s last major trophy a decade ago The 2009 EuroHockey Championships left me seriously peed off. A …

Third time lucky for Hampstead hockey’s own Tavern?

By The History Museum’s Mike Haymonds Many London area hockey people will remember with affection the home that Hampstead & Westminster HC created …

Marlow’s young leader programme is force to be reckoned with

Marlow HC’s Kate Porter on success of club’s young leader programme Having coached young people in club and school hockey for the last 20 years, I have …

Inside Coaching: Two’s company, three’s a crowd in hockey

You’ve got a brilliant game lined up at training, an even number of players and then suddenly another player turns up, or even worse, someone gets injured. …

Cannock Hockey show club spirit after ‘devastating’ year

Five years ago, Cannock HC launched its #2020vision, a long term plan to become one of Europe’s leading, sustainable clubs. As 2020 came into vision, …

Fit for Future is ensuring hockey clubs are life and soul of game

Two years ago I questioned the wisdom of top level hockey administrators bending under the pressure to modify our game into a slicker and smaller dish, more …

Women’s hockey: Clifton Robinsons taste success under Sinton’s watch

We speak to Clifton chair Janis Sinton on a hockey club which bonds its own superstars Celebrating 30 years of Women’s National League Hockey, with …

The hockey debate: state v private school

A speculative approach has resulted in a Lancashire hockey club finally returning to its hometown after 24 years and a high school being able to offer a …