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Ireland hockey debacle leave negatives for umpire community

Video Umpire expert Andy Mair picks the bones out of the Canada v Ireland controversy The national teams to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have now …

Hockey and mental health: Why juniors need better support

Goalkeeper Katie Knight shares her emotion-charged story and how hockey can deal better with mental health issues. Rod Gilmour reports “When I tried to hang …

Olympic hockey qualifier: Chile Devils aim to put heat on Great Britain

By Rod Gilmour “We started playing hockey because of Britain,” smiles Manuela Urroz. “In Chile, hockey is played by the British schools. …

English hockey continues to lose club lustre for international bluster

By The Hockey Paper | editorial | online special Later this month, the Terrassa Division of Honor men’s and women’s teams will convene at a hotel …

Hockey Belgium’s rise to top is simple: strong club network, coaching talent

By Todd Williams | opinion As far as years go, 2007 wasn’t particularly significant in the international men’s game. With no Olympics or World Cup, the …

Tess Howard: ‘We all want the same thing, for GB to defend Olympic hockey title’

GB international Tess Howard speaks to The Hockey Paper on her whirlwind six months since debut I guess I truly didn’t know what the senior programme was …

India vs Pakistan and the off-field hockey stick battle

By Shahbaz M | Global columnist For more than a decade, India and Pakistan have cut off their bilateral hockey relations. The reasons are varying – from …

Mark Hager interview: I want to take Great Britain hockey to new boundaries

Exclusive | By Rod Gilmour Mark Hager, the Great Britain women’s coach, aims to take his players to ‘new boundaries’ in both physicality and …

Comment: Great Britain hockey needs character and right headlines under Hager

The Hockey Paper says… Two pieces on Mark Hager’s appointment have now been written by The Times, the only UK national newspaper – which …

Hockey World Cup: England, Belgium, Netherlands and Australia in frame

ODISHA HOCKEY WORLD CUP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW GUIDE By Todd Williams | Analysis And then there were four. Emulating the achievement of their footballing …