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South hockey’s goal king approaches 400 landmark

Prabjot ‘Prabbie’ Hunjan is surely goal king of the south. He celebrates his 20th year in the South League next season and although England Hockey’s …

25 years on, it’s time we had discussions on reverse stick hits in hockey

There have always been some head-scratching rules in our game that have made it, at times, a little more dangerous than it should be, writes Todd Williams …

Ollie Pope: from hockey to England cricket

An England cricketer crediting hockey for their rise in red and white ball cricket? It has been an all-too-familiar theme in the last few years. First, Jos …

A hockey Christmas wish list: umpire support, parahockey, indoors and cards

No turkeys here! The Hockey Paper’s columnist Todd Williams creates his 10-point vision to make hockey a better place in 2020  Dear Santa, I’ve just …

Is the reverse stick too dangerous for hockey?

THP comment When we sent our last newsletter out following GB forward Sam Ward’s injury, we never expected the deluge of responses that followed. It is …

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. “When I tried to hang myself,” wrote …

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 …