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Alex Danson: The making of England Hockey’s World Cup captain

By Rod Gilmour Alex Danson has spent over half her life as an elite athlete playing for England and Great Britain. She has bore witness to the lowly years of …

Women’s Hockey World Cup shirts: 16 nations ranked and assessed

By The Hockey Paper In what is surely a hockey fashion first, we have decided to rank and rate all 16 competing nations’ playing shirts at the 2018 …

BT Sport’s Chris Hollins hopes more heroes are made at women’s Hockey World Cup

By Rod Gilmour As a teenager, self-confessed hockey lover Chris Hollins grew up during the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, saw Great Britain win bronze and then dance …

A hockey crusade, to get people watching the women’s World Cup this summer

Todd Williams believes that club first mentality will shape hockey’s participation numbers as more children are lured away from open air and onto sofas …

Georgia Wilson column: Hockeyroos on road to women’s World Cup discovery

In her first column for The Hockey Paper, Australia’s Georgia Wilson takes us behind the scenes as Australia prepare for London The push back for the …

Team cultures acknowledge failures to create lasting sporting culture

Kate Richardson-Walsh, along wife wife Helen, are a duo in demand in leadership speeches. Here, one listening headmaster says the next challenge as individuals …

Georgie Twigg relishing club hockey life at Surbiton after international pressures

By Rod Gilmour Georgie Twigg last stepped inside Bisham Abbey two years ago as Great Britain women were putting the final touches to their soon-to-be golden …

The Hockey Social: Vanuatu’s scoring system keeps enjoyment flowing

The Hockey Social brings you another regular dose of the latest happenings in the global game and the best in social media Month by month, Vanuatu Hockey is …

Women’s sport in UK slowly breaking barriers as World Cup hosts

By Rod Gilmour After a decade and more working alongside women’s national sides, Danny Kerry has come to realise that leveraging social cohesion within …

Sentencing hockey players to airport lounges and motorway services is pulling roots of our sport

Todd Williams has done the maths and weekend travelling doesn’t make for pretty reading for some English National League clubs Check out today’s …