Friday, August 19, 2022

GB hockey

Laura Unsworth: England and GB’s underappreciated great of world hockey

If you were to name the modern day greats from Great Britain’s women’s squad, the list would most likely feature the likes of Alex Danson, Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh, Hollie Pearne-Webb and Maddie Hinch.   You can argue the order...

Player development: are our best hockey players slipping through the net?

Timing and age of player development are difficult to ascertain across the world of sport. There is such a focus on junior players and the support that they receive to maximize their potential. However, there are so many factors...

Can European club hockey experience give Great Britain best of both worlds? 

Once the dust settled on Great Britain’s prolonged Tokyo Olympic cycle, attention immediately turned towards the club season. Many of Great Britain’s Olympic stars from both men’s and women’s squads had decided to leave behind the English League and...

Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh top career longevity table

Kate Richardson-Walsh has pipped wife Helen by one day after being revealed as having the longest career of any Great Britain hockey athlete. The research was conducted by The Hockey Museum, which set about a GB hockey statistics project five...

Paul Revington unveiled as GB and England Hockey men’s coach

A "privileged" Paul Revington was unveiled as England and Great Britain's new men's coach on Tuesday. Revington replaces Danny Kerry, who left the role in January, and takes over from Zak Jones, the current assistant who was doing an admirable...

Grays releases limited edition Karachi King hockey stick to honour Imran Sherwani

Grays have released 88 limited edition sticks in honour of Seoul Olympian Imran Sherwani. Donations will go towards Alzheimer's Research UK. Sherwani, 59, was diagnosed with the Alzheimer’s disease last year, with family and friends continuing to raise money for...

Hockey Social: Anna Toman on Gladiator, role model mum and Dutch scene

In our regular anything goes Q&A, we speak to players and coaches on topics ranging from temptations, influences, fashion sense and match teas. This week: GB and England's Anna Toman At home What was your earliest ambition? To enjoy my sport. I think...

Great Britain win Andalucia Hockey Series over Spain as 2022 kicks into gear

Great Britain men came away from their Andalucia Hockey Series with a 3-1 victory to claim the uncapped series 2-1 against Spain. Some of those players will be back to face the Spanish in an England shirt early next month...

Great Britain men jostle for Paris Olympic cycle places

Spain men squared the uncapped three-match Andalucia Hockey Series against Great Britain on Friday with a 4-2 win. GB men have been based in San Fernando since Jan 13 and face the final game on Saturday as the men's programme...

Hamilton sisters will thrive in GB Hockey women’s programme

From one set of siblings to another, the Hamilton twins will go “from strength to strength” on the international scene after being selected for the GB women’s programme last week. Olivia and Sophie Hamilton were added to Dave Ralph’s women’s...
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Masters Hockey: ‘Sri Lanka players ideal ambassadors to promote our island’

As Masters hockey grows, so are nations who see the World Cups as the perfect fit for players to...
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