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David Ralph in line to lead Great Britain women towards 2020 Olympics

By The Hockey Paper David Ralph, the current interim head coach, is a front runner to lead Great Britain women to the defence of their Olympic title at Tokyo …

Holland and Australia in line to meet in Champions Trophy final

Great Britain’s bid to keep alive their Women’s Hockey Champions Trophy hopes faltered to a superior Netherlands side on Thursday night. A double …

Australia shine as Great Britain suffer Champions Trophy defeat

Great Britain were beaten by a clinical Australia 2-0 in their double header weekend at the Women’s Hockey Champions Trophy in China. First half goals …

Great Britain open up Hockey Champions Trophy with China draw

Great Britain had to dig deep as they twice came from behind to earn a draw in their Women’s Champions Trophy opener against hosts China. This was Great …

Hollie Pearne-Webb opens up on Hockey World Cup exit as Olympics take shape

Hollie Pearne-Webb admits that the sea of red support helped ease of the pain of England’s early World Cup exit in the summer. England were beaten at the …

Tess Howard set for ‘whirlwind’ Great Britain hockey debut

Four years ago, Tess Howard was being shown where Lilleshall was on a map by former international Glenn Kirkham, one of her hockey mentors. Now, she’s gone …

Hollie Pearne-Webb to captain as Great Britain set out Olympic defence

By Rod Gilmour It is now regarded as a quiz question by right, albeit a slightly tricky one still for those hockey newbies who watched from one of millions of …

I admired Sean Kerly but I had to let him go, admits fashion guru

As the anniversary month of Great Britain’s 1988 Olympic triumph ends, The Hockey Paper speaks to the fashion guru who may well have played a part in …

Alex Danson suffers concussion on holiday and misses Champions Trophy

By Richard Bright Alex Danson, the GB and England captain, has been ruled out of the upcoming Hockey Champions Trophy after she suffered concussion on holiday. …

Why Hockey 5s is not for everyone

Hockey 5s saw packed crowds and plenty of goals at the Youth Olympics as the sport goes from strength to strength at junior level – but it’s not …