Monday, May 23, 2022

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Dream Team: Mel Clewlow picks her hockey 11

The veteran Canterbury midfielder and double Olympian selects a talent-picked XI she'd relish watching play together on the pitch... Goalkeeper: Carolyn Reid (International) Reidy was agile and quick but had to wait for years to become the first-choice goalkeeper. In the 2006...

What makes the perfect field hockey stick?

From the archive: Simon Mason says research is key to choosing the right stick Carbon has become an over-used word, more carbon can create greater stiffness in the stick, that increased stiffness can transfer more power from the player to...

Dream Team: Mark Pearn

Surbiton head coach and former Reading, East Grinstead and Great Britain forward Mark Pearn picks the hockey XI he'd relish watching play together... Goalkeeper Simon Mason – Reading and England & GB Pretty obvious one. I  played with him at school, as...

Dream Team: Tina Cullen MBE

The Bowdon Hightown coach and Great Britain Olympian picks the hockey XI she would relish playing together... Goalkeeper Carolyn Reid – Bowdon Hightown, England and GB I have to say her because she’s my mate! She had great agility, communication and could...

Which team will quality for the men’s Hockey World Cup 2018?

(Photo: Action Images via Reuters) The next Hockey World Cup is due to commence in India November 2018. Lasting through December, this event will be closely followed by field hockey fans around the world. With the World Cup being one...

My Life In Hockey: Hannah Macleod

Former GB and England midfielder Hannah Macleod talks us through her hockey life... I was stuck on three international caps for three years before the centralised system started in 2009. Danny Kerry, the coach, said that I could have a...

Derby HC ‘keeper Murphy opens up about depression ahead of marathon

When the weekend comes, stepping over the white line onto the hockey pitch is usually “a great escape” for Will Murphy. In darker moments, he still can’t quite free himself and has found it a struggle – even from...

England national Hockey League needs a Bowdon

Last weekend’s league results confirm that Bowdon Hightown will have to fight for their place in the Investec Women’s Premier League via the relegation play-offs for a second consecutive season. Buckingham have already qualified for the relegation play-offs. Wimbledon hold...

Is field hockey a big player in the world of sport?

IT’S megabucks for HIL players, while international teams made up of full-time athletes gain increasing media exposure in mainstream sports coverage. But is hockey really a serious player in the world of professional sport? Before I start, I should probably...

Kate Richardson-Walsh column: And so it begins, the next four-year cycle…

As the men’s and women’s England squads return from their respective South Africa trips, I am reminded that the immediate period post-Olympics is always an interesting one. Squads disband and are reformed, staff members move on to other roles...
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Maddie Hinch: ‘So proud to make history’ as Tilburg reach Dutch big league

Images like this have become a familar sight in world hockey: Maddie Hinch jumping into sprinting team-mates following shoot-out...
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