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Australia show youthful intent at Women’s Hockey World Cup

By The Hockey Paper Defender Jodie Kenny says the Hockeyroos’ top four finish at the Women’s World Cup is a sign of the youthful team’s growth, but …

Spanish hockey hopes for funding boost after Women’s World Cup history

By Richard Bright From “scraping through” Hockey World League 2 in Valencia in 2013 to World Cup bronze, Spanish coach Adrian Lock hopes that his …

Now for the Olympics, says Irish women’s hockey coach Graham Shaw

Ireland women returned home on Monday to a true hero’s welcome, a civic reception held by Dublin’s lord mayor, silver medals and the catalysts for …

Underdogs Ireland show spirit in Women’s Hockey World Cup silver

By The Hockey Paper Ireland midfielder Nicci Daly is a motor racing data engineer and knows all about speed on four wheels. Yet even she was forced to …

Ireland hockey sent into Women’s World Cup wonderland as Holland awaits

THE WORLD CUP REPORT “I’ve been asking the Dutch for a bloody game for three years, so they don’t have a choice now,” Irish coach …

Hockey World Cup: Holland v Australia and Ireland v Spain is perfectly set up

By The Hockey Paper And then there were two. Well, four in all for the World Cup semi-finals. But while Holland and Australia march on, it’s the teams in …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: England play like headless chickens, says Dutch captain

By The Hockey Paper Dutch captain Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel has upped the ante ahead of tonight’s eagerly-anticipated World Cup showdown with England …

Hockey World Cup: Dutch antics, crashing sticks and tunnel focus

By The Hockey Paper England women will face the Dutch, the world No 1 side, for the first time since last summer’s EuroHockey Championships – and …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Spirited England set up Holland showdown

THE WORLD CUP REPORT “People who bought those tickets didn’t think they would get such a good game.” So said Susannah Townsend, referring to …

Hockey World Cup: Controversy as Belgium denied in shoot out over Spain

By The Hockey Paper Belgium’s Red Panthers were denied the chance of a World Cup quarter-final berth in controversial fashion as Spain advanced in a …

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