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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 …

Hockey World Cup: Holland women prosper under ‘DvdH’

By The Hockey Paper Every international tournament brings caps’ milestones: acknowledgments or flowers for 50, 100 and 150 and so on. Sunday’s …

EuroHockey 2017: Netherlands comeback clinches thrilling men’s gold 4-2 against Belgium

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam How to silence – initially – 10,000 Oranje? Play forceful, serene hockey with incisive interchanges. Belgium, 2-0 up …

EuroHockey 2017: Holland women show class against spirited Belgium to lift title 3-0

By The Hockey Paper staff in Amsterdam The Netherlands staved off the threat of a Belgium side undaunted by playing their first major final to lift the Rabo …

EuroHockey 2017: George Pinner wants ‘lion-hearted’ England – with one Dutch fan on his side

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Co-captain George Pinner has called on England to produce “real fight, a lion-hearted one” on Friday as they attempt to …

EuroHockey 2017: There’s always pressure to succeed with Holland, says Alyson Annan

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam The pressures of managing the Dutch hockey teams were laid bare by Alyson Annan, the great Australian now in charge of the …

Kate Richardson-Walsh: creating one vision and why hockey teams fascinate me

Kate Richardson-Walsh, the former GB and England captain, is closing in on her first season at Dutch club HC Bloemendaal. Here, she speaks to The Hockey Paper …

Todd Williams column: Now watch the cream rise back to the top

Round Two of the men’s World League in Belfast showed us just how competitive the quest for a spot in the top bracket of men’s international hockey is …

Nick Irvine: “Are HIL eligibility rules fair to all?”

It was interesting and puzzling in equal measure to read that English league rules apparently prevented Ashley Jackson and Barry Middleton playing for East …

Barry Middleton – ‘It is going to be tough after Holland defeat’

England captain Barry Middleton knows how hard it is get a team back on track for the bronze medal game after a semi-final loss. A Middleton-led GB side lost …

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