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Ice cool Ashley Jackson has ‘nothing to prove’ in bid for Olympic hockey glory

By Rod Gilmour | EuroHockey Championships For a sport which oozes gender parity compared to others, there is an undoubted media profile mismatch when it comes …

FIH Hockey Pro League is ridiculous, says Kampong coach Alex Cox

By The Hockey Paper There were Dutch fireworks in equal measure after a leading Hoofdklasse coach blasted the new Pro League for getting in the way of the …

Ashley Jackson gets better with age, says HGC’s Paul van Ass

The accolades continue for Ashley Jackson as the Englishman kept himself on top of the Hoofdklasse leading scorer table at the weekend. The HGC player, who …

Maddie Hinch’s international break highlights Hockey Pro League pitfalls

By Rod Gilmour | Analysis No one said international hockey was easy. On the fixtures’ front, just ask Graham Shaw, the Irish women’s coach who had …

Maddie Hinch keeps clean sheet as SCHC romp to opening 8-0 Hoofdklasse win

By The Hockey Paper Four of Holland’s World Cup-winning squad carried on where they left off in London last month as the Dutch ladies Hoofdklasse got …

Joie Leigh hopes Dutch hockey tilt will warrant England return

After a summer leading the sustainability programme at the World Cup, The Hockey Paper speaks to Joie Leigh as she embarks on a stint playing in Europe Joie …

Argentina hockey star Delfina Merino joins Dutch side SCHC

By The Hockey Paper Hockey’s two world players of the year will be playing in the Netherlands next season after it was confirmed that Argentinian …

Maartje Paumen retires from club hockey and returns to Dutch leagues as MOP assistant coach

By The Hockey Paper Dutch hockey great Maartje Paumen has played her last game after it was confirmed that the penalty corner specialist will be joining Dutch …

Ashley Jackson departs East Grinstead for Dutch side HGC

By Rod Gilmour Former Great Britain star Ashley Jackson will play club hockey in the Netherlands next season after signing for HGC. Jackson, 30, was lured back …

Jeroen Hertzberger handed Netherlands return by coach Max Caldas

By Rod Gilmour Dutchman Jeroen Hertzberger is no stranger to battling back from disappointments. At London 2012, he was omitted from Paul van Ass’ …

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