Tuesday, September 28, 2021

International Hockey

Hockey World League: England men secure bronze as Netherlands rout Argentina

BY THE HOCKEY PAPER England men finished with bronze in the Hockey World League following a 4-1 victory against Malaysia on Sunday. A Harry Martin brace plus goals for birthday boy David Ames and captain Phil Roper rounded off what...

Investec Hockey Test: England women evoke past glories against Netherlands in sell-out

Lee Valley - So, the Dutch finally won on a shoot out. But Sunday was really for the 5,000 who had snapped up tickets back in February. It was a day too when a large portion of the England team faced...

Alex Danson is England Hockey women’s captain – but coach Danny Kerry yet to confirm full-time leader

England women head into the summer, starting with the Investec International weekend against Argentina and the Netherlands in London, with no appointed captain for Tokyo 2020. There will be a designated leader until the autumn - their most experienced player,...

Is Alex Danson set to become England Hockey’s next women’s captain after Kate Richardson-Walsh?

England Hockey remained tight-lipped on Friday over Kate Richardson-Walsh's replacement as women's national captain. After 13 years at the helm, it was never going to be an easy task to find a suitable candidate to step into the now-retired Richardson-Walsh's...

World series format big shift for England and rivals, says FIH

By Claire Middleton The International Hockey Federation’s new global competition will mean England players travelling as far as Australia or New Zealand to play one meaningful match. The new nine-team format is going to move away from tournament hockey in favour...

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...
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British hockey needs innovation to tackle 3G pitch issue, says MP

The chair of the parliamentary group for hockey in the UK says that there are signs the sport could...
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