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‘Juniors need to watch the 1s to make league hockey inspirational’

Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh both enjoyed meteoric international careers, their grounding established in domestic hockey before the introduction of the …

Kate Richardson-Walsh: More female hockey coaches needed for role models

By Rod Gilmour They may be featuring in the Conference, but it was a premier start for the Richardson-Walsh name on Saturday. Helen starred with a Cambridge …

BT Sport’s Chris Hollins hopes more heroes are made at women’s Hockey World Cup

By Rod Gilmour As a teenager, self-confessed hockey lover Chris Hollins grew up during the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, saw Great Britain win bronze and then dance …

Women’s hockey World Cup will be cauldron of noise, says England great

By Rod Gilmour Hockey great Kate Richardson-Walsh says that England’s rival teams at the women’s World Cup will experience a “cauldron of …

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

BY ROD GILMOUR England women head into the summer, starting with the Investec International weekend against Argentina and the Netherlands in London, with no …

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 …

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

BY ROD GILMOUR England Hockey remained tight-lipped on Friday over Kate Richardson-Walsh‘s replacement as women’s national captain. After 13 years …

Hockey For Heroes crew are ready to hit the road – From Cardiff to Marlow in 10 gruelling days

BY GRAHAM OTWAY As a national sports centre, Bisham Abbey has over the years provided training and coaching facilities for a wide variety of top sportsmen and …

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 …

Kate Richardson-Walsh: Let’s work together to help hockey grow

As the next Olympic cycle begins and the new international league looms on the horizon, what will become of our sport in the coming years? Our international …

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