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The Top of the D commends one England star’s ‘bouncebackability’

When the Hockey Writers’ Club announced their men’s and women’s players of the year, unsurprisingly, after an incredible year for club and country, …

TalkHockeyRadio’s Peter Savage finds unexpected consequences at the Euro indoors

Advocates of five-a-side indoor hockey promote the change from six-a-side with the promise that it will provide more open, and more exciting, hockey. I’ve …

Cranleigh: The school with the Olympic touch

Cranleigh School is gaining a growing reputation for hockey with, most recently, back-to-back national girls’ U16 title. Head of admissions at the Surrey …

Striking out for Glasgow 2014 – Vikki Bunce

With the 2014 Commonwealth Games only three months away, Andrew Lovat talks to one of Scotland’s most established players, Vikki Bunce. The no-nonsense …

Maddie Hinch and Sophie Bray can lift England at 2014 World Cup

It wasn’t too long ago that England were also-rans at world-level events – think men’s football. Of course there was never any of football’s …

Katie O’Donnell – ready to make her mark

USA striker Katie O’Donnell seemed destined for stardom from an early age. She made her full US debut as a schoolgirl and launched into a stellar college …

Women’s pool B preview:Two favourites – Germany pose the major threat to England and Argentina

England and Argentina will be bitterly disappointed if they do not make the semi-finals from this group. Germany are the other big semi-final threat – and …

Corner Kings: Who will take the crown in the Hague?

Penalty corners win important  games – here are some of the big guns to look out for at the 2014 World Cup. Ashley Jackson The best thing to come out of …

Men’s pool B preview: Pool B: Germany start ahead, Netherlands will be tough, with Kiwis and Argentina a threat

The maths say Germany are the world’s number two side; back-to-back Olympic gold medals say they are the side to beat in the Hague.Germany played a great …

Why field hockey goalkeepers are so important at World Cups

With the World Cup almost here, the teams participating are starting to formulate their strategies on how they will see off their competition and get their …