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‘Player safety needs to be tighter at hockey internationals’

Adrian Lock, Spain women’s coach, says more can be done to combat injuries at major tournaments. Speaking on Hockeytoday.cc‘s regular Ask Me …

Women’s coach Mark Hager on GB Hockey isolation and love of animals

Mark Hager, the Australian coach of the GB women’s team, could easily have been living in solitude during the coronavirus pandemic, with no family, cats …

Mark Hager interview: I want to take Great Britain hockey to new boundaries

Exclusive | By Rod Gilmour Mark Hager, the Great Britain women’s coach, aims to take his players to ‘new boundaries’ in both physicality and …

Great Britain Hockey support Mark Hager after review findings released

By Rod Gilmour England Hockey said on Monday that the findings from the independent review published by Hockey New Zealand into its women’s programme was …

New Zealand Hockey sees player funding suspended after Mark Hager exit

By The Hockey Paper Hockey New Zealand confirmed to The Hockey Paper on Tuesday that it is hopeful of a “positive outcome” after reports …

Mark Hager defends coaching abilities after GB hockey appointment

Great Britain women’s coach Mark Hager has spoken for the first time since taking charge of his opening game in his new role with the Olympic champions. …

Comment: Great Britain hockey needs character and right headlines under Hager

The Hockey Paper says… Two pieces on Mark Hager’s appointment have now been written by The Times, the only UK national newspaper – which …

Great Britain Hockey warned of risk before hiring new coach

By The Hockey Paper The appointment of Mark Hager, the Australian coach now in charge of the GB women’s team, was approved despite a “significant …

Emily Defroand upbeat on Great Britain hockey future under Mark Hager

By Rod Gilmour Midfielder Emily Defroand believes new coach Mark Hager can turn Great Britain women into a “a forward-playing hockey nation”. …

Great Britain women set for Hockey Pro League debut and Mark Hager tenure

By Rod Gilmour So long, Olympic champions! The Great Britain women’s team set off for their first Pro League matches on Wednesday evening, a campaign …