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Women’s Hockey World Cup: Are umpires leaving an open goal over own referrals?

By Todd Williams | THP analysis The weekend can’t come soon enough. Eyes are on the Dutch, England and Argentina but Pool D’s wide open …

After New Zealand hockey gold, Pippa Hayward decides to leave on a high

By Richard Bright Pippa Hayward, who is still only 27, has decided to retire from international hockey following the Black Sticks’ brilliant gold medal at …

Shoot-out sees New Zealand beat England to reach Commonwealth hockey final

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast England were denied a fourth shot at Commonwealth gold by New Zealand – but were still outdone by an Australian on …

Women’s Hockey World Cup teams express concern over training times

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Teams playing at the 2018 Vitality women’s World Cup in London face more time travelling to training for hockey’s …

New Zealand hockey star Gemma McCaw retires as Australia women make changes for Oceania Cup

By The Hockey Paper New Zealand will be without Gemma McCaw, married to former All Black Richie McCaw, for the Oceania Cup after she confirmed her retirement …

New Zealand women’s team named for hockey World Cup

Black Sticks women’s head coach Mark Hager has announced a mix of experience and youth in New Zealand’s team to compete at the hockey World Cup in The …

New Zealand keep finals hopes alive

The Black Sticks women have kept their final hopes alive at the Hawke’s Bay Festival of hockey with a convincing 6-2 win against Japan on Thursday. …

New Zealand defeat Korea; Argentina beat Australia

New Zealand have started the Hawke’s Bay Festival of Hockey with a 3-1 win over Korea. The Kiwis led from start to finish, with goals from Anita …

Michelsen returns for New Zealand Black Sticks

World young player of the year for 2011, Stacey Michelsen, is set to return to the New Zealand hockey side after almost a year out with a serious knee injury. …

Mark Hager to stay with New Zealand Black Sticks hockey after 2012 London Olympics

Black Sticks Women’s coach Mark Hager will remain head coach of the team after the London Olympics having extended his contract with Hockey New Zealand from …