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Strong values playing with Scottish hockey’s masters

Three years ago Judith Martin’s family were called to her hospital bedside and told to prepare their goodbyes. The 60-year-old had suffered multiple organ …

Billy Jawanda revels in new life with England hockey over 60s

By Richard Bright When Balkar ‘Billy’ Jawanda and the England over-60s squad travelled to the Grand Masters European Cup last June, it took some …

‘My aim is to become a green and gold hockey Master’

Australian masters player Mark McElligott has reconnected with hockey after recovering from cancer If you had told me in 2015 that I would be playing a gold …

Masters hockey ‘not just for old men and women’

Australian Masters Hockey has seen continued growth since inception of a national intrastate competition in 1980, writes Bill Tomkins. The competition has …

‘We want Masters hockey to become a full, lifetime experience’

By Rod Gilmour World Masters Hockey (WMH) will aim to bring about a “full lifetime experience” for players as an eagerly-anticipated year for the …

From Russia to Redruth, Cornish man makes hockey push back

By Richard Bright A hockey-mad Cornish player travelled 2,000 miles from Russia’s Far East to turn out for Duchy HC at the weekend. In what was surely …

Memories rekindled at Hockey Masters World Cup in Barcelona

By The Hockey Paper Two Great Britain Olympians have been showcased in a short film charting their experiences playing for Scotland at this summer’s Exin …

Scottish hockey mother hailed inspirational after shedding five stone

By The Hockey Paper A Scottish masters player has been hailed an inspirational figure after returning to the sport which helped her to then lose …

It’s been fun, says Biddy Burgum, one of England hockey’s oldest living players

By Rod Gilmour Here at the World Cup, Biddy Burgum, who celebrates her 92nd birthday this month, is describing the modern game with lively hand gestures in the …

Welsh Masters goalkeeper, 77, picked for over-60s hockey World Cup

By The Hockey Paper “I haven’t got another keeper in the Welsh squad to pick over 70 – so I picked myself.” So said an ever-smiling …