Monday, June 27, 2022

Masters Hockey

Willmott will be ‘flag carrier’ for World Grand Masters hockey

Well known in hockey circles, World Grand Masters Association has appointed John Willmott as its third president. WGMA said Willmott will be an "energetic flag carrier" for its over 60s hockey. The congenial Willmott will represent the association after Wim...

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 failure as a result of acute sepsis and was severely ill. Yet, Judith pulled through and...

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 getting used to. "There were the over 65s, 70s and 75s and there we were being called...

‘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 medal game in Europe and scoring twice against Germany in an international tournament,...

World 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 continued to grow with the introduction of over 75s in 2016, while over the same period the “younger” age...

South hockey’s goal king approaches 400 landmark

Prabjot ‘Prabbie’ Hunjan is surely goal king of the south. He celebrates his 20th year in the South League next season and although England Hockey’s restructure will have something to say about the league’s future, we can say with...

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

World Masters Hockey (WMH) will aim to bring about a “full lifetime experience” for players as an eagerly-anticipated year for the masters' scene takes shape. Ahead of multiple World Cup titles being handed out across the globe in 2020, 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 the most committed story of the weekend, Stuart Richardson, a mining engineer, arrived in...

Memories rekindled at Hockey Masters World Cup in Barcelona

Two Great Britain Olympians have been showcased in a short film charting their experiences playing for Scotland at this summer's Exin Masters Hockey World Cup. Wendy Justice (Fraser) secured her 100th cap in GB's bronze medal match at the 1992...

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 five-and-a-half stone in weight. Alana Willox, a 40-year-old, played hockey in her youth and early 20s...
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UK summer hockey camps: Williams Hockey Coaching

The aim of Williams Hockey Coaching is to give players, no matter what their level or age, a clear...
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