Monday, June 27, 2022

Masters Hockey

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

Biddy Burgum, nearing 92, is describing the modern game with gusto and lively hand gestures in the air. "The sticks are up here and it's all the turning around," she smiles on the fringes of the Women's World Cup. "It's...

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 Glyn Thomas in a brilliant BBC interview this week ahead of the ninth Grand Masters...

Tributes paid to ‘inspirational’ Devon hockey player and teacher

By The Hockey Paper Tributes have poured in for an “inspirational” hockey player and teacher who died after collapsing on the pitch playing for her beloved club in Devon. Maggie Fasey, an international Masters player who was also a revered teacher...

My Life In Hockey: Simon Mason

We speak to the three-time Great Britain Olympian about his hockey life... The first time I got called up for international duty I actually had to turn it down! I got the call in 1993 to play in a Test series...

England masters and grand masters deliver record medal haul

While England’s men and women were battling if it out among the world’s elite at the Kyocera Stadium in The Hague, over 120 Masters and Grand Masters teams competed for world championship gold in age groups from o40 to...

Keeping the flame alive: George Guty

If ever a player captures the spirit of hockey, it is veteran George Guy is well known in Scotland for his contribution to hockey. A former international, he has had a prolonged hockey career, with veterans competition now a key...

Gaynor Nash: 60 beckons and she’s still enjoying her hockey

So, another domestic season has come to an end, with, as I write this, just the crucial play offs for titles and promotion/relegation issues to be determined. On a personal level I have really enjoyed the season and, to...

First Amongst Equals: Growing old (dis)gracefully between the posts

Age, as all us positive thinkers know, is just a number. Just a number that reflects our progress along the road to decline, decay, and inevitable death. Nothing to get gloomy about. Age has been on my mind lately. I...

FIH Masters Hockey World Cup 2014 – Newsletter

Here is the latest newsletter from the organiserrs of the Masters World Cup in Rotterdam this June:    Match schedule delayed We’re very sorry to ask for some more patience for the release of the Masters World Cup match schedule. Due to...

England finish Hamburg Masters with a win

England finished their ERGO Hamburg Masters campaign with a 3-2 victory over Ireland - a team they will meet again in the pool stages of the European hockey championships beginning on August 17. After England went into half time with...
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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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