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Alex Danson-Bennett: My Hidden Story

Rio Olympic hero Alex Danson retired from hockey in February 2020 due to a “life-changing” head injury. Here, in association with Investec, she tells her …

The Hockey Paper in 2020: Brand perfect

With more events in the calendar than you can call a video review for, 2020 will be a big one for hockey: The EHL goes for equality The culmination of the …

World hockey could make ball glow to add excitement

By Richard Bright World hockey’s chief admitted that the sport he oversees is “not so cool” as it looks to appeal to a wider audience – …

Sophie Bray and Sam Ward voted UK hockey players of the year

Have there been two more popular winners? Sophie Bray and Sam Ward have been voted UK hockey players of the year for 2019 by members of the Hockey Writers’ …

Is the reverse stick too dangerous for hockey?

THP comment When we sent our last newsletter out following GB forward Sam Ward’s injury, we never expected the deluge of responses that followed. It is …

Ed Sheeran becomes hockey regular at Harleston Magpies

Pop superstar Ed Sheeran has been spotted at several hockey matches to watch his wife Cherry Seaborn play for Harleston Magpies this season. Cherry has …

Changing room gossip and dancing badly inspired my hockey book

F.J. Campbell dredged up almost-lost memories to pen hockey account They say everyone should write at least one book. And mine was inspired almost 20 years ago …

Petition launched by former England Hockey athlete to support young stars

A former athlete at GB Hockey’s Elite Development Programme (EDP) is campaigning for an increase in lifestyle mentoring for young hockey stars after she cut …

#watchyour1s campaign: A heartening start to lift hockey crowds

THP Editorial Perhaps one of the best aspects of our #watchyour1s campaign has been that the hashtag continues to be used across the country, despite our …

Olympic hockey qualifiers: Irish fans’ heartache and Canada rejoices

Social media was awash with comment as the fall out from Ireland’s defeat to Canada continued into Monday  Here is a round-up as Canada secured a place …