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7 reasons why we’re returning in print

The Pro League is not the only hockey revolution happening in 2019! Since our initial print run from November 2016, we have taken stock and will be returning …

Comment: Great Britain hockey needs character and right headlines under Hager

The Hockey Paper says… Two pieces on Mark Hager’s appointment have now been written by The Times, the only UK national newspaper – which …

Great Britain Hockey warned of risk before hiring new coach

By The Hockey Paper The appointment of Mark Hager, the Australian coach now in charge of the GB women’s team, was approved despite a “significant …

TV review: FIH Hockey Pro League starts its six-month journey with minimal fuss

By The Hockey Paper | TV review A familiar sporting feel played out on Saturday as the FIH launched its self-titled Pro League tournament. On the chilly …

The Hockey Paper’s top 10 most read stories of 2018

From Ireland’s heroic women’s World Cup campaign to a bored motorist keeping up motorway stick skills, our most read online stories from the last …

Christmas sports books: Hockey in print

It’s not all coaching material; the influx of hockey stories has never been healthier. As this essential 2018 list shows, there is something for everyone …

France upend England to show Olympic hockey credentials ahead of Paris 2024

By Rod Gilmour ‘Hockey sur gazon’ – field hockey as we know it – has been a rare commodity in L’Equipe, France’s daily …

Hockey backboard noise was like ‘crack from high-powered rifle’

By The Hockey Paper Neighbours living next to a hockey pitch in northern England complained that the ball thudding the backboard was akin to “gunshot …

Beeston hockey’s live TV venture once again sets club template

By The Hockey Paper | Editorial There may have been little fanfare for the opening weekend of England’s domestic season, but there was visibility abound …

Hockey Social: ‘Why is a girl playing with the boys?’

The Hockey Paper‘s scroll through the weekend in hockey in five tweets Girl Power This tweet stuck out the most at Hockey Paper Towers, not least for her …