Friday, January 21, 2022

My Life In Hockey

Hockey Social: Arjan Drayton Chana on James Bond, team-mates and trophies

In our regular anything goes Q&A, we speak to players and coaches on topics ranging from temptations, influences, fashion sense and match teas. This week: Surbiton's Arjan Drayton Chana At home What was your earliest ambition? My earliest ambition in life was to...

Masters Talk: I’d love to don the black of the Kiwi over-60s hockey team

In his latest Masters' player profile, Mark McElligott chats with Roger Wesney, a New Zealander who has been living in Spain for over 30 years. Roger left New Zealand in 1984 and tells us how he came to become...

My life in hockey: Nike Lorenz, Germany women’s captain

Die Danas captain Nike Lorenz, 24, made headlines at the Tokyo Olympics when she led calls to be able to wear the rainbow colours at the Games. She is currently studying for a Masters of Science in entrepreneurship, innovation...

My life in hockey: ‘Goalkeeping was an adrenaline rush activity for me’

West country stalwart Stuart Lodge takes us on his joyful journey in the sport, from goalkeeping to umpiring You know when it's over when in post-match teas once at the University of Nottingham, I was lecturing the women's team on...

Masters Talk: ‘I’m not sure what I would do if I gave up hockey!’

Mark McElligott kicks off a regular series of snapshots of Australian Masters players. This week: Jenny Feltham, a Canberra-based goalkeeper  Name: Jenny Feltham  Nickname: Feltho  When did you first start playing? I’ve always played hockey, both my parents played, and everyone on my mum’s side of the family played, many...

Sam Ward: I can inspire others to tell them hockey dream is never over

Great Britain Hockey double Olympian Sam Ward on idols, wearing a mask, how working in car industry prepared him for a sporting life and his philosophy after career-threatening eye injury Sean Kerly was the one I looked up to. I...

My Life in Hockey: Kate Richardson-Walsh

Olympic hockey gold medallist Kate Richardson-Walsh shares her memories and inspirations How I first became involved in sport My parents were both PE teachers and loved sport, so my sister Rachel and I had a go at most activities. I did...

My life in hockey: Scotland and GB’s Alison Ramsay

The first female player to reach 100 international Great Britain hockey caps, Alison Ramsay talks about her career My inspirationI was inspired, and not just on a sporting level, by Martina Navratilova. Her physical and mental toughness and determination to...

My life in hockey: Craig Keegan, former England women’s assistant coach

As he returns to club hockey as coach to Belper Ladies, The Hockey Paper speaks to gold medal-winning former assistant coach, Craig Keegan, on his journey to the top I Played Aussie Rules Football up until aged 13 and then...

My Life In Hockey: Hannah Macleod

Former GB and England midfielder Hannah Macleod talks us through her hockey life... I was stuck on three international caps for three years before the centralised system started in 2009. Danny Kerry, the coach, said that I could have a...
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Great Britain men jostle for Paris Olympic cycle places

Spain men squared the uncapped three-match Andalucia Hockey Series against Great Britain on Friday with a 4-2 win. GB men...
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