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Hockey World Cup: Germany down Netherlands in clinical display

By The Hockey Paper, Bhubaneswar Germany, the two-time champions, charged to a scintillating 4-1 win in their Pool D World Cup clash on Wednesday to underline …

Plenty to savour for Dutch hockey: 43 unbeaten, Marijn Veen emerges

The Netherlands ended 2018 by remaining the world’s No 1 women’s hockey team in the latest rankings after a record-equalling win on Sunday. The …

Jeroen Hertzberger recalled for Holland’s World Cup squad

By Richard Bright Dutch coach Max Caldas cut a confident figure on Friday as he selected his 18-strong squad for next month’s men’s Hockey World …

Joie Leigh hopes Dutch hockey tilt will warrant England return

After a summer leading the sustainability programme at the World Cup, The Hockey Paper speaks to Joie Leigh as she embarks on a stint playing in Europe Joie …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: London embassies feel the passion

The Vitality Women’s Hockey World Cup is here and follows the football version played out in Russia. It seems like weeks ago now, but Germany and …

Maria Verschoor left out of Holland’s women’s hockey World Cup squad

By The Hockey Paper Maria Verschoor, the 24-year-old forward, is a surprise omission from coach Alyson Annan’s 18-strong Netherlands squad for their 2018 …

EuroHockey Championships goes Dutch as Amstelveen awarded 2021 event

By Richard Bright The Netherlands will host the EuroHockey Championships for the third time in 11 years after being granted host status for the 2021 …

Holland and Argentina set for pre-hockey women’s World Cup clash

By The Hockey Paper The Netherlands will gear up for the defence of their World Cup title with a series of competitive matches in the run-up to the Vitality …

Dutch hockey urges clubs to stop junior competitions below under-12 level

By The Hockey Paper Dutch hockey’s governing body wants clubs to stop selection training and competitive hockey for children below under-12 level. The …

Maartje Paumen retires from club hockey and returns to Dutch leagues as MOP assistant coach

By The Hockey Paper Dutch hockey great Maartje Paumen has played her last game after it was confirmed that the penalty corner specialist will be joining Dutch …