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The rule changes that can make hockey a safer game

Sam Ward’s high-profile injury has added urgency to considerations as to whether or not anything can be done to increase player safety in hockey, writes Cris …

England Hockey governance: Time to end the committee culture

David Lloyd-Williams, chairman of the London League, voices his opinion ahead of England Hockey’s AGM in March My light bulb moment was in the middle of …

25 years on, it’s time we had discussions on reverse stick hits in hockey

There have always been some head-scratching rules in our game that have made it, at times, a little more dangerous than it should be, writes Todd Williams …

Should hockey follow rugby for ‘no winners’ coaching policy?

By Helen Richardson-Walsh | Opinion I’m saddened when I see and hear stories of youngsters, at school level in particular, where the competition isn’t as …

Alex Danson column: Karen and Craig are huge losses

We are losing Karen Brown and Craig Keegan – two key members of our England and Great Britain coaching staff – and although they have decided to leave the …

Nick Irvine: Can football learn from hockey rules?

As we look forward to a packed hockey calendar in 2017 it is good to know that for once rule changes are going to be few and far between. In recent years my …

Todd Williams column: The best players chase the game

The upcoming men’s and women’s Junior World Cups will provide players with an important lesson about succeeding at the international level. Players from …

Todd Williams column: GB Hockey desperate for more like Harry Martin

Apart from the GB women and Argentina’s men, every team left Rio with some level of disappointment. On the men’s side, Australia’s quarter-final exit and …