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EuroHockey 2017: England women and Netherlands set up semi-final showdown

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam It may have come a match and two days too early, but England and the Netherlands will go head-to-head in the EuroHockey …

England hockey teams outdone by Germany with final pool matches deciding EuroHockey fate

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam For the first few days at these EuroHockey Championships, there was a distinctly English feel. The local cricket side played behind …

Recalling Team GB women’s hockey Rio gold: ‘It got a bit sour singing at the Dutch – but was all good fun’

As the women’s hockey team set their sights on gold one year ago in Rio, members of Team GB’s other sports had finished their competition and were ready to …

EuroHockey Championships 2017: England’s three-way hockey captaincy suits Ian Sloan in quest for men’s success

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Ian Sloan may have already gained the necessary armoury in his short career, yet the 23-year-old freely admits that captaining his …

EuroHockey Championships 2017: England men’s ‘different’ style of hockey captains serves us well, says Phil Roper

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Co-captain Phil Roper says England Hockey’s decision to appoint three leaders in the men’s team has paid dividends …

World hockey to assess penalty corner dangers – but not before 2018 World Cups

By Rod Gilmour World hockey chiefs will look into the possibility of changing penalty corner rules with players continuing to express fears over safety and …

England Hockey’s Investec women’s Tests: Susannah Townsend is back up to speed after long-term injury

BY ROD GILMOUR Susannah Townsend likes a challenge. Yet she admits, bregrudgingly, that some of the younger recruits in the centralised programme might just be …

England Hockey go for THREE men’s captains as Barry Middleton steps down ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Stalwart skipper Middleton steps aside but remains a “prevalent” leader, as England and GB Hockey opt for trio ahead of Tokyo 2020 BY ROD GILMOUR …

Great Britain hockey stars could compete for Tokyo 2020 Olympic places in US-style trials

BY ROD GILMOUR Great Britain stars could play for their Olympic places in US-style trials after hockey was confirmed as one of the sports in talks to compete …

England Hockey looks to talented future under performance director Ed Barney

By Rod Gilmour The wind is in England Hockey’s sails right now. With less than one year to go until the Commonwealth Games, a raft of new recruits across …