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Ashley Jackson’s hockey and ice hockey skills sparks award

By Rod Gilmour Ashley Jackson underlined his amazing ability to juggle two elite sports – hockey and ice hockey – in the same season when he was …

World hockey set to discuss penalty corner issues

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 …

Rising star Erica Sanders can be next Alex Danson, says Phil Gooderham

By Rod Gilmour University of Birmingham coach Phil Gooderham believes that rising star Erica Sanders has a “tremendous” future ahead of her and can …

Will Sam Quek continue to play hockey – or will the lure of television prove too much?

So Sam Quek has finished her three-week sojourn in the Australian jungle. After being treated to a luxury dinner of kangaroo’s tail and chocolate cake on …

Amber Luzar gives Maddie Hinch and GB Hockey women green light for success

Rod Gilmour speaks to an unsung hero behind GB women’s golden Olympics Kate Richardson-Walsh has commended her “insane” hours. Lily Owsley calls her …

Rod Gilmour column: Helping our heroes find new challenges

Let’s cast our minds back to the women’s Olympic qualifying event in Valencia last summer (the soon-to-be disbanded finals of the World League semi-finals, …

EXCLUSIVE: Bobby Crutchley to stay on as England and GB coach for Tokyo 2020

By Rod Gilmour Bobby Crutchley will lead England and Great Britain to Tokyo 2020 after securing his job as head men’s coach, The Hockey Paper can …

Danny Kerry: Planning for next gold at Tokyo 2020 Olympics starts now

Rod Gilmour talks to GB coach Danny Kerry about his plans for the Tokyo Olympics… Danny Kerry’s side is off being interviewed by BBC presenter …

New start for Ashley Jackson as he tries to ‘put things right’ for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Rod Gilmour talks to GB star Ashley Jackson about Rio Olympics and beyond… Ashley Jackson has dreaded hearing the well-meaning sentence one more time: …

Kate Richardson-Walsh, Great Britain’s jubilant Rio skipper, is eager for her Dutch challenge

Rod Gilmour finds out about the latest chapter in the life of captain Kate It seems an unlikely meeting point for an elite athlete, but the latest chapter in …