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Former GB hockey star suffers mild traumatic brain injury

Former Great Britain player Tim Whiteman says he is on the road to recovery one year after suffering a mild traumatic brain injury while playing hockey. …

Face masks should be obligatory in hockey, says top South Africa flicker

By Sophie Penney One of the world’s best drag flickers has told The Hockey Paper that he wants face masks to be made mandatory at PCs but disagrees with …

Hockey clubs need to report all injuries and concussion

England Hockey respond to questions posed by The Hockey Paper’s readers around safety in our sport Are concussions on the rise? The incidence of concussion …

Leading hockey coach backs reverse stick debate at junior level

By Richard Bright Another leading coach has added weight to the debate over the dangers in junior hockey as calls grow for a summit to discuss the reverse …

Readers’ View: How to make the game more interesting with less injuries

I have read the comments about reverse stick and the injuries with interest. I am sure that many more head or face injuries have taken place and not reported. …

Why world hockey has uphill task in tackling reverse hit dangers at junior level

  By Sophie Penney The International Hockey Federation (FIH) says that at grassroots hockey it is struggling to collect sufficient data used to assess …

Sam Ward helped me through struggles, admits GB star Harry Martin

Exclusive | By Rod Gilmour Harry Martin, the Hampstead and GB midfielder, has revealed to The Hockey Paper that he struggled to cope after accidentally hitting …

Bedford buy face masks with our #watchyour1s prize

By Jean Fitch As a goalkeeper, any suggestion that I should stand in the line of fire of a shot on goal without my full body, face and head protected would …

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 …

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 …