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No one wants to be in hospital on Monday morning, says top hockey coach

By Richard Bright Jon Royce, the former GB coach, says that ‘mismatches’ in junior hockey skills are accounting for the current dangers at grass …

Safety in hockey: Readers’ respond

Our coverage this year on Sam Ward’s injury – despite it being an accident – provoked an overwhelming response to safety within the game, …

‘Player safety needs to be tighter at hockey internationals’

Adrian Lock, Spain women’s coach, says more can be done to combat injuries at major tournaments. Speaking on Hockeytoday.cc‘s regular Ask Me …

England Hockey wants injury data before coaches’ safety summit

By Rod Gilmour England Hockey is open to the idea of a coaches’ summit after safety aspects in the junior game were deemed too dangerous – but only …

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 …