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Safety in hockey: We need immediate changes, says Olympian coach

Exclusive | By Rod Gilmour A leading coach and two-time Olympian has called for immediate changes towards safety in the sport at junior level after expressing …

Alex Danson returns to GB Hockey squad after ‘awful head injury’

In a hugely positive statement, Alex Danson, the GB captain, announced on Friday that she would be rejoining the Great Britain Hockey programme on Monday in a …

Is the reverse stick too dangerous for hockey?

THP comment When we sent our last newsletter out following GB forward Sam Ward’s injury, we never expected the deluge of responses that followed. It is …

Why the 2019 hockey rules are umpire friendly

By David Ellcock | Umpire’s view In my last column I looked at two of the biggest changes to the Rules of Hockey in their 2019 edition. This time I’ll …

Field hockey goalkeeper kit: tips on how to buy and key checklist

Fortitude Hockey guide you through their top tips for beginners’ kit for those fans who have decided that being padded up is the right position for you. …

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 …

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 …

Rules of endangerment: Is hockey moving too far and too fast with above-shoulder play?

Those watching English national league premier division matches this season, or international hockey over the summer, will have noticed a significant change in …

England coach turns up the heat on Games organisers for ‘dangerous’ hockey schedule

England women’s hockey coach Danny Kerry (pictured) has slammed the ‘ivory tower’ Commonwealth Games organisers for a hockey schedule that …