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Emmanuel Stockbroekx suffers nasty concussion injury

Belgium Red Lion Emmanuel Stockbroekx suffered internal bleeding and concussion after a nasty clash of heads during the national hockey league play-offs.

MPs to consider links between sport and long-term brain injury

MPs will examine the role of national governing bodies regarding concussion in an inquiry to be launched on Wednesday.

England Hockey publishes new guidance on safe training

The parents of young Luke Hobson, who sadly died following a tragic training accident, have welcomed England Hockey's detailed guidance 'Planning Safe...

Top 10 most read hockey stories in 2020

2020 has been like no other. In any other year, these stories would have led our web traffic....

Hockey player’s death ruled accidental, clubs to be issued safety guidelines

England Hockey is expected to issue updated health and safety guidelines to all clubs following the death of a 'kind and loving' 14-year-old hockey...

Hockey player, 14, died ‘after being hit on the head at...

A junior club member at Blueharts HC in Hertfordshire died after being hit on the head with a hockey stick before a training session,...

‘Always check your own insurance at your hockey club’

Great Britain and Surbiton midfielder Emily Defroand has stressed the importance of amateur players checking their own insurance with clubs. The Hockey Paper has heard...

What hockey can learn from cricket’s protection

By Angus Porter Cricket and hockey are sports in which a hard ball can travel on an unpredictable path, at speeds in excess of 80mph....

Why every hockey club has responsibility to educate on concussion

By Natalie Turner Concussion is the hot topic in hockey. No doubt about it. “It wasn’t like that in the olden days” I hear you...

Getting safety ready for the new hockey season

Published before the pandemic, England Hockey were keen to respond to questions posed by The Hockey Paper’s readers around safety in our sport. Are concussions...