Saturday, July 24, 2021

Safety in Hockey

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 bid to make the team for Tokyo 2020. Her social media post was...

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 we are responding to readers' viewpoints and publishing a five-page special on safety in...

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 review the other, no less important, changes. Rule 13.2(f), relating to...

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. CHECKLIST You’ve seen Maddie Hinch do the saves, but the key ingredients in her...

World hockey to assess penalty corner dangers – but not before 2018 World Cups

World hockey chiefs will look into the possibility of changing penalty corner rules with players continuing to express fears over safety and serious injury. Narinder Batra, the International Hockey Federation president, said earlier this year that any potential ban wouldn't...

World hockey set to discuss penalty corner issues

World hockey chiefs will look into the possibility of changing penalty corner rules with players continuing to express fears over safety and serious injury. Narinder Batra, the International Hockey Federation president, said earlier this year that any potential ban wouldn't...

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 play – the carrying out of an action that is specifically prohibited in the Rules of...
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Olympics hockey: Australia survive Japan test, Belgium men move into gear

If the opening match of the Tokyo Olympics is a barometer for how this competition will pan out, then...
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