Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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Worcestershire school backs state hockey inclusion

A school in Worcestershire has backed the expansion of state school hockey tournaments and would happily travel to take part after a competition in the east regions was mooted. The Chase School, Malvern has two astros and hosts hockey on...

Havant make hay with state school hockey programme

Havant HC have hailed the continued success of its community programme with one of the key aims of taking hockey into local state schools, writes Richard Bright. The club says that teaching of the game in state schools "is patchy...

Repton School heads England Hockey age group selections

Repton School led the way following England Hockey's announcement of its under-16 and under-18 boys and girls programmes on Tuesday. Repton feature eight students across EH's junior age group programme, with Whitgift School and Surbiton High School seeing four students...

Pioneering students win award for interactive hockey stick

Students wowed some of the UK's top engineering minds with an interactive hockey stick to win the National Award for Innovation in the revered Engineering Education Scheme. The King's School team of six Year 12 students, based in Macclesfield, north...

Pakistan Olympian on English school hockey

Former Pakistan Olympian Muhammad Irfan joined former GB international David Mathews on the hockey coaching staff at Gordon’s School, Surrey last autumn. The pair have also been coaching at Richmond HC where Irfan, who competed at London 2012, has played...
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Hockey Mentors project will help junior players make the most of circumstances

In the third part of an exclusive series, GB goalkeeper Ollie Payne aims to focus on solutions to unite the hockey family in making the sport more accessible I am a firm believer that young athletes should look at the...

Darcy Bourne: Hockey Mentors supports my commitment to increasing diversity

In the second part of the series, England's Darcy Bourne on why she is supporting the non-profit project Having grown up in a predominantly white area, I got used to being the only black or mixed race person in any...

‘It’s time to lift hockey’s inclusion barriers – we are missing out on so much talent’

In the first of an exclusive series on the Hockey Mentors Project, founder Jack Childs explains why he created the newly-launched concept alongside star players Lots of people were talking about increasing the talent pool in English/GB Hockey. We needed...

Hockey camp hopes to include state schools after mix up

Essex County Hockey Association will cancel an Easter training camp if it is unable to change the original date after it was pointed out that state school juniors would have been excluded. A tweet on Friday caused friction on social...

Hockey community asked to give views on grassroots future

Hockey coaches, umpires, volunteers and club administrators are being urged to air their views for the House of Lords' new committee which will scrutinise the government's policies on grassroots sport. In a column for The Hockey Paper, Baroness Estelle Morris...
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Ayeisha McFerran issues appeal after hockey World Cup medal stolen

Ireland women's goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran has appealed for the return of her World Cup silver medal after it was...
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