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Ollie Pope: from hockey to England cricket

An England cricketer crediting hockey for their rise in red and white ball cricket? It has been an all-too-familiar theme in the last few years. First, Jos …

Your view: State school v private school hockey

A recent report, Elitist Britain 2019, looked at more than 5,000 people in the country’s top professions and their educational background and concluded …

Tess Howard: ‘We all want the same thing, for GB to defend Olympic hockey title’

GB international Tess Howard speaks to The Hockey Paper on her whirlwind six months since debut I guess I truly didn’t know what the senior programme was …

Liverpool’s lack of hockey facilities the battle for this tireless achiever

By Rod Gilmour | Editor Jean Arnold is something of an icon in Liverpool. The 79-year-old has been a revered PE teacher in the region for decades and her …

Holcombe’s Nick Bandurak takes lead for club, school … and his Doberman

By The Hockey Paper As England’s leading scorer in the men’s hockey top flight, Nick Bandurak is in sizzling form for Holcombe. The 25-year-old has …

Kate Richardson-Walsh: creating one vision and why hockey teams fascinate me

Kate Richardson-Walsh, the former GB and England captain, is closing in on her first season at Dutch club HC Bloemendaal. Here, she speaks to The Hockey Paper …

Young Gun: James Albery

  Beeston’s James Albery is part of a talented under-21 GB team hoping to make a big impact at this year’s Junior World Cup. The 21-year-old started …

Young Gun: Holly Munro

Holly Munro: University of Birmingham and England After hanging up the football boots at the age of 11, never in her wildest dreams would Holly Munro have …

School tie delivers results

Trent College’s U16 national schools’ title in 2013-14 was partly the product of a thriving link with their local club – national premier division …

Comment: Extend the new schools’ knockout competition format

This year has seen the introduction of a knock-out Cup and Plate competition for the boys’ U18 national school competition. The format of the matches is 35 …