Friday, May 27, 2022

Schools Hockey

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 that "a lucky few" were given the most opportunities. The report stated that half of the medal-winning...

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 about until I broke into it. You learn more about its uniqueness the...

Tireless achiever battles for Liverpool’s lack of hockey facilities

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 tireless work has seen her nominated for unsung hero and lifetime achievement awards in recent...

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

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 bagged nine goals in four matches this season, including five times against Sevenoaks, and kept the Kent side...

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 on what she’s learned since Olympic gold British hockey is more akin to...

England hockey 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 his youth career at Old Loughtonians, in Essex, before moving to Cambridge City when...

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 thought she would now be sporting the Three Lions on the hockey pitch. Less...

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 champions Beeston. Two of Trent’s U16 XI were also in the Beeston first team squad, while...

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 minutes each way with all normal rules and regulations applying. This is a...

Cranleigh: The school with the Olympic touch

Cranleigh School is gaining a growing reputation for hockey with, most recently, back-to-back national girls’ U16 title. Head of admissions at the Surrey school is none other than 1988 Olympic Games hockey gold medallist Steve Batchelor. Batchelor’s own children...
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Final teams secure berths for men’s Hockey World Cup 2023

The 16 teams for the 2023 men's World Cup have now been confirmed following results at the ongoing Asia...
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