Monday, June 27, 2022

Scotland

My life in hockey: Scotland and GB’s Alison Ramsay

The first female player to reach 100 international Great Britain hockey caps, Alison Ramsay talks about her career My inspirationI was inspired, and not just on a sporting level, by Martina Navratilova. Her physical and mental toughness and determination to...

‘Alan Forsyth would be in any other Olympic hockey squad’

Alan Forsyth "merited" selection for Team GB men, while he would be included in any Olympic squad for Tokyo. That is the view of former Scottish international Laurence Docherty after Forsyth, 29, was left out of Team GB's 16-strong squad...

Can Home Nations annual hockey series return to calendar?

The recent clamour for a return to regular fixtures or an annual series between the home nations has been welcomed by Ireland, Scotland and Wales. In a recent poll conducted by The Hockey Paper, 84 per cent of readers wanted...

Prolific goalscorer Alan Forsyth misses out on GB men’s Olympic hockey squad

Scotland's Alan Forsyth, English club hockey's most prolific striker over the last five years, is set to miss out on a second Team GB Olympic squad after being overlooked for the Tokyo Games. Forsyth, a popular member of the GB...

Euro Hockey 2021: Scotland and England continue close battles

Scotland women cast aside the world ranking order and made old rivals England work all the way to the 2022 World Cup. England ran out 3-1 victors for their biggest win over the Scots for 38 years to confirm...

EuroHockey 2021: ‘We’re up for the challenge,’ says Scotland coach Jen Wilson

“We are not here to make up numbers, we are here on a journey and if we want to be competitive we know we have the ability to compete against them.” So said Jen Wilson, Scotland’s South African coach,...

Jen Wilson: It’s ability not gender now for women hockey coaches

A few months before the pandemic set in, there were no shortage of congratulatory messages and images pinging through Scotland's WhatsApp groups after a stellar year for the Blue Sticks; the squad winning the Scottish Women in Sport award,...

Huge fundraising scheme bolsters Fjordhus’ junior hockey coaching

With summer approaching, central borders' Fjordhus Reivers HC recall how lockdown and physical activity played key role for the Scottish club During our initial lockdown in an ever changing environment, the club had to adapt literally on a weekly basis...

Home Nations hockey revived with ‘development series’

A home nations 'development series' will take place between Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales, with the tournament set to be given longevity if proved successful. Home nations' rising stars will compete in July's GB&I Nations Hockey Development Series, for athletes...

‘Pandemic has highlighted need for women’s sport support’

Jen Wilson, the Scotland women's coach, has admitted that sponsorship support for her part-time team has given them the chance to compete against top nations at next month's EuroHockey Championships. Scotland women will be competing at the Wagener Stadium in...
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UK summer hockey camps: Williams Hockey Coaching

The aim of Williams Hockey Coaching is to give players, no matter what their level or age, a clear...
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