Saturday, December 4, 2021

The Stoop

GB Hockey aim to take Test matches, events outside of London

England and Great Britain Hockey are aiming to take Test matches across the country after several years using their base at Lee Valley. International matches have been sparse at venues outside of London since the 2012 Olympics, but the launch...

England hockey summer 2022 ticket ballot set to close

Hockey fans have until Sunday evening to enter the ticket ballot for England's men and women summer of London action in the FIH Hockey Pro League. With Commonwealth Games and women's World Cup action in 2022, Great Britain will revert...

Clubs bid for Big Stadium Hockey turf

England Hockey is looking to sell the innovative Big Stadium Hockey turf used for The Stoop fixtures in 2019 to a new home, writes Richard Bright. The national governing body has opened an expression of interest period for clubs to...

‘Big Stadium Hockey can transcend the sport’

Taking hockey to existing stadia like Twickenham Stoop can change the sport's visibility, says project lead It started with a hurricane and ended with torrential rain, and then flooding, but the woman behind delivering not one but two big stadium...

Hockey Ireland secure pop-up pitch for Tokyo Olympic qualifiers

Hockey is set for its second venture into a rugby stadium this year following the news that Ireland women's Olympic qualifier against Canada in November will be played at Energia Park in Donnybrook. A temporary surface will be placed on...

Can Stoop project spark much-needed life into domestic hockey?

Richard Leman, the 1988 Olympic-winner, played in plenty of hockey cauldrons across the globe in his career and was a keen observer at The Stoop as the self-billed 'Big Stadia Hockey' took hold. Back in the day, Leman saw the...

Stoop partnership with England Hockey will be ‘long term’, say Harlequins

Staging hockey at Harlequins, recently home to the successful double header, will become more frequent after club officials admitted that the relationship with England Hockey was a "long term" one. Around 12,000 fans were at the ground for the ground-breaking...

Hockey Pro League: Great Britain women end magical Stoop day with win

GB women run out at Twickenham Stoop PIC: WorldsportpicsBy The Hockey Paper at Twickenham Stoop Great Britain women ended their trying Pro League campaign with a morale-boosting win over New Zealand at The Stoop on Sunday. Goals from Hannah Martin...

Great Britain men secure Hockey Pro League finals place at The Stoop

By Alicia Turner at The Stoop  Great Britain men secured a vital win against New Zealand at an electric Twickenham Stoop on Sunday. The hosts' win on a specially-constructed turf secured a final four berth at the FIH Pro League Grand...
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England and Ireland juniors to contest 4 Nations women’s event

It will be little consolation given the magnitude of a junior World Cup, but some of Europe's top talent...
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