Friday, February 23, 2024

The Stoop

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...

Pro League: ‘Twickenham Stoop matches will grab attention for hockey’

England Hockey's Stoop project has been nearly two years in the making. And by the end of the final FIH Pro League double header clashes on Sunday, the hope is that this will be more than just a one-off on...

Hockey Pro League: Great Britain women ready to finish on high at The Stoop

Defender Giselle Ansley says New Zealand are in for a rough ride at Twickenham Stoop after GB women's cruel defeat to the Dutch. Ansley flicked a wonderful penalty corner strike, only to be denied by the video umpire with the...

Hockey at The Stoop and why the Pro League is here to stay

Since January, Great Britain’s men and women have playing home and away in the inaugural year of the FIH Pro League. A ground-breaking, new, global hockey competition that sees the greatest hockey nations battle it out for glory. Bringing...

FIH Pro League: what you need to know

In the last few years, especially since the gold medal success of the GB women at the Rio Olympics, the popularity of hockey in Britain has sky rocketed. It’s little wonder, then, that there has already been lots of...

Harlequins’ Twickenham Stoop to stage GB Hockey Pro League matches

Great Britain Hockey has ceded to ticketing demand for the looming FIH Pro League and moved a double header fixture to Twickenham Stoop, the home of Harlequins Rugby. The ground will host the final round of Pro League fixtures in...
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My week: Nick Giles, Oxted Hockey men’s coach

It’s hockey 24/7 for Oxted player/coach school head of hockey coach Nick Giles. Here, he runs The Hockey Paper...
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