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Why the 2019 hockey rules are umpire friendly

By David Ellcock | Umpire's view In my last column I looked at two of the biggest changes to the Rules of Hockey in their 2019 edition. This time I’ll review the other, no less important, changes. Rule 13.2(f), relating to...

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Shoot outs still excite, if right calls are made

Analysis Not surprisingly, the first shoot out of the Vitality Women’s World Cup created the tournament’s first genuine controversy. With Louise Versavel needing to score to keep Belgium alive, the enormously experienced umpire Michelle Joubert, awarded a free hit against...

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Are umpires leaving an open goal over own referrals?

THP analysis The weekend can't come soon enough. Eyes are on the Dutch, England and Argentina but Pool D's wide open permutations has set the Vitality Women’s World Cup alive. All four teams can still progress and three of the four...

Women’s Hockey World Cup: ‘Umpires receive abuse, but respect is key part of the game today’

At the Women’s Hockey World Cup there will be, for the first time, a mixture of both genders officiating to reinforce the sport's ‘Equally Amazing’ values. There will be a total of 25 officials from 14 countries appointed, representing...

Why football’s VAR needs to add hockey’s challenge system

By The Hockey Paper The football World Cup has provided plenty of entertainment in Russia - and confusion in equal numbers when it's come to the video referee (VAR), football's first use of video technology in a bid to reach...

Rules of endangerment: Is hockey moving too far and too fast with above-shoulder play?

Those watching English national league premier division matches this season, or international hockey over the summer, will have noticed a significant change in play – the carrying out of an action that is specifically prohibited in the Rules of...

Australian pair to umpire women’s Olympic Games hockey final

LONDON, August 9 - Julie Ashton-Lucy and Lisa Roach will umpire Friday's women's hockey final between Netherlands and Argentina.See attached for full appointment list.
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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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