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Wales’ Rupert Shipperley passes off rugby for GB hockey dream

By Richard Bright Teak-tough geography teacher Rupert Shipperley hopes to rack up the air miles on the return road to Tokyo 2020 next year. The Hampstead & …

Young Welsh star Olivia Forey goes viral with hockey skills videos

Wales’ Liv Forey has been posting backyard skills videos since lockdown, with her latest ‘computer game’ effort going internet viral. THP …

Wales’ Rhodri Furlong on challenges working on NHS frontline

By Richard Bright Welsh hockey player Rhodri Furlong has spoken about the challenges working on the frontline during the pandemic. Furlong is a vascular …

Welsh hockey fans continue history research in landmark month

By Richard Bright Challenges come in all shapes and sizes – and in the case of two hockey enthusiasts we have one which will be etched in history. The …

Wales tell Euro hockey story with passion and determination

Luke Hawker admitted that Wales’ product of play on the pitch “told the story” of their superb – but nervy – EuroHockey Championships as they …

Wales can be EuroHockey threat, says Dan Kyriakides

By Rod Gilmour Wales men will play their first elite EuroHockey Championships for 20 years with the belief they can follow the Welsh footballers’ …

Wales goalkeeper David Kettle announces international hockey retirement

David Kettle, Wales’ most capped goalkeeper, has announced his retirement from international hockey after a distinguished career between the posts. …

Welsh Masters goalkeeper, 77, picked for over-60s hockey World Cup

By The Hockey Paper “I haven’t got another keeper in the Welsh squad to pick over 70 – so I picked myself.” So said an ever-smiling …

England’s Sam Ward bags timely hat-trick to seal Commonwealth final four berth

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Sam Ward was dissecting his hockey future four years ago. Can you believe that this morning, on a garage forecourt somewhere …

Commonwealth Games Hockey: England roll through gears to see off Wales

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast England successfully negotiated a potentially tricky pool encounter before rampaging through the gears to cast aside Wales 5-1 …