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Plenty to savour for Dutch hockey: 43 unbeaten, Marijn Veen emerges

The Netherlands ended 2018 by remaining the world’s No 1 women’s hockey team in the latest rankings after a record-equalling win on Sunday. The …

Hollie Pearne-Webb to captain as Great Britain set out Olympic defence

By Rod Gilmour It is now regarded as a quiz question by right, albeit a slightly tricky one still for those hockey newbies who watched from one of millions of …

Women’s sport takes next step by joining Euro Hockey League

By The Hockey Paper The Euro Hockey League was praised for taking club hockey “to the next level” on Sunday following the news that the 2019/20 …

Anita McLaren ends record New Zealand Hockey career

By The Hockey Paper Anita McLaren, New Zealand women’s record goalscorer, called time on her superb near decade international career on Wednesday. …

Kate Richardson-Walsh: More female hockey coaches needed for role models

By Rod Gilmour They may be featuring in the Conference, but it was a premier start for the Richardson-Walsh name on Saturday. Helen starred with a Cambridge …

USA field hockey sees Jackie Briggs and captain Melissa Gonzalez retire

By Richard Bright USA women’s Hockey have seen three retirements this week as a youthful squad was further realised ahead of Tokyo 2020. After the recent …

It’s been fun, says Biddy Burgum, one of England hockey’s oldest living players

By Rod Gilmour Here at the World Cup, Biddy Burgum, who celebrates her 92nd birthday this month, is describing the modern game with lively hand gestures in the …

10 questions ahead of women’s Hockey World Cup and can England win it?

Craig Keegan, former England/GB women’s assistant coach, runs the rule over what we may or not see at the Hockey World Cup in London 1. Can we gauge …

Maddie Hinch: In my hockey goalkeeper pads, I think I’m 6ft tall and own the joint

England goalkeeper Maddie Hinch reveals the mindset which has set her apart in the world game When you’re playing really well, you don’t know what …

Alster’s unrivalled passion saw us to German hockey title, says Amy Gibson

By Rod Gilmour Scotland goalkeeper Amy Gibson has revealed the “amazing passion” which propelled Alster to a first German women’s title. Alster went to …