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‘Juniors need to watch the 1s to make league hockey inspirational’

Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh both enjoyed meteoric international careers, their grounding established in domestic hockey before the introduction of the …

Alex Danson backs calls for women’s sport on free-to-air TV

By The Hockey Paper Great Britain’s Alex Danson has backed calls for elite women’s sport to be added to sports’ ‘crown jewels’ …

It’s a teen game in Investec Hockey Premier Division as Izzy Shelley sets sights

Rising teenage star Izzy Shelley is set on a lengthy hockey career after a breakthrough season with Holcombe. Believed to be the youngest playing hockey at …

Hockey Pro League: Alex Malzer, 18, called into Great Britain women’s squad

By Rod Gilmour Alex Malzer could become the first player born this century to play for Great Britain women after the Sussex teenager was called into the FIH …

Alex Danson reveals brain injury trauma on road to recovery

By The Hockey Paper England and Great Britain hockey captain Alex Danson revealed on Monday that she had ‘lost her identity’ and ability to read …

Hockey Pro League: Great Britain fall short but take first points

By Anne Porterly After nearly a month away, Great Britain women earned their first FIH Pro League points and climbed off the bottom of the table – but …

Comment: Great Britain hockey needs character and right headlines under Hager

The Hockey Paper says… Two pieces on Mark Hager’s appointment have now been written by The Times, the only UK national newspaper – which …

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 …

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