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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 …

Former England women’s hockey fitness coach leads Gareth Southgate’s troops

By Richard Bright The man who gave Great Britain’s women team the physique to send them to Olympic gold will see the fruits of his labour with …

Italy warm up for hockey World Cup with Test series defeat

Scotland’s women edged their Test series 2-1 against World Cup-bound Italy after a 3-0 shoot-out win at Glasgow Green on Sunday. Sarah Jamieson, Heather …

Great Britain hockey book takes gold at 2018 Sports Book Awards

By Richard Bright Hockey has scored another significant victory after ‘The History Makers’, which recalls the success of the Great Britain …

Den Bosch underline Dutch hockey dominance

By The Hockey Paper Dutch ladies champions Den Bosch won the EuroHockey Club Cup final for the sixth time since 2010 after beating UHC Hamburg 2-1 at Surbiton …

Hosting Europe’s elite is opportunity to showcase why hockey matters

For the majority of hockey players, club hockey is a major part of how you first fall in love with the game. Our Surbiton Ladies team is full of homegrown …

Women’s sport in UK slowly breaking barriers as World Cup hosts

By Rod Gilmour After a decade and more working alongside women’s national sides, Danny Kerry has come to realise that leveraging social cohesion within …

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