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Fifth title for unstoppable Surbiton … now for European breakthrough

By Rod Gilmour Brett Garrard, Surbiton’s coach, admitted to overcoming the most challenging year of his tenure as the perennial champions ended a fifth …

England Hockey women v Argentina and Netherlands: Internationals preview and how to watch

BY ROD GILMOUR The world’s top three women’s sides in world hockey convene at the Olympic Park this weekend for the Investec Internationals. …

Euro Hockey 2017: Surbiton, Canterbury women and Wimbledon men lead English hockey assault against Europe’s finest

BY ROD GILMOUR Midfielder Georgie Twigg says that the club ethos subscribed by coach Brett Garrard will bode well when Surbiton play their EuroHockey Club Cup …

Is Alex Danson set to become England Hockey’s next women’s captain after Kate Richardson-Walsh?

BY ROD GILMOUR England Hockey remained tight-lipped on Friday over Kate Richardson-Walsh‘s replacement as women’s national captain. After 13 years …

Kate Richardson-Walsh column: And so it begins, the next four-year cycle…

As the men’s and women’s England squads return from their respective South Africa trips, I am reminded that the immediate period post-Olympics is always an …

Will Sam Quek continue to play hockey – or will the lure of television prove too much?

So Sam Quek has finished her three-week sojourn in the Australian jungle. After being treated to a luxury dinner of kangaroo’s tail and chocolate cake on …

What have the Great Britain women hockey stars been up to since Rio Olympics?

Our Rio golden girls have been here, there and everywhere since landing back in the UK. With Team GB up for the team award at the BBC’s Sports Personality of …

Sam Quek: We ran in together ahead of Dutch shoot-out and said ‘yes, we’ve got this’

By Rod Gilmour in Rio Two of Great Britain women’s hockey heroes spoke yesterday of the powerful female collective force which propelled the 16-strong squad …

England take Investec Cup double at home in London

England won both the men’s and women’s hockey titles at the Investec London Cup in the new Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, Queen …

England add Haycroft and Mackay to squad for London Cup

England have added goalkeeper Kirsty Mackay and midfielder Sarah Haycroft to their squad for the Investec London Cup, starting on Wednesday. The pair are added …