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Timing is everything and Leah Wilkinson says she’s delighted her teaching sabbatical has been extended to allow her to chase a spot on Team GB's women's hockey squad at next year’s rearranged Olympic Games, writes Tom Harle. 
Plans are in place for a national state school hockey tournament, The Hockey Paper can reveal. The East region will act as the template before organisers hope to roll the tournament out nationwide and...
In our current world, the rise to public prominence of Marcus Rashford and Barnard Castle - respectively, the highly impressive footballer and the Durham town made famous by Dominic Cummings - have understandably been part of...
There has been no let up in hockey success at Katharine Lady Berkeley’s School, writes Richard Bright. In a piece written for The Hockey Paper before the pandemic, student numbers continued to follow an upward trajectory, as...
I have watched and listened with interest in recent months as England Hockey look to revise the Player Pathway and make it a more of a level playing field for those players at state schools, writes Ruth...
A speculative approach resulted in a Lancashire hockey club finally returning to its hometown after 24 years and a high school being able to offer a year-round outdoor multi-sporting curriculum, including hockey, writes Sarah Skelton. Over five years ago, Garstang...
The East Region Hockey League says it will invest in the development of state school hockey in the region after landing a multi-year title sponsor. Sports retailer MR Cricket Hockey has been announced as...
Outdoor hockey in England can return when national lockdown measures are lifted next month following Boris Johnson's statement on Monday. Hockey and other grassroots sports will be able to restart from December 2, with...
In a normal, pre-Covid week, 17-year-old goalkeeper Izzy Gardiner would have a training session before preparing for match day with Broxbourne HC. But as an English state school pupil in lockdown 2.0 she currently has no...
Current and former internationals have resolutely backed young Izzy Gardiner's stance on calling for more state school hockey provision in England. Gardiner, 17, took to Twitter this month to highlight the plight of state...