Latest News | The Hockey Paper - Part 10

From rough diamond to hockey star: The rise of Victor Wegnez

Hockey needs characters for the sport to thrive, says Belgium coach Hockey is ‘too tame’ and Belgium’s Victor Wegnez could be just the individual …

Biggest field hockey winners at the Summer Olympics

The Summer Olympics have experienced numerous field hockey events take place since the 1908 Games in London. At that point, six teams participated in the …

Belgium v Germany, EuroHockey 2019: The greatest hockey match?

Rod Gilmour witnessed a classic EuroHockey Championships last summer while semi-final will be remembered for a generation Oh to be young members of HC Olympia, …

Buffaloes hockey herd set to wait before 70th Easter running at Torbay

Before lockdown, Ed Handley gave the lowdown on colourful touring side Buffaloes HC ahead of what would have been the 70th Torbay Festival at Easter The …

Sophie Bray calls the tune as East Grinstead thrive outdoors

East Grinstead coach Mary Booth called star forward and captain Sophie Bray the ‘pied piper’ of her team after she finished runaway league top …

England Hockey wants injury data before coaches’ safety summit

By Rod Gilmour England Hockey is open to the idea of a coaches’ summit after safety aspects in the junior game were deemed too dangerous – but only …

Danson is epitome of ‘total hockey’, says Kate Richardson-Walsh

As part of our 8-page print special to mark Alex Danson-Bennett’s career, we heard from leading figures Kate Richardson-Walsh, Rio’s gold …

Hockey umpires skirt over the issue of skorts

By Richard Bright The coach of a female player who was refused by a local umpire to play in shorts and was asked to swap skorts with a team-mate behind the …

Sussex hockey player passes away on the pitch

We are saddened to report that a playing member at St Francis HC in Sussex passed away on the field of play last month. David Murphy, a former captain at …

Strong values playing with Scottish hockey’s masters

Three years ago Judith Martin’s family were called to her hospital bedside and told to prepare their goodbyes. The 60-year-old had suffered multiple organ …