Latest News | The Hockey Paper - Part 218

Senior players back Dhanraj Pillay for Indian coaching job

The Times of India reports that senior Indian players have backed former captain Dhanraj Pillay to be the chief coach of the Indian men’s hockey team. …

Pakistan plans Middle East-based hockey superleague

The Pakistan Hockey Federation is planning to launch a Dubai-based hockey super league featuring players from around the world. The plans for the international …

Million-pound boost for GB Hockey

UK Sport’s latest funding review has delivered a million-pound boost for the top-end of hockey. As part of a policy rewarding success and targeting …

New umpiring page on the site

We’ve created a page we are intending to build up into an umpiring resource page. At the moment there are links to the Rules of Hockey and the …

Reading and East Grinstead to clash in Europe

The Euro Hockey League draw has thrown up an English Derby with national champions East Grinstead to play Reading in the round of 16. The other English club in …

Helen Richardson named as Great Britain Hockey Olympic athlete of the year

Helen Richardson (right) has been chosen as Great Britain Hockey’s 2010 BOA Athlete of the Year. The award is presented to the British athlete deemed to …

Royston Hockey Club is holding a free junior open day

Royston Hockey Club is holding a free junior open day on Sunday, December 12 to try and get more youngsters interested in taking up the sport, reports the …

Minke Smeets retires from international hockey

After a hugely successful 15 year career, Netherlands star Minke Smeets (née Smabers) has ended her international hockey career following the recent …

Ireland’s Megan Frazer and Scotland’s Aisling Coyle named as All Americans

Irish international Megan Frazer (pictured) and Scotland junior international Aisling Coyle have been named in the All American selection at the end of the US …

India must retain Brasa

by Dr Shankar Kumar Chatterjee “India suffer shock defeat at the hands of Malaysia” “Coach Harendra Singh resigns in the wake of Hockey debacle” …