Latest News | The Hockey Paper - Part 29

Australia pulls out of women’s hockey World Cup bidding

By The Hockey Paper Hockey Australia has withdrawn its bid to host the 2023 women’s Hockey World Cup. The news was announced by the FIH this week as the …

Revamped FIH Hockey Pro League set for 2020

May is the magic month for Great Britain fans to watch international hockey when the second Pro League kick starts in 2020. The revamped FIH Pro League will …

Great Britain hockey teams’ Olympic ticket set for November date

By The Hockey Paper The final path to a ticket to Tokyo will be unveiled on September  9 when the draw for the Olympic play-offs take place in Lausanne. With …

Every field hockey hit needs a target and repetition for success

By Todd Williams | Opinion Of the many highlights that the 2019 FIH Pro League provided, few can rival Germany’s third goal against Great Britain in their …

EuroHockey 2019 final: peerless Belgium men storm to first title, 5-0 over Spain

By Rod Gilmour | Antwerp On this evidence, only a major Tokyo heatwave stopping players in their tracks will halt Shane Mcleod’s fearsome team of Red …

EuroHockey 2019: England women play for bronze after ‘inexcusable’ defeat

By The Hockey Paper | Antwerp England coach Mark Hager said that he would ‘look deep’ into how to get his bruised side back up and running and …

England v Holland, EuroHockey: Hollie Pearne-Webb ready for battle

By Rod Gilmour | Antwerp While assessing England’s European tilt and their bid to regain the trophy they won so thrillingly in London four years ago, …

EuroHockey classic for the ages: Belgium beat Germany in Antwerp epic

By Rod Gilmour | Antwerp Belgium 4 Germany 2 So, a handball in a major sporting semi-final went against Germany as Belgium memorably, brilliantly and …

EuroHockey Championships 2019: Team ratings, who’s a title contender?

The Pool stages over, The Hockey Paper ranks the men’s and women’s teams ahead of the Championship and Relegation matches MEN Holland Authoritative …

Ireland women make strides despite EuroHockey 2019 Pool exit

Gillian Pinder believes that Ireland women are making strides once more on the world scene – despite a narrow failure to reach the EuroHockey …