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What can hockey’s VAR system teach the world of football?

As any football fan knows, the introduction of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system is a definite game changer – although whether it is for best, …

Argentina v Great Britain, Hockey Pro League: Olympic champions come unstuck

By The Hockey Paper Great Britain men and women endured contrasting FIH Pro League matches against Argentina on Saturday. In the end, both current Olympic …

The Hockey Paper: back in print with plenty to cover

By Rod Gilmour | Editor After nearly two years away, we are back this week as a print product for readers. Our concept was first conceived thanks to several …

Mark Hager interview: I want to take Great Britain hockey to new boundaries

Exclusive | By Rod Gilmour Mark Hager, the Great Britain women’s coach, aims to take his players to ‘new boundaries’ in both physicality and …

Welsh hockey fans launch history research in landmark month

By Richard Bright Challenges come in all shapes and sizes – and in the case of two hockey enthusiasts we have one which will be etched in history. The …

World hockey needs players’ union body, believes Ireland’s David Harte

By Rod Gilmour Ireland captain David Harte, the two-time world goalkeeper of the year, believes the setting up of a players’ union body should be …

Gryphon Tokyo Cup incorporates women’s event for tournament growth

The Gryphon Tokyo Cup launched a women’s event for the first time in March when the annual tournament took place in Japan – and you can be a part …

Hockey Pro League: Alex Malzer, 18, called into Great Britain women’s squad

By Rod Gilmour Alex Malzer could become the first player born this century to play for Great Britain women after the Sussex teenager was called into the FIH …

Olympic hockey player Crista Cullen treks Kilimanjaro as a female porter

Rio Olympian Crista Cullen has trekked Mount Kilimanjaro in a bid to highlight the growing number of female porters worldwide. Kilimanjaro is one of Exodus …

Graham Shaw quits Ireland hockey to take up New Zealand women’s role

By The Hockey Paper In a shock departure – and a big blow for Irish sport after its summer of hockey last year – Graham Shaw quit as coach of World …