Latest News | The Hockey Paper - Part 60

It’s been fun, says Biddy Burgum, one of England hockey’s oldest living players

By Rod Gilmour Here at the World Cup, Biddy Burgum, who celebrates her 92nd birthday this month, is describing the modern game with lively hand gestures in the …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Spirited England set up Holland showdown

THE WORLD CUP REPORT “People who bought those tickets didn’t think they would get such a good game.” So said Susannah Townsend, referring to …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Why penalty corners remain stategic art

Top goalkeeper Abi Walker says that penalty corners at the Hockey World Cup should be admired for last ditch acts to score – and save goals Basketball …

England ready to cook up Hockey World Cup knock-out display, says Haycroft

By The Hockey Paper Sarah Haycroft says that the 24 hours England’s players were allowed to spend at home last week has helped fuel their Women’s …

Hockey World Cup: Controversy as Belgium denied in shoot out over Spain

By The Hockey Paper Belgium’s Red Panthers were denied the chance of a World Cup quarter-final berth in controversial fashion as Spain advanced in a …

Hockey World Cup: Holland women prosper under ‘DvdH’

By The Hockey Paper Every international tournament brings caps’ milestones: acknowledgments or flowers for 50, 100 and 150 and so on. Sunday’s …

England edge into Women’s Hockey World Cup knock-out stages

THP WORLD CUP REPORT First, the words of Danny Kerry. “If you put yourself in my shoes you’re the coach of the national team playing in a home World …

Taking images at the Hockey World Cup

By Umpire Cam As much as the mobile phone manufacturers tell us about the wonders of the camera in their newest models, they will have their limitations.   …

Hockey World Cup atmosphere can lift England further, says Susannah Townsend

By The Hockey Paper Susannah Townsend, England’s midfield battler, believes the 2018 Women’s World Cup has bettered London 2012 for both intensity …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Ireland well placed as England await opposition

THE WORLD CUP PREVIEW England women return to their 10,000 on Sunday in a final Women’s Hockey World Cup Pool B game featuring a team brimming with …