Monday, January 24, 2022

Club File

Guernsey Hockey Club win our #watchyour1s top prize for 2021

Guernsey HC can be revealed as The Hockey Paper's #watchyour1s winner for 2021 after beating off stiff club competition to this year’s top prize. The £500 prize goes to Guernsey after the club showcased the best overall work from our...

England Hockey commissions update to pitch facilities strategy

England Hockey is commissioning a review and update of its national facilities strategy that aims to provide a reliable picture on the state of the game - as the 3G issue continues to take a firm stranglehold on the...

Is there any trust between clubs, schools and England Hockey?

JON ROYCE continues his forthright series and says that we need to incentivise national league coaches and former players to involve themselves in coaching and selection  Clubs function by balancing the demands of first team, adult participation teams and junior...

England Hockey’s GMS ‘biggest system ever’ as issues ironed out

England Hockey says it now has "the biggest hockey system that has existed" in the sport in England after claiming it had ironed out problems which has blighted the Game Management System this season. The national govrning body said on...

Norfolk club Watton aim high for 2022 to rejuvenate sports centre facility

After a two-year hiatus from fundraising, Norfolk-based Watton Hockey Club are going big for 2022. Due to lack of funding at Watton Sports Centre, where the club plays, Watton’s pitch is in dire need of an upgrade and is...

Beeston ready for Premier Division tussles after pandemic hit

Beeston HC will start the season with four national league sides and five pitches - now billed as the largest hockey centre in the world outside Holland - as the Nottingham club aims to bounce back from the pandemic. The...

Rejected insurance claims? Surbiton lead calls for sports clubs to sign up for action

Surbiton Hockey Club is spearheading efforts on behalf of all community and amateur sport clubs in the UK who have been denied liability cover by insurers during the pandemic.Surbiton, supported by solicitors Russell-Cooke, is calling for a collective action...

‘We want to increase number of hockey coaches going into schools’

Crewe Vagrants profiled life in our Instagram takeovers before the pandemic. Here, Georgie Brown reveals club life Crewe Vagrants Hockey club is located in the North West of England. We have four ladies’ teams, four men’s teams, vets, juniors,...

Rugby and canoe slalom stars ring changes for Waltham Forest ladies hockey

Waltham Forest HC is in the middle of a five-year transformation, and positive changes are afoot for the Ladies’ 1s squad ahead of the coming season. In 2020/21 the first team challenged the best sides in East Div 2NW...

Club Hockey File: St Neots go from Saints to Scholars – but at a cost

The Cambridgeshire club on being one of the cheapest to join in the South East, why new members are guaranteed pitch time and its bursary scheme St Neots Hockey Club have lost several of their key first team players to...
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How cinema trips, super fan and swimming great lifted Belarusian players

Nastassia Syrayezhka, Belarus’ captain, tells The Hockey Paper how her side overcame Holland to upset the odds and lift...
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