Hockey Wales appoint Newcombe as new Head Coach

Hockey Wales is delighted to announce that Danny Newcombe will be taking the role of Wales Men’s Head Coach following the recent announcement that Zak Jones will moving to a new role in the Men’s GB set up. Danny, who has been with the Wales Men’s coaching set-up for over 9 years, has most recently […]

Belgian hockey association asks for solidarity: ‘no practice matches in August’

Antwerp is currently the epicenter of the second wave of corona infections in Belgium. The National Security Council and the province of Antwerp have tightened the guidelines to prevent further spread of the virus. Clubs from Antwerp are no longer allowed to play practice matches in their own province until the end of August. The Belgian hockey association […]

With undiminished passion and ambition, Oltmans starts working at Kampong

Today Roelant Oltmans leads his first training at Kampong with undiminished ambition and passion. On Monday it was announced that the now 66-year-old coach has signed a four-year contract with the national champion of 2017 and 2018. “Age is not an issue,” says Oltmans. “I feel 35, I called out somewhere. If the passion and ambition were no […]

BAME Players Scared to report Racism

English hockey has an “endemic race issue” from the national team down to the club game and junior levels, and is not doing enough to attract players from more deprived areas, the sport’s governing body has been told in a hard-hitting letter signed by nine clubs.