Where and How to watch Tokyo 2020 Olympic hockey

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With the Tokyo 2020 competition play just hours away and a mass absence of fans, we have been asked by many, “how and where can I watch hockey at the Olympics?”. We have researched and tried to answer that questions as best as we can below. If you are UK based, Eurosport has launched seven […]

Four returnees to Ireland’s Green Machine side for Scotland series

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Shane O’Donoghue, Lee Cole, Jeremy Duncan and Luke Madeley will make their first appearances of the summer for the Irish senior men as Ireland travel to Scotland this weekend for a three-game uncapped series.  They are joined for the first time by Rory Patterson in the line-up with the Wimbledon forward having recently trained with […]

Teenager McAuley embracing personal journey as Olympic bolter

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When Sarah McAuley boarded the plane to Japan on Friday, it was the start of her longest journey both geographically and metaphorically.   Prior to departure, Spain is the furthest she has been before while her rise to the Irish women’s Olympic squad is similarly far-flung as she admits herself.    “I definitely didn’t expect it […]

Joint statement on spectator capacities at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

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No spectators will be allowed into any venues in Tokyo during the Olympic Games; In the event of a significant change in the state of infection, a Five-Party Meeting will be convened immediately to review the spectator capacity. Today, following the decision by the Government of Japan (GoJ) to announce a state of emergency in […]

Scotland Hockey Name New Coaching Team

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Chris Duncan and Vikki Bunce confirmed as interim coaching team for Scotland women Scottish Hockey is pleased to announce that Chris Duncan will be interim Head Coach for the Scotland Women’s National Team, with Vikki Bunce continuing as Assistant Coach. This follows Jen Wilson’s decision not to seek to renew her contract as Head Coach, […]

IOC makes Covid-19 Changes to 2021 Olympic Hockey Format

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Because of COVID-19, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) allows for more exchange options at the hockey tournaments in Tokyo. The game’s match selection will remain at sixteen players, but coaches will now have the option of including the original two reserve players per match. Goalkeepers are still unable to be changed in the middle of […]

Scotland look for new coach as Jen Wilson steps aside

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Jen Wilson Decides to Step Down as Scotland Women’s Head Coach After nearly three years in charge of the Scotland senior women’s national team, Jen Wilson has decided not to seek to renew her contact which expires at the end of August. It has been a successful tenure for Wilson with notable success in EuroHockey […]

Matt Favier, Australia Hockey CEO “Resigns”

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Hockey Australia CEO Matt Favier “Resigns” Australian Hockey CEO Matt Favier has resigned from the role he has held since 2017. During his tenure, Favier has overseen some of the most challenging times for Hockey Australia, with an independent review damning Favier and his staff for creating a “toxic & dysfunctional culture”. Favier’s position grew […]

Barry Middleton – New Holcombe Director of Hockey

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We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Barry Middleton MBE as the new Director of Hockey for Holcombe Hockey Club. Barry’s reputation precedes him . His all round experience, unprecedented number of GB and England international caps and general all round hockey expertise makes him the ideal person to take this role. The […]

GB Star Zach Wallace to be sponsored by Haier

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Haier sponsors GB Olympic hockey ace Haier has agreed a sponsorship deal with Great Britain Olympic hockey player Zach Wallace. Zach (21) has more than 50 international caps and is viewed as one of our most promising young hockey players. He is all set to represent Great Britain in the Olympic Games taking place in […]