On the last day of the 2012 season the Blackheath HC 1st XI travelled to Crawley knowing that anything other than a win would see the team relegated to Kent Division 1 Continue reading TROPHY SUCCESS CONFIRMS A RETURN TO THE GOOD TIMES FOR THE OLDEST HOCKEY CLUB IN THE WORLD: BLACKHEATH & ELTHAMIANS HC
By Tommy Alexander (Scotland & Reading HC)
It’s really important when reading this article that people understand that I’m not saying it’s “Hockey or Education” and I’m not suggesting that students should not play University sport.
What I am saying however, is that Universities playing in the National League is wrong.
With the latest edition of the England Hockey County Championships being held over the weekend, there’s one overriding thought process that has come to the fore over the past couple of days;
It’s becoming increasingly obvious that the competition is not what it used to be.
Wimbledon’s Michael Hoare said his club drew huge lessons from their first EHL experience against Amsterdam in 2016 to power their way to the FINAL4. Continue reading Hoare says 2016 learning experience key for Wimbledon
Penalty corner specialists have struggled this HIL season and have two days to get it right
This week there was an article released by a top Australian player about officials and their accountability in the game. Continue reading Dear Simon Orchard….. Love an Official
As Scotland Women return home from Valencia, having competed in World League 2, we look back at how they fared and talk to their midfield supremo Nikki Lloyd. Continue reading Scotland Hockey, Good Achievement or Missed Opportunities
So much has changed from the early 1990s when our colleague and columnist Nick Irvine commentated on hockey for Sky Sports at Birmingham University. A single camera set-up with rudimentary graphics, a yellow, sandy pitch and a dirty white ball Continue reading Hockey on TV
It is said that when Belgium’s current generation of hockey players were growing up, they looked up to Holland legend Teun de Nooijer for inspiration.
It’s an interesting notion.
Unlike our American counterparts in the world of Basketball and American Football Continue reading Are University sides weakening the National Leagues?