It is just over two months since that golden night in Rio when Great Britain’s women’s hockey team brought home their first ever Olympic Gold medal. Over an amazing 14 day period, the team won all seven of its games, and achieved something that no-one thought was possible – knocking the world number one side and reigning Olympic and World Cup champions, the Netherlands, off their pedestal.
We are sure that you, like us, have seen numerous social media posts from the guys at Mercian Hockey with the hashtags #TeamYellow, #TeamWhite and other various colours over the last few weeks but what does this mean?
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – October 5, 2016 – As the Olympic quad finishes, there is often an accompanying period of transition amongst national governing bodies. And as such Craig Parnham, USWNT Head Coach, has chosen to step down from his position and move into a new leadership role within USA Field Hockey, effective as of December 31, 2016. Continue reading Craig Parnham steps down as USA Head Coach
Susannah Townsend has had to overcome many challenges in her hockey career but this latest setback is to be her biggest challenge yet. Continue reading Heartbreak for GB Hockey Star
The word Legend gets banded around quite a bit when any top sports person retires.
In this case, when talking about Ellen the word legend can and should be justified. Continue reading Ellen Hoog Retires From Hockey
Yesterday we reported how Russian hackers “Fancy Bears” had released private medical data of several hockey players in an attempt to slur their achievements and reputation.
Great Britain golden girl Samantha Quek speaks openly and from the heart Continue reading Samantha Quek responds to leaked WADA data
Russian hackers Fancy Bears continue to release athlete data taken from World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) records. Continue reading Russian Hackers Fancy Bear attack Hockey
Coaching technology specialist Coach Logic has partnered with Hockey Wales to support the National Governing Body for Hockey in Wales as it aspires to raise the sport to the next level.
“It is just one month since the Rio 2016 Olympic Ceremony took place, and what an exciting month it has been in the world of sport.” Says Holcombe HC’s Director of Hockey Jon Rye.
The Team Behind The Team #Olympic Champions @_GBHockey
Having won Gold at the Rio Olympics, we take a more in depth look at the team behind the successful Great Britain Women’s Hockey Team.