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Final Four set to do battle in Hockey 5s semis

This weekend the crème de la crème of the domestic women’s teams will make their way to Kettering for the 2015 Hockey 5s semi-finals. With holders Reading narrowly missing the cut this season there will be a new name on the trophy when all is said and done. Let’s take a look at the qualifiers.  The

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Danny Kerry looking ahead to 2015

England Hockey caught up with Great Britain and England head coach Danny Kerry to find out what he thinks about the recent Champions Trophy result, the weekly training environment and what’s in store for the squad in 2015. Progress made in 2014: “Since September, we’ve established a very high standard in our daily training environment

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Hockey Captain and Rugby greats honoured in New Year List

Great Britain and England captain Kate Richardson-Walsh MBE and ex-international player, coach and performance analyst Maggie Souyave OBE have both been named in the New Year Honours list in recognition of their services to hockey. Also honoured are Rugby Vice Captain Sarah Hunter and Rochelle (Rocky) Clark who are awarded MBEs in recognition of their

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FIH Player of the Year awards

The FIH have unveiled their shortlists for their end of year awards. With three different categories available for both male and female nominees (International Rising Star of the Year, Goalkeeper of the Year and International Player of the Year) there is plenty of English interest. Maddie Hinch has been nomianted in the International Female Goalkeeper of

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Great Britain Coaching Club Programme success

During 2014, in conjunction with sports coach UK, England Hockey undertook some research to better understand the needs and wants of coaches across the country.  Two of the main headlines that came out from this survey were: Three in every four coaches wanted more localised workshop Informal learning would make a greater impact than qualifications.

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England seal first victory at Champions Trophy

England made the best of their 5th-8th classification game at the Champions Trophy scoring three times to see off world number 10 side Japan. The result marked England’s first victory of the tournament with goals from Surbiton’s Hollie Webb and Sarah Haycroft and East Grinstead’s Sophie Bray. England will now face either China or Germany

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England beaten by New Zealand in Quarter Final

England came up against a classy Blacksticks side in their Champions Trophy Quarter Final going down 3-1 to the world number four side. Rose Keddell, Anita Punt and Stacey Michelsen were all on target for New Zealand, while Holcombe’s Laura Unsworth scored England’s solitary goal. The result means that England will now face Japan in

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England face New Zealand in the quarter-finals

England will face New Zealand in their Champions Trophy quarter-final this Thursday after finishing fourth in Pool B behind Germany, Australia and Argentina.  New Zealand finished top of Pool A ahead of the Netherlands on goal difference, and also above Japan and China. The match will be the 32nd between the two sides, with England

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