Source: England Hockey

Winners of Hockey Writers’ Club Awards

The Hockey Writers’ Club has announced the 2014 winners of the Player of the Year awards for Senior, Youth and Junior Categories. The presentations were made at the Annual Awards Presentation Lunch on Tuesday 20th January 2015. The Men’s Senior Award was won by Holcombe and England defender Iain Lewers, whilst Canterbury and England midfielder

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Source: Simon Parker

Bowdon Hightown are Hockey 5s Champions

Women’s Final: Bowdon Hightown 4-1 East Grinstead Bowdon Hightown exorcised their Wembley demons of a year ago with a scintillating display to run out 4 – 1 winners over first-time finalists East Grinstead.  Most valuable player Sally Walton grabbed a brace and Tina Cullen and Holly Hunt notched one apiece to take the title home

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Source: Peter Savage

Lowdown on the Women’s Hockey 5s Finalists

In anticipation of the final of the Women’s Hockey 5s on 25 January here is some information on the two finalists: Bowdon Hightown and East Grinstead: Team: Bowdon Hightown League position 2014/15: 1st Top goal scorer: Sally Walton [20 goals]. Star players: Amy Tennant and Sally Walton Route to the final: Played 8, won 5,

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Source: Ravi S K Ghowry

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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Source: Ady Kerry / England Hockey

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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Source: World Sport Pics / England Hockey

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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