Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Hockey Writers' Club members are eligible to vote for their UK Players of the Year. These prestigious awards are to be presented at the HWC Annual Lunch to be held at the Royal Thames Yacht Club on Wednesday January 20, 2016.

We prefer you to vote online - click here.

Alternatively you can print the attached form and vote by post - follow the instructions on the form.

Alex Danson by Koen Suyk
Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Congratulations go to photographer Koen Suyk who took this magnificent shot of England's Alex Danson in full flight.

It was the picture of the European Championships at Lee Valley.

Maddie Hinch celebrates after England win the shootout. Photo: Frank Uijlenbroek
Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

“We will be better for Rio,” said England and GB coach Danny Kerry after England took the gold medal in the Unibet EuroHockey Championships for the first time in 24 years.

Inside the press room
Friday, July 10th, 2015

Valencia’s Campo de Hockey is a tight, compact ground near the University. With netting surrounding most of the pitch and seating it did pose a few problems. But, in all, this was a well-run tournament.

The 2014 Hockey Writers' club awards winners
Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Next year's Hockey Writers' Club annual awards lunch and AGM will be at the Royal Thames Yacht Club, Knightsbridge on Wednesday January 20, 2016.

Put the date in your diary now.

EuroHockey Unibet Launch
Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Online gambling operator Unibet will be title sponsors of the EuroHockey Championships 2015 to be played at London's  Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 21-30 August.

FIH World League
Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has released the pools and match schedule for the Fintro men and women’s Hockey World League Semi-Final in Antwerp, Belgium.

The Hockey World League Semi-Final is a qualifier for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with three guaranteed places available to both the ten men’s and ten women’s teams competing in this leg in Belgium.

Helen RW
Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

First target achieved. Helen Richardson-Walsh scored a tap-in goal and laid on a third for Reading in a 3-1 win over Leicester to take their top four place in the Investec League play-offs at the Olympic Park on April 18-19.

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Darren Cheesman will take some time to get over the pain of Southgate's relegation from the NOW: Pensions premier division.

Leandro Negre
Monday, March 16th, 2015

The International Hockey Federation executive board has decide to back president Leandro Negre to stand for election for another term as the organisation's head in November 2016.

EHL banner
Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

The final stages of the men's Euro Hockey League will be played out over an extended Easter schedule this year with a combined KO16/Final 4  festival of hockey from Wednesday April 1 to Monday April 6 at HC Bloemendaal in the Netherlands

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

The 2015 EuroHockey Championships in London will be broadcast live across key European territories.

The tournament for men and women will be played out over ten days at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, England from 21-30 August.

Horst Wein award
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Horst Wein, the world renowned hockey and football coach, was last week the surprise recipient of a plinth handed to him by the president of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Leandro Negre. The inscription read: “Horst Wein - in recognition of his contribution to the development of hockey world wide”.

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Canterbury are counting on Australia international Craig Boyne to up the stakes in the NOW: Pensions Premier Division relegation battle. Penalty corner specialist Boyne, 26, is a new signing to go along with Mexican Francisco Montoya as the bottom club, with only one win so far, meet Hampstead & Westminster at Polo Farm on Sunday. Both players scored in a 3-2 friendly win against second-placed Surbiton on Sunday.

The 2014 Hockey Writers' club awards winners
Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Holcombe’s Iain Lewers and Canterbury’s Susannah Townsend have been named UK hockey players of the year, following the annual poll conducted among British members of the Hockey Writers’ Club.

Alan Forsyth

Going south seems the best bet for any Scot hoping to make it to Rio 2016. So far only two, Gordon McIntyre of Beeston and Chris Grassick of Surbiton, are in the Bisham Abbey-based Team GB training squad. But Grassick’s club mate, Alan Forsyth is making a strong bid to join them in the combined Wales, England and Scotland squad this year.

The Hockey Writers' Club annual general meeting was held at the Royal Thames Yacht Club in Knightsbridge, London on Tuesday January 20.

The following club members were elected to committee posts:

Chairman: Graham Wilson 
Hon Secretary: Susan Edghill
Treasurer: Peter Luck

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