Hockey


Freezing pitches and snow played havoc with the men’s regional West of England & South Wales Hockey League fixture list last weekend. Heavy snow or frozen pitches prevented matches from going ahead, even on some ‘all-weather’ surfaces, and then there is the additional safety factor as some teams are unable to travel because of wintry …

University of Exeter men’s first team head into the mid-winter mid-season outdoor hockey break top of the class. The Greens beat title rivals University of Bath 2-1 in midweek to assure them top spot in the British Universities & Colleges Sports Premier South Division with one round remaining. Unbeaten Exeter finish their BUCS league programme …

Bristol’s international women’s hockey ace Lily Owsley was named the best junior player at the Hockey World League final in Auckland, New Zealand, after a superb tournament in which she caught the eye throughout. Despite England narrowly missing out on a bronze medal to Korea 1-0, the 22-year-old midfielder was deservedly given the prize after …

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games hockey pools have been announced with England’s men and women heading to Australia in April looking to win their first gold medals at the tournament. England’s men will come up against India, Malaysia, Pakistan and Wales in Pool B while the women face India, South Africa, Malaysia and Wales …

Gloucester City head into the last two weeks of the first-half of the Women’s Hockey League season as the top regional side in Conference West. Sarah Jennings’ City swept aside Team Bath Buccaneers, 4-0, to maintain fourth spot in the table with their fourth win from eight League games. Although Reading lead the way, closely …

University of Exeter have opened up a three-point lead at the England Men’s Hockey League Conference West summit after notching their seventh win in eight rounds with a 5-0 victory at Bristol-based Clifton Robinsons, and now finish the half term with back-to-back home games. Today the Greens host fifth placed Havant (12.30 pm) and then …

England Hockey League pace-setters University of Exeter have two home games in a row to consolidate their position at the Men’s Conference West summit. The students have responded positively to their 4-2 defeat at joint leaders Olton & West Warwicks with back-to-back wins. The Greens followed up their big 7-2 derby victory over Isca with …

Exeter University’s Kate Axford, Meg Crowson and Katie Knight have been named in the Great Britain women’s ‘Elite Development Programme’ squad set to attend an induction camp later next week. A total of 36 players have been named and, while the programme is not age-categorised, it has been designed for athletes aged between 19 and …