David Meek
Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

It is with regret that we learned of the passing of another hockey friend, David Meek. David was a big supporter of Brooklands Hockey Club where he will be greatly missed. We will also miss him at our annual lunch awards where he was a regular. David was of course well known for his work for the Manchester Evening News and Manchester United.

Hollie Pearne-Webb
Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Olympic gold medalist Hollie Pearne-Webb and Rio Olympian Sam Ward have won the prestigious UK player of the year awards for 2017, chosen by members of the Hockey Writers’ Club.

Hannah Griggs
Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

The recipients of the Hockey Writers’ Club Higgins Group youth and junior awards for 2017 have been chosen with the presentations to be made at the annual awards presentation lunch on Wednesday January 24, 2018 at the Royal Thames Yacht Club, Knightsbridge, London.

Hollie Webb
Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
England's Hollie Webb was chosen as the UK player of the tournament at the 2017 European championships by members of the Hockey Writers' Club. Webb also subsequently won player of the tournament.
Barry Middleton Chris Moore award
Monday, June 26th, 2017

Members of the Hockey Writers' Club have chosen Barry Middleton as UK player of the tournament at the just completed FIH World League Semi Final event at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Roger Self, the manager of Great Britain’s 1988 Olympic gold medal winning men's hockey side, has died aged 77. See here for an article by HWC committee member Rod Gilmour.

See The Hockey Museum website for a full obituary and funeral arrangements.

Azlan Trophy
Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

GREAT BRITAIN upset the odds by beating the world No 2 side Australia 4-3 in a thrilling final at the Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia.

Giselle Ansley opens the scoring in the cup final
Friday, May 5th, 2017

The media facilities for the KO Finals at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre were the most low-key I can remember at such a tournament but they were appropriate for the event itself.

The handful of journalists and photographers present were still adequately served.

Alan Forsyth of Surbiton versus Holcombe
Friday, May 5th, 2017

The Media Centre was located to the right of the main reception with an area cordoned off and a printed sign saying “Accredited Media only”.

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Surbiton completed the League championship and Cup double with Sunday's comfortable 5-0 win over Clifton Robinsons, the defending Cup holders, to add to the Champions title won last week with a 3-1 victory against Holcombe.

They have lost only one game this season when a 53-game unbeaten league run was ended with a 3-2 defeat by Leicester in February and they have now won four successive League championships and three of the last four cup finals.

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