The Hockey Writers' Club


Stories from The Hockey Writers' Club

Monday, February 29th, 2016

The funeral for Graham Wilson will be on Friday March 11 at St Andrew’s Church, 222 High Street, Hornchurch RM12 6QP, at 2pm followed by the wake at Havering Hockey Club, Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch, RM11 1ET, at 3pm.

Graham Wilson
Sunday, February 21st, 2016

Chairman of the Hockey Writers' Club, Graham Wilson, passed away yesterday, Saturday 20 February 2016.

Graham had a lifelong commitment to hockey as a player, supporter and journalist.

He made an immeasurable contribution to keeping the flame of hockey alive in the national press through his regular writings for the Daily Express.

Our thoughts are with his family at this desperately sad time.

Science of hockey
Monday, February 15th, 2016

We are receiving news that Germany's Horst Wein died on Sunday. His funeral service is tomorrow, February 16, 2016, at St Gervais in Barcelona (1pm).

Wein was author of a seminal coaching work on hockey - published in English as The Science of Hockey.

But his influence stretched beyond hockey.

HWC Sponsors: Investec - Mercian
Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

The two players also won the Marjorie Pollard and Chris Moore salvers for their performances at the EuroHockey Championships at Lee Valley in the summer.

Higgins-Logo 150px
Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

The Hockey Writers’ Club is pleased to announce the 2015 winners of the Higgins Group  plc Youth  and  Junior Awards with the presentations to be made at the Annual Awards Presentation Lunch on Wednesday 20th January 2016 at the Royal Thames Yacht Club, Knightsbridge. 

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

About the HWC

The HWC was founded in 1972 and today consists of a group of writers, photographers, broadcasters and webmasters whose objective is to promote hockey.

The Club is recognised by the International Hockey Federation, the European Hockey Federation and by National Associations and Organisers of the game throughout the world.


Monday, December 27th, 2010


Here are the annual winners

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Awarded to the Regional Hockey Writer of the Year


David Wright – Reading Evening Post

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Sydney Friskin 1915 - 1999

The Times Hockey Correspondent from 1st September 1971 until his death with his final piece of copy appearing on the day of his death - 26th November 1999 at the age of 84.

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

Maddie Hinch receives the Goalkeeper of the Tournament Award at the EuroHockey Cup of nations

Adam Dixon – the 27-year-old Great Britain, and England defender from the Beeston club – and Maddie Hinch – the 25-year-old Great Britain, England and Holcombe go

The schedule of matches for the London 2012 Olympic hockey tournament has been released. Click here for full details.

The men's completion starts on 30 July with the final on 11 August. The women start their programme on 29 July with the women's final on 10 August.