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- Latest edition of my podcast is up, covering the main talking points of #HWC2018. Search for “The Top of the D pod” on your usual podcast platform and give it a listen! 👍🏻Chipped in a few bits of *ahem* insight on the @bbcsport live text for the #HWC2018 final yesterday. Proud moment!When Irish eyes are smiling. Phenomenal from these lot. Repost from @hockey_ireland using @RepostRegramApp - World Cup silver medalists!!!! #greenarmy #hwc2018Deserved #HWC2018 winners the Netherlands have been on 🔥 throughout the tournament.Absolute scenes! Repost from @hockey_ireland using @RepostRegramApp - WORLD CUP FINAL, HERE WE COME!!!! #greenarmy #hwc2018One of my favourite photos of the tournament so far from @spactionimages! Plenty more where that came from, give him a follow! Repost from @spactionimages using @RepostRegramApp - Err, @hannahmatthews17 I'm pretty sure you're allowed to do this!! I think you need to go to Croke Park. England v Ireland - Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup, Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, London, UK on 29 July 2018. Photo: Simon Parker
Category Archives: Domestic Hockey
It was a game in aid of charity but there was nothing charitable about the performance Great Britain put on. They put the Northern Invitational XI to the sword at Brooklands Hockey Club in front of a sell out crowd.
I’m sure some of you have been wondering why the blog has been so quiet since the end of the Commonwealth Games. Usually, as we count down to the start of the domestic season I’d be doing interviews, features and … Continue reading
Cannock’s David Beckett held his nerve to fire home the winning penalty in the shootout to give Cannock the cup for the first time since 2007 after a dramatic final against Brooklands MU.The two sides played out a 2-2 draw … Continue reading
Unquestionably there are great personal costs associated with reaching the top of your chosen sport; however, how many of you have considered the monetary costs of success? Reading Hockey Club is being given no choice but to face up to … Continue reading
Despite the change from six to five-a-side in the indoor game, some things stay the same. East Grinstead find themselves top of the pile in the race to Wembley. Reading and Bowdon are not far off the pace and with … Continue reading
The second weekend of the Women’s Maxinutrition Hockey 5s is just days away as the crème de la crème of England’s domestic teams return to Bromsgrove to find out which teams will advance to the semi finals. After the first weekend in … Continue reading
Christmas is the time of peace on Earth and good will to all men, women and children. It’s also a good time to get your grubby mitts on some new hockey stash. Everyone loves a bit of new hockey stash. … Continue reading
One of things The Top of the D has always loved about hockey is how welcomed and included I’ve always felt at every club I’ve been to. In contrast to many other sports, the notion of the hockey family seems … Continue reading
It is fair to say The Top of the D is quite keen on hockey. If I could, I’d watch or play the game every day. I’m also pretty keen on people doing things for a good cause and helping … Continue reading
Goalkeeper Sarah Ellis was the star of the show with four saves in the penalty shootout as Reading avenged their defeat to Leicester in last year’s final to take home the trophy here at Sonning Lane.