Time to ditch the skirts?

Should women players be able to choose whether they wear a skirt or shorts? The Vancouver Women's Field Hockey Association were recently forced to vote on this following an incident where player Kaity Cooper defied the existing skirt rule and wore shorts instead. Report on vote The  Association has since ruled that each team can choose to …

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Drag flicking – masterclass with one of the best in the world, Holland’s Mink Van der Weerden technique

Dutch hockey player Mink Van der Weerden does the business when it comes to drag flicking. Ross Bone, writing in The Telegraph, said: "In the men’s game, the names of the world class drag flickers roll off the tongue: Mink van der Weerden of the Netherlands, England's Ashley Jackson and Tom Boon of Belgium to …