Today, England Hockey announce that it will become a part of the new International Hockey Pro League, to begin in January 2019. The new league, which is due to launch in January 2019, will see the nine best men's and nine best women's teams from around the world play each other home and away every year, across a total of 144 games. The fixtures will take place in national stadiums, week in, week out, from January to June.
Its been a busy and successful few weeks for England and GB's David Condon and Chris Griffiths. Both were named yesterday in the England Squad to compete in the Summer's World League competition.
Great Britain's women's hockey team won the Sporting Role Model Team award at the Women's Sports Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards.
Hockey as a whole has evolved after the successful Gold medal victory in Rio with participation expanding in both the men's and women's games across all ages.