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CHANGES TO ENGLAND HOCKEY LEAGUES
At the March 2018 board meeting, England Hockey agreed changes to the structure of the Investec Women’s Hockey League and Men’s Hockey League. The changes will be implemented in the 2019-20 season. These changes are the first step in adapting to the evolving landscape of the Hockey Pro League (and international player availability) and requests from clubs to review the domestic structure. The most recent consultation (February 2018) strongly supported an interim restructure to the leagues and this is outlined beneath. More than two-thirds of teams in the England Hockey Leagues responded to the consultation as well as more than 50 Regional Premier League teams. The changes will be revisited again after the Tokyo Olympics (and after two years of the Hockey Pro League) with a view to further developing the structure to support domestic hockey to progress for years to come...
Updated 11:45 - 11 Apr 2018 by Steve Troup