Blue Ds innovation trialled at Investec Hockey World League

17 June 2013: England Hockey is today announcing that modifications have been made to the competition pitch for the Investec Hockey World League Semi-Final. Following the need to relocate the event from Germany to England at short notice, some renovation work was scheduled to the field of play at the University of Westminster in preparation for the tournament.

England play Australia in a training game on the new Blue Ds at Chiswick (Credits: Ady Kerry / England Hockey)

England play Australia in a training game on the new Blue Ds at Chiswick (Credits: Ady Kerry / England Hockey)

England Hockey, in agreement with the International Hockey Federation (FIH), commissioned this remedial work in order to meet the expectations of an event of this stature and to deliver consistent playing characteristics. Continue reading →