Hockey is in some ways like football. It's an 11 a-side team game, where the aim is to score a goal in the opposing team's net.
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- Ice Hockey
An Overview of Hockey
- Each player passes a small hard ball around the pitch with a hooked stick.
- A match is 70 minutes, with two halves, and the winner is the team which scores the most goals.
There are also variations to the traditional 11-a-side game these include:
Rush Hockey is an 5 or 6-a-side indoor version of hockey
Quicksticks is a four-a-side version of the game adapted for 7-11 year olds
Zone Hockey is a five-a-side adaptation of the sport that for young wheelchair users to participate alongside able-bodied players.
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