Canterbury secure their sixth title while Tasman earn their first
The Canterbury Beavers have secured their sixth National Seniors title with a hard fought 3-1 win over a determined North Harbour side. North Harbour hit the front early before the Beavers managed to tie the game up just before the half.
ROUND-UP: Men's Hockey League
Newly-promoted Old Georgians produced an emphatic performance to win 4-3 at reigning champions Hampstead & Westminster in the Men’s Hockey League Premier Division on Saturday.
ROUND-UP: Investec Women's Hockey League
Clifton’s Kitty Chapple breaks out of defence. Credit Peter Smith
Top flight newcomers Loughborough Students picked up their first points of the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division campaign with a strong 5-1 victory over East Grinstead.
Johor have plans to stop Police
Terengganu’s Akhimullah Anuar Esook (second from right) tries to get past Kuala Lumpur players in yesterday’s Razak Cup match in Bukit Jalil. PIC BY SYARAFIQ
JOHOR coach Sarjit Singh is wary of the threat Baljit Singh Sarjab Singh could bring when his side take on Police in today’s Razak Cup Division One match in Bukit Jalil.
Sarjit’s side caused a major upset on Friday when his young team defeated defending champions Perak 3-1.
Syarman hopes to get his act right in Razak Cup
THT's Faizal Saari (left) controlling the ball away from TNB's Syarman Mat Tee during their semi-final 1 match at the Tun Razak Hockey Stadium yesterday. IZZRAFIQ ALIAS / The Star. February 26, 2019.
KUALA LUMPUR: Youngster Syarman Mat Tee (pic) wants to raise his game a notch higher for Terengganu in the Razak Cup to win a place in the Sultan of Johor Cup in Johor Baru from Oct 12-19.
Lakers score twice to hold Kenyatta University
By Washington Onyango
Kenyan international Alice Owiti scored two last minute goals as Lakers Hockey Club fought from two goals down to hold relegation threatened Kenyatta University 2-2 in an entertaining KHU Women Premier League match at Jomo Kenyatta Sportsground, Kisumu ,yesterday.
SA Hockey Women’s Squad named
The SA Hockey Association are pleased to announce the SA Womens 2019/2020 Squad as coach Robin van Ginkel prepares for the next period of his reign.
Subahan criticises AHF
By Jugjet Singh
Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) president Datuk Seri Subahan Kamal. - NSTP/ NURUL SHAFINA JEMENON.
MALAYSIAN Hockey Confederation (MHC) president Datuk Seri Subahan Kamal has blasted the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) for their failure in protecting the continent’s interest in the sport.
Subahan: AHF fail to help more Asian teams qualify for Olympics
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) have taken the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) to task for not helping more Asian teams qualify for the Olympics.
It’s all about focus for Kat Sharkey as USA prepare for challenge ahead
Continuing our series of video interviews with the teams that will participate in the upcoming FIH Hockey Olympic qualifiers, USA (FIH World Ranking: 13) captain Kathleen Sharkey looks ahead to her team’s all-important two-match clash with India (WR:9), with a place at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on the line. The crucial matches will take place at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, India on 1/2 November 2019, with timings to be confirmed in the coming weeks. A transcription of the interview can be found below.
Rupinder Pal Singh back in India squad
Lalit returns from injury for Belgium tour
Operation resurrection: Drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh will attempt to impress the team management enough to make the team for the Olympic Qualifiers.
Rupinder Pal Singh made a long-delayed return to national duty after being named in the Indian hockey side for the upcoming Belgium tour on Friday.
Strong men's team for Europe tour
That India don't take soft looking Russian challenge in the forthcoming Olympic Qualifier easily is evident from the strong team that it announced today for the Belgium-Spain tour. The Europe bound 20-member team is a strong one reinforced with the inclusion of Rupinder Pal Singh, SV Sunil, besides goalie PR Sreejesh. India will play double header against Russia in the last of the Olympic qualifying process in Bhubaneswar in the first week of November.
Clinical KL leave Penang in a daze
By Jugjet Singh
Kuala Lumpur’s Qasidah Najwa Halimi scored twice during the Razak Cup match against Penang at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil. -NSTP/File pic
BUKIT JALIL: Not even the haze could stop women’s Razak Cup defending champions Kuala Lumpur from finding the target to hammer Penang 5-0 in their opening match at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday.
Norazlin to savour one more game with KL before Italian job begins
By AFTAR SINGH
KUALA LUMPUR: National forward Norazlin Sumantri will play one more match for defending champions Kuala Lumpur in the Razak Cup before she leaves for Italy to feature in the Italian hockey league.
Kazan’s Anwar looking to have another blast at EHL KO16
Dinamo Kazan’s Hassan Anwar says “things are going to be different” this time around as he looks forward to his second Euro Hockey League weekend at the KO16 in Barcelona from October 4-6.
Scottish Premiership action gets underway this weekend
Men’s Scottish Cup Final – Edinburgh University v Grange – photo by Duncan Gray
This season starts with a new Scottish Hockey Premiership and the game now divided into four quarters amongst other changes, but all eyes will be on Grange (men) and Edinburgh University (women) to see if they can retain their league titles.
New Premiership begins three-year journey to raise standard
This weekend sees the start of the new Scottish Hockey Premiership, which will replace National League One as the name for the top divisions of Scottish club Hockey in both genders.
USIU, Sailors play catch up matches
By AYUMBA AYODI
Butali Sugar Warriors forward George Mutira (left) vies for the ball with Polycap Otieno of USIU during their Kenya Hockey Union Premier League match at City Park Stadium on September 15, 2019. PHOTO | SILA KIPLAGAT | NATION MEDIA GROUP
United States International University-Africa (USIU-A), Strathmore University, Amira Sailors and Lakers will engage in crucial catch-up battles in the women’s hockey Premier League this weekend.
Champs Butali keen to teach Strathmore hockey lessons
By Elizabeth Mburugu
Butali's Kenneth Nyongesa reacts for the ball when they played Strathmore in the premier men at City Park. [JENIPHER WACHIE]
Kenya Hockey Union men’s Premier League champions Butali Warriors lock horns today with former holders Strathmore University's Gladiators at City Park.
Behind Noelle Frost, Maryland field hockey holds onto 3-1 win over Penn State
Defender Bodil Keus fires a shot during Maryland field hockey’s 3-1 win over Penn State on Sept. 20, 2019. (Gabby Baniqued/The Diamondback)
Noelle Frost knew what was coming.
Dutch connection paves the road for Virginia field hockey’s future
Ezechiels, Geusgens and Janssen share more than just a passion for the game
By Muhammad Amjad
Freshman striker Laura Janssen has already score twice in her first season. Courtesy Virginia Athletics
As the sun beats down on an unforgivingly hot Charlottesville Sunday afternoon, there’s a noticeable buzz at Turf Field — Virginia field hockey’s home. Sitting at No. 5 in the NFHCA coach’s poll, the Cavaliers are handling Yale, which would improve their record to 5-1.
No. 12 Ohio State drops to No. 11 Northwestern 4-1
Ohio State then-freshman midfielder Esther Clotet Alsina controls the ball on a fast break during the Buckeyes’ 1-0 loss to Michigan on Sept. 22. 2017. Credit: Colin Hass-Hill | Former Sports Editor
Up 2-1 in the third quarter, Northwestern field hockey selected redshirt freshman forward Bente Baekers to take a penalty corner that could swing the momentum back from an Ohio State team vying for a comeback.