Ireland wins 1-0 to pull even with Canada in Toronto series
Third game of series is Tuesday at 6pm/ET at Pan Am Fields
Photo: Yan Huckendubler
After a 2-1 victory on Saturday, the Canadian Women's National Field Hockey Team fell short 1-0 to Ireland Sunday at the new Pan Am Fields in Toronto.
Canada 0-1 Ireland (Women)
The green army got off to a strong start, looking to right the wrongs from game 1 of the series. Ireland dominated possession with accurate passing and intuitive play. The first quarter saw few real chances for either side as both teams looked to settle into the game.
France 3 vs 3 Ireland (Men)
The second match in the series marked a big milestone for Eugene Magee who earned his 200th cap for Ireland. Magee first took to the pitch for Ireland back in 2005 against Belgium and fast became a stalwart of the team. Congratulations to Eugene on a fantastic achievement.
LA Tigers and Bulldogs in men’s Cal Cup final while Mexico to face Dragon Ballaz for women’s title
By Jawwad Qamar
Moorpark, CA: In a 5 – 1 shocker, LA Tigers took sweet revenge of their pool play defeat by Montauk Sharks yesterday. Ranvir Kundi started the onslaught by scoring first of his two goals at the seven minute mark when he took a fine pass from Balraj Panesar and drew the Sharks goalkeeper out to put the ball inside the far post for a 1-0 lead.
2015 Junior World Cup squads announced
Hockey New Zealand has announced a wider group of players who have been identified as currently in contention for selection to compete at the 2016 Junior World Cup.
Browne has hopes for last hurrah
Celebrated T&T men’s hockey player Kwandwane Browne has his eyes set on fulfilling a lifelong dream of qualifying for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games. And with the upcoming Pan American Games, being his last chance to do so Browne who has played more than 300 times for T&T, is ever optimistic about his team’s chances.
Luces earns Checkers a point
Tiffany Solomon, left, Georgetown Cricket Club and Paragon’s Zene Henry battle for the ball in their T&T Hockey Board Women’s Championship Division match at the National Hockey Centre, Tacarigua, on Saturday. The match ended 3-3. Photo: Anthony Harris
Former national forward Yesenia Luces earned Harvard Checkers a share of the points when she netted in a 1-1 draw with Shandy Carib Magnolias in the T&T Hockey Board Women’s Championship Division at the National Hockey Centre, Tacarigua, on Friday night. Magnolias had taken a 1-0 lead in the first quarter through ex-national captain Stacey Siu Butt which it managed to hold onto until Luces, in her first season with Checkers after transfering from Ventures, converted the equaliser.
SECR derail Athletic Club in VHA Senior Division Hockey League
NAGPUR: South East Central Railway (SECR) derailed Athletic Club 3-0 to notch up their second successive victory in the Baidyanath VHA Senior Division Hockey League at the VHA ground here on Sunday.
Huge routs expose lack of depth in Nationals
Hockey India presiding over faulty pooling system, ill-timed and meaningless matches
Punjab boys take on Tamil Nadu in the Hockey India Nationals. Hockey India
Chandigarh - The ongoing sub-junior and junior National Hockey Championships in New Delhi and Ranchi are throwing up startling results. A sizeable majority of the matches in the men’s and women’s category end up being ridiculously one-sided. The margin of victory in some matches verges toward outrageous. For instance, Hockey Punjab beat Hockey Chhattisgarh 31-0 in a sub-junior men’s A Division match, meaning a goal was scored every two minutes in the 60-min contest.
Canadian women edge Ireland 2-1 in first of four games in Toronto
First quarter goals from Stairs and Johansen lead Canada to victory
Photo: Yan Huckendubler
In its first game at the new Pan-Am Fields, site of the 2015 Pan American Games field hockey competition this July, the Canadian Women's National Field Hockey Team defeated Ireland 2-1 Sunday in Toronto.
Canada 2 vs 1 Ireland (Women)
This afternoon the Green Army faced Canada for the first time since the World League 2 final in Dublin, which saw Ireland reign victorious after a penalty shootout. Both squads qualified for WL3 from the aforementioned tournament and are in the midst of preparing for the final round of Olympic qualification, which begins on June 10th for the Irish in Valencia. The match also marked Lizzie Colvin’s 100th cap for Ireland. Lizzie earned her 1st cap in 2008 against France and was an integral part of the World League 2 squad that took 1st place in Dublin this March.
France 1-0 Ireland (Men)
The Green Machine played France in the first of 2 tests this weekend. The matches act as World League 3 preparation for Craig Fulton’s squad as the Antwerp-based June tournament approaches. Ireland last played France on home soil in February when the 2 teams shared the spoils in a 3 match series.
Last minute goal by Pat Harris leads Bulldogs into Cal Cup Semifinal
By Jawwad Qamar
Moorpark, CA: A penalty corner goal by Pat Harris against the Kings in the dying seconds of last Super Division match on Saturday saw the Bulldogs move into the Cal Cup semifinals. This was the second goal for Harris after Amrit Kullar gave the Kings a one goal advantage in the 3rd minute of the game.
Another victory for Dhyanchand Academy in VHA League
NAGPUR: Continuing their superb form, Dhyanchand Academy carved out their second successive victory in the Baidyanath Senior Division Hockey League at the VHA ground on Saturday.
Head Coach of the Women's Brazilian Field Hockey National Team
Deadline: June 16, 2015
The Brazilian Field Hockey Federation is the national field and indoor hockey administrative entity and is responsible for the development of the sport in Brazil.