Black Stick Hugo Inglis playing his 100th test match tonight against Korea at Papatoetoe. Photosport.co.nz
The Black Sticks Men have lost 1-0 against Korea at Papatoetoe Sports Centre tonight in a game full of speed and skill that was arguably their best game of hockey so far in the six-test series.
By David Leggat
A third successive win enabled Korea to wrap up their men's hockey series against New Zealand at Papatoetoe Sports Centre tonight.
DOWN AGAIN: Shea McAleese reacts after the final whistle of a 1-0 loss to South Korea in the fifth game of their six-test series. Photosport
The New Zealand men's hockey team has lost a third consecutive test - and with it the series - against South Korea.
Blend of youth and experience heads to Europe
The Hockeyroos will welcome back a number of familiar faces as they head to Europe for next month’s Investec Hockey World League in London with the aim of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup. The 20 athlete squad strikes a strong balance of experience and youth with seven athletes also eligible for the U21s and July’s Junior World Cup.
MARIZANNE KOK at Tuks in Pretoria
Maties women’s first team ... inaugural Varsity Hockey champions. Photo: Catherine Kotze (SASPA)
The US-Maties women’s first team are the inaugural Varsity Hockey champions after they won an enthralling and tight battle with NWU-Pukke by the slimmest of margins on Monday night.
For Milne Craig Clydesdale Western, the Women’s Arthur McKay Scottish Cup Final represents a great opportunity for the club to bring a domestic trophy back to Titwood for the first time in several years.
By Jami Frankenberry
Former South Hampton Roads field hockey standouts Casey DiNardo (Cox), Stefanie Fee (Cox) and Katelyn Smither (Lakeland) are among 108 players selected to participate in the 2013 Women's National Championships, slated to begin Thursday at Old Dominion.
During Akhtar Rasool's tenure, Pakistan bagged a bronze medal in the last Champions Trophy and gold medal in the Asian Champions Trophy last year. -Photo by Sara Faruqi/Dawn.com
LAHORE: Pakistan Hockey Federation has decided to retain Akhtar Rasool as the head coach and manager of the national hockey team until next year's World Cup adding few professionals in the team management staff to boost the performance of the team.
By Fawad Hussain
It was speculated that Rasool, who took charge before the London Olympics, was considering quitting the post to concentrate on his political career. PHOTO: ONLINE
KARACHI: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has placed its confidence in the current team management headed by Akhtar Rasool as it decided against making changes to the panel of coaches.
LAHORE: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Tuesday retained Akhtar Rasool-led team management till next year’s World Cup and added few professionals in the team management staff to boost the performance of the national team. “Chief manager and head coach Akhtar Rasool and coach Hanif Khan will continue till 2014 World Cup and we are thankful to Akhtar for showing willingness to remain with the team till the World Cup,” PHF secretary general Muhammad Asif Bajwa told reporters at National Hockey Stadium here yesterday. Also present on the occasion were Akhtar, Hanif and PHF consultant Tahir Zaman.
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy women began the defence of their title with 2-1 win over Chandigarh in the Hockey India Sub-Junior Men & Women National Championship, here on Wednesday.
By PHILIP ONYANGO
Mombasa region’s Secondary schools hockey girls’ champions St John’s Kaloleni have a mountain to climb in a tricky Pool A in the regional games set for Voi next week.