Women's Black Sticks lose second test to Argentina
Pippa Hayward has reached the 150 test cap mark for the Black Sticks. GETTY IMAGES
The Black Sticks Women have gone down 3-1 to hosts Argentina in the second of five tests in Buenos Aires.
2018 Test Matches USA v CAN (W) - 1st test
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India to send second team for Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
KUALA LUMPUR: Five-time champions India are only sending their second team for the 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh from March 3-10.
Mark Knowles To Retire After 2018 Commonwealth Games
Hockey Australia today confirms four-time Olympian and long-serving Kookaburras captain Mark Knowles has announced he will retire from international hockey after the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Rani Rampal named captain for women’s tour of Korea
Rani Rampal. File photo
Ace striker Rani Rampal was on Friday named captain of a 20-strong Indian women’s hockey team for next month’s season-opening away series against Korea, where fit-again forward Poonam Rani will make a comeback.
Manpreet Singh : Good mix of experience and youth can bring laurels in 2018
Manpreet Singh believes that a good mix of experience and youth in the national hockey team under coach Sjoerd Marijne can bring laurels in the 2018 season, starting with the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup next month. India's hockey side won three medals last year, which includes a gold at Asia Cup in Dhaka.
UiTM-KPT edge Ipoh despite lacklustre display
By Aftar Singh
Getting rough: UiTM-KPT’s Muhd Asraf Zulzali (right) is fouled by Ipoh City Council’s Mohd Arif Roslan during the semi-finals of the President Cup at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday. — RAJA FAISAL HISHAN/The Star
KUALA LUMPUR: Division One league champions Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)-KPT are one lucky team.
Battling Sevenoaks face rivals Brooklands MU
Sevenoaks goalkeeper Richard Potten in action. Credit Michele Harvey.
After holding high-flying Holcombe to a draw last weekend, relegation-threatened Sevenoaks are preparing for a crucial clash against fellow strugglers Brooklands MU in the Men’s Hockey League Premier Division on Sunday.
Investec Girls School Championship Finalists
Investec Girls' School Finals 2017 action
The next generation of hockey stars will be battling it out at the Investec Girls Schools Championships at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre from the 27 February to the 1 March.
Kiana nets victory on the hockey field
Thomas More College’s SPAR Star of the Month – February 2018.
THE fifth Indoor Hockey World Cup 2018 in Berlin, Germany saw 16-year-old St Mary’s learner, Kiana Cormack, score nine goals to make her the top goal scorer in the championships. She is the school’s high school SPAR Star of the Month.
Dawson Replaced In Azlan Shah Team Due To Injury
Hockey Australia today confirms defender Matthew Dawson has been ruled out of the 18-man Kookaburras team for next month’s Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia due to injury.
Indian hockey team can succeed at CWG, World Cup: Manpreet Singh
NEW DELHI: Indian men's hockey captain Manpreet Singh, who led the side to the Asia Cup title last year, believes that the challenges of a very critical 2018 can be met with successful results, given the promise he has seen at close range over the past few years.
USWNT to Host Chile at Home of Hockey in April for Test Series
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – They’re coming back to the East Coast! The U.S. Women’s National Team will host Chile in a four-game test series at Spooky Nook Sports, the Home of Hockey, in Lancaster, Pa. from April 9-14. This is USA’s second international series of the year in their preparatory line-up before the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018 and another opportunity to support the team along their journey. Tickets are on sale, so secure yours today!
Frazer and Sargent named in Irish squad for upcoming series
Megan Frazer could potentially return to Irish action. Pic: Adrian Boehm
Megan Frazer and Cliodhna Sargent are hoping they can make their respective returns to the Irish senior women’s international line-up following their inclusion Graham Shaw’s 29-player panel for upcoming series in Glasgow and Bisham Abbey in March.
Ards Indoor superstar Brown would relish second offer from Germany as she looks to impress in Prague
Three Rock Rovers achieve first European goal for 2018
Three Rock Rovers won their EuroHockey Indoor Club Challenge II in Georgia last weekend with six wins out of six to earn gold and promotion to the third tier of continental competition for 2019.
Ipoh City Council out to seek revenge against UiTM in semi-finals
By Aftar Singh
KUALA LUMPUR: It’s time to settle a two-year old score.
Uniten forward Hanis aims to steer team to second league title
KUALA LUMPUR: PKS Universiti Tenaga Nasional (Uniten)-KPT forward Hanis Nadiah Onn is brimming with confidence over the prospect of winning a second women’s league title.
Hockeyroos & Kookaburras To Run In Comm Games Baton Relay
Rachel Lynch makes a young fan's day
Several current and past Hockeyroos and Kookaburras will this week take part in the 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay as part of the Western Australian leg.
Roo Insight - Kershaw: What A Home Comm Games Means To Me
By Stephanie Kershaw
Can the hope of making the final 18 players selected to go to a Commonwealth Games get any better? It probably can for the seven girls in the squad who all hail from the beautiful, sunny state that is Queensland.
Hookin2Hockey Heads To India: Thanks To DFAT & Tata Steel
In conjunction with the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Tata Steel, members of Hockey Australia’s Participation Department recently completed their fifth Indian Hookin2Hockey campaign since 2016.
Coaching E-Newsletter #6 - DEVELOPING Coaches and Players
Purpose: Bridge the gap between Soft Skills and Hard Skills
Core Themes covered in this issue
Tactical: Strategic moves and plays which are executed in the pocket of the Right Offensive Quadrant (ROQ), namely Play Making Space (PMS).
Technical: Developing the specific technical skills required to play effectively in this play making space.
Power point presentations and video clips: Supporting the core themes of this issue.
Training Method Tips: How to develop a young hockey player to play in this position
Motivational Quotes: On vulnerability
Food for Thought: A new addition to our Quarterly CNL, “Food for Thought”,it will cover comments and views of the experts on various topics related to our game. In order to see things from a different perspective. These views will not be the same as we hear from our top coaches, experts and the commentators covering international matches. Especially with the current style of hockey, which is designed on the foundation based upon Brute Power and Overloaded Hard Skills.