Cold snap lights fire in Dutch camp
Set backs in training including an unexpected severe snow fall, led to three weeks away from the training ground, but this has not dampened Dutch goalkeeper Josine Koning’s enthusiasm for the Netherland’s forthcoming encounter with Germany in the resumed FIH Hockey Pro League.
Taking chances when they arise
Ahead of Germany’s forthcoming FIH Hockey Pro League match against Netherlands women, we caught up with Charlotte Stapenhorst, who is relishing the thought of a return to action and the chance to pit her wits against one of the best defensive units in the world.
Mustapha Cassiem, SA’s young hockey prodigy
The teenage sensation has huge expectations, billed as the next great hockey star and coming from a family that breathes the sport. He explains how he is handling this pressure and his ambitions.
By: Adrian Ephraim
Photographer: Chris de Beer-Procter
Mustapha Cassiem in action at Woodlands Hockey Turf. The Cassiem family come from the working-class area of Mitchell’s Plain, a world away from Bishops in Rondebosch where he attended school.
Mustapha Cassiem has a sweet tooth. One of the country’s youngest ever national hockey players admits this sheepishly when quizzed about his favourite things in the world, though it’s hardly surprising for a young man who’s only just 18 years old and who up until a few months ago was still a schoolboy. He has a weakness for sweets, but that’s the extent of his weaknesses it seems.
Mwangi leads from the front
In our third interview celebrating International Women's Day, we catch up Kenyan hockey legend Jacqueline (Jackie) Mwangi. Now Head Coach to the national women's team, Mwangi enjoyed a long career with the national team as an athlete and continues to inspire girls and young women through both her hockey career and as an inspirational sports teacher.
It's the Pullman bubble for MHL teams
By Jugjet Singh
MHC president Datuk Seri Subahan Kamal (2nd-right) with Pullman Hotel Kuala Lumpur, general manager T K Lee (2nd-left) gesture during the ceremony at the hotel. - BERNAMA pic
THE Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) inspected a few hotels before deciding on Hotel Pullman in Bangsar as the sports-bubble venue for the Malaysia Hockey League (MHL).
Garrleigh Trophy Centre on board for HC Melbourne 2021 Season
Victoria’s number one Hockey team, Hockey Club Melbourne has announced its partnership with Garrleigh Trophy Centre ahead the Sultana Bran Hockey One League’s second season due to start in October 2021.
Maryland field hockey looks to improve its efficiency on penalty corners
Midfielder Emma Deberdine passes the ball in Maryland Field Hockey’s 5-1 win over Michigan State on Oct. 25, 2019. (Gabby Baniqued/The Diamondback)
Just over seven minutes into Maryland field hockey’s loss to Northwestern, Bibi Donraadt headed to the backline to insert a penalty corner. She triggered the ball in for a Riley Donnelly shot, which came up empty. This was the seventh corner the Terps earned in that opening period.
Reliving The First Wembley Magic 70 Years On
An iconic venue with so many great memories, this year marks the 70th anniversary of the first women's hockey game to take place at the iconic Wembley stadium.
Lacklustre India-Germany match ends in a 1-1 draw at Krefeld
Lanky forward Jarmanpreet Singh deflected a short rebound from goalkeeper off the India’s first penalty corner to give India the lead well within five minutes of the game only to see Germany equalize three minutes from the half time. The remainder of the game saw more goalmouth action albeit without goals emanating, leading the match to end in a dame 1-1 draw.
India's share spoils with Germany; Continue positive start to European tour
Jarmanpreet Singh scored for India from a penalty corner
By Samrat Chakraborty
India drew 1-1 in a friendly match against Germany on Tuesday evening in the second of their four-match Europe tour on Sunday.
Jarmanpreet scores as Indian men's hockey team draw 1-1 with Germany
Jarmanpreet opened the scoring for India in the fourth minute, while Martin Haner scored the equaliser for Germany.
Indian team celebrates the goal against Germany. Twitter/
Krefeld: The Indian men's hockey team played out a 1-1 draw against Germany in the second game of its four-match tour of Europe here.
India Women suffer third straight defeat to Germany
Indian eves are yet to score a goal on the tour...
By Samrat Chakraborty
The Indian Women's hockey team suffered a 2-0 defeat against Germany in the third match of their Germany tour in Dusseldorf on Tuesday. Goals from Sonja Zimmermann (26’) and Franzisca Hauke (42’) sealed the match in the hosts' favour.
Indian women's hockey team suffers third consecutive defeat against Germany
Sonja Zimmermann (26') and Franzisca Hauke (42') scored the goals for Germany, who won their third consecutive match on Monday.
The fourth match of the series will be played on Thursday. Image Courtesy: Twitter @TheHockeyIndia
Dusseldorf: The Indian women's hockey team's defence resisted well but formidable Germany walked away with a 2-0 win in the third game, taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in the four-match series.
Green Army to take on Great Britain in SoftCo Series
Hockey Ireland is excited to announce the SoftCo Series which will take place in Queen’s University Belfast, with the Irish Women taking on Great Britain on Saturday the 13th, Sunday the 14th and Tuesday the 16th of March. The uncapped series matches against Great Britain are the first international matches for the team on home soil since the Olympic Qualifier in December 2019.
Great Britain women to face Ireland in uncapped series
Great Britain, the Olympic women’s hockey champions, will travel to Ireland for a three-match uncapped series this month, with coverage live on RTE and BBC Sport.
Ireland to face GB for the first time in 13 years on home turf
Ireland will face Great Britain on home turf for the first time in 13 years with three uncapped international matches given the go ahead for Queen’s University next week.
Plennevaux and Boon inspire Léo to slay Dragons
Royal Léopold got the second phase of the Belgian season up and running with a hugely important 4-3 win over KHC Dragons.
Bloemendaal keep rolling as Kampong, Pinoké and HGC shine with goals galore
HC Bloemendaal continue to prove an unstoppable force in the Tulp Hoofdklasse after two wins over the weekend, extending their winning streak to 12 games.
Den Bosch’s six-point weekend maintains narrow edge over Amsterdam
No mistakes and no surprises for the top three in the women’s Hoofdklasse as EHL-bound Den Bosch and AH&BC Amsterdam both picked up six points out of six from their double weekend.
Junior move level with Campo in Spanish women’s league
Junior FC took advantage of Club de Campo’s delayed game away to CH Sardinero to move level at the top of Spain’s women’s Iberdrola league with a resounding 8-1 success against RC Jolaseta.
KS AZS AWF end top trio’s 32-year control of Polish indoor scene
KS AZS AWF Poznan and LKS Rogowo have been crowned Poland’s national indoor champions following last weekend’s finals.
Kaitlin follows in a family tradition
As we continue our celebration of International Women’s Day with representatives from all our continental federations, we catch up with a player who is part of one of Australia’s most notable hockey families.
The First Ever Women's International Hockey Match
Courtesy of the Hockey Museum
Photo credit: Hockey Museum
2 March 2021 is the 125th anniversary of the first ever women’s international hockey match in 1896, between Ireland and England. Ireland beat England 2-0.
Virginia Beach native Sam Zwyna starred in her hometown for Maryland field hockey
Forward Sam Zwyna dribbles during Maryland field hockey's 5-0 win over New Hampshire on Sept. 1, 2019. (Julia Nikhinson/The Diamondback)
Sam Zwyna remembers the Virginia Beach Sportsplex. It was where she was introduced to hockey, and where she first played the sport.
UK MPs to consider links between sport and long-term brain injury
MPs will hear examine the role of national governing bodies regarding concussion in an inquiry to be launched on Wednesday.