SA Women's squad for tests against England
Various changes had to be made to the South African Women’s team that will play two tests against England this Saturday and Sunday.
Weakened Proteas face star-studded England
The South African women's hockey team will have to do without Quanita Bobbs (centre) in Saturday's match against England at Hartleyvale. Photo: Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix
CAPE TOWN - The South African women’s hockey team face an uphill battle when they take on England at Hartleyvale on Saturday in the first of two Test matches.
Wits and Southern Gauteng midfielder receives national hockey team call-up
Rusten Abrahams (yellow) does the business for Wits on the hockey field.
BRAAMFONTEIN – Wits first-year student Rusten Abrahams makes South Africa's men’s senior national hockey team for upcoming summer series against Germany and England
Canadian men aiming higher as World Cup qualification kicks off with World League
In just over a month, Canada’s men’s field hockey team will play in its first competition of the year.
Field Hockey Alum Swaps UConn Blue for Irish Green
Former UConn standout Roisin Upton '16 (ED) swings at the ball during a game against Hong Kong in South Africa in January. Since graduating, Upton traded her UConn blue jersey for the green of the Irish National Team.
Former Husky field hockey standout Roisin Upton ’16 (ED) has traded her UConn blue jersey for the green of the Irish National Field Hockey Team.
Top four teams ready for Semi Final face-off
Chandigarh: The stage is set for an exciting day of hockey as the Semi Finals of the fifth edition of Coal India Hockey India League gets underway with a clash between Kalinga Lancers and Uttar Pradesh Wizards here at the Chandigarh Hockey Stadium in Sector 42. This match will be followed by the second Semi Final between table toppers Dabang Mumbai and Delhi Waveriders.
HIL semis: Mumbai, Kalinga seem the best bets
Dabang Mumbai players during a practice session at the Sector 42 stadium in Chandigarh on Friday. Tribune photo: Vicky Gharu.
Chandigarh: After a month of city-hopping and desperation-filled duels for the knockout slots, the dust has finally settled with the four most deserving teams left standing.
Dabang, Wizards look to make maiden finals
When Dabang Mumbai takes the field against Delhi Waveriders in the Hockey India League here on Saturday evening, it will hope to carry its form from the league stage.
Why are drag-flickers firing blanks?
The absence of Sandeep Singh, the top-scorer in two of the four HIL editions he played, has coincided with a decline in short-corner conversions this year. Photo Credit: Manob Chowdhury
Penalty corner specialists have struggled this HIL season and have two days to get it right
Hoofdklasse returns with major new broadcast shows
The Hoofdklasse returns on Sunday with Ziggo Sport and NOS set to provide a large increase in coverage of the Dutch elite league.
Legends of the EHL: Jeroen Hertzberger
Euro Hockey League Legend Jeroen Hertzberger is ambitious that he can create goalscoring record that can never be beaten if he can help his Rotterdam side qualify for the EHL on a couple more occasions.
Play-off hopes hang on double header
Wimbledon's Phil Ball in action during last season's final. Credit Simon Parker
Two matches in two days could give East Grinstead’s play-off hopes a big boost in the Men’s Hockey League Premier Division – but they must first overcome two tough opponents.
Double headers in store for top teams
Nicola White in action for Holcombe. Credit Peter Smith
Title hopefuls East Grinstead and Holcombe play twice this weekend, with the clash between the two on Sunday being the highlight of the programme in the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division.
Huge weekend of hockey in National league 1 and Scottish Cup
Cammy Fraser from Grange, Lee Morton from Kelburne
A massive weekend of hockey awaits with the current top two in both the men’s and women’s National League 1 competitions crossing swords, not to mention the men’s Scottish Cup semi-finals on Sunday at Peffermill.
It’s anybody’s game in chase for TNB Cup final berths
by S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: The battle for berths in the final of the TNB Cup is still wide open.
International Hockey Federation awards: John-John Dohmen, Naomi van As best
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) awards were given away in Chandigarh on Thursday. John-John Dohmen of Belgium (right) and Netherlands’ Naomi van As were adjudged the best male and female players, respectively.(FIH)
Dohmen, Naomi van As win FIH awards
It isn’t often that Olympics-winning team members get sidelined at a function to honour the best in the business. But at the first-ever FIH Hockey Stars event here on Thursday, Argentina was conspicuous by its absence among the men even as Belgium swept the awards. Among the women, though, the awards were more equally distributed.
Europeans sweep FIH awards
Europeans sweep FIH awards
Dohmen, Van As named best players as 9 out of 10 awards go to Europeans
The award winners with FIH president Narinder Batra (3R) during the ceremony in Chandigarh on Thursday. Tribune photos
Chandigarh: It was a European sweep at the FIH annual awards, with Belgium’s John-John Dohmen and retired Netherlands star Naomi van As bagging the respective male and female Players of the Year awards for 2016.
EHL-bound van Doren and Harte win FIH Star awards
EHL-bound stars Arthur van Doren and David Harte along with regular EHL umpire Christian Blasch were all honoured as members of the very best this morning at the FIH’s Hockey Stars event in Chandigarh, India.
GB & England sweep the board at FIH Awards
Goalkeeper of the year, Maddie Hinch
Great Britain and England Hockey have the world's best male hockey coach, best female coach and best female goalkeeper- that is the verdict of hockey players, coaches and fans around the globe, with Danny Kerry, Karen Brown and Maddie Hinch voted as respective winners at the International Hockey Federation's prestigious Hockey Stars awards ceremony in India.
Hockey needs support from state governments too: Narinder Batra
CHANDIGARH: Asserting that future of Indian hockey was bright, FIH president Narinder Batra on Thursday said that state governments too should do their bit to ensure that the sport further flourish in this country.
Dear Simon Orchard… Love an official!
This week there was an article released by a top Australian player about officials and their accountability in the game. The original article can be found on UK site The Hockey Paper. In it, Simon Orchard provided his viewpoint on the role and approach that officials have in top level club, National and International hockey from his experiences as a Kookaburra.