All the news for Saturday 16 October 2021
2021-22 FIH Pro League - 16 October
Royal Uccle Sport, Brussels (BEL)
All times GMT +2
16 Oct 2021 16:30 BEL v GER (RR)
17 Oct 2021 16:30 BEL v GER (RR)
16 Oct 2021 14:00 BEL v GER (RR)
17 Oct 2021 14:00 BEL v GER (RR)
Alex is hoping for a happy birthday in Belgium
At an event where the three medal-winning goalkeepers at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 were in their mid-30s, (Vincent Vanasch - Belgium 33, Andrew Charter - Australia 34 and PR Sreejesh - India 33), it was also exciting to see some young goalkeepers breaking onto the international stage.
Quality on display as Belgium play Germany
Belgium’s men will take the pitch against Germany at the Royal Uccle Sport THC in Brussels on Saturday, October 16, in front of their own adoring fans for the first time after clinching their maiden Olympic gold medal at Tokyo in August.
Olympic champions Belgium begin FIH Hockey Pro League title defence in German double-header
By Andrew Dowdeswell
Olympic champions Belgium begin their FIH Pro League title defence with a weekend double-header against Germany ©Getty Images
Belgium men's team open their Men's International Hockey Federation (FIH) Pro League title defence in a double-header Germany this weekend.
FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup 2022 – European Qualifier 2021
The Road to the Women’s World Cup!
From 21st – 24th, the teams qualified for the FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup 2022 – European Qualifier 2021 will battle it out for the one prized slot on offer for the 2022 FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup.
Women’s Asian Champions Trophy 2021 hockey to start in December
The Indian women’s hockey team has won the Women’s Asian Champions Trophy in 2016 and finished runners-up last time.
By Aarish Ansari
The Women’s Asian Champions Trophy 2021 will be held from December 5 to 12 in Donghae, South Korea, the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) announced on Friday.
Scots youngsters triumph over Malaysia
Scotland`s under-21 side caught the Malaysians cold with a 1-0 victory in the second match at Clydesdale tonight and thereby won the overall series after drawing the first match 1-1 the day before. Quite a remarkable achievement considering the limitations to preparation due to COVID restrictions and the fact that Malaysia is ranked 11th in the world and on its way to the Junior World Cup in India next month.
Malaysia held by Scotland in Match1
By Jugjet Singh
THE national Under-21 hockey team were held 1-1 by Scotland’s Under-23 side in a friendly at the Clydesdale Hockey and Cricket Club in Glasgow on Friday. -Pic credit to Facebook MHC
THE national Under-21 hockey team were held 1-1 by Scotland's Under-23 side in a friendly at the Clydesdale Hockey and Cricket Club in Glasgow on Friday.
Harris Announces 19-Athlete Traveling Roster for Men’s Junior World Cup
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – After a thrilling shootout victory back in August to claim bronze, the Junior U.S. Men’s National Team captured their second medal in event history and first since 2008 at the Junior Pan American Championship (JPAC). Although falling just short of directly qualifying for the 2021 FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup (JWC), the team was the first reserve should a nation pull out.
Used insights gained as reserve to do well in matches: Simranjeet on meomorable Tokyo Olympics performance
Simranjeet Singh credits the insights he gained as a reserve for his sensational performance during the Tokyo Olympics, including a brace in the historic bronze medal match.
India men's hockey team celebrates after winning bronze at the Tokyo Olympics earlier this year. AP Photo
New Delhi: Waiting on the sidelines can sometimes be a blessing in disguise, feels Indian hockey team mid-fielder Simranjeet Singh, who credits the insights he gained as a reserve for his sensational performance during the Tokyo Olympics, including a brace in the historic bronze medal match.
Irish Senior Cup and Irish Hockey Trophy takes centre-stage
Lisnagarvey’s James Corry lifts the 2020 men’s Irish Senior Cup. Picture: Adrian Boehm
In total, 32 national cup ties will take place across the island with the men’s and women’s Irish Senior Cup and Irish Hockey Trophy campaigns playing out on Saturday.
No. 1 Iowa field hockey topples No. 2 Michigan in penalty shootout
The Hawkeyes improved to 15-0 on the season after taking down undefeated Michigan at Grant Field.
Iowa celebrates a goal during the first quarter of a field hockey game between Iowa and Penn State on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, at Grant Field. The Hawkeyes defeated the Nittany Lions 4-0. Jeff Sigmund
For the first time in Iowa field hockey history, fans rushed Grant Field following the No. 1 Hawkeyes’ win over No. 2 Michigan Friday afternoon.
Field Hockey Earns 1-0 Win At Wake Forest
The Tar Heels celebrate Ciana Riccardo's first career goal, which would turn out to be the gamewinner.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Ciana Riccardo's first career goal was enough to lift the North Carolina field hockey team to a victory over Wake Forest on Friday, 1-0 at the Demon Deacons' Kentner Stadium.
No. 3 Field Hockey Topples No. 8 Maryland
Win is Program’s First over the Terps since 1998 and Fourth Top-10 Win this Season
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – No. 3 Rutgers field hockey earned yet another signature win on Friday afternoon, taking down No. 8 Maryland. The win marked RU's first victory over Maryland since 1998, the final Big Ten foe for RU to defeat since joining the league. With the victory, the Scarlet Knights improved to 11-2 on the season and 4-1 in Big Ten play. It was their ninth ranked win of the season and fourth over a top-10 foe.
No. 8 Maryland field hockey stymied by Gianna Glatz, drops tight one to No. 3 Rutgers, 1-0
Maryland's Hope Rose battles with a James Madison defender during the Terps' 3-0 win over the Dukes on Oct. 10, 2021. (Autumn Hengen/The Diamondback)
No. 8 Maryland field hockey knew it would be in for a battle as it met No. 3 Rutgers on the road Friday afternoon.
Field Hockey Falls In Double OT
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – The Central Michigan field hockey team fell in a 2-1 double overtime thriller to Ohio in a Mid-American Conference game on Friday at Cristy Freese Field.
#11 Field Hockey Suffers Overtime Defeat at #21 UMass
AMHERST, Mass. – A goal in the final minute of the first overtime period was the difference as the 11th-ranked Saint Joseph's field hockey team fell to #21 UMass, 1-0, at the Gladchuk Field Hockey Complex on Friday afternoon.
Field Hockey Tripped Up by Indiana
Bloomington, Ind. – Scoring at least one goal in every period, Indiana defeated Michigan State, 5-0, in Big Ten field hockey action Friday afternoon at the IU Field Hockey Complex in Bloomington, Ind.