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News for 22 October 2021

All the news for Friday 22 October 2021

FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 - European Qualifier 2021 - 22 October
Cardiff (WAL)

All times GMT +1

21 Oct 2021    FRA v POL (KO8-1 (1st seed vs 8th seed))     5 - 0
21 Oct 2021     AUT v SCO (KO8-2 (4th seed vs 5th seed))     0 - 0 (3 - 2 SO)
21 Oct 2021     IRL v RUS (KO8-3 (2nd seed vs 7th seed))     2 - 0
21 Oct 2021     WAL v ITA (KO8-4 (3rd seed vs 6th seed))     2 - 0

22 Oct 2021 16:00     POL v SCO (5th-8th Place)
22 Oct 2021 18:30     RUS v ITA (5th-8th Place)

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FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup 2022 - European Qualifier 2021
Pisa (ITA)

All times GMT +2

21 Oct 2021     RUS v BLR (KO8-1 (4th seed vs 5th seed))     1 - 7
21 Oct 2021     IRL v FRA (KO8-2 (1st seed vs 8th seed))     4 - 1
21 Oct 2021    SCO v POL (KO8-3 (3rd seed vs 6th seed))     3 - 0
21 Oct 2021    ITA v WAL (KO8-4 (2nd seed vs 7th seed))     0 - 1

22 Oct 2021 13:30     FRA v RUS (5th-8th Place)
22 Oct 2021 16:00     ITA v POL (5th-8th Place)

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Day 1 roundup: FIH Hockey World Cup 2023, European Qualifiers 2021, Men, Cardiff, Wales

Day 1 of the European Qualifiers got underway in Cardiff today.

The quarterfinals would see 4 teams progress to the semi-finals on Saturday (with the Finals on Sunday) and 4 teams play the ranking games on Friday and Sunday.

Day 1 roundup: FIH Hockey World Cup 2022, European Qualifiers 2021, Women, Pisa, Italy

Today, the 21st of October we started the FIH Hockey World Cup 2022, European Qualifiers 2021, Women, Pisa, Italy.  

Wales & Scotland Women To Meet In World Cup Qualifier Semis; Welsh Men Also Through

Scotland and Wales’ women will meet in the World Cup Qualifier semi-finals on Saturday after both secured huge wins in Pisa, Italy.

Ireland and Wales teams advance, Scotland men exit

Niamh Carey celebrates Ireland's fourth in Pisa PIC: WORLDSPORTPICS

Beneath Monte Pisano, Ireland, Scotland and Wales all moved a step closer to World Cup qualification with semi-final berths.

Walker double puts Irish men within one win of 2023 World Cup

Men’s FIH World Cup qualifier
Ireland 2 (B Walker 2) Russia 0
Ben Walker’s double put Ireland within one win of the 2023 World Cup as they got the best of Russia 2-0 in Cardiff with a composed defensive performance.

Green Army shake off shackles to beat France in opening World Cup qualifier

Niamh Carey celebrates her debut goal. Picture: Frank Uijlenbroek/World Sport Pics

Women’s FIH World Cup qualifier
Ireland 4 (R Upton, H McLoughlin, Z Malseed, N Carey) France 1 (G van Bolhuis)

Ireland moved a step closer to World Cup qualification as they overcame a sticky first half to eventually run riot against France in Pisa, setting up a Saturday date with Belarus in the semi-finals.

Ireland women beat France 4-1 while men defeat Russia 2-0

Ireland celebrate after scoring one of their four goals against France

Ireland women beat France 4-1 to move closer to reaching the World Cup by booking a European Qualifier semi-final meeting against Belarus on Saturday.

Ben Walker stars as Ireland one win away from Hockey World Cup

Walker swooped in the first five minutes of each half with close-range finishes to left-wing crosses to make the difference.

Stephen Findlater

Ireland's Ben Walker celebrates scoring his side's second goal. Picture: INPHO/Ashley Crowden

Ben Walker’s double put Ireland within one win of the 2023 World Cup as they got the best of Russia 2-0 in Cardiff with a composed defensive performance.

Mixed fortunes at the World Cup Qualifiers

The cruel knock-out format of the World Cup Qualifiers provided the best and worst for Scotland`s teams. The women were comfortable 3-0 winners over Poland and move smoothly into the semi-finals, but the men drew 0-0 with Austria only to lose the tie 3-2 in a shoot-out.

Black Sticks legend Stacey Michelsen announces retirement


Stacey Michelsen, New Zealand’s captain and one of the world’s finest midfielders, has called time on her illustrious international career, announcing her retirement to the fellow Vantage Black Sticks team members on Tuesday (19 October).

Foreign teams participating in Junior Hockey World Cup exempted from quarantine

The Health Ministry, however, stated that all the arriving teams will have to follow necessary health safety COVID-19 protocols.

New Delhi: Foreign teams that will land in India for next month's FIH Men's Junior Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar have been exempted from quarantine and will only be required to monitor themselves for COVID-19 symptoms during the stay.

“No team will be easy at the coming Men’s Jr World Cup,” says Chief Coach Graham Reid

Bengaluru: Chief Coach Graham Reid, who is overseeing the Indian colts for the forthcoming home Men’s Junior World Cup, opines that the players are excited to compete with the world’s best teams on home ground in Bhubaneswar.

Room mate's words of encouragement

Maria Ruiz has 119 caps for the Spanish women’s national team and has a bronze medal from the Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018 as well as a bronze medal from the 2019 EuroHockey Championships. Most recently, the goalkeeper was representing her nation at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, where Spain lost to Great Britain in the quarter finals.

Tryouts for Senior Indoor USMNT Confirmed for November 13

SPRING CITY, Pa. – Tryouts for the Senior U.S. Men’s National Indoor Team will be held Saturday, November 13, 2021 at The Training Center in Spring City, Pa.

Marcano likes women’s hockey Pan Am draw

by Nigel Simon

T&T senior women’s hockey team coach, Anthony Marcano

National women’s hockey team coach Anthony “Bumper” Marcano says he likes his team tough group assignment for next year’s Pan American Hockey Cup in Santiago, Chile.

New Partners For England Hockey League Coverage

England Hockey are pleased to confirm that we will be working with three partners to help enhance our coverage of the England Hockey Leagues this season.

Hockey Coach Handed Award by HRH The Princess Royal

England Hockey were delighted to see that Macclesfield-based coach Louise Broome was handed a UK Coaching Hero award by HRH The Princess Royal.

Local derbies take top billing

It could be a testing weekend for clubs who have already made their mark in this season`s Premiership, newly promoted Inverleith men are away to Grange in an all-Edinburgh affair while in the women`s competition the Glasgow derby between Hillhead and GHK takes top stage.

Patience is key to sucess

For acting General Secretary of the Zambia Hockey Association Elvis Bwalya and lead coach on the Hockey ID programme Floyd Chomba, the past few months have really given them an opportunity to develop their coaching and communication skills.

Weekend College Games: October 21 - 27

Each week, USA Field Hockey' highlights some college games in Division I, II and III.

Maryland field hockey’s defense could carry it to the NCAA tournament

Shane Connuck

Maura Verleg prepares to shoot during Maryland field hockey’s 2-1 loss to Iowa on Oct. 3, 2021. (Joe Ryan/The Diamondback)

No. 8 Maryland field hockey’s defense has shined throughout the season.

Field Hockey Celebrates Senior Day Friday Against Louisville

By: Dana Gelin

The Tar Heel seniors – Abby Pitcairn, Riley Fulmer, Meredith Sholder, Cassie Sumfest, Hannah Griggs, Cassie Halpin and Eva Smolenaars – with coach Karen Shelton.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The North Carolina field hockey team will celebrate an outstanding class of seven seniors prior to Friday's Atlantic Coast Conference matchup with No. 4 Louisville. The final home game of the regular season is set for 4 p.m. at Karen Shelton Stadium with Senior Day ceremonies to begin at approximately 3:45.

Field Hockey Closes Home Schedule with Maryland, Penn State

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan State field hockey team is set to host its final two home games of the season this weekend, welcoming a pair of Top-10 opponents to Ralph Young Field.

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