All the news for Thursday 29 September 2022
Malaysia thrashed 7-0 by Belgium
By Aftar Singh
A Belgium player (in red) tries to break past the Malaysian defence.
KUALA LUMPUR: Olympic champions Belgium thrashed Malaysia 7-0 in their second hockey friendly at the Sportcentrum Wilrijkse Plein in Antwerp today.
Manpreet Singh: Pro League tie will give us better understanding of Spain ahead of World Cup
India will take on Spain in their World Cup opener at the newly-built Birsa Munda International Stadium in Rourkela on January 13.
The match against Spain in the World Cup will be the Indian team’s first outing at the newly-built Rourkela stadium, touted to become the world’s largest hockey venue. | Photo Credit: Getty Images
India will be hosting Spain in the new season of FIH Pro League next month and captain Manpreet Singh wants to use the opportunity to get a better understanding of their rivals ahead of the 2023 men’s hockey World Cup to be held in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela.
How to Follow: Masters World Cup [50+]
Team Canada takes on the world in Cape Town
This week our Masters over 50 Men will take to the world stage at the 2022 Masters World Cup. This event is taking place in Cape Town, South Africa from October 1-10th. Cape Town promises to be a fantastic host to this world level event, with the city hosting major level world events such as the Rugby, Cricket and Football World Cups in the past, as well as recently being selected to host the 2023 Netball World Cup. In 2010 Cape Town played host to the Grand Masters Hockey World Cup as well, showing why its not just a superb tourist city but also a world class hockey host.
Masters hockey return after life-time illness and family tragedy
Derek will go on to play in the World Cup in Cape Town this October. PIC: Rob Lindblade Photography
Considering its location in the east end of Glasgow, Eastbank Academy was a paradox of production when it came to hockey in the late seventies and early eighties.
Smith and wimbledon relishing Euro challenge
Eight years on from his EHL debut, Rhys Smith is looking to show his growing maturity on another big stage following a busy 2022 as he lines out for Wimbledon against Hamburger Polo Club this evening (19.00 CET).
Hamburger Polo Club on meteoric rise
Hamburger Polo Club are looking to continue their meteoric from the fourth tier of German hockey to the top table of the European club game as they debut in the EHL on Thursday evening against Wimbledon (19.00 CET).
Western looking to feel at home in hamburg
Scottish champions Western Wildcats can lean on a little bit of insider knowledge in Hamburg but will be looking to make their own mark this week as they return to the EHL for the first time in 14 years,
Vitality Women's Hockey League Week 2 2022 Preview
Beeston Vs Notting University - Image by Andy Smith
After the highs of the opening weekend of hockey, Jade Bloomfield of Hockey World News previews the key matches and sequences in this week's Vitality Women's Hockey League preview.