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News for 29 May 2023

All the news for Monday 29 ay 2023

2022-23 FIH Hockey Pro League - 29 May
London, Great Britain

All times GMT +1


26 May 2023 14:40     BEL v IND (RR)     2 - 1
27 May 2023 12:40     GBR v IND (RR)     4 - 2
28 May 2023 12:40     GBR v BEL (RR)     3 - 1

Pool standings


26 May 2023 17:10     GBR v CHN (RR)     1 - 0
27 May 2023 15:10     BEL v CHN (RR)      3 - 1
28 May 2023 15:10     GBR v BEL (RR)      2 - 3

Pool standings

FIH Match Centre

GB consolidate top spot with another win, Belgian women complete perfect weekend

Great Britain’s men consolidated their spot at the top of the FIH Pro League table in front of a sell-out crowd in London with their first victory over Belgium since 2018. In the corresponding women’s fixture, it was the Belgians who gained the upper hand, defeating the hosts 3-2 to complete a perfect weekend after their victory over China a day earlier.

GB Men extend lead at top; women suffer narrow loss

An action-packed Sunday at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre saw Great Britain registering mixed results in their men's and women's matches of the FIH Hockey Pro League 2022/23 London mini tournament. While the men's team defeated Belgium 3-1 to extend their lead on top of the points table, women's team went down fighting 2-3 against Belgium.

Great Britain men beat Belgium but women lose

Britain's Nicholas Bandurak is joint-third top-scorer in the Pro League this season with six goals

Great Britain's men and women enjoyed contrasting fortunes against Belgium in the FIH Pro League.

Men's Junior Asia Cup - 29 May
Salalah (OMA)

All times GMT +4

28 May 2023 18:45     KOR v BAN (Pool B)        3 - 1
28 May 2023 21:00     IND v THA (Pool A)         17 - 0

29 May 2023 18:45     JPN v PAK (Pool A)         
29 May 2023 21:00     OMA v MAS (Pool B)     

Pool standings

FIH Match Centre

Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2023 – DAY 6

On the night in Salalah, Oman positions in both groups were defined.

India progress to Semi-Finals of Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2023, qualify for FIH Junior Hockey Men's World Cup 2023

India defeated Thailand 17-0 in their final Pool A fixture in the Men's Junior Asia Cup 2023

New Delhi: Sunday evening at the Men's Junior Asia Cup 2023 in Salalah, Oman was lit up by a scintillating performance from the Indian Junior Men’s Hockey Team as they defeated Thailand with a scoreline of 17-0 in their Pool A fixture. The result means the Indian Junior Men’s Hockey Team finished the group stage of the Men's Junior Asia Cup 2023 unbeaten and have also progressed to the Semi-Finals of the tournament.

Malaysia aim to make the hosts a victim

By Jugjet Singh

The Malaysian hockey team have shown tremendous improvement in the Junior Asia Cup (JAC), and look set to claim their fourth “victim” on Tuesday. -Pic courtesy of MHC

SALALAH (OMAN): The Malaysian hockey team have shown tremendous improvement in the Junior Asia Cup (JAC), and look set to claim their fourth "victim" on Tuesday.

Indian Junior Women's Hockey Team leaves for Junior Asia Cup 2023 in Japan

The team led by Preeti and Vice Captained by Deepika left for Kakamigahara, Japan on Sunday morning

Bengaluru: The Indian Junior Women’s Hockey Team left for the prestigious Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2023 from Kempegowda International Airport on Sunday morning. The Junior Asia Cup which is a qualifying event for the FIH Junior World Cup is scheduled to begin from 2nd June in Kakamigahara, Japan.

Triple Olympian retires from International Hockey

Renowned Vantage Black Sticks striker, Nick Wilson, has announced his retirement from international hockey, marking the end of a remarkable career that has left a mark on New Zealand’s proud hockey history.

Players selected for Jillaroos camp in Brisbane

A 19-player squad has been announced to attend a Jillaroos training camp in Brisbane later this year.

Ireland Under 18 Women Competition camp in Calais

Game 1:  Ireland 1 England 6

Ireland were given a lesson in circle play for offensively and defensively as what was otherwise an even and competitive game ended as a chastening experience. Ireland conceded early but had maybe the better of a first half in which they created numerous chances.

European Club Hockey round up Day 3

Banbridge sealed first place in Pool A and a place in next season’s Club Trophy I for Ireland’s representatives in 2023-24.  Lisnagarvey, with an emphatic 13-1 win over HAHK Mladost who will be in second place in Pool A and qualified for the 3rd place tournament final tomorrow.

Mixed day in Alanya as Watsonians win again but Clydesdale Western suffer defeat

Watsonians have qualified for the promotion semi-finals with a pool match still to play after a 3-0 win over Austrian side AHTC Wien. The Scottish champions top the pool on goal difference from SK Slavia Prague, and only need a draw from today’s (Sunday) head to head against the Czechs to top the pool and on paper have an easier semi-final draw.

Thirsty Turtles to face Osaka at the 51st Cal Cup women’s final while LA Kings take on LA Tigers for men’s title

By Jawwad Qamar

The 51st California Cup is set for two exciting finals on Memorial Day at Moorpark College. The Thirsty Turtles will take on Osaka for the women’s super division title and the LA Kings will go against the defending champions LA Tigers in the men’s super division final.

In women’s first semifinal on Sunday, the Thirsty Turtles beat Tres Generaciones HC from Mexico 2-0 on  first-half goals by Jenna Florenzo and Taylor McCormick. The second semifinal saw Osaka edge out the Olympic Club 1-0 on a late goal by Samantha McCrory.

It took a shootout in men’s first semifinal for LA Kings to prevail over the Bulldogs after a 2-2 tie in regulation. Bulldogs took an early lead on a second minute goal by Troy Sutherland but Nick Trigit struck twice for LA, two minutes later with back to back goals for a 2-1 lead. However, Jon Ginolfi scored late in the match for the Bulldogs to send the semifinal into a shootout but the local favorites were edged out 4-3 in an exciting finish.

In the second semifinal, Scott Tupper and Ranveer Kundi scored penalty corner goals for defending champions LA Tigers for a 2-0 victory over Yuba Brothers.

The 2023 edition of one of the oldest and largest field hockey tournaments in the world, more popularly known as the Cal Cup, features 113 teams, consisting of over 1,500 athletes competing in 13 divisions ranging from Under-8 to Men/Women Super Divisions. The super divisions feature current and former international players from Australia, Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands, Spain and USA.

In addition to $10K cash prize in super divisions, all players in the top three teams of each division will receive Gold, Silver, or Bronze medals.

Monday’s Championship matches:

Women’s Final
Thirsty Turtles vs Osaka 2:20 pm

Men’s Final
LA Kings vs LA Tigers 3:30 pm

For complete schedule and directions to the venues, please visit www.calcup.com.

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Uttar Pradesh Hockey wins 13th Hockey India Sub Junior Men National Championship 2023

New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Hockey won the 13th Hockey India Sub Junior Men National Championship 2023 on Sunday after defeating Hockey Association of Odisha in the Final at the iconic Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium. Meanwhile, Hockey Haryana beat Hockey Madhy

2022 Hockey NZ Officials of the Year


Hockey New Zealand has honoured Mike Ward as the 2022 Community Umpire of the Year. Ward’s commitment to nurturing young umpires in Kapiti has been applauded widely, demonstrating the impact one individual

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