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Elis open conference play against Crimson

Lucy Liu & Angela Xiao

Yale Athletics

As the Yale field hockey team prepares to open Ivy play against Harvard this weekend, it has a chance to snap a pair of losing streaks: its five-year drought against the Crimson and its two crushing defeats on the West Coast.

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Field hockey (5–3) looks to reclaim Ivy League title for 2018 season

By Molly Milligan

Field hockey at Princeton enjoys a history of success, but under head coach Carla Tagliente, there has been a new pattern of dramatic moments to go along with these achievements.

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Newly ranked Cal field hockey team ready to prove itself against 2 top teams

By Tim Sun

Cal field hockey head coach Shellie Onstead believes her team is one of the best in the country, and after getting a bit of validation from coaches around the country, the Bears have an opportunity to more firmly establish themselves this weekend in Evanston, Illinois.

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Weekend College Games

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

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A fiery halftime speech fueled Maryland field hockey’s comeback win over Princeton

By Lila Bromberg

Head coach Missy Meharg observes gameplay from the sideline in Maryland's game against UVA on Oct. 25, 2016. (Marquise McKine/The Diamondback)

With Maryland field hockey trailing Princeton 3-1 at halftime Tuesday, coach Missy Meharg felt she had to be brutally honest with her team.

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The season starts here: Irish Men’s EY Hockey League preview

Glenanne celebrate their EYHL victory. Pic: Adrian Boehm

The men’s EY Hockey League tips off this weekend as the battle to become the third champion of the national league begins.

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Extra competitive season brewing in Scottish Women’s National League 1

Early indications are that the women`s National League 1 campaign will be extra competitive this season; at the moment Dundee Wanderers, Clydesdale Western and Western Wildcats share top spot with seven points each. In addition, the clashes between the top sides so far have been pretty close with several draw in the mix.

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Georgie Twigg’s all-round class will aid Surbiton, says Sarah Haycroft

By The Hockey Paper

Photo: Simon Parker

Georgie Twigg will focus her efforts on gaining more honours with Surbiton this season after closing her international career.

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Tough battles ahead for Ford NHL Finals Weekend


Bayleys Midlands vs John Turkington Forestry Central Mavericks

This Midlands side were looking for a bounce back performance after their shock loss to Southern yesterday. In the first few minutes of the game, Midlands converted a penalty corner through a Mark Weber drag flick. Mark Weber was back at it again just a few minutes later with another converted penalty corner. One minute Midlands’ Maks Wyndham-Smith swept a ball past the goal keeper to make the score 3-0.

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Ford NHL women neck and neck, men’s semifinals set

The Southern men surprised Capital today in the men’s final round robin game.

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RUPINDER PAL: I have lost my rhythm after injury

Tazeen Qureshy

Bhubaneswar: The India men’s hockey team might have come back with a bronze from the Asian Games in Indonesia, but the glaring mistakes they committed, has taken much of the sheen viewed from its entirety.

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Ramandeep, Birendra under consideration for World Cup

Tazeen Qureshy

Ramandeep, Birendra under consideration for World Cup Injured players Ramandeep Singh and Birendra Lakra might still have a chance to be part of the Odisha Hockey World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018.

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Amin: Argentina not invincible

By Jugjet Singh

Assistant Coach, Muhamad Amin Rahim. - NSTP FILE PIC

KUALA LUMPUR: The national team will play World No 2 Argentina in the Darwin International at the Marrara Hockey Stadium in Australia on Friday.

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The Diablas leading the standings

Macarena Ilabaca Burrows, PAHF

FIH Hockey Series Open (women) - Brazil vs. Chile. Photo: Oscar Munoz Badilla

An intense morning full of hockey and goals at the PWCC's court.  Chile and Uruguay thrashed their opponents, Paraguay won their first game in the 2018 Hockey Series.

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Day 3 - Men Hockey Open Series 2018

Rebecca Kanter

FIH Hockey Series Open (men) - Bolivia vs. Chile. Photo: Oscar Munoz Badilla

Match 1: VEN 1-3 BRA (VEN 0-0 BRA)

With two wins each, Venezuela and Brazil met for the first men's match on Day 3 of the 2018 Hockey Open Series. Despite each team with a couple of penalty corners towards the end of the second quarter,  the match remained scoreless at halftime. Both teams came out battling in the second half; leaving the crowd to wonder who would might come away with their first loss of the competition. A few minutes into the third quarter, Brasil earned a couple penalty corners. Brasil's Joaquin LOPEZ converted the second penalty corner for the first goal of the match to give Brasil the lead in the 36th minute. Brasil's lead was short as Venezuela pressured hard on attack and also earned a couple of penalty corners. Venezuela's Wilber BRACAMONTE converted Venezuela's second penalty corner of the third quarter to tie the match a minute later.

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Hockey Series Open - Santiago 2018 - Day 3

Santiago (CHI)

Men's results 20 September

VEN v BRA (RR)     1 - 3
URU v PER (RR)     2 - 0
BOL v CHI (RR)     0 - 27

Pool Standings

RankTeamPlayedWinsDrawsLossesGoals ForGoals AgainstGoal DifferencePoints
1 Brazil 3 3 0 0 34 1 33 9
2 Chile 3 2 1 0 34 0 34 7
3 Venezuela 3 2 0 1 17 3 14 6
4 Uruguay 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
5 Peru 3 0 0 3 0 18 -18 0
6 Bolivia 3 0 0 3 0 63 -63 0

Women's results 20 September

BOL v URU (RR)     0 - 17
PER v PAR (RR)     0 - 3
BRA v CHI (RR)     0 - 10

Pool Standings

RankTeamPlayedWinsDrawsLossesGoals ForGoals AgainstGoal DifferencePoints
1 Chile 3 3 0 0 42 0 42 9
2 Uruguay 3 3 0 0 37 1 36 9
3 Brazil 3 2 0 1 4 10 -6 6
4 Paraguay 3 1 0 2 4 20 -16 3
5 Peru 3 0 0 3 0 18 -18 0
6 Bolivia 3 0 0 3 0 38 -38 0

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Nominees for FIH Athletes' Committee revealed

Argentina's Carla Rebecchi and Great Britain's Kate Richardson-Walsh are both nominees for the FIH Athletes' Committee Photo: FIH/Getty Images

The nominees for the upcoming International Hockey Federation (FIH) Athletes' Committee have been revealed, with a number of high profile candidates up for election, with voting now underway here*.

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Hockeyroos Confirm Assistant Coach Appointments

Ben Somerford

Hockey Australia today announces the appointments of Katie Allen and Steph Andrews as the new Hockeyroos assistant coaches.

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SA Hockey causes stir with 'volunteer' coaching ad

Sheldon Rostron (Supplied)

Cape Town - The position of head coach of the South African national women's hockey team has been advertised as a "voluntary position".

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New SA women's hockey coach to be a volunteer

Ockert de Villiers

The South African women's hockey team celebrate with their medals after winning the African Cup of Nations final on Sunday. Photo: @Quanita_Bobs on twitter

JOHANNESBURG – Highlighting the financial strain the South African Hockey Association is taking, the federation is looking for a new national women’s team head coach who will offer his or her services for free.

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Indian men's hockey coach Harendra Singh asks players to identify mistakes from Asian Games loss to Malaysia

Malaysian players celebrating their victory over India in the Asian Games 2018 men's hockey semi-final clash. AP

Bhubaneshwar: The Asian Games debacle still fresh on their minds, the Indian men's hockey team chief coach Harendra Singh on Wednesday tasked his players to show him five instances of poor performance during the continental multi-sporting event in Indonesia.

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11 reasons to get excited about the FIH Pro League

With exactly four months until the new FIH Pro League begins, here’s 11 reasons to get excited about this ‘game-changing’ new competition:

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Late concession dents Central women's final hopes at National Hockey League

Frances Davies scored a late goal to help Midlands to a shootout against Northland on Thursday. RAGHAVAN VENUGOPAL/PHOTOSPORT

A last-minute goal has dented the Central women's hopes of making the National Hockey League final, even though they went on to beat Canterbury in a shootout following the 2-2 draw.

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Ford NHL teams shuffling for table positions ahead of final weekend



Canterbury vs John Turkington Forestry Central Mavericks

Canterbury came up against a Central team that needed to get the 4 points from this game to give themselves a chance at making it through to the semi-finals later in the week. Canterbury got themselves on the score sheet early through a Sam Lane field goal in the 7th minute. Central then managed to tie the game up through a goal from Dylan Thomas. Canterbury sent themselves to the half in a good position getting a goal on half time from Lawrence Darling to head to the sheds up 2-1.

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Batch Demands More Penetration In Attack

Ben Somerford

Kookaburras coach Colin Batch remains confident his side can progress to the Darwin International Hockey Open final but wants to see more penetration in attack.

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Kookaburras Beaten By Olympic Gold Medallists

Ben Somerford

The top-ranked Kookaburras have suffered a 2-0 defeat to world number two Argentina in their second game showdown at the Darwin International Hockey Open (DIHO) on Wednesday night.

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Malaysia suffer same old problem

By Jugjet Singh

Pic Courtesy of MHC

KUALA LUMPUR: It was deja vu for the Malaysian team when they let victory slip away against Japan in the Darwin Interantional at the Marrara Hockey Stadium in Australia today.

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Same script, different venue

By Jugjet Singh

KUALA LUMPUR: It was encore at the in the Darwin Interantional at the Marrara Hockey Stadium in Australia Wednesday, when Malaysia took a 3-1 lead but ended up sharing points with Japan at 3-3.

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2018 Darwin International Hockey Open (M) - Day 2

Darwin (AUS)

Results 19 September

MAS v JPN (RR)     3 - 3
ARG v AUS (RR)     2 - 0

Pool Standings

RankTeamPlayedWinsDrawsLossesGoals ForGoals AgainstGoal DifferencePoints
1 Argentina 2 2 0 0 4 1 3 6
2 Australia 2 1 0 1 5 4 1 3
3 Japan 2 0 1 1 4 5 -1 1
4 Malaysia 2 0 1 1 5 8 -3 1

FIH Match Centre

“Las Cimarronas” and “Las Diablas” 13 goals in each match

Macarena Ilabaca Burrows, PAHF

FIH Hockey Series Open (women) - Chile vs. Paraguay. Photo: Oscar Munoz Badilla

Prince Of Wales Country Club,  with higher temperatures than Chile is used to in this days , but still freezing and rainy , the women's teams had to coexist with the forecast.

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Hockey Series Open - Santiago 2018 - Day 2

Santiago (CHI)

Men's results 19 September

BOL v VEN (RR)     0 - 14
BRA v PER (RR)     9 - 0
CHI v URU (RR)     0 - 0

Pool Standings

RankTeamPlayedWinsDrawsLossesGoals ForGoals AgainstGoal DifferencePoints
1 Brazil 2 2 0 0 31 0 31 6
2 Venezuela 2 2 0 0 16 0 16 6
3 Chile 2 1 1 0 7 0 7 4
4 Uruguay 2 0 1 1 0 2 -2 1
5 Peru 2 0 0 2 0 16 -16 0
6 Bolivia 2 0 0 2 0 36 -36 0

Women's results 19 September

URU v PER (RR)     13 - 0
BOL v BRA (RR)     0 - 2
CHI v PAR (RR)     13 - 0

Pools Standings

RankTeamPlayedWinsDrawsLossesGoals ForGoals AgainstGoal DifferencePoints
1 Chile 2 2 0 0 32 0 32 6
2 Uruguay 2 2 0 0 20 1 19 6
3 Brazil 2 2 0 0 4 0 4 6
4 Peru 2 0 0 2 0 15 -15 0
5 Paraguay 2 0 0 2 1 20 -19 0
6 Bolivia 2 0 0 2 0 21 -21 0

FIH Match Centre

South African Hockey Association invites applications for the role of SA Women’s Hockey Coach

The South African Hockey Association invites all interested coaches to apply for the position of South African Women’s Hockey Head Coach following the application process below.

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Stats Speak: Asian Champions Trophy winner India in down under

By B.G.Joshi (Sehore-Bhopal, India)

Asian Champions Trophy winner Indian men and women will open their campaign in Melbourne Hockey Festival on November 23 against hosts Australia. Indian men (World Ranking 6) team will face Kookaburras (World Ranking 1) in 4-nations tournament league match, while Indian women (World Ranking 12) will challenge Hockeyroos (World Ranking 4) in first test of 3-match series. Statistical highlights are:

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Journalist Patrick Rowley receives British Empire Medal for Services to Hockey

Patrick Rowley (BEM) receives his British Empire Medal Award at the Tower of London by the Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London.   Left to Right:  Lord-Lieutenant of London, Mr Kenneth Olisa OBE, Elizabeth Rowley (wife), Patrick Rowley BEM, Alison Heeks (nee ROWLEY his daughter)   and  Constable General Sir Nicholas Houghton GCB CBE ADC

International sports journalist Patrick Rowley received the British Empire Medal for services to Hockey at a ceremony held at The Tower of London on Friday 4 November.

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Patrick Rowley awarded British Empire Medal

Patrick Rowley, arguably the best known hockey journalist there is has been rewarded for his outstanding services to hockey with the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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Patrick Rowley honoured

Pat Rowley. Photo: Hockey Writers Club

When I started Fieldhockey.com 20 years ago one of the first journalists to support and encourage my efforts was the English writer Pat Rowley, I am utterly delighted to report that Pat has been awarded a British Empire Medal for services to Hockey in the Queen's Birthday Honours list released today.

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Alex Danson - Player of the Tournament

By Dil Bahra

Alex Danson displaying why she won Player of the Tournament. Photo: Koen Suyk

There have been a few great action photos in our sport of hockey over the years but this photo by Dutch photographer Koen Suyk tops them all. Koen, a photographer for over 40 years has covered seven Olympic Games and states that Sports photography is his great love, with hockey, golf and tennis as his specialties.

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Egbert Carmo Fernandes (1941 – 2014)

by Dil Bahra

Kenya Hockey Team on tour of India, April 1964 Back Row (L - R): Surjeet Singh Jnr,; Saude George; Anthony Vaz; Amar Singh Mangat; Egbert Fernandes; Sang Singh; Edgar Fernandes; Jack Simonian; Jagnandan Singh. Sitting (L - R): Hardev Singh; Hilary Fernandes (V.Capt,); Hardial Singh (Coach); Anthony D'Souza (Manager); Sukdev Singh (Asst Manager); Avtar Singh (Capt.); Alu Mendonca. Ground (L – R): Santokh Singh; Arif Khan; Silu Fernandes; Leslie Pinto; Reynolds D'Souza.

Kenya’s triple hockey Olympian, Egbert Carmo Fernandes, died in Canberra, Australia on 6 November 2014.  He was aged 73.

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12 Punjab Warriors players? Judge for yourself

These screen grabs are from The Official YouTube stream. Note the running time of the video in the bottom left. This covers a pan from 2:47:27 - 2:47:30. Punjab Warriors are in blue.

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Ijaz Chaudhry writes on hockey & other sports. For more about him and his work, visit: www.sportscorrespondent.info  

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