FIH Hockey Men's Nations Cup South Africa 2022 - 2 December
All times GMT +2
1 Dec 2022 09:00 KOR v CAN (Pool B) 6 - 2
1 Dec 2022 11:00 FRA v PAK (Pool A) 3 - 3
1 Dec 2022 13:00 MAS v JPN (Pool B) 5 - 1
1 Dec 2022 15:00 IRL v RSA (Pool A) 1 - 0
02 Dec 2022 is a rest day
3 Dec 2022 09:00 FRA v CAN (5th - 8th)
3 Dec 2022 11:15 JPN v PAK (5th - 8th)
3 Dec 2022 13:30 IRL v MAS (Semi-Final)
3 Dec 2022 15:45 KOR v RSA (Semi-Final)
Final Pool Standings
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Malaysia complete semi-finals lineup as Korea and Ireland stay perfect on day 3 of FIH Hockey Men’s Nations Cup 2022
Pakistan draw against France after a thrilling contest in Nations Cup 2022
Unbeaten Ireland march on to Nations Cup semi-final
Player of the match Shane O’Donoghue made it three goals in three games as his penalty corner drag flick separated Ireland and South Africa in their final group game in Potchefstroom, South Africa today. The set-piece goal was enough to ensure Ireland go into the semi-finals of the Nations Cup on Saturday in top spot in Pool A.
2022 Test matches AUS v IND (M) - 2 December
All times GMT +9:30
3 Dec 2022 16:00 AUS v IND
4 Dec 2022 16:00 AUS v IND
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Cautious optimism as India men end hockey win drought against Australia
It had been six years since an Indian hockey team had last beaten Australia in regulation time – in a Test series in Australia on November 29, 2016.
The scale of some of the defeats endured by the Indian men’s hockey team – the 7-0 hiding in the final of the Commonwealth Games and a 7-1 loss at the Olympics a year earlier – might even be considered embarrassing. | Photo Credit: Getty Images
There was almost an air of inevitability to it when Nathan Ephraums scored from close range in a goalmouth scramble following a drag flick struck by Jeremy Hayward. With a couple of seconds north of a minute remaining in the third hockey Test match between India and Australia in Sydney, the host had levelled the score 3-3.
Consistency, attention to details, execution of plans important to achieve success: Sardar Singh
Sardar Singh is considered one of the legends the game, having donned the country's colours in more than 300 matches in a career spanning 12 years.
File image of Sardar Singh. Image: Hockey India
New Delhi: Consistent performances from start to finish, attention to details and executing plans to perfection will be key to India’s success in the FIH Hockey World Cup in Odisha in January, feels former captain Sardar Singh.
"Lucky to have made my World Cup debut in front of home crowd," former Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh
"For almost every player, playing at the World Cup is a matter of excitement and I was very lucky that my first World Cup was in India," Sardar Singh said.
With less than 50 days to go for the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup Bhubaneswar-Rourkela 2023, the anticipation to witness the world's best hockey players at one of the world's most preferred hockey destinations – Odisha, is only increasing by each passing day.
‘War of attrition’: Great Britain teams set for Hockey Pro League entrance
Hollie Pearne-Webb celebrates during the Olympic bronze win PIC: REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
Hollie Pearne-Webb is set to reach her 100th Great Britain cap when she leads the women’s side in their opening FIH Pro League matches of the 2022/23 season – and become the 12th women’s player to reach the milestone in doing so.
Revealed: Coaching chain behind Laura Unsworth hockey journey to be recognised
GB women celebrate Rio success PIC: Getty Images
Peter Westbrook, Jane Sixsmith, Tim Barlow, Jerome Goudie, Danny Kerry, Karen Brown, Craig Parnham and David Ralph. Spot the link? Well, they are coaches who have played a vital hand in Laura Unsworth’s hockey journey and career as one of the sport’s greatest players and, if you didn’t already know, Great Britain’s most decorated hockey athlete of all time.
EuroHockey Indoor Championships III
Ireland Men travel to Cyprus for the Eurohockey Indoor Championship III. The matches come thick and fast with Ireland playing twice on Friday against Cyprus and Serbia at 10.45 am and 4 pm respectively, and then Denmark and Greece on Saturday at 11.45 am and 5.15 pm respectively. Their final group game comes on Sunday against Italy at 11.30 am.
Death Notice Betty Henderson
Hockey Ireland is saddened to hear of the death of Betty Henderson (nee Kyle), who passed away peacefully on Thursday 24th November, at the age of 94. Betty had an amazing hockey career which started off at Belfast Royal Academy, where she played on the School’s 1stX1 at the age of 13. A year later she not only played for Ulster Schools but also for the Ulster Senior Ladies Team. Her love of sports took her to Ling Teacher Training College in Dublin. She wasn’t selected by Ulster that year, so at
FIH Hockey Men's Nations Cup South Africa 2022 - 1 December
SA men’s Nations Cup hockey side fly high to seal semifinal spot
With one pool game to spare, the SA men’s hockey team have qualified for the semifinals of the FIH Nations Cup after two impressive performances.
By Tim Malinzi
South Africa in action against France on 29 November 2022 in the FIH Men’s Nations Cup. The home team won 2-1 in Potchefstroom. (Photo: François Goyet / International Hockey Federation / Facebook)
The FIH Men’s Hockey Nations Cup kicked off on 28 November in Potchefstroom. Determined to make the most of their home advantage, the SA men’s team delivered solid performances in their opening two fixtures to seal a spot in the tournament’s semifinals with one pool game to spare.
2022 Test matches AUS v IND (M) - 1 December
Times GMT +9:30
30 Nov 2022 18:30 AUS v IND 3 - 4
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For a change, India tests Australia with a last minute goal
It’s a test match, perhaps meaning teams essentially test each other. Often such entity becomes chess board for the coaches, to assess their wards, moves and experimenting everything. This mostly leaves audience in the lurch; they don’t get what they want. The ongoing Series in Adelaide thankfully is neither a run of the mill stuff nor a Guinea pig. It has certainly turned out be competitive and worth of telecast. As a fitting testimony, for a change, today, Harmanpreet Singh’s outfit actually tested the hosts Australia, bringing in the process a first win over the famed rival in the last twelve encounters. For the Aussies who won two previous tests, it’s no more a cakewalk in the remaining part of the Series, which is still alive with 2-1 status.
Awesome Indian Men Post First Win over Australia in Six Years!
It was a match that had all the ingredients of a thriller something the sizeable crowd at the MATA Stadium in Adelaide was keenly looking forward to. The world number five and Olympic bronze medallists India gave their numerous fans a lot to roar about as they halted the Kookaburras in their tracks, pulling off a stellar 4-3 win to keep the five Test series alive after losing the first two Tests- Why this win would be all the more sweeter is because it was India’s first victory over Australia in six years – in November 2016 India had prevailed over the Aussies 3-2 in a Test match at Bendigo.
India breaks losing streak against Australia; keeps series alive
India stun Australia 4-3 in third hockey test, register first win in 13 years
The famous win also kept the five-match series alive with Australia leading 2-1.
India hockey team muscle their way to victory in the 3rd test match against Australia to make it 1-2 in the series. Image: Hockey India/Twitter
A fighting India scored a last-minute goal to stun world number one side Australia 4-3 in the third hockey Test and notch up their first win in 13 years in Adelaide on Wednesday.
Southgate's stellar start to the season for its first teams
Rod Gilmour of The Hockey Paper reports on Southgate's great start to the season for its men’s and women’s 1s
When he joined in the summer, new men’s coach Kwan Browne admitted that Southgate were a 'sleeping giant.' The club is now waking from its slumber. Both men’s and women’s 1s sit atop the Division One South and Vitality Women's Conference East respectively after nine straight victories and a winter break to savour.
RIP, my friend
By Avtar Bhurji OLY
Allen Mayo (l) and good friend Avtar Burji OLY (R)
Allen Mayo, a very good friend for the last 45 years is no more.