NZ and Australia to square off in final
New Zealand's Anita Punt will play her 200th International in the final. Photo / Getty Images
The final of hockey's Hawke's Bay Cup will be a TransTasman affair.
Roos bag semi final win
Hockeyroos to face NZL Black Sticks in final after 3-2 victory over China
Madonna Blythe scored the first goal in her 300th International
The Hockeyroos can guarantee their place in Sunday afternoons gold medal match at the 2015 Hawke’s Bay Cup in New Zealand against Trans-Tasman rivals, the New Zealand Black Sticks, after defeating China 3-2 in the semi-final Saturday evening.
Team USA Racks Up a Trio of Goals While Holding Argentina Scoreless
Argentina struggled to subdue a rampant U.S. Women’s National Team in their 5th place playoff match at the Hawke’s Bay Cup tournament, the final day of match play at the event.
India go down 0-3 to USA in the classification match
NEW DELHI: India women hockey team conceded two goals in the first quarter as they lost 0-3 to the USA in the classification match of the Hawke's Bay Cup.
Match 2: Ireland 1-1 Italy
Ireland played the 2nd of their three test series against Italy at Ulster University, Jordanstown the home of the newly crowned Irish Senior Cup Champions Ulster Elks.
Reigning champions on course to defend title
Surbiton celebrate their shootout win over Reading
Surbiton remained on course to defend their title after a dramatic shootout win over Reading at The Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre. Goals from Julia King and Sandra Frankland had looked set to see them through in normal time but a superb second half display by the Sonning Lane side, who hit back with a brace from Helen Richardson-Walsh took the game to shootout.
Canterbury make final with narrow win over Clifton
Canterbury celebrate Jen Wilson's opener
Canterbury set up a repeat of last year’s final with Surbiton as they edged past Clifton in an exciting game which finished 2-1 to the Kent side. Goals from Player-Coach Jen Wilson and a second from Nikki Lloyd did the damage, though Claire Thomas’s reply ensured it was far from comfortable.
East Grinstead blitz Slough in hunt for promotion
Sophie Bray slides in to score her hat-trick against Slough
A first half hat-trick from East Grinstead’s Sophie Bray breathed new life into the Sussex side’s playoff hopes as they swept aside Slough in the first game of the weekend.
Buckingham sink Wakefield as survival beckons
Buckingham celebrate as they beat Wakefield 2-1 in the Promotion Play-Offs at the Investec Women's Finals Weekend
Goals from Kirsty Freshwater and Leanne Grimsley handed Buckingham their second win in as many games in the playoffs and took them a step closer to securing their Investec Women's Premier Division status with a 2-1 win over Wakefield.
Drama aplenty at Scottish Cup & Plate finals in Glasgow
Grange celebrate two Scottish Cup successes in a row. Photo Credit: Duncan Gray
Grange, Milne Craig Clydesdale Western, PSL Team Sport Clydesdale and Dundee Wanderers were the winning teams during a dramatic day's play in the Men's and Women's Scottish Cup & Plate finals at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre.
Hat-trick queen Rotich’s heroics lift Strathmore over Daystar
By BRIAN YONGA
Strathmore's Laura Gichau (left) vies with Bridgit Omondi of Daystar University during their National Women Hockey League match at the City Park Stadium on April 18, 2015. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP
New signing Margaret Rotich scored an impressive hat-rick for Strathmore Scorpions as they thrashed Daystar Falcons 8-0 in a Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) national women’s league match at the City Park Stadium on Saturday.
NBP, Railways reach quarters as one-sided matches continue at junior hockey
KARACHI: Gilgit-Baltistan goalkeeper Ikhtisar Hussain tries to save a goal by Pakistan Board forward during their match at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium on Saturday.—Anis Hamdani/White Star
KARACHI: Defending champions National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) breezed past low-profile Balochistan 9-0 to emerge pool “A” champions as one-sided matches continued in the 34th National Junior Hockey Championship at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium on Saturday.
Psychologist, needed: Hockey skipper Sardar Singh
By Ashwin Ferro
Skipper Sardar Singh in full steam during India’s match against Canada at the Sultan Azlan Shah tourney in Malaysia recently. Pic/PTI
Citing his own experience of interacting with a mental expert, India skipper Sardar Singh says team will surely benefit from one
Dr S. Shamala for MHC deputy president
By Jugjet Singh
THE Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) will see winds of change on May 13, with royalty bowing out while intellectuals taking over the top echelon.
Election fever hits Malaysian Hockey Confederation
By S. Ramaguru
Favourite for the MHC president's post Datuk Seri Subahan Kamal (left) attending a hockey function with kids in 2013.
KUALA LUMPUR: Election fever has hit the Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC).
Indoor hockey? Nah, we’ll pass
By S. Ramaguru
A local indoor hockey match.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians continue to give scant attention to indoor hockey.
Only four hockey teams for Singapore SEA Games
By S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Only four hockey teams will take part at the Singapore SEA Games from June 6-13.
The Black Sticks Women bolt through to final to face Australia
Pictured: Credit Ned Dawson.
The Black Sticks Women have romped to a 4-0 win against Korea tonight in the semi-final of the Hawke’s Bay Cup in Hastings.
India eves take on United States in playoff
HASTINGS (New Zealand): The Indian women's hockey team will look to turn the tables when they take on the United States in a 5-8 position classification playoff in the Hawke's Bay Cup here on Saturday.
Great Britain vs Japan: Ones to Watch
Susie Gilbert in action for Great Britain.
A little over a week until Japan come to town to face off against Great Britain’s women at The Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in the Investec Private Banking International. The Cherry Blossoms head to London as part of a rigorous preparation phase for the Olympic Qualifiers, as both sides continue to get ready for the upcoming World League competitions this June.
Will Japan blossom or will the Panthers pounce?
Two of the rising stars of the game seek glory in Antwerp
Japan and Belgium are two of the women’s teams competing in Antwerp. Both the Cherry Blossoms, as Japan are known, and the Belgium Red Panthers are within touching distance of the ‘big guns’ but have yet to break into the top eight in the world.
Euro trip for Beng Hai boys ahead of World Hockey League
By S. Ramaguru
Beng Hai (centre) giving instructions to his players during a training session at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian national hockey team will play nine more matches to prepare for the World Hockey League Semi-finals in Belgium from June 20-July 5.
Owais shines on day of hat-tricks at National Junior Hockey
KARACHI: Four hat-tricks including one double by PIA’s Owais-ur-Rehman, stole the limelight in one-sided matches played on the second day of the 34th National Junior (under-20) Hockey Championship at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium here on Friday.
PIA, Wapda win in U-20 National Hockey
LAHORE - Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Pakistan Wapda, Pakistan Railways and Sindh converged up victories against their opponents in the ongoing 34th U-20 National Hockey Championship at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium Friday.
Scorpions target perfect start to new season
Carol Njoki of Strathmore Scorpions drives the ball during their national women's league match against Sliders at City Park Stadium on November 2, 2014. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) league continues this weekend with 11 matches on the cards at City Park Stadium.
Would like to invite Sonam Kapoor for dinner: Dharamvir
Harpreet Kaur Lamba
Dharamvir Singh has been the silent workhorse in the Indian hockey team ever since his debut in 2009. Shy and quiet, the hard-working midfielder prefers that his performance do the talking and brings plenty of energy and impetus to the squad.
Back to the classroom
Could 25 teachers hold the key to hockey development in Tanzania?
One of the most powerful ways of spreading hockey knowledge at grass roots level is to upskill physical education teachers in the delivery of the basic skills. And that is exactly what one man did when he organised a coaching course for 25 teachers and coaches in southern Tanzania.
Golden Couple in International Hockey
In 108 years of International Hockey, following couples (Husband-Wife) have won the Gold medal in FIH (OG/WC/CT) tournaments.