Danson demonstrates power of the mind
When Great Britain women take on the Netherlands in the next set of FIH Hockey Pro League matches on 27 and 29 October, one former member of the Great Britain squad will be hooked to the match watching as the action unfolds.
Getting to the root of the hockey problem
Nine players from that squad graduated to the senior team for the 2018 World Cup, held in Bhubaneswar. The home team couldn’t go beyond the second round.
When India won the 2016 Hockey Junior World Cup in Lucknow’s newly built hockey arena, it was felt the title would finally help past masters of the sport turn the corner.
Scotland's Kerry-Anne Hastings aiming to keep up family traditions
'Every single time I step back on the pitch I make sure I'm giving my all - not that I didn't in the past but it's more a focus point now'
By Rod Gilmour
Kerry-Anne Hastings is vying for promotion with Durham Credit: DURHAM UNIVERSITY
Scottish international Kerry-Anne Hastings knows how fortunate she is to be playing competitive hockey. "I live with two rugby players who have nothing in the diary," says last year's Durham University captain.
Sweet 16 goals in Old Georgians’ bizarre victory over Oxted
Old Georgians came out on top in a spectacular 16-goal thriller in England’s Men’s Hockey League Premier Division on Sunday, coming from behind to win a pulsating clash against Oxted by a scoreline of 10-6.
Record-breaking hockey match
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Old Georgians live-streamed our game on Sundayday in the English Premier League, Old Georgians vs Oxted.
Hockey in Wales to be suspended
Following today’s announcement by the Welsh Government, we can confirm that all hockey activity in Wales will be suspended during the 17 day ‘firebreak’ period.
One youngster’s amazing spirit sees her nominated for prestigious women’s sporting award
For many, the last few months have been hugely frustrating as the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic sees our daily lives restricted and, for a period of time, all of us unable to play hockey.
Baldev Singh Kalsi, the ultimate hockey fan, rest in peace
By K. Arumugam
I knew Mr Baldev Singh Kalsi for more than two decades and I haven’t come across such a great fan of hockey in my long tenure in journalism. Baldev Singh Kalsi expired a fortnight ago at his home in London and his cremation is scheduled for today.
ROUND-UP: Men's Hockey League Round 5
Beeston's Adam Dixon in action against Brooklands MU. Credit David Kissman
Old Georgians came out on top in a spectacular 16-goal thriller in the Men’s Hockey League Premier Division on Sunday, coming from behind to win a pulsating clash against Oxted by a scoreline of 10-6.
Old Georgians and Oxted serve up 16-goal Premier Division thriller
By Rod Gilmour
Old Georgians came from behind to win 10-6 PIC: Debbie Christopher
A Sunday lunchtime best which had all the trimmings served up a men’s Premier Division classic in front of the TV cameras as Old Georgians beat Oxted 10-6 in what is thought to be the highest scoring men’s league match this century.
Malawi commissions project artificial turf to host Africa Hockey Club Championship
File Photo Image Credit: Facebook (Ulemu-Msungama)
With a plan to host Africa Hockey Club Championship, Malawi's Minister of Youth and Sports Ulemu Msungama has commissioned the multi-million new hockey stadium project artificial turf on October 18, according to a news report by Nayasa Times.
Erin Matson scores in the final quarter for UNC field hockey to beat Syracuse 1-0
By Ryan Heller
UNC junior forward Erin Matson (1) gains possession of the ball in a game against Syracuse on Oct. 16, 2020 in the Karen Shelton Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C. Matson scored the only goal of the game, letting UNC beat Syracuse 1-0. Angelica Edwards
There is a reason why almost every UNC field hockey recap is centered around Erin Matson. She plays her best when the pressure is at its highest.
In rivalry matchup, UNC field hockey staves off upset attempt in 5-4 OT win over Duke
By Mary Mac Porter
UNC field hockey players fight Duke players for the ball at the game on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. UNC won 5-4 in overtime. Abigail Pittman
Rivalry magic must have been the only explanation on Sunday for a winless Duke team coming into Karen Shelton Stadium, scoring the most points by any Tar Heel opponent on their home field and nearly upsetting the North Carolina field hockey dynasty.
Field hockey’s newest freshmen Lilly and Meghen Hengerer are the duo we didn’t know we needed
The freshmen on the Virginia field hockey team all share a love for the sport, but two of them share a bit more than that
By Sarah Pettycord
The Hengerers have both appeared in the starting lineup from early on — Lilly started in the team’s season-opener and Meghen joined her in the lineup in the second game. Courtesy Virginia Athletics
Freshman striker Lilly Hengerer and freshmen midfielder Meghen Hengerer — twins from Bedminster, N.J. — were two of Virginia’s most impressive recruits in its latest freshmen class. They’ve already made their presence known on the team — both have played in all six games so far and Meghen even assisted another teammate in scoring a goal against a defending national champion North Carolina team.
Fifth death anniversary of Mr. Hockey, Ashwini Kumar
By K. Arumugam
Today marks the fifth death anniversary of one of the finest sports administrators India has produced, Ashwini Kumar. He was not only passionate about hockey but later evolved to be the reliable deputy of Juan Antonio Samaranch, the longest serving president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and thus carved a niche for himself in the global Olympic movement.