Ireland v Scotland This Weekend
Ireland v Scotland Match Schedule
Ireland's Green Army are in action this weekend as they continue training for Olympic Qualification along the Road To Rio. All school children can go free to these matches and tickets are just 5Euro for adults available on the gate.
Sunday 2nd November IRELAND v SCOTLAND (Three Rock Rovers 18.00)
Monday 3rd November IRELAND v SCOTLAND (Three Rock Rovers 19.00)
Wednesday 5th November IRELAND v SCOTLAND (Alexandra College, Milltown 12.15)
Irish Hockey Association media release
Crutchley names Champions Trophy squad
The familiar duo of England captain Barry Middleton and Ashley Jackson in action at the 2014 Rabobank World Cup
England Men’s Head Coach Bobby Crutchley has named his squad of 18 athletes for the 2014 Hero Champions Trophy. The tournament, which is taking place in Bhubaneswar, India, will run from Saturday 6 December to Sunday 14 December.
Chris Griffiths set for England debut at Champions Trophy as Tom Carson and Tim Whiteman return
England Hockey men's head coach Bobby Crutchley names largely unchanged 18-strong squad for December's Champions Trophy in India
By Rod Gilmour
Back in the fold: Tim Whiteman returns to international action following World Cup injury Photo: ADY KERRY
Chris Griffiths, the East Grinstead forward, will make his England debut after being called up into Bobby Crutchley's 18-strong squad for the 2014 Hero Champions Trophy in India.
How world hockey forged innovative partnership with Loughborough University
Global innovation partnership between British university and hockey's world governing body will question all areas of the game
By Rod Gilmour
Fresh blood: Jamie Dwyer teaching students at Loughborough University Photo: ANDY SMITH
In April, Loughborough University was announced as the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) official innovation partner after the idea was first mooted when England Hockey started to bid for the 2018 World Cup. At the time, the FIH stated that one of the key aims of the project would be to work towards a "dynamic, entertainment-focussed complementary game" in a bid to attract new hockey audience. In essence, the partnership covers all aspects of the game and follows the FIH's decision to change the game from two halves to four quarters ahead of Rio 2016.
England need to win major hockey events before Ashley Jackson classed as world great, says Jamie Dwyer
Medal-laden Australian Jamie Dwyer on Ashley Jackson and the fall-out from his omission at this summer's Commonwealth Games
By Rod Gilmour
Class apart: Ashley Jackson (centre) may be England's leading player, but Australia's Jamie Dwyer says national side need to lift trophies before classed as a world great Photo: ANDY KERRY
Jamie Dwyer, the five-time world hockey player of the year, says that England need to win major tournaments before their talisman Ashley Jackson can be garlanded as one of the world’s greatest players.
Black Sticks Women’s line-ups announced
Hot on the heels of the recent Black Sticks Women’s series against the USA, head coach Mark Hager has announced teams for the upcoming three-test series against Australia and the FIH Champions Trophy in December.
Stacey Michelsen returns to Black Sticks squad
BACK IN BLACK: Stacey Michelsen returns to the Black Sticks squad after missing the series with the USA due to university commitments. Photosport
Star midfielder Stacey Michelsen is back to bolster the Black Sticks women's hockey team for their upcoming series.
Michelsen back for Black Sticks
Stacey Michelsen is set to return to the Black Sticks. Photo/ John Stones
World class midfielder Stacey Michelsen returns to the Black Sticks squad for the three-test series against Australia and the Champions Trophy next month.
Watch Black Sticks’ Wellington tests in style!
The Black Sticks Men and Women are bringing top international hockey action to the Capital City and the Kapiti Coast from 15-22 November – and the organisers are turning on the good things in life for the fans.
Wellington-Kapiti series to be streamed live!
Hockey New Zealand has confirmed all seven games from the upcoming Wellington International Hockey Week will be streamed live!
Plenty of promise despite loss for Tenaga
by S Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: They may have lost their opening match but former champions Tenaga Nasional are happy that their players showed plenty of promise.
UniKL bracing for a tough customer
by S Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) could not have asked for a tougher opening match than against favourites Terengganu HC.
Sapura banking on Kashif against Maybank
by S Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Sapura will be banking on Pakistani hotshot Kashif Ali for a winning start in the Premier Division of the Malaysia Hockey League (MHL).
Mansoor wants Pakistan to retain lost glory through CT
ISLAMABAD - Former hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed believes the Champions Trophy is an important tournament for Pakistan to retain its lost glory in the game after the first-time World Cup ouster adding the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) should make firm preparations of the team for the mega event. The Champions Trophy will be staged in Bhubaneswar, India from December 6 to 14. The tournament will showcase the finest international teams in the men's game competing to claim the trophy.
Peshawar lift U-16 Inter-Board Hockey title
LARKANA: Players of Peshawar and Dera Ismail Khan vie for the ball during the PHF U-16 Pakistan Inter Board Hockey Championship final at the M.A. Khuhro Sports Complex on Thursday.—APP
LARKANA: The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Peshawar won the PHF U-16 Pakistan Inter-Board Boys Hockey Championship as they defeated the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Dera Ismail Khan 1-0 in the final here at the M.A. Khuhro SSB Sports Complex on Thursday.
Kenya yet to submit list of participants for Club Championship
By BRIAN YONGA
Kenya Police's Richard Birir (right) dribbles past Nakuru Simba's Joseph Mwangi on September 21, 2014 during their National Hockey League at City Park Stadium. Kenya Police won 5-0. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO | NATION
Four Kenyan hockey clubs are yet to confirm their participation for next month’s Africa Club Championship set to be held in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
Kisumu Simba to skip weekend league matches
By BRIAN YONGA
Kisumu Simba Union captain Kenneth Nyongesa in action during their Hockey League match against Wazalendo on February 16, 2014 at City Stadium. Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) premier league club Kisumu Simba will not honour its weekend matches due to financial constraints even after being drafted to compete. FILE PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) premier league club Kisumu Simba will not honour its weekend matches due to financial constraints even after being drafted to compete.
Bright Start For Leopards at Futures Cup
The Wessex Leopards enjoyed the brightest start of Day 1 of the Futures Cup, winning three of their four matches. The U18 girls caught the eye out of all the Leopards teams, putting six goals past Pennine Pumas with Frances Westenburg scoring two. Luke Cornish also bagged himself a brace in the Boys U18 as they also defeated the Pumas.
Potential hosts of the 2015 Oceania Cup
Six states and territories to be assessed to host the 2015 Oceania Cup
Following a recent application process open to hockey clubs, associations, local councils and events and tourism bodies across the country, Hockey Australia has received ten expressions of interest from potential hosts of the 2015 Oceania Cup. The expressions of interest, which came from six states and territories, will now be assessed ahead of a decision on the host by the Oceania Hockey Federation, expected mid-December.
Juniors rule at Ryde
Ryde Hockey Club go above and beyond to develop and educate their junior players
Going above and beyond to educate and develop talent, Ryde Hockey Club in Australia have turned hockey in a positive direction, with a successful junior and coaching program.
Hockey India President Narinder Batra's son passes away
In a tragic incident, Hockey India President Narinder Batra's son Dhruv died at a young age of 27 due to stomach infection in Morocco. (Getty Images)
New Delhi: In a tragic incident, Hockey India President Narinder Batra's son Dhruv died at a young age of 27 in Morocco, where he had gone with his father four days ago.
Razie the difference
By Jugjet Singh
KLHC players with the Charity Shield after beating TNB at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday. Pic by Goh Thean Howe
NATIONAL player Razie Rahim’s hat-trick handed Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) the Charity Shield when they beat Tenaga Nasional 5-3 at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday.
KLHC draw first blood in Malaysia Hockey League opener
by S. Ramaguru
KLHC players celebrate after winning the Charity Shield, which is also the opening match of the 2014 Malaysia Hockey League, by beating Tenaga National at the National Hockey Stadium on Wednesday. - GLENN GUAN/ The STAR
KUALA LUMPUR: Defending champions Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) began the pre-season playing down their chances in the Malaysia Hockey League (MHL).
KLHC Lifts first silverware
KL Hockey Club defied odds to register a convincing 5-3 win over Tenaga Nasional Berhad in the Charity Shield match at the National Hockey Stadium.
25 teams will vie for honours in U-14 hockey tourney
by S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Twelve teams will compete in the boys’ category of the MHC-Milo Under-14 hockey championships this year.
Australian Player of the Year awards
Mark Knowles & Casey Sablowski [née Eastham] take top awards on night of celebration
Hockey Australia crowned its top athletes at a glamorous awards night at the Aviary in Perth on Wednesday with the announcement of its Player of the Year, Top Goal Scorer and Player of the World Cup awards.
Lot to learn from world’s best team, say youngsters
Harpreet Kaur Lamba
Following India’s ninth-place finish at the 2014 World Cup, coach Terry Walsh had stressed on "playing top nations regularly" as one of the solutions to take Indian hockey forward.
Confident Indian hockey team set for Australia challenge
NEW DELHI: The Indian men's hockey team is all geared up to play the four-match test series in Australia from November 10.
All change: Black Sticks prove adaptability is key
With a number long-serving players stepping down, it is time for a new generation of Black Sticks to make their mark
FIH Champions Trophy gets an associate sponsor in Tata Steel
NEW DELHI: India's multinational steel-making giant Tata Steel Limited on Wednesday became the associate sponsor of the upcoming Hero Hockey Champions Trophy to be held in Bhubaneswar from December 6-14.
Kampong and OZ four clear in the Hoofdklasse
Kampong and Oranje Zwart have created a four-point gap between themselves and the chasing pack following their respective victories over HGC and Bloemendaal in round eight of the Dutch Hoofdklasse.
Kelburne make it five from five
Bromac Kelburne made it five wins from five in the Scottish national league when they bested Inverleith 5-2 last weekend at Peffermill, keeping their place at the top of the division in their bid for 11 successive league titles.
Top Level Hockey Display by SSSC-A and Punjab-A
By Bill Cox
Fast action and an electric atmosphere throughout the game added to the pleasure for spectators at the HKHA Premier Division match between Punjab-A and SSSC-A at King’s Park on Saturday Oct 26, 2014. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)
HONG KONG — Kings Park Hockey stand was almost full on the afternoon of Saturday Oct 26 to watch Hong Kong Hockey Association Premier Division matches, but many were there predominantly to watch the clash between Singh Sabha Sports Club (SSSC-A) and Punjab-A.
Preview: 40th annual CIS field hockey national championship
Four-team tournament begins Thursday in Toronto
OTTAWA (CIS) – The University of British Columbia Thunderbirds enter the 40th CIS – Field Hockey Canada women’s championship as reigning three-time titlists, and they hope to add another trophy to their record collection this weekend in Toronto.
Over 180 kids first taster of competitive hockey
Over 180 youngsters had their first experience of competitive hockey last weekend as Kinross hockey club in Scotland put on an U10, U12 and U14 youth tournament.