Tanaka double downs Russia as Japan take control of Pool B in Trinidad & Tobago
USA picked up an important win on Day 2 Photo: Sean Miguel
Canada maintain strong Pool A start at Men’s Hockey World League Round 2 in Tacarigua, Trinidad & Tobago
FIH World League R2 - Tacarigua - Days 1 & 2
FIH World League R2, Tacarigua - Russia vs. Trinidad & Tobago. (Photo: J-M PRODUCTIONS)
Canada and Japan impress on the first two days of the World League R2 in Tacarigua, collecting two wins each. After a loss to Russia on opening night, host Trinidad & Tobago reacted well with a clear win over Switzerland.
Calypso Stickmen whip Switzerland
Goal celebration T&T senior men's hockey team players from left, Jordan Reynos, Kwandwane Browne, Darren Cowie (captain), Shaquille Daniel, Dylan Francis and Tariq Marcano in their men's Pool B match of the eight-team International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) Hockey World League Round Two Qualifiers at the National Hockey Centre, Tacarigua, on Sunday night. T&T won 6-2. Photo: Anthony Harris.
England-based Kwandwane Browne scored a quick fire penalty-corner double as T&T “Calypso Stickmen” punished Switzerland 6-2 for their first win in Pool B of the eight-team International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) Hockey World League Round Two Qualifiers at the National Hockey Centre, Tacarigua, on Sunday night.
T&T stickmen put ‘bois’ on Swiss
Japan will be tough opponents, says coach ‘Fido’
By Mark Pouchet
SPLITTING RIVALS: Trinidad and Tobago forward/midfielder Mickell Pierre, centre, is challenged by two opposing Russian players during their FIH Men’s World League Tournament match at the National Hockey Centre in Tacarigua on Saturday night. Russia won 3-1. –Photo: STEPHEN DOOBAY
Trinidad and Tobago men's senior team head coach Glen “Fido” Francis rated the Team TTO's 6-2 victory over Switzerland as “excellent” as they completed their first victory over an European team on day two of the Federation of International Hockey (FIH) Men's World League Round 2 tournament currently underway at the National Hockey Centre, in Tacarigua.
T&T Stickwomen leave for Canada
An 18-member senior women’s hockey team led by captain Patricia Wright-Alexis will depart for West Vancouver, Canada today to contest the FIH Women’s World League Round Two qualifiers from April 1-9.
Kookaburras defeat Pakistan 6 -1 at International Hockey Open
First game of the year
The Kookaburras kicked off their first game of the year today with a huge 6 – 1 win against Pakistan at the Marrara Hockey Stadium. Kiran Arunasalam made his debut for the Kookaburras in front of over 600 enthusiastic local school children, including 20 who had travelled from as far as Katherine to attend the game.
Australia outplay Pakistan 6-1 in the Opening Hockey Test
The 4-test hockey series between world's top side Australia and the 14th ranked Pakistan kicked off at the Marrara hockey stadium in Darwin, the capital city of Australia's Northern Territory.
Van der Weerden hits 200th goal in big OR win
Mink van der Weerden scored his 200th goal in the Dutch Hoofdklasse with a four goal salvo as HC Oranje-Rood produced their best performance of the season to beat Blomendaal 5-4.
Wimbledon close out English regular season with Surbiton draw
Wimbledon closed out their regular season campaign in England in top spot with a 3-3 draw against fellow play-off qualifiers Surbiton on the last day of the season despite having taken a 3-0 lead.
Grange take top spot in men’s National League 1
Photo by Mark Pugh
It is all change at the top of the men`s National League 1; in an early fixture leaders Bromac Kelburne succumbed 2-1 to fourth placed Uddingston at Glasgow Green, before Grange took advantage of the news and beat Edinburgh University by the same score to take a single point lead at the top with only three games left in the competition.
Kenya Police move to league summit
By BRIAN YONGA
Calvins Kanu of Kenya Police (left) vies for the ball with Ahmed Amr of Eastern Company during their Africa Cup of Club Championship match at City Park Stadium on January 10, 2017. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Former league champions Kenya Police stormed to the top of the Kenya Hockey Union men’s Premier League table after the weekend’s round of matches.
Police arrest Sailors at City Park
By Elizabeth Mburugu
Chase Sailors George Mutira with the ball as Kenya Police Felix Okoth blocks when they played Men Premier at City Park yesterday, 17/07/2016. Chase Sailors scored 3-2. PHOTO: JENIPHER WACHIE
Former champions Kenya Police recorded their second win this season after defeating Chase Sailors 2-0 in a Kenya Hockey Union men’s Premier League match at City Park.
One month to showtime
League finals Surbiton
With League Finals weekend just four weeks away, we take a look at the teams who will be taking their place at this showcase event for English club hockey.
Totally terrific hockey played
MD for SPAR KZN, Max Oliva thanked the girls for putting on such a wonderful display of hockey.
Werda Skool's head Norman van Rooyen and tournament director, Les Galloway enjoy the drama unfolding on the turf.
AMANZIMTOTI High School raised the trophy as the Durban South Regional champions in the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge for the third time in a row.
JHL; Olak-NurInsafi in a bind
By Jugjet Singh
Olak-NurInsafi manager Joseph de Silva.
OLD La Sallians Asociation of Klang (Olak) are crying foul because they are not being allowed to change two players for the Malaysian Junior Hockey League which begins end of March.
Teams up in arms over called-off MJHL matches
by S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Junior Hockey League (MJHL) has run into a snag.
Masters Regional WA Trip Success
WA Masters Hockey Trip well received by local Associations
Now into its third year, the annual WA Country Masters Hockey Association Promo Trip to regional Western Australia has been a big success. A squad of 18 masters hockey players from regional WA, representing grades from Over 35s to Over 60s have hit the road to take the masters’ message to players in smaller regional centres in the Great Southern region of the state.
Indoor hockey camp proves to be a learning curve for UJ stars, Cheneal Raubenheimer and Isabella da Rocha
Cheneal Raubenheimer (orange) of UJ battles for the ball with Wits player, Belinda Plaatjies (yellow) during a Varsity Hockey encounter at UJ in Johannesburg in 2015. Photo: SASPA
JOBURG – UJ pair bolstered by invaluable game time following provisional selection trials held in KwaZulu-Natal ahead of the Indoor Hockey World Cup qualifiers to be held in Namibia in June.
KSHA turf misses March deadline
BENGALURU: With less than a month left for the Hockey India National Sub-Junior Boys Championship (B Division) to be held at the KSHA stadium here, the turf looks far from ready.
Men's HWL Round 2 - Tacarigua Results March 26, 2017
Pool A USA - BAR 7 - 1
Pool A CHI - CAN 1 - 5
Pool B RUS - JPN 1 - 3
Pool B SUI - TTO 2 - 6
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Canada remains undefeated in Trinidad and Tobago after 5-1 win over Chile
Taylor Curran carries the ball against Chile at World League Round 2 in Trinidad and Tobago on March 26, 2017 (Courtesy of PAHF)
Canada’s men’s field hockey team is off to a 2-0 start at World League Round 2 thanks to a dominant 5-1 victory over Chile Sunday in Trinidad and Tobago.
USMNT Logs 7 Goals in 60 Minutes to Present Barbados with Second Event
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, Tacarigua – Situated in Pool A, the second day of 2017 FIH Hockey World League Round 2 saw a turf battle between the U.S. Men’s National Team and Barbados. With both teams collecting losses on the opening day of the competition, the international squads were eager to notch a victorious performance. The red, white and blue prevailed with a frenzy of goals to make the final score USA 7, Barbados 1.
Canada and Japan impress on Day 1 in Tacarigua
Men’s Hockey World League Round 2 event in Trinidad & Tobago gets underway
Canada (FIH Hero World Ranking: 11) got their FIH Men’s Hockey World League Round II campaign off to a solid start in Pool A with a 4-2 victory over neighbours USA (WR: 29) on Saturday (25 March 2017) at the National Hockey Centre, Tacarigua, Trinidad & Tobago.
Russia whip local stickmen
By Mark Pouchet
Trinidad and Tobago’s senior men’s hockey coach Glen “Fido” Francis believes a few missed opportunities and some quality saves by Russia goalkeeper Marat Gafarov was the main difference that prevented the local hockey men from gaining a point Saturday night when they lost 3-1 to Russia.
T&T stickwomen off to Canada
By Mark Pouchet
'LISTEN HERE’: In this file photo, Brian Garcia, centre, head coach of the Trinidad and Tobago women’s senior team, discusses strategy with his charges prior to the start of the Junior Women Pan American Hockey Championships last year.
Trinidad and Tobago head coach of the senior women’s hockey team, Brian Garcia, is optimistic of a solid performance at the FIH Women’s World League Round 2 which takes place in West Vancouver, Canada, from April 1-9.
Canadian women sweep three-game World League 2 prep series
Canada’s women celebrate a goal in a 3-1 victory over India, March 26, 2017 in West Vancouver, BC (By Blair Shier)
Canada’s women’s field hockey team is headed into next week’s Gryphon Hockey World League Round 2 on a high after winning its third of three pre-tournament matches 3-1 against India Sunday in West Vancouver.
India women lose to Canada 1-3 ahead of Hockey World League
WEST VANCOUVER: The Indian women's hockey team went down to Canada 1-3 in their second match ahead of the Women's Hockey World League Round 2 here.
India draw with Chile 2-2 ahead of Women's HWL
WEST VANCOUVER: The Indian women's team drew with Chile 2-2 in a closely-fought first match here on a cold evening ahead of the all-important Women's Hockey World League Round 2.
Dragons pegged back as Racing close in
KHC Dragons and Royal Leopold shared an incredible 5-5 draw on day 18 of the Belgian Audi Hockey League on Sunday, trimming the former’s lead to a single point.
Canterbury face relegation play-offs after Brooklands MU loss
Team Bath Buccaneers, March 26 2017
Brooklands Manchester University guaranteed their Premier Division status for next season with a 3-2 defeat of fellow strugglers Canterbury as the Men’s Hockey League reached a thrilling finale.
Irish Women's EYHL Weekend Round Up
The end of season showdown for the women’s EY Hockey League title between UCD and Hermes-Monkstown has been set after the two sides both won their respective games on week 17 of the season.
Irish Men's EYHL Weekend Round Up
Three Rock Rovers moved top of the men’s EY Hockey League with back-to-back wins over the weekend, winning a controversial tie with Pembroke on Saturday before running up a 4-1 victory over Instonians.
Little change at the top of the tables
There’s little change at the top of the Scottish National League 1 tables; in the men`s league Bromac Kelburne are still two points in front of Grange while Grove Menzieshill have the same advantage over Edinburgh University in the women`s competition.
National U16: Kirandeep Kaur leads KL title charge
By Jugjet Singh
Pic: Kirandeep Kaur
FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD Kirandeep Kaur Gurdip Singh led a dramatic Kuala Lumpur fightback to beat Sabah 4-3 in the final of the National Under-16 tournament at the Kuala Lumpur HA Stadium yesterday.
Perak beat Terengganu to regain boys’ Under-16 title
by S. Ramaguru
Happy bunch: The Perak players and officials celebrate after beating Terengganu in the boys’ final of the MHC-Milo Under-16 hockey championships in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. Perak won 1-0. —MUHAMAD SHAHRIL ROSLI/The Star
KUALA LUMPUR: Perak regained the boys’ crown at the MHC-Milo Under-16 hockey championships after edging defending champions Terengganu 1-0 in the final at the KL Hockey Stadium.
Bhubaneswar, India to host Men’s Hockey World League Final 2017 and Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018
Government of Odisha confirmed as Title Sponsor of both events
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) and Government of Odisha have today officially confirmed that the Men’s Hockey World League Final 2017 and Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 will be held in Bhubaneswar, India.