Loreto end on a high to boost Irish hopes of retaining top tier place
Loreto gave Ireland’s hopes of retaining their place at the top table of European hockey a big boost as two goals in a 35 second spell saw them beat Belarus’s Ritm Grodno 2-1 in Amsterdam.
Euro defeats for Clydesdale Western and Edinburgh Uni on final day of competition
Scotland`s clubs both lost on their final day in Europe as Clydesdale Western and Edinburgh University were unable to record a win.
New Indian men's hockey coach Graham Reid urges players to put team first ahead of FIH Men's Series Finals
Graham Reid during his first day in charge of the Indian men's hockey team. Image courtesy: Twitter @TheHockeyIndia
Bengaluru: India's newly-appointed men's hockey chief coach Graham Reid on Monday took charge of the national camp and asked his players to put the team first in his first address to them.
Reid takes charge of National camp
Pleased with the talent on view
Graham Reid, who has newly been appointed chief coach of the Indian men’s hockey team, has taken charge of the National camp at the SAI here.
Hockeyroos & Kookaburras To Wear Poppy For ANZAC Day Matches
The Hockeyroos and Kookaburras will mark ANZAC Day with the addition of iconic red poppies to their uniforms for Thursday’s FIH Pro League match against New Zealand in Auckland which falls on the special day.
Trans-Tasman rivals set for battle on Anzac Day
The Black Sticks final home match in the FIH Pro League for 2019 is on Thursday April 25th (Anzac Day). The men and women will take on their Australian counterparts at North Harbour Hockey Stadium in what promises to be two entertaining matches.
Oltmans tells charges: Treat your enemy with respect
SERI KEMBANGAN: Don’t fall flat on your face.
By T. Avineshwaran
National hockey coach Roelant Oltmans (pic) warned his boys not to take any team lightly even though they are ranked lower than Malaysia at the FIH Series Finals.
Namibia beat Zambia 3-0 in inaugural hockey series
by Helge Schütz
Maggy Mengo of Namibia and Catherine Kalomo of Zambia in action during their third test match that Namibia won 6-1.
NAMIBIA beat Zambia 6-1 in their final women's hockey test match on Monday morning to win the Standard Bank sponsored series 3-0.
USMNT Concludes Series with South Korea in Resilient Performance
SEOUL, South Korea - In the final game of the series played at the Korea National Training Center in Seoul, South Korea saw a resilient, never give up U.S. Men's National Team continue to learn from a higher ranked opponent. No. 17 Korea scored first but a textbook outlet by No. 25 USA that led to a goal evened the score before the hosts tallied two more for the 1-3 win.
Peillat penalty corner power gives Mannheimer HC first ever EHL medal
©: Frank Uijlenbroek / World Sport Pics
BRONZE MATCH: Mannheimer HC 3 Real Club de Polo 1
Gonzalo Peillat’s penalty corner double powered Mannheimer HC to their first ever EHL medal as they took bronze with a strong second half performance to deny Real Club de Polo their first ever place on the podium.
Waterloo Ducks in EHL heaven with remarkable 4-0 GRAND FINAL success in Eindhoven
Birthday girl Audrey Omaido inspires Telkom past Scorpions
By AYUMBA AYODI
Telkom forward Audrey Omaido (left) vies for the ball with Amira Sailors defender Julie Koloni during their Kenya Hockey Union women's Premier League match at the City Park Stadium, Nairobi on September 2, 2018. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Kenya international Audrey Omaido celebrated her 29th birthday with a classic goal as champions Telkom Kenya sunk Strathmore Scorpions 2-0 in women’s hockey Premier League duel at City Park on Sunday.
Qamar brace seals Pakistan Veterans Yellows hockey title
Qamar struck in the 12th and 24th minutes to put his team in pole position before Zafar Iqbal reduced the margin
KARACHI: Two goals by former Olympian Qamar Ibrahim helped Pakistan Veterans
Den Bosch and Hamburg prove too hot for Loreto
Irish side facing a playoff to avoid last place in EuroHockey Club Cup in Amsterdam
Two 4-0 defeats, at the hands of reigning champions Den Bosch and a Hamburg side featuring Irish international Nikki Evans, have left Loreto facing a play-off to avoid finishing last in the EuroHockey Club Cup in Amsterdam, the quality of the opposition thus far proving too formidable for the Dublin side.
Loreto to battle for seventh as UCD still in gold contention
Loreto will battle for seventh place in the women’s EuroHockey Club Cup while UCD are right in the mix for a potential final place in the Trophy following Saturday’s action in continental competition.
Mixed fortunes for Scots clubs in Europe
It was a day of mixed fortunes for Scottish clubs in Europe, Clydesdale Western will play for promotion in the EuroHockey Challenge 1 tournament after another victory, but Edinburgh University will attempt to avoid bottom spot after losing in the Trophy event.
Series wins for Scotland U16s and U18s boys’ and girls’ in Cardiff, while U21 women lose in Glasgow
All five three-match series’ between Scotland and Wales came to a conclusion today with Scotland winning four of the contests.
Debutante & Returning Star Added For Hockeyroos
Hockey Australia today announces the travelling Hockeyroos team to play New Zealand, Argentina and USA in the Pacific leg of the FIH Pro League.
Kookas Team Named For First FIH Pro League Away Trip
Hockey Australia today announces the travelling Kookaburras team to play New Zealand and Argentina in the Pacific leg of the FIH Pro League.
U-19 USWNT Finishes Tour with Close Win Over Germany
DUSSELDORF, Germany - In their final game of their tour, the U.S. U-19 Women's National Team labeled it as their “Championship Game”. All the valuable lessons of top international field hockey that they learned had to be applied in this game against Germany's U-18 team. After a 60-minute hard, fought battle USA can look back on a successful campaign, winning the final game 4-3.
Adjustments Made as U-21 USWNT Narrowly Loses to Great Britain in Second Tour Game
MONCHENGLADBACH, Germany - Another beautiful afternoon of field hockey for the U.S. U-21 Women's National Team, as they played their second match of the international tour against Great Britain today.
USMNT Presented with More Scoring Chances in Third Loss of Series to Korea
SEOUL, South Korea - The U.S. Men's National Team was met by a relentless high tempo and pace from South Korea in game three of the four-match series. Played at the Korea National Training Center in Seoul, No. 25 USA had multiple chances but it was the No. 17 hosts who made the most of scoring opportunities as the game finished 0-3.
2019 Women series NAM v ZAM
20 Apr 2019 NAM v ZAM 5 - 1
21 Apr 2019 NAM v ZAM 3 - 1
22 Apr 2019 NAM v ZAM 6 - 1
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Sukri: China wall hard to crack
By Aftar Singh
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian hockey team’s bid to win the FIH Series Finals might be hampered by the Great Wall of China.
Waterloo Ducks and HTC Uhlenhorst Mülheim to contest ABN AMRO EHL U14 final
Rot Weiss corner prowess too much for Real Club de Polo in FINAL4 showdown
Vanasch and Waterloo shoot-out success yet again as Mannheim fall in FINAL4
Britain's men put Olympic Champions to the sword in superb win
Great Britain's men celebrate against Argentina in the FIH Pro League
Great Britain's earned an historic win away to Argentina by putting five past the Olympic champions in Rosario.
Nirpal (Rodu) Singh Bharaj (1958 – 2018)
Nirpal (Rodu) Singh Bharaj (1958 – 2018)
by Dil Bahra
Rodu Bharaj doing what he enjoyed most – Koroga for his friends
Nirpal Singh Bharaj, fondly known as Rodu, a hockey personality both in Kenya and London died suddenly on Friday, May 25. He had just turned 60.
Jagjit Singh Kular (1942 - 2017)
by Dil Bahra
Jagjit at Mexico 1968 Olympic Games
Jagjit Singh Kular who represented Kenya at Mexico 1968 and Munich 1972 Olympic Games passed away in Toronto, Canada on Monday 12 June 2017. He was aged 75.
Jasbinder (Jas) Singh Chana (1970 - 2017)
by Dil Bahra
Jasbinder (Jas) Singh Chana, the talented hockey player, who played for England U21 and represented the country at the Junior Hockey World Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia in 1989 died on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 following a short illness. He was aged 46.
Stats Speak: Asian Champions Trophy winner India in down under
By B.G.Joshi (Sehore-Bhopal, India)
Asian Champions Trophy winner Indian men and women will open their campaign in Melbourne Hockey Festival on November 23 against hosts Australia. Indian men (World Ranking 6) team will face Kookaburras (World Ranking 1) in 4-nations tournament league match, while Indian women (World Ranking 12) will challenge Hockeyroos (World Ranking 4) in first test of 3-match series. Statistical highlights are:
Journalist Patrick Rowley receives British Empire Medal for Services to Hockey
Patrick Rowley (BEM) receives his British Empire Medal Award at the Tower of London by the Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London. Left to Right: Lord-Lieutenant of London, Mr Kenneth Olisa OBE, Elizabeth Rowley (wife), Patrick Rowley BEM, Alison Heeks (nee ROWLEY his daughter) and Constable General Sir Nicholas Houghton GCB CBE ADC
International sports journalist Patrick Rowley received the British Empire Medal for services to Hockey at a ceremony held at The Tower of London on Friday 4 November.
Patrick Rowley awarded British Empire Medal
Patrick Rowley, arguably the best known hockey journalist there is has been rewarded for his outstanding services to hockey with the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Patrick Rowley honoured
Pat Rowley. Photo: Hockey Writers Club
When I started Fieldhockey.com 20 years ago one of the first journalists to support and encourage my efforts was the English writer Pat Rowley, I am utterly delighted to report that Pat has been awarded a British Empire Medal for services to Hockey in the Queen's Birthday Honours list released today.
Alex Danson - Player of the Tournament
By Dil Bahra
Alex Danson displaying why she won Player of the Tournament. Photo: Koen Suyk
There have been a few great action photos in our sport of hockey over the years but this photo by Dutch photographer Koen Suyk tops them all. Koen, a photographer for over 40 years has covered seven Olympic Games and states that Sports photography is his great love, with hockey, golf and tennis as his specialties.
Egbert Carmo Fernandes (1941 – 2014)
by Dil Bahra
Kenya Hockey Team on tour of India, April 1964 Back Row (L - R): Surjeet Singh Jnr,; Saude George; Anthony Vaz; Amar Singh Mangat; Egbert Fernandes; Sang Singh; Edgar Fernandes; Jack Simonian; Jagnandan Singh. Sitting (L - R): Hardev Singh; Hilary Fernandes (V.Capt,); Hardial Singh (Coach); Anthony D'Souza (Manager); Sukdev Singh (Asst Manager); Avtar Singh (Capt.); Alu Mendonca. Ground (L – R): Santokh Singh; Arif Khan; Silu Fernandes; Leslie Pinto; Reynolds D'Souza.
Kenya’s triple hockey Olympian, Egbert Carmo Fernandes, died in Canberra, Australia on 6 November 2014. He was aged 73.
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