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News for 28 April 2022

All the news for Thursday 28 April 2022

2022 Test matches AUS v MAS (M) - 28 April

All times GMT +8

23 Apr 2022 16:00     AUS v MAS     3 - 0
24 Apr 2022 16:00     AUS v MAS     7 - 0
26 Apr 2022 18:30     AUS v MAS     5 - 0
28 Apr 2022 12:00     AUS v MAS     3 - 0

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Maiden double for Willott as Kookaburras sweep Malaysia

The Kookaburras’ 3-0 win over Malaysia this afternoon will long live in the memory of attacker Ky Willott after he scored a maiden double to see off a stubborn Malaysia in the fourth and final match of the series in Perth.

Netherlands thump Pakistan 4-1 in second hockey match

LAHORE – Pakistan hockey team failed to continue the winning momentum as they were thumped by the Netherlands 1-4 in the second match of the European Tour at Breda on Wednesday.

Netherlands bounce back with 4-1 win over Pakistan

The Netherlands equalised the match just before the end of the first half. — Picture via Twitter

LAHORE: Pakistan failed to maintain the winning start as they went down 1-4 in the second hockey Test against the Netherlands at Breda on Wednesday.

Europe tour to help Pakistan prepare for Asia Cup, says PHF secretary

LAHORE: The Pakistan hockey team’s tour to Europe will help the players prepare for the Asia Cup, the sport’s national governing body’s secretary Asif Bajwa said Wednesday.

Irish men’s panel named for coming months as Paris 2024 groundwork begins

Mark Tumilty has named a 25-strong central squad to work with for the coming months ahead of a busy summer as the squad lays the groundwork for the Road to Paris 2024.

Indoor hockey festival opens a new chapter in Japan's hockey story

Excitement is building as the Japanese Hockey Association (JHA) is holding its first ever national indoor hockey festival in Tokyo on 4-5 May. Not only will spectators be able to see first-hand the pace, excitement and skill levels of indoor hockey, but the JHA has created an exciting programme of complementary activities to really entertain the spectators between hockey matches.

Mens QF line-up finalised, while KZN are tops in the women

The third day of action at the SA Hockey U21 IPT 2022 in the Eastern Cape saw the Men's tournament complete the pool stages and set up the quarter-finals, while the KZN Raiders are the only womens team with a 100% record so far.

A draw at Titwood – now Clydesdale Western have the chance to succeed in the quest for Europe

Edinburgh University and Clydesdale Western battled out a draw last night at Titwood in the race for second place in the Scottish women’s Premiership.

Police, Magnolias top hockey festival

by Nigel Simon

Police captured the Men’s Open and Masters (Over-45) crowns while Magnolias took top honours among the Women’s Open when T&T Hockey Board Return To Play Indoor Hockey Festival flicked off at the Woodbrook Youth Facility, Hamilton-Holder Street, Woodbrook last weekend.

The Hockey Museum: bringing the past to life

We took a peak at the incredible collection of hockey history on show in Woking

By Rod Gilmour

Delving into sporting history was supposed to be one of the legacies of the London 2012 Olympics. But where other plans were scrapped – including the halting of an Olympic Museum in Stratford – hockey has thrived.

SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge

uMvoti and oThukela Regional

Hands up if you can’t wait to get the hockey season started. Deutsche Schule Hermannsburg team members, Bonolo Mngese and Dale Sosibo are looking forward to hosting the upcoming uMvoti, uThukela and uMzinyathi Regional of the SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge on Saturday 7 May. Pic by Nicole Nieuwoudt

Deutsche Schule Hermannsburg will be a hive of hockey activity on Saturday 7 May as they welcome local schools for the uMvoti and oThukela Regional of the SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge.

Five teams will head to the fields at Hermannsburg where they will meet in 25 minute action-packed games. Schools joining host, Hermannsburg, taking to the field on the day are Domino Servite, Greytown High School, Wartburg Kirchdorf School and Wembley College.

The format for the day is a round robin programme, with a win earning the team 4 points, a draw with goals 2 points, a goalless draw 1 point and a loss zero points.

Three teams have represented this area at the Grand Finals with two of the previous winners, Wartburg School and Wembley College starting the proceedings at 8am, getting the ball rolling in the first game of the day. Wembley College are the defending champs, having won last year’s regional on their home turf. Greytown High School have also lifted the trophy making one appearance at the Regional Finals in Kloof.

This regional is the eighth one in the ten region challenge. All ten teams will then head to St Mary’s D.S.G. in Kloof in July for two days of intense action at the Grand Finals. Teams that have secured their place at the Grand Finals are Pionier Hoërskool (Northern KZN); St Anne’s College (PMB North Regional); St John’s D.S.G. (PMB Central Regional); Our Lady of Fatima (DBN North Regional); St Mary’s D.S.G. (Highway Regional); XYZ (DBN South Regional) and most recently, King Edward High School (Southern KZN Regional).

The last two regionals to take place are next weekend, Sunday 15 May with Durban Girls’ College welcoming teams to their turf for the Durban Central Regional. Concluding the regionals, Grantleigh School will host the Northern KZN Coastal Regional on Saturday 21 May.

For more info like the tournament’s Facebook page or follow on Instagram. All games will be livestreamed on the SuperSport Schools website or app.

Elf Works media release for SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge

Hockey, cricket associations mourn Williams

The national associations of cricket and hockey in Zimbabwe have paid tribute to Collin “Porge” Williams, who starred in both sporting codes, more so in the latter where he captained the national team and later coached it.

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