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News for 26 June 2023

All the news for Monday 26 June 2023

2022-23 FIH Hockey Pro League - 26 June
Amsterdam, Netherlands

All times GMT +2


23 Jun 2023 17:10     GER v NZL (RR)      4 - 3
24 Jun 2023 17:40     NED v GER (RR)     1 - 1 (SO 1 - 4)
25 Jun 2023 15:10     NED v NZL (RR)      3 - 2
26 Jun 2023 17:10     NZL v GER (RR)     
27 Jun 2023 19:40     NED v GER (RR)     
28 Jun 2023 19:40     NED v NZL (RR)     

Pool standings


23 Jun 2023 19:40     NED v GER (RR)     5 - 0
24 Jun 2023 15:10     NED v NZL (RR)      4 - 1
25 Jun 2023 17:40     GER v NZL (RR)      3 - 1
26 Jun 2023 19:40     NED v GER (RR)     
27 Jun 2023 17:10     NED v NZL (RR)     
28 Jun 2023 17:10     NZL v GER (RR)     

Pool standings

FIH Match Centre

Dutch men sneak past Black Sticks, Germany prevail against NZ women

The Netherlands men kept their FIH Hockey Pro League hopes well and truly alive by downing the gutsy New Zealand side 3-2 in a nail-biting encounter that kept the Amsterdam crowd on the edge of their seats. Later in the day the Black Sticks women played catch-up from the start against Germany. Die Danas wrapped up a 3-1 victory to climb above Great Britain on the tournament standings into fifth place with four more matches to play.

Black Sticks Men toe-to-toe with World's best, Women outplayed by Germany

In a game marred by some questionable officiating, the Vantage Black Sticks Men suffered another heart-wrenching loss against the Netherlands, the world number ones, with a narrow defeat of 3-2.

Black Sticks men in 'gut-wrenching' narrow loss after leading world No 1 Netherlands

Black Sticks captain Sam Lane, playing his 100th test match, in action against the Netherlands in a 3-2 loss to the Dutch World No 1 team. Hockey NZ/Supplied

Black Sticks men’s hockey team assistant-coach Mike Delaney describe the team’s 3-2 loss to the Netherlands as “gut-wrenching’’ and claimed the Kiwis were on the wrong end of “some pretty tough” umpiring calls.

Black Sticks women lose to Germany after slow start to Pro League clash

Black Sticks goalkeeper Grace O'Hanlon makes a save against Germany in a FIH Pro League women's championship game in Amsterdam. Hockey NZ/Supplied

The Black Sticks women’s hockey team have been urged to starter better after a 3-1 defeat to Germany after conceding a first-minute goal.

Veenendaal 100 Not Out

Anne Veenendaal was in goal for thirty minutes during her hundredth international match for the Orange Ladies against New Zealand (4-1 win) on Saturday. In those two quarters, the 27-year-old jubilee only got one ball between the posts. The fact that that high ball also went in via Hannah Cotter’s stick was sour and a blot on her anniversary. “But the beautiful feeling prevails.”

Belgium men, Netherlands women favourities to regain titles

The Dutch women on the cusp of another global title PIC: FIH

Belgium men will seek to regain the men’s FIH Pro League title when they play their last cluster of games this week.

Kookaburras bounce back against France

The Kookaburras have ended their European tour with a 3-1 victory over France in their test match in Paris.

Speedy Tigers blow lead again in Korea draw

By Jugjet Singh

National coach Arul Selvaraj (centre) speaking to his players during the friendly against South Korea at the Jingcheon National Training Centre in Incheon on Sunday. - Pic courtesy of MHC

KUALA LUMPUR: The national hockey team again blew a lead in the 2-2 draw against South Korea in Sunday's friendly at the Jingcheon National Training Centre in Incheon.

Scotland men defeat Wales to win three match series in Cardiff

An excellent 4-1 victory saw Scotland Men win their three-match series against Wales in Cardiff. The matches form part of Scotland’s preparations for EuroHockey Championship II in Dublin next month, and the team’s first games together under new head coach, Jonny Caren.

Scotland U18 Boys win two from two against Wales in Glasgow

Scotland U18 Boys enjoyed a 4-1 victory over Wales U18 Boys at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre. The victory means the team won two games from two in the series as they prepare for the U18 EuroHockey Championships.

EuroHockey5s Championship 2023 Women: Preview

From 28 June to 1 July, the best women’s Hockey5s teams from Europe, will gather in Walcz, Poland for the EuroHockey5s Championship 2023, with three spots up for grabs in the inaugural FIH Hockey5s Women’s World Cup Oman 2024.

Malaysian junior hockey team ranked eighth in the world

By Jugjet Singh

National junior coach Amin Rahim - NSTP/ASYRAF HAMZAH

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has finally introduced a junior ranking system, and Malaysia are eighth in the world, with Argentina occupying the top spot. Hosts Malaysia are in Group A with Argentina, world No. 9 Australia and No. 20 Chile in the Junior World Cup (JWC) here from Dec 5-16.

13th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship begins tomorrow

Hockey Karnataka will take on Hockey Jammu & Kashmir in the opening game of the tournament

Rourkela: The 13th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship is set to begin on Tuesday at the world-class Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Rourkela, Odisha, with players from 28 teams competing for the trophy. The 28 teams are divided into 8 groups, with the winners of each group advancing to the Quarter-Finals.

Rising star ready for Vantage U18s

When you delve into the sporting life of Kate Irwin, it’s clear that she’s not your average student. Apart from coaching a year six St. Cuthbert’s hockey team, Irwin is a valued member of the first XI hockey team, plays premier hockey for Sommerville, is part of the Auckland under 18s team for the upcoming Vantage National U18s Tournament, and is part of the Future Black Sticks programme

Malikah Hamza, 19, does Cape Town proud and signs for German hockey team

Siviwe Melapi

Malikah Hamza, 19, who is regarded as one of the youngest players to play in Bundesliga 1, is expected to start in August. Picture: Supplied

Cape Town - It’s a proud moment for young South African hockey player Malikah Hamza who has signed to play for the women’s first t

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