All the news for Monday 27 November 2023
2023 Test matches RSA v GER (W) - 27 November
Stellenbosch and Newlands
24 Nov 2023 19:00 RSA v GER 1 - 3
26 Nov 2023 11:00 RSA v GER 0 - 2
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South Africa wrap up 2023 with second German Test
For the last time in the year the South African Women’s Hockey team took to the turf for a test match. Taking on a team that are ranked 15 places ahead with a looming Olympic Qualifier tournament on the horizon is a prime way to test the growth for the South Africans who had gained 150 ranking points and two positions over the 12 months.
2023 Pacific Games Hockey5s - 27 November
Panatina, Honiara, Solomon Islands
All times GMT +11
28 Nov 2023 08:30 FIJ v SAM (RR)
28 Nov 2023 09:20 SOL v TGA (RR)
28 Nov 2023 10:10 VAN v PNG (RR)
28 Nov 2023 13:30 FIJ v TGA (RR)
28 Nov 2023 14:20 SOL v PNG (RR)
28 Nov 2023 15:10 SAM v VAN (RR)
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FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup Chile 2023: Pool D Preview
As part of our build-up to the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup Chile 2023, we bring you the final Pool preview which examines the qualification routes, past form and crucial players from the teams that will compete at the showpiece event in Santiago, Chile.
‘I cannot wait to represent the nation on the big stage,’ says Indian Junior Women’s Hockey Team Forward Sunelita Toppo
Sunelita Toppo is part of the squad that will take part in the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup 2023 later this month
New Delhi: Sunelita Toppo, the 16-year-old sensation who has been turning heads for a while, is set to play as a forward for India in the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup 2023, which will take place in Santiago, Chile. She is thrilled to have the chance to showcase her skills on the world stage.
Young Tigers hope to break inconsistency pattern at JWC
By Jugjet Singh
MHC president Datuk Seri Subahan Kamal expressed concerns about the historical inconsistency in Malaysian teams and emphasised the need for the junior team to be consistent to qualify for the quarter-finals. NSTP FILE PIC
KUALA LUMPUR: Inconsistency has plagued Malaysian hockey for decades, and the Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) hopes the Young Tigers will break this pattern in next month's Junior World Cup in Kuala Lumpur.
South African Indoor Hockey Women’s Team Set for Nkosi Cup
The South African Indoor Hockey women’s team, propelled by the steadfast support of SPAR, has achieved remarkable success over the past 12 months. Their journey began with a triumphant 2-0 series win against Ireland a year ago, showcasing exceptional defensive prowess. This strength carried them to the FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup, where they made history by securing a spot in the semi-finals for the first time. With a new head coach and a wave of new talent, they triumphed at the Tuanku Zara Cup in Malaysia, clinching victory over Switzerland in a captivating final.
Upton set to return ahead of Paris 2024
"With Paddy, it helps some players become a little bit more mentally aware. They can ask more questions, and it gives them mental skills to help deal with certain expectations.
By Kalyani Mangale
Paddy Upton, helped the Indian men's hockey team during the Asian Championship Trophy and Asian Games. (Photo: Ashwin Prasath, EPS)
CHENNAI: Paddy Upton, who worked with the Indian men's hockey team could return as a mental health conditioning coach in January, with the 2024 Paris Olympics in sight. The South African coach joined the team ahead of the Asian Champions Trophy (ACT) till the conclusion of his contract after the Asian Games in Hangzhou.
Shock as Lakers disqualified from Africa Club Championship
By Agnes Makhandia
Lakers Women's hockey club were Sunday disqualified from the Africa Cup for Club Champions just hours before their final match against defending champions Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in Malawi
Brisbane Blaze crowned champions in epic decider
The Brisbane Blaze have proven to be the shootout kings at the Finals Main Event after emerging 5-3 winners on penalties after an epic JDH Hockey One League Men’s Grand Final decider with NSW Pride was locked 3-3 after full time.
Brisbane Blaze celebrate brilliant Hockey One League double success
Brisbane Blaze edged to the men's title PIC: hockeyone.com.au
Brisbane Blaze ended the NSW Pride’s bid for a title hat-trick with a thrilling upset shoot-out win in the Hockey One League grand final.
Day 7 Results: 1st Hockey India Junior Men Academy Championship 2023 – Zone B
Kovillpatti (TN): SDT Hockey Nilgiris Academy registered a comfortable 6-2 win over Cuddalore Hockey Academy in their pool B encounter at the ongoing 1st Hockey India Junior Men Academy Championship 2023 – Zone B here on Sunday. In other matches today, Berar Hockey Academy (Vidatbha) Amravati beat Thirumalvalavan Hockey Academy 8-1.
Scottish minister calls for proper funding into national hockey centre
By Nigel Duncan
England's Susannah Townsend celebrates at Glasgow 2014 PIC: Ady Kerry
An MSP has urged the Scottish Government and Glasgow Live to up their game and pump funds into the city’s cultural and sporting assets, including Glasgow’s National Hockey Centre.