Hockey Ireland Renew Partnership with SABA

Hockey Ireland renew partnership with SABA to Go

THE SABA RESTAURANT GROUP HAS ANNOUNCED RENEWAL OF THEIR OFFICIAL PARTNERSHIP WITH HOCKEY IRELAND  Award-winning Saba Restaurants and Saba To Go have announced that they will continue their Official Partnership with Hockey Ireland and the Irish Women’s Hockey Team.  Saba will continue to fuel the team’s training sessions and games as they prepare for the […]

Who is Jack Rolfe??

Jack Rolfe coaching at the u14 Junior Tournament.

What is ‘The Coaching Lab’? In 2014, aged 18, fresh out of school I was offered a job as a Cover Supervisor at Aylesbury Grammar School by Headmaster Stephen Lehec, he said something that has stayed with me ever since; “Make the most of every opportunity”. Making the most of opportunities has led me to […]

Oranje Rood get their man… Phil Roper signs.

After Oranje-Rood cancelled his initial transfer due to the Corona Virus pandemic, they can now confirm the signing of former England captain Phil Roper on a two-year deal. The 29-year-old England international (148 caps) who signs from Wimbledon will play in Eindhoven for ‘at least two seasons’. Speaking about their new signing, the Brabant club lacked […]


The Euro Hockey League (EHL) and the European Hockey Federation (EHF) are delighted to announce ABN AMRO EHL Men and Women tournaments will take place at the Wagener Stadium in Amsterdam at Easter following clearance from the Dutch government.    After 18 months of frustration, it means the world’s best club hockey will return to action […]

“YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE TRUTH” – FIH Battle Key Hockey Voice

The FIH renege on a signed contract and attempt to silence the media Most people will be familiar with Jack Nicholson’s performance in “A Few Good Men” in which he utters the famous line, “You can’t handle the truth.”  While in the film Nicholson uses the line to justify behavior that led to the death […]

Belgium extend lead at the top of the Pro League

John John Dohmen Vs Spain marking his 400th International Hockey appearance

JJ Dohmen Sets Belgian Records With 400 International Hockey Caps Belgium claimed their second win in two days in the FIH Hockey Pro League against Spain, defeating the host country with a 2-0 victory at the Stadio Betero, Valencia, for a lead of 14 points at the top of the standings. The Red Lions, who claimed […]

Hockey World News Edition 19 OUT NOW

Edition 19 is here and a hard hitting edition it is. A big story coming from the FIH as, from the outside, they look to silence a popular member of the press. Hockey World News takes a deeper look at concussion and its career-ending effects on athletes. Download the latest edition free of charge. Stay […]

Exclusive: International Hockey Federation made $700,000 loss in 2019

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) lost more than CHF633,000 (£519,000/$715,000/€589,000) in 2019, more than doubling its 2018 deficit. While the latest figure pre-dates the devastating spread of COVID-19, it comes as little surprise. A note in the 2018 accounts warned of “an important negative result in 2019”. This was attributed to the FIH Pro League, […]

Rani rescues draw for Indian Eves

The Indian women’s hockey team wasted a number of penalty corner chances before skipper Rani Rampal’s fourth-quarter strike helped the visitors salvage a 1-1 draw against Argentina’s junior side, here. It was a second straight draw for the Indian team following a 2-2 result in the tour-opener. India began on an attacking note, earning a […]