Gonzalo Peillat served notice of the explosive goalscoring power he can bring Continue reading Mannheimer goal machine Peillat reflects on special year
AUSTRALIA marched in to Sunday’s final of the International Festival of Hockey with a Trans Tasman triumph at the State Hockey and Netball Centre last night.
When you hear the words “Maartje Paumen”, what are the first things that come to mind? The talismanic leader of the Netherlands Hockey Team; Inspirational; Never say die attitude; Penalty Corners; Winner? Continue reading Hockey’s Inspirational Leader says Goodbye
On a recent trip to the US, and after watching a tonne of different sports, Australian Hockey star Georgie Parker caught herself saying something very sad. Continue reading “But I don’t want to be a male athlete!” By Georgie Parker
As a professional athlete you pull out all the stops for the last percent of improvement. You want to perform at the top and fight for the win. FIH Goalkeeper of the year, Joyce Sombroek speaks about chasing that 1%. Continue reading Keep Chasing the 1%
It is just over two months since that golden night in Rio when Great Britain’s women’s hockey team brought home their first ever Olympic Gold medal. Over an amazing 14 day period, the team won all seven of its games, and achieved something that no-one thought was possible – knocking the world number one side and reigning Olympic and World Cup champions, the Netherlands, off their pedestal.
We are sure that you, like us, have seen numerous social media posts from the guys at Mercian Hockey with the hashtags #TeamYellow, #TeamWhite and other various colours over the last few weeks but what does this mean?
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – October 5, 2016 – As the Olympic quad finishes, there is often an accompanying period of transition amongst national governing bodies. And as such Craig Parnham, USWNT Head Coach, has chosen to step down from his position and move into a new leadership role within USA Field Hockey, effective as of December 31, 2016. Continue reading Craig Parnham steps down as USA Head Coach
Susannah Townsend has had to overcome many challenges in her hockey career but this latest setback is to be her biggest challenge yet. Continue reading Heartbreak for GB Hockey Star
The word Legend gets banded around quite a bit when any top sports person retires.
In this case, when talking about Ellen the word legend can and should be justified. Continue reading Ellen Hoog Retires From Hockey