Category Archives: FIH

Belgium Battle But New Zealand Come Out On Top

In the final match of the day, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games champions New Zealand (WR:4) faced Belgium, who won silver medal at the Rabobank EuroHockey Championships 2017. Despite a disparity in rankings, this was yet another close contest. Continue reading Belgium Battle But New Zealand Come Out On Top

Netherland’s score one of fastest ever World Cup goals in South Korea Rout

If Argentina were responsible for the most impressive goal of the day, then the reigning world champions scored the fastest. The opening goal in the Netherlands versus Korea game came within 20 seconds of the start Continue reading Netherland’s score one of fastest ever World Cup goals in South Korea Rout

Italy defy FIH Hero World Rankings to seal first World Cup win

While China impressed in the opening moments of their Pool A match with their expansive style of play, creating heaps of space as they moved the ball from side to side, it was the attacking intent of their much lower ranked rivals that caught the eye. Continue reading Italy defy FIH Hero World Rankings to seal first World Cup win

Ireland stun USA on opening day of Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018

  • 10,500 watch home favourites England fight back to draw with India
  • Duke strikes twice as Green Army see off USA and end Day 1 at top of Pool B
  • Germany and Australia also make winning starts to their respective World Cup campaigns

Continue reading Ireland stun USA on opening day of Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018