Ireland welcomes Scotland in Final European Preparations

Ireland took on GB on home turf before welcoming Scotland in final european preperations

Green Army take on Scotland in Final Home Preparations for European’s The Green Army will take on Scotland this weekend, the 15th and 16th of May, in Queen’s University Belfast. The sides last met in July 2019, with Ireland coming away from the series in Stormont with two wins and a draw.  The uncapped matches […]

Hoofdklasse Playoff finals details announced

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The finalists of the play-offs in the Hoofdklasse and Tulp big league men have been announced. The ladies compete for the fifth time in a row Den Bosch and Amsterdam for the national title, with the team from Amsterdam defending their title. For the men, the final battle is a repeat of 2019. When Bloemendaal and Kampong […]

Hockey World News Edition 21

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Hockey World News Edition 21 Is now available for early release to all Patreon members. Editors Foreword With international hockey being scheduled, postponed, rescheduled and then postponed again, is it time for the FIH to bring an end to the 2019-2020 (yes 2019-20) pro-league season.  For most nations involved, the Pro-League is a distraction ahead […]

Ireland and Great Britain go head to head in 4 match series

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Ireland Women travel to Bisham Abbey to take on Great Britain in Uncapped Series. The Irish Women’s squad will travel to Bisham Abbey, London, tomorrow as part of their preparation for Tokyo Olympic Games this summer. A twenty strong squad will travel on the 22nd of April, with four matches against Great Britain scheduled to […]

SA Hockey players search for Olympic funding

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The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) had secured a sponsor and would have the financial means to send Team SA to Tokyo in July and August, president Barry Hendricks recently confirmed. In March, Sascoc presented an Olympic budget to Parliament in which it had costed flights and accommodation, as well as a […]

Lynch & Morgan closer to Tokyo 2021 with appeal victory

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Two senior Hockeyroos players, Rachel Lynch and Georgi Morgan, have won an appeal against their withdrawal from the squad in late 2020. However, at this time their involvement in the Tokyo Olympics remains unclear, with new coach Triny Powell still to announce her final squad and needing the agreement of a new selection panel. Rachael Lynch, the current FIH world […]

Ireland head to Malaysia for Olympic acclimatisation training

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 8th June 2019 FIH WomenÕs Series Finals Banbridge 2019 Game: Ireland Vs Malaysia. Photo by Jonathan Porter / Press Eye . Ireland Vs Malaysia

The Ireland Women’s squad will travel to Malaysia tomorrow as part of their preparation for the conditions they will face at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. A twenty strong Ireland squad will travel on the 9th of April and return on the 28th, basing themselves out of Malaysia National Hockey Stadium, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur […]

Missed Tokyo Dream forces Willars Retirement

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Ollie Willars has decided to retire from international hockey, after missing out on Tokyo dream, with 138 caps over the course of eight years. As Danny Kerry starts to dwindle down his squad selection process ahead of the re-arranged Olympic Games, Ollie Willars, who was set to miss out, opts for retirement. The defender made […]

Congested schedule made worse by adding 22 Pro League matches

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FIH Hockey Pro League: a further 22 matches confirmed Lausanne, Switzerland: After the thrilling matches played last week in Argentina between the home national teams, Men and Women, and Germany, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) can announce that, on top of the Argentina-India (Men) matches scheduled on 10-11 April, a further 22 FIH Hockey Pro […]

Champions Den Bosch in a (Euro Hockey) League of their own

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Den Bosch became the first ever EHL Women’s champions with a dominant performance to get the better of Club de Campo de Madrid in the GRAND FINAL at the Wagener Stadium as Frédérique Matla fired a hat trick. EHL Women’s GRAND FINAL HC ’s Hertogenbosch 5 (F Matla 3, L Welten, M Krekelaar) Club de […]