Category Archives: Opinion

Five-a-side hockey? Nuts, says Charlesworth

Harpreet Kaur Lamba

Bhubaneswar 

 

The world of field hockey has seen many firsts in the last few years. With sports worldwide undergoing a change and the faster, fitter and shorter versions gripping almost every sport, hockey too has been experimenting to stay relevant and mark its presence in public eye. Continue reading Five-a-side hockey? Nuts, says Charlesworth

South African Striker Manuel grabs Hockey World Cup chance with both hands

JOHANNESBURG – Eight months ago star hockey striker Candice Manuel was rueing missed opportunities as she recovered from a broken hand suffered at the Continental Cup in Egypt. Continue reading South African Striker Manuel grabs Hockey World Cup chance with both hands

Jonker and Harte reflect on harsh final act of strong Kampong season

SV Kampong legend Constantijn Jonker said he “refused to be extremely disappointed” in the wake of the EHL final defeat to HC Bloemendaal last Sunday, the last act of 14 years with the club’s first team. Continue reading Jonker and Harte reflect on harsh final act of strong Kampong season

Education is key to Janneke’s success

“The team contesting the 2018 World Cup is completely different from the team that played in 2014, so it is impossible to compare them.” USA Coach Janneke Schopman is considering her team’s prospects ahead of the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup in London and reflecting on the fourth place finish the team achieved at the same event in 2014. Continue reading Education is key to Janneke’s success

“Move the keeper, create some space”…… Nah, I’ll do it my way! -Beth Bingham

“Move the keeper, create some space”…… Nah, I’ll do it my way!

@Beth_Bing of @HolcombeHC & @HockeyWales with an audacious lob to win the @eurohockeyorg Trophy Final

#EHCC2018 #HWL2017 #HWNews @thereversestick @TheHockeyFamily @dragflickworld

Hosting Europe’s elite is opportunity to showcase why hockey matters

For the majority of hockey players, club hockey is a major part of how you first fall in love with the game. Our Surbiton Ladies team is full of homegrown talent, club stars and GB internationals, but whatever our ‘hockey CVs’ look like as individuals, for us the most exciting part of hosting the EuroHockey Club Cup is having the chance to celebrate how important club hockey is in the bigger picture of our sport. Continue reading Hosting Europe’s elite is opportunity to showcase why hockey matters

Resilience and Determination, the key to Holcombe HC’s Success

Holcombe’s Nick Bandurak says his team’s “resilience and determination” will play a key role as they look to take down Real Club de Polo in the KO16 and reach the last eight for the first time. Continue reading Resilience and Determination, the key to Holcombe HC’s Success