Ireland Men take on Great Britain in pre Olympic 3 match series

Ireland’s men will look to build on their encouraging series win over Scotland last weekend as they test themselves against Olympics-bound Great Britain at Bisham Abbey next week. Those were their first games since November 2019, and coach Mark Tumilty handed 14 players a first taste of senior international hockey, running up two wins out […]

Three Kookaburra victories and a third draw in the women’s clash

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It was daytime hockey for the first time in the Sentinel Homes Trans-Tasman series in Palmerston North this afternoon, but sadly for Vantage Black Sticks fans the series was still without a win for the home sides. In the first-up women’s clash, a much improved effort from the Black Sticks in the second half gave […]

Injured Welten: ‘Almost certainly no European Championship’

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For Lidewij Welten, the brand new twentieth national title of Den Bosch has become one with a black edge. The 30-year-old attacker has an apparently serious hamstring injury from the exciting second final match with Amsterdam (1-0 win) . ‘The European Championship can almost certainly make a line,’ are her words to the NOS.  Welten turned on the right in midfield […]

Great Britain prove it’s just one statistic that counts

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Great Britain once again proved that it’s the statistic in the top left corner of your screens that count, as they entertained Germany for the second time in two days at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre in London. The general game statistics afterwards spoke in favour of Germany. However, the youthful-looking German side, […]

La Gantoise end 12 year wait for coveted champions title

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The Flandriennes won a third national title after those of 2006 and 2009. The Dragons deceived themselves in the first period before giving in under the pressure of the best team of the season. After the Flandrian demonstration of the first round, nobody gave the Antwerp women a lot of money in this final. But, nevertheless, […]

International Hockey Returns To New Zealand

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The long Awaited Trans Tasman series between New Zealand and Australia is back After a 14-month hiatus from international hockey, New Zealand and Australia will square off in the Sentinel Homes Trans-Tasman series, which begins in three weeks in Palmerston North. The men’s and women’s four-match series will be the final qualification event before the […]

Paul Gaudoin jumps before the fatal push

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Hockey Australia (HA) advises Paul Gaudoin has tendered his resignation as Head Coach of the Hockeyroos. Gaudoin has been at the helm of Australia’s National Women’s Hockey Team since December 2016, guiding the team to second in the world rankings at the end of 2019. “In light of the release of the findings and recommendations […]

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

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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

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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 […]