Tag Archives: hockey

Why are drag-flickers firing blanks?

Penalty corner specialists have struggled this HIL season and have two days to get it right

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Dear Simon Orchard….. Love an Official

This week there was an article released by a top Australian player about officials and their accountability in the game. Continue reading Dear Simon Orchard….. Love an Official

Scotland Hockey, Good Achievement or Missed Opportunities

As Scotland Women return home from Valencia, having competed in World League 2, we look back at how they fared and talk to their midfield supremo Nikki Lloyd. Continue reading Scotland Hockey, Good Achievement or Missed Opportunities

Lt Cdr Alan Walker 1943 – 2017

Lt Cdr Alan Walker who dedicated his life to the sport of hockey sadly passed away on Fri 17th Feb after a short battle with cancer. Continue reading Lt Cdr Alan Walker 1943 – 2017

Hockey on TV

So much has changed from the early 1990s when our colleague and columnist Nick Irvine commentated on hockey for Sky Sports at Birmingham University. A single camera set-up with rudimentary graphics, a yellow, sandy pitch and a dirty white ball Continue reading Hockey on TV

Devoid of heroes, Belgium script own success story

It is said that when Belgium’s current generation of hockey players were growing up, they looked up to Holland legend Teun de Nooijer for inspiration.

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Missing Names or Hot Prospects

It’s that time again when in every four years cycle social media goes a little crazy, as hockey fans around the world watch closely for the release of the new National Squads for next Olympic cycle. Continue reading Missing Names or Hot Prospects

Changes to Hockey World Cups plus match timing Regulations approved by FIH Executive Board

  • 2018 Hockey World Cup to feature new format

  • 2022 Hockey World Cup to be 16 team event

  • 4 x 15 minutes becomes universal for all international hockey matches

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Kookaburras Squad Announced

Thursday, 22 December (Perth, Australia) – Hockey Australia has today announced the 23-player men’s hockey squad Continue reading Kookaburras Squad Announced

Colin Batch & Paul Gaudoin to take the reins at Hockey Australia

Hockey Australia today confirmed the new head coaches for the Australian national hockey teams

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