The day Maradona was at hockey in Buenos Aires

Earlier this year we were in Argentina for the Pro League matches of the Orange teams. There we looked back on Diego Maradona’s visit to the Argentina – Canada Hockey World League match, more than five years ago. On the day that the football legend died, we publish this special story again as a tribute.  Argentine player […]

Mavericks triumph in shootout

The Central Falcons have gone down in a penalty shootout for the second time in two days following a tight tussle between the Mavericks and Falcons as they battled to secure second place on the Sentinel Homes Premier Hockey League table. In the end, it was the Mavericks who would hold their nerve to secure […]

Forensic investigation called into the governance and operations of Field Hockey Canada

Former Vancouver Canucks president and general manager Mike Gillis is calling for a forensic investigation into the governance and operations of Field Hockey Canada and how its board of directors has treated the women’s team. Gillis, who played for the Boston Bruins and Colorado Rockies, has been embroiled in a long-running dispute with the board […]

Falcons eye their prey in the Sentinel Homes Premier Hockey League

Southern Alpiners take on the Central Falcons with both sides looking to make an impact early in the match as they aimed to play from the front.  The Falcons quickly found their footing and begun to apply some significant pressure on the Alpiners defence. Olivia Shannon would drive along the baseline and put the ball […]

Tridents sink Mavericks in the third

The Northern Tridents have put together an impressive attacking display in the third quarter to sink the Hauraki Mavericks 5-0 in the first match of the Sentinel Homes Premier Hockey League.  The Mavericks came out of the gates with some great forward intent as they took it to the Tridents early on in the match. […]

NEW AGREEMENT SIGNALS OFFICIAL “HOME OF THE CANADIAN NATIONAL TEAMS

Field Hockey Canada is pleased to announce its partnership with West Vancouver Field Hockey Club (WVFHC) effective now until the end of 2022.  WVFHC has been a longtime supporter of the Men’s and Women’s National Field Hockey Teams and seeks to develop the sport at all levels, with recreational and high-performance programming at all ages […]

HIGH CALIBRE SPORTS EXECUTIVE TO LEAD HOCKEY NEW ZEALAND

28 October 2020 Hockey New Zealand has appointed vastly experienced sports and major events executive Anthony Crummy to lead the sport from 2021 onwards. Crummy, who starts in his new role in mid-January, was New Zealand Cricket’s deputy chief executive as well as holding senior positions in both Cricket World Cup 2015 and Rugby World Cup […]

Cavaliers disheartening weekend against the Cardinals

In the last set of home games on Virginia field hockey’s schedule, the Cavaliers stretched out their losing streak to four after falling twice to Louisville this weekend. The Cavaliers (3-5, 2-2 ACC) lost the first game Friday 5-2 against the Cardinals (7-0, 5-0 ACC) and fell in the final seconds of the second game […]