Sunday, July 21, 2024

FIH Pro League ‘won’t be closed league in 2022’

Mark Hager, the Great Britain women’s coach, remains an advocate of the FIH Pro League while world hockey chiefs rallied behind its own competition ahead of changes for the third installment of the annual league, writes Richard Bright.

Great Britain finished their final matches of this campaign recently at Lee Valley, while Holland women and Belgium men were confirmed as respective champions on Friday, with standings concluded on a percentage basis following a pandemic-ravaged second installment of the annual tournament.

“I still like the Pro League, it’s great to be able to play games and we are one of the fortunate teams who can play international competition,” Hager said before the Lee Valley matches.

Continue reading...

Unlock our premium content and get use of our app. Use coupon OLYMPICS1 to get all our exclusive Olympic coverage until 31st August for only £6.49.

Simply select Monthly or Yearly subscription and use coupon OLYMPICS1 when prompted.

Already a subscriber to our website? Login

Do you have a feature or story idea from across the globe? Get in touch with us!

Total Hockey

spot_img

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More from Author

Paris Olympics Hockey: David Ames channels inner Roy Keane for GB men

David Ames is channelling his inner Roy Keane as he prepares...

‘Women’s sport is on the up – but in hockey? We can’t be left behind’

Team GB’s most decorated hockey player, Laura Roper, believes the sport...

Paris Olympics Hockey: Australian player amputates finger to secure berth

In a display of Olympian commitment to his sport and country,...

Miriam Pritchard aims to sketch out her own Paris Olympic hockey journey

Miriam Pritchard has a new sketchbook at the ready if she...

- A word from our sponsors -

spot_img