Tuesday, August 9, 2022

International

Australia men demolish India to win seventh Commonwealth Games hockey gold in a row

Birmingham -- Australia cantered to their seventh successive Commonwealth Games men’s title with a ruthless display to beat India 7-0. Five goals in 18 spellbinding minutes from Colin Batch’s side underpinned their world No 1 status. Victory also saw them...

England men charge to Commonwealth Games hockey bronze, third in a row

Birmingham -- After the brawl came the backs to the wall as England men negated a South African onslaught to muster their own attacking flair and secure a third Commonwealth Games bronze in a row. Four goals in seven, end-to-end...

Judo and the journey: Tess Howard’s path to England’s Commonwealth hockey gold

Birmingham -- “They love the J-word, so it’s the journey.” Tess Howard has had quite the journey. From rolling around on a judo mat as a kid, to multi-sport and a crack at Tokyo. Then the shattering ACL injury...

Lionesses helped us to Commonwealth hockey gold – Hollie Pearne-Webb

Birmingham -- England women’s jubilant players revealed they had received good-luck messages from the Lionesses as they rode the tide of women’s sport success to land a first Commonwealth Games title. The final was meant to be part of a...

England women topple Australia to win Commonwealth hockey gold

Birmingham -- Lily Walker won’t know what’s hit her when she returns to the University pitches here next month. England’s youngest player had even purchased tickets for these Games. Instead, the 6,000 ticket holders here roared her and this...

Crowdfunding Canada women equal Commonwealth Games best

Birmingham -- Continued crowdfunding and Canada women have ended consecutive Commonwealth Games in fifth place after beating Scotland in their final classification game. The hockey gods weren’t with Canada against India in their final pool game, edged out in attempting...

Mindfulness and hand skills belief: How Janneke Schopman led India to Commonwealth hockey bronze

Birmingham -- Janneke Schopman had to be more than a coach these last 48 hours. From the draining shoot-out conclusion against Australia to the highs of a first bronze since 2006, the Dutchwoman inspired the Eves to make their...

England v Australia: Commonwealth Games Hockey women’s preview

Birmingham -- The trilogy of ‘Super Sunday’ finals scuppered, England will go it alone on Sunday afternoon. They will attempt to conquer their own hockey hoodoo and beat the Hockeyroos at the third time of asking in a Commonwealth...

Commonwealth Games Hockey: ‘Gutted’ Zach Wallace hails young England side

Birmingham -- A “gutted” Zach Wallace, England men’s captain, said his side fell short of the “complete performance” to beat world No 1 Australia as their search for a first ever Commonwealth Games final continued after a rampaging 3-2...

Australia land final blow as England edged out of Commonwealth hockey gold

Birmingham -- How to topple Australia’s stranglehold on Commonwealth gold? Play them at their own game. That was England’s ploy here. Except they went one step further as they played a brutish, physical hand against the perennial holders to...
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Laura Unsworth: England and GB’s underappreciated great of world hockey

If you were to name the modern day greats from Great Britain’s women’s squad, the list would most likely...
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