Saturday, July 24, 2021

International

No water and growing hockey: FIH candidate Marc Coudron sets out presidency aims

Marc Coudron, vying for world hockey presidency on Saturday, doesn’t proclaim to be an engineer but he will contact the heads of Fifa and World Rugby with the aim of tackling the issue of waterless pitches head on as...

Matthew Swann retires as decorated Kookaburra

Matthew Swann was hailed as a Kookaburra "dynamo" after he announced his international hockey retirement following a decorated 13-year career. After debuting in 2009, double World Cup winner Swann finishes with 204 caps and had planned to retire after Tokyo...

Repton School heads England Hockey age group selections

Repton School led the way following England Hockey's announcement of its under-16 and under-18 boys and girls programmes on Tuesday. Repton feature eight students across EH's junior age group programme, with Whitgift School and Surbiton High School seeing four students...

World hockey aims to broaden reach in esports and gaming

World hockey says the sport "has to find its place" among the major sports when it comes to esports and gaming, writes Richard Bright. The first-ever Olympic-licensed event for physical and non-physical virtual sports started this week, running until June...

Hockey Pro League: Susannah Townsend nets goal wishes for GB women

Susannah Townsend gave her mum a birthday goal as Great Britain atoned for an opening double header defeat to see off Germany 2-0 on Thursday night in the FIH Pro League. Anna Toman’s deflected penalty corner strike put GB ahead...

Rachael Lynch makes Hockeyroos return; Georgina Morgan omitted

Former Hockeyroos captain Georgina Morgan saw her Olympic hopes dashed on Friday, while goalkeeper Rachael Lynch was reinstated to the squad. Lynch and Morgan won their appeals last month over their non-selection for the Tokyo 2020 squad under a previous...

Hockey Pro League: Great Britain secure Germany double

After the chaos, the control. Great Britain men recorded back-to-back victories against Germany for the first time since reunification thanks to a classy 3-1 win on Wednesday at a deserted Lee Valley. Britain's victory over the Germans in Moenchengladbach during...

Germany strike late to take Hockey Pro League first honours

Germany's Charlotte Stapenhorst continued to be the scourge of Great Britain with another late winner at Lee Valley. Stapenhorst, an Old Reptonian, scored three minutes from the end of a tight tussle, which Germany prevailed 3-2, and were stronger throughout...

Hockey Pro League: Great Britain and Germany serve up goal feast

Great Britain 5 (Ansell 9, Creed 12, Roper 20, Griffiths 22, Martin, 32)Germany 3 (Rothlander 1, Prinz 21, Doesch 28) If this rare Test match could be Covid-bottled and sent to Tokyo, then we are in for a treat at...

Great Britain back on even terms for Hockey Pro League tilt

A walk in the Olympic Park this week? Great Britain will be back on an even keel against Germany in the FIH Pro League this week after playing teams with FOUR more players in a bid to be Tokyo...
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Olympics hockey: Australia survive Japan test, Belgium men move into gear

If the opening match of the Tokyo Olympics is a barometer for how this competition will pan out, then...
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