Saturday, December 4, 2021

Pro League

South Africa and Canada in line for FIH Hockey Pro League

South Africa and Canada are in talks with the FIH over joining the men's FIH Pro League for season 3, The Hockey Paper can reveal. The two nations are in line to join the global league for this season only...

England Hockey add new names to FIH Pro League squads

England have selected plenty of new names alongside established stars in the initial men's and women's squads for their first foray into the FIH Hockey Pro League. England have named 38 women and 35 men in their squads, which get...

India and Spain join women’s FIH Hockey Pro League

India and Spain will join the women's FIH Pro League for one year following the withdrawal of Australia and New Zealand, who will rejoin for Season 4. India and Spain will look to play on the same dates and venues...

Spain to host first FIH Nations Cup ahead of Hockey Pro League promotion

Spain will host the inaugural FIH Hockey Women’s Nations Cup in December 2022, a competition which will see teams aim to be promoted to the FIH Pro League for the first time. The Nations Cup will take place in Valencia...

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...

World hockey remain buoyant on finances despite Pro League losses

Thierry Weil, the International Hockey Federation chief executive, has said that there was "no risk" of the world governing body becoming insolvent. The FIH faced questions on its finances at its virtual Congress over the weekend - including two financial...

Hockey Pro League: Doubles all round as Great Britain make hay

Geography teacher Rupert Shipperley signed off from Great Britain duties ahead of Wales' EuroHockey campaign next month with a superb double against Spain at Lee Valley on Sunday. On the day that Wales overpowered Scotland 6-1 in Cardiff, their form...

Hockey Pro League: GB women secure 5-1 win; GB men draw

Great Britain women scored their biggest win in the FIH Pro League after a 5-1 win over USA at Lee Valley. A double from Izzy Petter and second-half strikes from Sarah Robertson, Anna Toman and Ellie Rayer moved GB up...

Max Caldas heads to Spain as hockey coaches secure positions

Max Caldas has been unveiled as the new Spanish men's coach following the Tokyo Olympics. Argentinian Caldas, 48, announced he was leaving Oranje men last year. He will take over from Fred Soyez, the Frenchman who leaves after seven years as...

European hockey alliance formed to protect top clubs and players

Some of Europe's top hockey clubs from five nations have joined forces to form an international alliance to protect its continental domestic league structure, the Euro Hockey League and the 11 v 11 traditional format. The European Association of Hockey...
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