Saturday, May 15, 2021

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Hockey World Cup: Australia’s Jake Harvie feels India roots

Kookaburra Jake Harvie has family roots in India and feels relaxed being part of an 18-strong 'group of mates' As we saw from the Women's World Cup in London, you can't underestimate anyone in world hockey at the moment. There are...

International hockey players heading into pressured waters ahead of Pro League

Perth - When news broke of the lengthy suspensions for Australian cricket’s disgraced ball tampering trio, it was surprising to hear respected English cricket pundit Simon Hughes criticise Cricket Australia for being too willing to appease a media and...

Commonwealth Games: Australia hockey captain Mark Knowles announced as flag bearer

Gold Coast -- Kookaburras captain Mark Knowles will carry the Australian flag at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony after an emotional announcement on Monday night. The 34-year-old, who will retire after the Gold Coast extravaganza, was awarded the honour at...

Commonwealth Games 2018: Australia hockey the final piece in record squad

Forward Kathryn Slattery was the star name omitted from the Hockeyroos squad on Friday, as Mark Knowles was confirmed as Kookaburras captain in his last international tournament. The hockey squads' announcement was the last to be called for Australia's full...

Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup: England men and Australia set up final showdown

England set up a mouthwatering Azlan Shah Men's Cup final against old rivals Australia after routing hosts Malaysia 7-2 on Friday night in Ipoh. In their fifth and final group game, England saved their best to last as Barry Middleton,...

Australia hockey: Chris Ciriello hails Victoria as men’s and women’s sides claim titles

By The Hockey Paper Captain Chris Ciriello hailed Victoria for “digging deep” as both men’s and women’s sides secured the Australian Hockey League titles for the first time in the state’s history on Sunday. Both matches were won with shootout victories...

New Zealand hockey star Gemma McCaw retires as Australia women make changes for Oceania Cup

By The Hockey Paper New Zealand will be without Gemma McCaw, married to former All Black Richie McCaw, for the Oceania Cup after she confirmed her retirement from international hockey this week. McCaw, the third most capped women's player with 246...

World series format big shift for England and rivals, says FIH

By Claire Middleton The International Hockey Federation’s new global competition will mean England players travelling as far as Australia or New Zealand to play one meaningful match. The new nine-team format is going to move away from tournament hockey in favour...

Simon Orchard: It’s time hockey umpires learnt the game

“The trouble with referees is that they know the rules, they just don’t know the game”, the great Bill Shankly once said. I have to say I agree with the former Scottish footballer and ex-Liverpool manager wholeheartedly. Many top whistle-blowers...

Old habits die hard, so the legend Ric Charlesworth lives on

Our news editor Claire Middleton goes Down Under to meet top Australian coach Ric Charlesworth... It's a typical West Australian summer day when I catch up with Ric Charlesworth. Hot. Bloody hot, actually, without a cloud in the sky. He lives...
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Spain to invest in Terrassa Stadium for 2022 Women’s World Cup

Spanish hockey will aim to mesh culture, food and promote women's sport when it co-hosts the 2022 Hockey World...
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