Tuesday, September 28, 2021

New Zealand

FIH Pro League set for new additions as Australia, New Zealand pull out

Up to four replacement teams are set to be invited into Season 3 of the FIH Hockey Pro League after Australia and New Zealand pulled out of all international competition until July 2022. The two nations, both set to travel...

Olympic Hockey: Sibling rivalry ends with Australia bragging rights

TOKYO -- There have been some fierce Olympic rivalries down the years, but there was one closer to home on Wednesday as brothers Jeremy and Leon Hayward pitted against one another at Oi Hockey Stadium. Forward Jeremy lined up for in-form Australia,...

‘Don’t stand so close to me’: Hayward brothers prepare for Olympic battle royale

Leon and Jeremy Hayward will provide a unique sporting rivalry of their own when Australia and New Zealand line up in the men’s Olympics hockey tournament on Wednesday. Leon plays in goal for the Black Sticks while forward Jeremy, with...

Tokyo Olympics Hockey: New Zealand women aiming to make the medal grade

TOKYO -- Black Sticks women are ready to usurp their semi-final hoodoo should they reach the crunch end of the Olympics in two weeks time. After finishing last at the 2008 Olympics, New Zealand have reached the semi-finals in each...

National masters’ selections hampered in southern hemisphere

  Covid is having implications on selection of national masters’ teams in New Zealand, writes Bill Tomkins. In New Zealand the National Women’s and Men’s Masters Tournament for all age groups was due to commence in February.   On the Saturday night the tournament committee were...

Hockey Tokyo Olympics: Guide to men’s Pool A

With so much uncertainty, the 2020 Olympic hockey competition is set up to be one of the tightest in decades. Rupert Barker, of hockey21.com, runs the rule over Pool A in the men's event. Argentina Los Leones arrive at every major...

Katie Glynn returns to Olympic Park after 2012 hockey injury

“There are some good memories but also some tough times,” says New Zealander Katie Glynn, now Great Britain women’s assistant coach, who returns to the Olympic Park for the first time on Wednesday after experiencing a horror injury at...

Australia and New Zealand set for Hockey Pro League in Perth

Australia and New Zealand will be well aware of each other come the Tokyo Olympics after Pro League games were set up between the two rivals. A series will take place in New Zealand at the end of the month...

New Zealand and Australia to lock horns in final Olympic hockey trials

An "invaluable" four-match series between Australia and New Zealand will take place at the end of the month, bringing to an end 14 months without international hockey for the trans Tasman rivals. The four-match series for both men and women...

New Zealand players set for Olympic trials in North-South hockey series

A North-South Series in Hamilton this weekend will offer New Zealand players their first competitive outings of the year, as well as doubling as Olympic trials for Tokyo. The Sentinel Homes North vs South series will see the country’s top...
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British hockey needs innovation to tackle 3G pitch issue, says MP

The chair of the parliamentary group for hockey in the UK says that there are signs the sport could...
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