Monday, May 23, 2022

South Africa Hockey

South Africa secure berths at men and women Hockey World Cups

Favourites South Africa men were taken to the wire as they won their eighth Africa Cup of Nations in a row to book a return to Bhubaneswar at the 2023 World Cup. In a thrilling final, Egypt were great...

South Africa aim to qualify for 2023 men’s Hockey World Cup

Hampstead & Westminster's Matt Guise-Brown has been picked for South Africa's bid to qualify for the 2023 men's World Cup. The African Hockey Cup of Nations takes place in Accra in Ghana from January 17-23. The team that finishes top...

Canada and South Africa join FIH Hockey Pro League

South Africa and Canada have joined the men's FIH Pro League for season 3, as first revealed by The Hockey Paper. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) approved the participation of the two nations - who both had to crowdfund to...

Now South Africa juniors pay to play at Junior Hockey World Cup

South Africa are no strangers of 'paying to play' at elite level. Crowdfunding formed part of South Africa's story at the Tokyo Olympics and the same has now been bestowed upon the under-21 team ahead of the Junior World...

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...

How hockey reacted to South Africa’s stunning Olympics win

In one of Olympic hockey's biggest upsets, the amateur side of South Africa, who had to mainly crowdfund to get to Tokyo, beat European finalists Germany 4-3 in an epic at the Oi Stadium. At 3-2 down, it was Mustapha...

Olympics Hockey: Germany coach pleads for South Africa to embrace fringe sport

Germany embraces hockey to the tune of two men’s gold medals and two bronze finishes in the past four Olympics. Meanwhile rugby-mad South Africa have never come close to an Olympic podium. So when David met Goliath in Tokyo on Thursday,...

Olympics Hockey: Arthur van Doren drops F-bomb as Belgium star hails South Africa

Looking at Tuesday’s late matches at the Oi Stadium, one sensed that Canada and South Africa were going to be no push overs against two of world hockey’s powerhouses. And so it proved. The scorelines may not have justified the outcomes...

‘Amazing occasion’: GB women’s victory hailed by Izzy Petter

For a period during their second Pool match against South Africa, things were not going Great Britain's way. They were a goal behind against the amateur team and looking shorn of attacking intent. But then East Grinstead's Ellie Rayer scored twice...

Tokyo Olympics Hockey: Ireland women ready to take on Holland

Sarah Torrans says the Green Army will “show the world what we can do” against the world No 1 Dutch on Monday after Ireland women notched a debut Olympics win on Saturday. Ireland made a dream start to life as...
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Maddie Hinch: ‘So proud to make history’ as Tilburg reach Dutch big league

Images like this have become a familar sight in world hockey: Maddie Hinch jumping into sprinting team-mates following shoot-out...
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