Friday, August 19, 2022

University Hockey

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Honours even in Varsity hockey as Oxford shirts mocked

Cambridge mocked Oxford men's sleeveless shirts as a "particularly poor look" for the Varsity match showcase at Southgate HC on Sunday. In the men's match, Cambridge beat Oxford 5-3 in a shoot-out after Oxford's Arthur Hughes had equalised following Jamie...

North Carolina pip Michigan to lift national field hockey title

US national team and collegiate hockey leading scorer Erin Matson scored in extra-time as North Carolina won their third consecutive national title with a 4-3 win over Michigan on Sunday night. Victory in the NCAA field hockey championship game saw...

Alcohol-heavy hockey initiations still rife in Covid-era

The news that initiation ceremonies have been continuing in the Covid-era despite being banned is disappointing and also unsurprising given that a majority of freshers sign up to enjoy the sport's social aspects. Last year over 1,000 students, including plenty...

University probes hockey freshers drinking from shinpads

Newcastle University is investigating its ladies hockey club after a video was posted online of freshers taking part in a banned initiation. The footage, which was taken down from the club's Instagram pages, showed the university hockey newbies drinking alcohol...

After the pandemic, universities face obstacles ahead of hockey season

England Hockey "fully anticipates" university teams to compete in the English Premier Divisions for the 2020/21 season despite potential obstacles for elite student teams following the coronavirus pandemic. Loughborough Students, University of Birmingham and newcomers Swansea will compete in the...

North Carolina hockey ‘has best facilities in the US’

By Cassie Worth USA's opposition teams for the 2020 FIH Pro League will experience one of the best facilities anywhere in world hockey after North Carolina was chosen as host venue for this year's global league. USA are playing their home...

University hockey clubs’ initiation games still rife for ‘vulnerable’ students

University hockey clubs are one of the "worst offenders" still organising humiliating initiation ceremonies - despite a clamp down by student authorities. A Sunday Times investigation revealed that student sports clubs - notably rugby and hockey in England - were...

University hockey club ‘punishes’ racist players in drinking game

By The Hockey Paper Players at a university hockey club initiated a drinking game where members had to reportedly drink pints as 'punishment' for being racist. The claim came in a story published on student website The Tab, where members of...

Watch Bath University student get flattened by hockey water cannon

By The Hockey Paper A University of Bath student got more than she bargained for when she attempted to gatecrash the annual Varsity hockey match against Cardiff Met - as the hottest day of the year won the day in...

Beeston and Surbiton clash ‘end of National Hockey League as we know it’

This weekend Beeston and Surbiton will play a crucial top-of-the-table men's Premier Division clash, with a Europe berth up for grabs and play-off spots still very much alive. The season finale could not be much closer. Beeston will open their...
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Masters Hockey: ‘Sri Lanka players ideal ambassadors to promote our island’

As Masters hockey grows, so are nations who see the World Cups as the perfect fit for players to...
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