Thursday, December 3, 2020

New Zealand Hockey News

Black Sticks
The women's Black Sticks beat Japan 1-0 in their fourth round match at the Hawke's Bay Festival of Hockey in Hastings tonight. The Black Sticks came into the match with a win and a draw from their opening three matches but more importantly, were looking for redemption after being beaten...
Arun Panchia
New Zealand head coach Darren Smith has named seven Under-21 youngsters for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. The seven are David Brydon, Jonty Keaney, Sam Lane, Leo Mitai-Wells, Dominic Newman, Hayden Phillips and Mac Wilcox. Hayden, 19, played in midfield for the Black Sticks at last year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics....
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The Vantage Black Sticks Men have been defeated 4-1 by Japan in a shoot-out after the third place playoff went into fulltime level 1-1 at the University of Waikato Four Nations in Hamilton. Both sides played out a high energy contest despite searing hot temperatures above 30 degrees out on...
Kiwis Hockey
The Vantage Black Sticks Men are set to host Olympic silver medallists Belgium (world ranking 3rd), India (6th) and Japan (16th) in a quad series from 17-28 January in Tauranga and Hamilton. The Kiwis will be looking to start 2018 off with a bang as they begin their build-up for...
KiwisHockey
The Vantage Black Sticks Men are set to open the year with a bang at the University of Waikato Four Nations in Tauranga and Hamilton. They will be looking to seek revenge against India after India whitewashed them 4-0 win in their last clash at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup last year. Split across...
Blacksticks
The Vantage Black Sticks Men have finished third at Tauranga leg of the University of Waikato Four Nations after a thrilling 5-4 victory over Japan. New Zealand controlled much of the first half and led 2-0 at halftime before an incredible surge saw a further seven goals scored between the...
Blacksticks
The Vantage Black Sticks have continued their winning run with an impressive 4-1 win over Japan at the University of Waikato Four Nations in Tauranga. The result follows on from Wednesday night’s 5-4 over Belgium to leave the hosts as the only undefeated team after two days of play...
arun panchia
A diverse Vantage Black Sticks Men’s team has been named to compete at next month’s Oceania Cup in Sydney. The Oceania Cup runs from 11-15 October at the Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre where New Zealand will be joined by hosts Australia and Papua New Guinea. Held every two years, the...
HaydenPhillip
Hayden Phillips will play his first game for the Black Sticks since last year's Rio Olympics at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia later this month. The 18-year-old midfielder, sidelined from international competition with a foot injury, has been named in coach Darren Smith's 18-strong squad for the prestigious...
BlacksticksWorldCup
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has confirmed that both the Vantage Black Sticks Men and Women will be part of the ‘game-changing’ Hockey Pro League. The new league, which is due to launch in January 2019, will see the nine best men’s and women’s teams from around the world play...
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The Vantage Black Sticks Men are now officially qualified for the Men’s Hockey World Cup in India next year. The Kiwis finished sixth at the Hockey World League Semi-Final in Johannesburg, meaning they faced an anxious wait to see if that was good enough to earn them qualification to the...
BlacksticksHWL
The Vantage Black Sticks Men have missed out on making the semi-finals after being beaten 2-0 by Belgium at the Hockey World League in Johannesburg. Rio Olympic silver medalists Belgium made a fast start to the match and set the tone with two field goals in the first five minutes. Sebastien...
VantageBlackSticks
The Vantage Black Sticks Men have finished sixth overall at the Hockey World League Semi Final in Johannesburg after being edged 1-0 by Ireland in their classification playoff. It was a tight contest which saw both sides locked in a goalless stalemate for most of the game before Ireland delivered...
Blackcsticks
The Vantage Black Sticks Men have finished fourth at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup after being defeated 4-0 by India in the bronze medal match. With a point to prove after missing out on the final, the Indians played an outstanding game of hockey and troubled the Kiwis on both...
New Zealand : Tessa Jopp ‘so happy’ to be playing
Black Stick Tessa Jopp’s international career remains clouded in doubt. She was forced out of the national squad due to medical concerns the day the team left for the Gold Coast to compete in  the Commonwealth Games. The midfielder has kept her health issues "close" while she deals with the ramifications. It...

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