Monday, February 24, 2020
36 year old, Julian, or Boetie as he is known has announced his retirement from International Hockey. Julian's last appearance for South Africa was at the 2018 FIH Hockey World Cup in India in December. Julian has been an integral member of the team. He has represented South Africa at the...
The party’s over for Rhett Halkett. Then again, it might just be getting started. Rhett Halkett, one of the most impactful hockey players South Africa has seen, announced that he is retiring from international hockey after 157 caps. A veteran in the sport, Rhett has played three Hockey World Cups (2010,...
Barry Middleton - the most capped player in the history of Great Britain and England Hockey - has announced his retirement from international hockey. Barry’s 432 caps and 119 goals for Great Britain and England make him one of the greatest athletes in the nation’s history from any sport, let...
Hockey Australia today congratulates Glenn Turner after he announced his retirement from international Hockey effective immediately. Bowral-born forward Turner enjoyed a decorated career with Australia, competing at two Olympic Games, including winning an Olympic bronze as well as two World Cup titles. The 34-year-old debuted for the Kookaburras in May 2009...
Anna Flanagan
Hockey Australia today congratulates Anna Flanagan who has announced her retirement from international hockey effective immediately. Canberra-born defender Flanagan enjoyed a successful career with Australia, having debuted as an 18-year-old against Korea Republic in Perth in March 2010. Flanagan, who retires aged 27, earned 171 caps and scored 34 goals for...
Sulette Damons
After 198 games for South Africa including three FIH Hockey World Cups, three Commonwealth Games and of course the 2012 Olympic Games, Sulette Damons has decided to call time on her SA Hockey career. In the most recent outing for the Women, Sulette was once again the co-captain as South...
Mitch Darling
Mitch Darling has today announced his retirement from international hockey following more than a decade at the top of the game. Darling earned 183 international caps, the first of which came shortly after his 18th birthday against England in Poland and scored 51 goals for the Green Machine. He has been...
Great Britain and England international Sophie Bray has today announced her decision to step down from international hockey. Sophie was part of the Great Britain team that won an historic gold medal at the Rio Olympics, for which she also became an MBE. In a very successful five-year international career she...
Imran Butt
Pakistan’s ace goalkeeper Imran Butt announced his retirement from international hockey on Thursday. Butt disclosed his decision on the social networking site Twitter late Thursday night. The 30 years old goalkeeper said that he will reveal the reason behind his sudden resignation in a press conference. Butt earlier announced that the hockey...
Matthew Butturini
Hockey Australia today congratulates Kookaburras midfielder Matthew Butturini who has announced his retirement from international hockey effective immediately. The 31-year-old, who hails from Murwillumbah in New South Wales’ Tweed Coast, hangs up the boots after 89 caps and 18 goals for the Kookaburras. Butturini debuted for Australia in January 2009 against...
Australia : Kieran Govers announces his retirement from International Hockey
Hockey Australia today congratulates Kookaburras forward Kieran Govers who has announced his retirement from international hockey effective immediately. Wollongong product Govers, 30, enjoyed a decorated career for Australia, having debuted in January 2010 against Korea Republic in Hobart. Govers won two World Cups (2010, 2014), three Champions Trophies (2010, 2011, 2012),...
New Zealand : Anita McLaren announces her retirement from International Hockey
Vantage Black Sticks star midfielder Anita McLaren called time on her international hockey career last week, announcing her retirement in an interview on Newshub. New Zealand’s top international women’s goal scorer with 105 goals from 271 matches, said it was time to see what else was out there for her...
India : "Sardar's qualities and dedication as a player makes him a true ambassador of the game." Rajinder Singh
As stalwart midfielder Sardar Singh called time on his illustrious International career, Hockey India on Friday congratulated the 32-year-old Khel Ratna awardee on his long-serving career that spanned over 12 years. Calling him a true ambassador of the game, Rajinder Singh, President, Hockey India said, "In the best and worst...
India: 'It’s time for the future generation to take over.' Sardar Singh
Former India hockey captain Sardar Singh Wednesday decided to call time on his illustrious career, saying he had played enough in the last 12 years and now it’s time for the youngsters to take over. https://twitter.com/Dragflickworld/status/1039909092901318656 Sardar said he made the decision after a disappointing Asian Games where India failed to...
England : Ellie Watton announces her retirement from international hockey
Ellie Watton has announced her retirement from international hockey after representing Great Britain and England for nearly six years.   Watton made her debut against South Africa on the 4 February back in 2013 and went on to earn 77 international caps, scoring 13 goals.   Ellie made her final appearance when she...

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