Tuesday, May 18, 2021

South Africa Hockey News

Exclusive Interview | Core Stability - what it takes to look like Austin Smith
  Meet Austin Smith, the Poster boy of South Africa's Men's Hockey Team and also one of the hottest looking male professional Hockey Players in the world. He is a 2x Olympian, having competed in 2008 and 2012 for his country, Smith has also been a part of the the FIH World Cup...
Barely a month ago, South African Goalkeeper Rassie Pieterse was playing test matches against the USA and Germany men's hockey team. He was looking forward to 2020 being as 'normal' as possible. His pursuit to play his third Olympics this year would’ve been achieved. 'Normal', however, no longer exists in the...
HWC2018: South Africa Women's go down 1-7 to Spain
Supergroup South Africa took to the field to Lee Valley Tennis and Hockey club with only one thing on their mind. Victory against Spain was the best opportunity for Sheldon Rostron’s side to progress to the knock-out stages of the FIH Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup. The side had shown...
The UCT Hockey ground in Cape Town will play host to four matches between the South African women's hockey team and a Chinese women's side that features Giles Bonnet as the assistant coach. The matches will be played on 10, 11 and 13 March (14:30) and on the 14th March at...
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...
South Africa : Squad announced for Odisha Men's Hockey World Cup 2018
The South African Hockey Association has today released the names of the 18 men who will go to the FIH Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar in India for the 14th edition of the premier International Field Hockey tournament for Men. South Africa will head to the tournament for the 6th time looking...
World No. 15 South Africa defeated World No.17 Italy (2-1) on day two of the FIH Women's Finals Series in Valencia. South Africa rode on goals through Bianca Wood (30th min) and Dirkie Chamberlain (42nd min). Both of the goals were scored through field goals. Eugenia Bianchi (52nd min) was the...
Hockey World Cup 2018: "The pressure is on both sides." South African Coach Mark Hopkins
South Africa will head to the tournament for the 6th time looking to outdo their previous best of 10th place, achieved in both 2010 and 1994. To do that they will have to get out of a tough group featuring the hosts India, the world number 3 Belgium and world number...
The South African Hockey Association have announced that the upcoming International hockey series in Durban featuring Ireland, Japan, China, Great Britain and South Africa has been cancelled as part of the preventative measures against the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was made after discussions between the various national associations who decided...
South Africa Hockey : Women's team to take on Namibia in three match test series
The South African Hockey Association have today announced the South African Women’s Hockey Squad. This squad will be the first under coach Robin van Ginkel and will be used to select the final tournament squads for the FIH Open Series Final in Valencia in June. With Tokyo 2020 having just...
South Africa : Men's team play out a draw against France in their first test match
On a windy and warm afternoon in Johannesburg, South Africa and France played out a thrilling 2-2 draw to open the four match test series. Both sides are gearing up for the Hockey World Cup in India and are using this series to fine tune their final preparations. For South...
South Africa Hockey : Women's team to take on Namibia in three match test series
All hockey loving eyes will divert to Randburg Astro turf tonight and this weekend as Supergroup South Africa’s Women’s Hockey team take on Namibia in a three match test series. The series marks a lot of significant firsts for South Africa. It will be the first test match as head...
Rassie
Erasmus Pieterse, fondly known as “Rassie” is set to compete in his third World Cup after being named in the South African squad for the Hockey World Cup 2018 event in India. Rassie, 35, has gone on to represent South Africa 137 times. and has appeared in both the 2008 Beijing Olympic...
The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Corporation in partnership with SA Hockey officially opened the 'Gelvandale Astro Turf' for hockey. The turf will benefit about 38 schools in and around the metro. SA Hockey President, Mr Deon Morgan believes that the sport field will not only help children but will also open opportunities...
South Africa : Men's Hockey team to take on France in a Four Match Test Series
France will be taking part at their third FIH Hockey World Cup in India, their first since 1990. They achieved qualification in South Africa at the FIH World League Semi-Final last July when they defeated Egypt in the 7/8th playoff game. They are big fans of the country as they also...

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