Tuesday, May 18, 2021

South Africa Hockey News

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...
Dayaan Cassiem
The odds were stacked massively against the South African Hockey men as they took on World number 3 Belgium in a backs-against-the-wall battle to try and secure progress to the cross overs. They would also be up against another South African coach as Belgium have the services of Craig Fulton,...
Meet Hannah Pearce, a Harvard University student, who has been selected to represent her native South Africa in the women’s Senior National Field Hockey Team. This is not the first time she has represented her country on an international stage; Pearce was named Dave Carr U18 Girls Player of the...
South Africa vs Namibia (Men’s Hockey) : Who plays who, Schedule & Results
The South African Men's Hockey Team to play three test matches against the Namibian Men's Hockey Team on May 27 till May 30 2019. Check out the full schedule here: WHEN  WHAT TIME (Local Time)  WHO PLAYS WHO  RESULT 27 MAY 2019 19.00 South Africa vs Namibia 4-0 28 MAY 2019 19.00 South Africa vs Namibia 5-0 30 MAY 2019 19.00 South Africa vs Namibia 5-0
South Africa : Men's team gear up to host France in a Four Test match series
The South African Mens Hockey team are furthering their preparation for the Hockey World Cup in India in December. South Africa will be competing for the sixth time at the 14th staging of the event and will be hoping to emulate or better the class of 1994 and 2010. In building...
South Africa Hockey
The South African Men continued their fine form by beating United States of America Men 2-1 in their second test match at a crowd filled Ashton College in Ballito on Sunday. The African Champions held the 1-0 lead in the series after winning the opening game 4-2. Taine Paton (22') and...
HWC2018: South Africa Women show class in holding Argentina to a draw
There was realistically more hope than expectation as Supergroup South Africa took on World number 3 Argentina in their final game of the FIH Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup. The African champions had experienced a harrowing tournament so far falling short against Spain and Germany, to all but dispel...
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...
The South African outdoor hockey women are currently in camp in Johannesburg preparing for a tough year of outdoor hockey. Two big tournaments for South Africa in the current year are the FIH Open Series Final in Spain in June and the African Cup in Potchefstroom in August. The squad...
Tim Drummond
The South African Hockey Association has announced the SA Men’s side that will take part in the FIH Hockey Series Final in Bhubaneswar from the 6-15 June 2019. The tournament will be the first under the stewardship of Garreth Ewing with the goal of trying to finish in the top...
South Africa Hockey
The fourth day of the FIH Series Finals in Valencia saw all the teams play their final match to mark an end of the pool stage of the tournament. An impressive South Africa women's hockey team ended their third and final pool match by crushing Thailand (7-0). Lilian du Plessis (3rd...
Deon Morgan
Deon Morgan has been selected as the man to succeed Mike du Plessis as the ultimate head of council for hockey in South Africa. Deon who hails from the Eastern Province has been instrumental in setting up the Gelvan Park Hockey Club, also serving as the president of Eastern Province...
SA Hockey
South Africa take on Belgium in a must win match at the Odisha Mens Hockey World Cup 2018. The South African side need to win today to ensure safe passage through to the second round.  Entering the game, South Africa sit last in Pool B. India top the pool with four points from...
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...
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,...

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