Wednesday, April 14, 2021

South Africa Mens Hockey

Paton Taine
2019 promises to be busy for both the SA men and women’s sides with the qualifying tournament for next year's Tokyo Olympics scheduled for August in South Africa. The competition will run from August 12 to 18, after which the African Games, slated for October 14-21 in Morocco, take over. But...
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The South African men and women's hockey sides triumphed at the African Hockey Road to Tokyo tournament to secure a spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. South Africa men's hockey team eased past Egypt 3-2 to take gold at the Stellenbosch turf in Capetown in South Africa, while the...
Germany vs South Africa Test Hockey Match
After the opening two matches of the series ended in heavy defeats for the South African Men, the African Champions showed the heart to hold the Germans to a 1-1 draw.   https://twitter.com/thedragflick/status/1233527055670808579 The Germans started the game well and converted with a soft goal through Christopher Ruhr. Siya Nolutshungu in the South...
Financial woes continue to trouble South Africa hockey with the sport's national body withdrawing from the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019. An official source told us, that SA Hockey considered withdrawing from the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019 due to fund crunch. “No arrangements were made to cover the expenses of 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...
Coach Garreth Ewing
The South African Hockey Men’s Coach Garreth Ewing has named squad for the African Road to Tokyo Event in Stellenbosch from 12-18 August. Garreth Ewing has recalled the highly experienced duo of Clinton Panther and Taine Paton and Dayaan Cassiem. Other players returning to the squad are Andrew Hobson, Daniel Bell...
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...
World no.16 South Africa stormed into the finals of the FIH Men's Hockey Series Finals in Bhubaneswar after going past USA in a pulsating first semi-final match at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar today. USA took the lead in the 15th minutes thanks to Aki Kaeppeler who netted a brilliant penalty...
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,...
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,...
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...
South African Mens Hockey Players
World no. 16 South Africa men's hockey team thrashed 39th ranked Mexico men's hockey team in the final pool stage match of the FIH Series Finals in Bhubaneswar to finish third. The results means that South Africa will stay afloat in the tournament by making it to the cross-overs. Matthew de...
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...
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...
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...

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