Saturday, October 31, 2020

The Big Interview

Grace O'Hanlon
New Zealand's goalkeeper Grace O'Hanlon is understandably buzzing about being a part of the Black Sticks women's squad for the 2019 Oceania Cup. She is a player that has come on leaps and bounds in the last two years since her move from Australia to the New Zealand, and describes...
DennisVanDePol
Goalkeeper coaching is a subject that is sometimes overlooked and often undervalued but it is area of hockey that has changed significantly in recent years. Today, we have the pleasure of interviewing one of the brightest and most talented Dutch goalkeeping coaches in the game, Dennis Van De Pol. In the...
Wayne Lombard
Feeling inspired by all the hockey you just watched over the last few months during the qualifiers for Tokyo 2020? Or perhaps you’re in awe of just how fit the hockey teams are. If you have been following hockey, you will know that the Indian women's hockey team have become...
Divyankar Kumar Fiji Hockey
When world no.44 Fiji women’s hockey team took to the field at the FIH Series Finals in Hiroshima against India, one name sounded too Indian in Fiji's team sheet - it was 24 year old Divyankar Kumar's name. Hockey may be a minor sport in Fiji but that didn’t stop...
It’s not incredibly hard to find an elite athlete, but to find a dual-career female elite athlete, who not plays hockey but is also a medical nurse by profession, is simply remarkable. Recognised as one of the world's best female goalkeepers, Rachael Lynch is an Olympian, dual Commonwealth Games gold...
Watching her play, is inspiring beyond words. The affable, and upbeat Dirkie Chamberlain who has capped an impressive 225 caps for South Africa, has done what athletes can only dream of. She is a 1x Olympian, played 4 World Cups, 3 Commonwealth Games, and has been on top of the hockey world...
Amy Robinson
Some of the world's greatest athletes aren't just one-sport players; instead, they have gone on to excel in two and sometimes in several sports at the same time. Meet, Amy Robinson. She is only 23-years old, but is already a sensation in New Zealand, for being a two-sport star. This multi-talent...
Amidst the galaxy of stars that don the colours of the German Men's Hockey Team, Dan Nguyen often slips under the radar. The 27-year-old doesn't do anything flashy. But he is the silent workhorse who is relentless in the midfield, making interceptions, winning balls and providing the strikers. On Thursday, Nguyen...
Exclusive Interview I Gyms to tech wearables, decoding David Harte's lifestyle
He made his international goalkeeping debut for Ireland in 2006 and by 2015, David Harte was already one of the best in the world, certainly in the Irish hockey history. In an exclusive interview with The Dragflick, The FIH Star Goalkeeper David Harte discussed about his pre-game rituals, how he loves...
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...
Exclusive Interview | David Carter's regime behind being an Extraordinary Athlete
  Professional athletes don't scale the peak without breaking a sweat. It takes superhuman effort, time, dedication and focus and Canadian Goalkeeper David Carter is no different. David Carter started playing hockey at the age of 15. Apparently, his high school team needed a goalie, so he stepped up, which turned...
Arthur Van Doren
He is only 24. But Belgium's Arthur Van Doren is dominating world hockey like no one. He has been instrumental in helping Belgium earn a World Cup title, an Olympic silver medal and a European Championship final. In an interview with The Dragflick, the 2017 and 2018 FIH Player of the Year...

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