Founder of the Champions Trophy and key figure in Pakistan hockey

Air Marshal M. Nur Khan, Ex-President of the Pakistan Hockey Federation  passed away on 15th December 2011 after a prolonged illness. Late Air Marshal M. Nur Khan made very valuable and tremendous contributions in Hockey in Pakistan. During his first tenure...

Hockey Wales – Senior Women and U21 Squad

Hockey Wales is the national governing body of sport for hockey in Wales. Hockey is an Olympic Sport and with London 2012 on the horizon we have a fantastic opportunity to drive forward Hockey across Wales with the launch of our 2020 Vision. Hockey Wales is a full and...

2011 – EHF Executive Board Minutes 16/17 December

Minutes of the Executive Board Meeting EHF Office, Brussels, Belgium, 16th & 17th December 2011 The President welcomed the Executive Board. She wished to congratulate Jan Vymazal who was appointed as a University Professor and presented him with a gift. She also...

Barbara Miroy dies -The end of an era.

Born March 1920. Died 30.11.11. Barbara Miroy, a person who almost single-handedly ran English men’s hockey for many years, died this morning (30 Nov) at the age of 91. She out-lived Neville, her husband and an equally prominent servant of the game, by 21 years....

England Hockey’s stars of the future take centre stage at Futures Cup

Country’s top youngsters on show at Single System showpiece More than 300 of the country’s most promising young hockey players and officials will this week get the opportunity to experience what it is like to take part in a top international hockey tournament when...

Hockey Wales – Senior Men’s Recruitment

Hockey Wales is the national governing body of sport for hockey in Wales. Hockey is an Olympic Sport and with London 2012 on the horizon we have a fantastic opportunity to drive forward Hockey across Wales with the launch of our 2020 Vision. Hockey Wales is a full and...

ESB Electric Ireland & Men’s Irish Hockey League Preview Round 1

This Saturday 15th sees the first round of The ESB Electric Ireland and Men’s Irish Hockey League take place across the country as 24 of the top teams go head to head to secure vital early points. (Fixtures below). www.irishhockeyleague.ie (results will be emailed out...

Men’s & ESB Electric Ireland Irish Senior Cup (M&W) Round 1

The Men’s & ESB Electric Ireland’s Irish Senior Cup is set to take centre stage this weekend (Saturday 8th October) across 17 venues, which means the top flight branch hockey will take a back seat for the moment. Firstly to the men and this round throws up some...

2011 – EHF Executive Board Minutes 30 September – 1st October

Minutes of the Executive Board Meeting EHF Office, Brussels, Belgium, 30th September & 1st October 2011 Present: Marijke Fleuren, President, Jorge Alcover, Carola Meyer, Mika Rihtilä, R. David Balbirnie, Leonardas Caikauskas, Jean-Christophe Capelle, Simon Mason,...

Scotland – High Performance Coach (Senior Men)

HIGH PERFORMANCE COACH (SENIOR MEN) JOB DESCRIPTION Scottish Hockey has developed a seven year vision for the Performance area of hockey that outlines success at the Commonwealth Games in 2014. The 2008-2014 Performance Plan is detailed and covers both the senior...

Irish Women Bound for Double Tournament Header in Argentina

Ireland’s National Women’s Team will be spending just over two weeks in Argentina before Christmas with thanks to support from their sponsors ESB Electric Ireland and hosts, the Argentinean Hockey Federation. This trip will see Ireland compete in two four nations...

Ireland – Alan Giles announces his retirement

International Hockey Player, Alan Giles, has today announced his decision to step down off the international platform. Giles, now 30 made his debut against France just over two years ago and went on to secure another 26 senior caps representing his country. Despite a...

Investec support brings prize money to women’s hockey

New title sponsorship means financial rewards on offer to successful teams There will be an added buzz as the newly sponsored Investec Women’s Hockey League season gets underway this Saturday with the announcement that nearly £10,000 prize money will be offered to the...

Scottish Hockey – Job vacancies

Assistant Hockey Development Officers 25hrs per week, initial 6 month post, minimum wage Scottish Hockey are looking for Assistant Development Officers to support local schools and Sports Development Teams to develop the organisation and participation in hockey across...

Match schedule announced for Euro Hockey League Round 1 events

Following the recent announcement of the venues and pools for Rounds 1.1 and 1.2 of this season’s Euro Hockey League, we can now confirm the match schedule for both tournaments. Round 1.1 – which takes place in Mülheim, the hometown of German EHL newcomers HTC...

Day 7 – GANT EuroHockey Championships, Women and Men

Ireland’s victory secures a spot in the 2013 Championships 26. August, EHC in Mönchengladbach, Men: Ireland – Russia 8:2 (5:1)   26.08.2011 - The relegation match between Ireland and Russia was a one-sided match right from the beginning. Ireland, having already...

England’s Mark Pearn misses remaining games

England Hockey men’s team forward Mark Pearn will miss the remainder of the GANT EuroHockey Championships in Monchengladbach after picking up a knee injury. The 34 year old East Grinstead player sustained the injury during England’s 4-2 defeat of Ireland on Sunday and...

Ireland hit for 4 in second game against Argentina

Ireland 1 (1) Emma Smyth (34 mins FG) Argentina 4 (1) Martina Cavallero (18 Mins FG), Delfina Merino (43 mins FG), Daniela Scroga (45 mins FG) Luciana Aymar (51 min PS) Ireland played Argentina, the world number 1's again this afternoon in their second and final test...

Ireland women go down 4-1 to Argentina

Ireland 1 (0) Julia O'Halloran 38FG Argentina 4 (2) Maria Barrionuevo 5m pc; Carla Rebecchi 35m op; Agustina Garcia 40m; Rosario Luchetti 47m Ireland played Argentina, the world number 1’s tonight in the first of a double header in UCD, in their final preparation...

England Hockey Women’s Squad Named for GANT EuroHockey Championships

The England Hockey women’s squad has been announced for the forthcoming GANT EuroHockey Championships in Monchengladbach. Included in the 18 athlete squad is Canterbury’s Susannah Townsend.  The 22 year old joined the senior squad’s centralised training programme in...

Ireland move to top place with win over France at INSEP Hockey

Ireland move to top place with win over France at INSEP Hockey Challenge Ireland have all but sealed overall victory in their second major tournament for the Summer, after a solid 2 – 0 win over France in their final match of the INSEP Hockey Challenge in Paris....

INSEP HOCKEY CHALLENGE 5 NATIONS TOURNAMENT 26-31 July Paris, France

Ireland got off to a flyer in the 1st game of the INSEP CHALLGNE in Paris this afternoon defeating the Worlds No. 6th ranked team Korea by 5-1.  Ireland were 4-0 up at half time with a double strike from Geoff McCabe in the 4th & 6th minutes both from open play. ...

Christiane Asselman, RIP

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Christiane Assselman from Belgium. Christiane was world famous for her warm welcome, her energy, her modesty and her sense of fun. She was truly bitten by the hockey bug from an early age and umpiring in...

Moore celebrates 200 caps with late winner over Germany

Rabo Four Nations Cup Amstelveen, Netherlands Saturday, 2 July 2011 GERMANY 2 (1) Thilo Stralkowski  23 (PC) Oliver Korn 38 (F) ENGLAND 3 (1) Alastair Brogdon 32 (F) Iain Mackay 49 (F) Rob Moore 68 (F) Wimbledon’s Rob Moore celebrated his 200th international...

Naomi van As to miss the Champions Trophy

Naomi van As mist Champions Trophy wegens blessure Nieuwegein – Bondscoach Max Caldas kan, wegens een blessure aan haar enkel en scheenbeen voor de Rabo FIH Champions Trophy, niet beschikken over international Naomi van As. Merel de Blaey (Larensche M.H.C.) is...

European Grand Masters – Update

GRAND MASTERS HOCKEY EUROPEAN CUP 2011.   AUGUST 22nd – 26th, 2011   HTC SCHWARZ WEISS NEUSS NEWS BULLETIN , JUNE 20th - 2011.  Dear friends, Reminder and reference to youto our letter to you of May 28th. We would appreciate very much if you could let us have your...

KNHB selects women’s team for FIH Champions Trophy 2011

Champions Trophy 2011 NIEUWEGEIN – De bondscoach van het Nederlands hockeyelftal dames, Max Caldas, heeft de 18 speelsters die de Rabo FIH Champions Trophy 2011 (25 juni – 3 juli, Wagener Stadion te Amsterdam) gaan spelen,  bekend gemaakt. Selectie Rabo FIH Champions...

The 3rd Solidarity Hockey Tournament takes place this Saturday

The 3rd Solidarity Hockey Tournament will take place next Saturday, with 70 teams and more than 1.100 participants. Together with the competition, a dozen activities have been organized to make participants and visitors enjoy an entertaining and solidary day. The 3rd...

Graham Nash (March 1943 – June 2011) R.I.P.

Graham lived his early life in the south of England. His parents lived in Bourne End near Marlow close to Bisham Abbey, now the home of English Hockey. He began his working life in London as a member of the Metropolitan Police where eventually he qualified as a Class...

Scotland retain the Celtic Cup, Women

A strike from Grove Menzieshill`s Nikki Kidd proved sufficient to give Scotland the Celtic Cup for the fifth consecutive time with a hard fought 1-0 victory over Ireland in the final game at Inverclyde yesterday. The Scots only needed to avoid defeat to take the...

Grand Masters – European Cup 2011 – update

GRAND MASTERS HOCKEY EUROPEAN CUP 2011.  AUGUST 22nd – 26th, 2011 HTC SCHWARZ WEISS NEUSS NEWS BULLETIN MAY 28th  2011. Dear friends, Following our letter to you of April 20th , may we kindly request you to read this bulletin carefully and give us your reply  as soon...

Ireland – Summer International Programme

Wednesday 1st of June 2011 The Irish Hockey Association today announced an exciting programme of international matches and tournaments including many top teams coming to play in Ireland. Both teams will pitch themselves against the current World Champions in a...

Scotland Summer campaign kicks off with Celtic Cup

Scotland Senior Women will embark on a busy summer of international hockey this weekend when they play Wales and Ireland in the annual Celtic Cup tournament at thesportscotland National Centre, Inverclyde. Taking place from 3-5 June, the Scots will hope to get the...

Irish Hockey Launches ESB Electirc Ireland FIH Champions Challenge I

Irish Hockey Association Officially Launch Two Key International Competitions Taking Place at UCD Monday 30th May, UCD:  The Irish Hockey Association today officially launched the ESB Electric Ireland FIH Champions Challenge I and UCD 4 Nations Men's Hockey Cup this...

Ireland – Women’s Senior Squad Announced for Celtic Cup

The following players have been selected to play for Ireland at the Celtic Cup from 3 – 6 June 2011, in Largs, Scotland: 1.Hannah Bowe (Slough) 2.Emma Clarke (Leicester) 3.Lizzie Colvin   (HGC) 4.Aine Connery (Hermes) 5.Miriam Crowley (UCC) 6.Emma Gray (Hermes)...

Scottish Hockey appoint Robert Heatly, MBE as CEO

Scottish Hockey is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Heatly MBE as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective from Monday 13 June. Heatly, 52, is a former senior Royal Marines Officer (Lieutenant Colonel) with considerable leadership and management...

Swiss Hockey is looking for a CEO

Swiss Hockey, der Schweizerische Landhockeyverband, Sportverband. Die Aufgabe des Verbandes ist es, das Hockey in der Schweiz in allen Sprachregionen zu erhalten, zu fördern und weiter zu entwickeln. Im Rahmen einer Nachfolgeregelung suchen wir auf den 1. September,...

St.Germain HC (near Paris) is recruiting a coach

Saint Germain Hockey Club ( near Paris) is recruiting a coach. To accompany its development, Saint Germain Hockey Club (Paris), 350 members, 6 times Champion of France Men (People) / Women Elite from 2005 till 2010, participation EHL on 2007, 2008 and 2009,...

Hockey v Archery – a bit of fun!

Wenlock, one of the 2012 Mascots is going to try out some sports in the lead up to the Games, Hockey is up against archery and, incredibly, archery has overtaken hockey in the past 24 hours, doubling its votes (600 up to 1200). So, as a result hockey is going to lose...

Sunday Youth Hockey

Zondagjeugdhockey Nieuwegein -  Met ingang van het seizoen 2011-2012 start de Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond (KNHB) met de pilot ‘Zondagjeugdhockey’. In 2007 werd deze competitie opgezet door HC Keramikos en stichting ZoJeCo. Zondagjeugdhockey is bestemd voor...

In a League of it’s own….

HOCKEY isn’t everybody’s cup of tea as either a participant or spectator sport, but it continues to prove itself nothing if not innovative, as anyone who watched the Easter weekend action in the EuroHockey League will testify. Europe’s premier men’s club competition...

Ireland- Awards Shortlists announced

HOCKEY: Awards Shortlists Announced 28th April 2011 The Annual ESB Electric Ireland Irish Hockey Awards 2011 will take place on May 21st at the Burlington Hotel, Dublin. The Awards are the most prestigious night in the Irish Hockey calendar and is guaranteed to be a...

GB Men’s Hockey Squad announce ahead of Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Tuesday, 19 April 2011 The Great Britain men’s hockey squad has been announced ahead of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia, and includes several new and returning faces. The 18 athlete squad contains 14 players who played for their home nations at the 2010...

England, World Class Hockey comes to London!

Sports fans given chance to see Olympic hockey stars 12 months early British sports fans will have the chance to see top class international hockey live in London a full year before the Olympic Games arrive in the capital as the city gets set to host a new...

Ukrainian Hockey elects a new President

On 5th April 2011, a conference of the Ukrainian Hockey Federation took place. A presentation was made on the activities of the Federation over the past four years. Also at the conference a new president of Federation was elected. Tatarchuk Valeriy, Adviser of the...

Scottish Hockey – CEO

Scottish Hockey, in partnership with sportscotland, is seeking to appoint a Chief Executive Officer. This is a challenging post, in a National Leading Sports Body providing a major leadership role in Scottish Sport at a time of great opportunity provided by the Games...

Ireland v Canada – Irish Squads announcement

The Men’s Irish National Team will take on their Canadian counterparts in April as they take part in a three match test series. The series will commence on the 17th of April 2011 at the National Hockey Stadium, UCD, Dublin and will continue in NICSSA, Belfast on the...

KNHB: Dutch Women’s team appoint full time assistant coach

The assistant coach of the Dutch women's hockey team, Alex Cox, from July 1, 2011 will be employed full-time by the Royal Dutch Hockey Association (KNHB) until the 2012 Olympics in London. At present, Cox, besides his role in the KNHB, is head coach of the MHC Laren...

Scottish Hockey to begin search for new CEO

It is with regret that Scottish Hockey announces the resignation of Brent Deans, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Hockey, effective from 30 June 2011. Following sixteen years service with the organisation, including the positions of Director of Hockey, Performance...

Irish Hockey League Finals, 30th April – 1st May 2011

Finals Weekend on 30th April – 1st May has been announced as Lisnagarvey, following a tender process open to all clubs. The IHA were delighted to have received 6 excellent proposals but only one venue could be selected. The IHL Working Group are committed to moving...

Scotland Under 18 Women face Irish tests at Forthbank

Scotland U18 Women will face Ireland this weekend in a two match series at Forthbank Stadium, Stirling. The first match is scheduled for Saturday 12 March, with the second contest taking place on Sunday 13 March. There will also be a shortened training match scheduled...

England: Businesses set to benefit from an association with hockey

New initiative offers Olympians, business relationships & unique PR opportunities Thursday 3 March 2011 The England Hockey Board (EHB) has unveiled a new initiative designed to enable businesses to align with the premier Olympic team sport. Launched this week, The...

England Hockey: Men’s Semi final draw

Men’s Cup semi final draw Replay of 2010 final as holders Beeston travel to Hampstead & Westminster Monday 28 February 2011 Following hockey’s Men’s Cup quarter final matches this weekend, the draw has been made for the last four of the competition. In a repeat of...

Rankings EuroHockey Indoor Club Champions

Following the conclusion of the EuroHockey Indoor Club Champions, Women and Men, the EHF has released the full rankings for 2011. Click here for full listing

Rabobank FIH Champions Trophy 2011, Men

The KNHB has released today the match schedule for the Rabobank FIH Champions Trophy, due to take place in Amsterda.  Rabobank FIH Champions Trophy 2011 Pool A Pool B Argentina Netherlands China Germany England Australia Korea New Zealand   Date: Time: Pool:...

Welsh Hockey Newsletter – February 2011

A mid-season report from Welsh Hockey. Click on the attachment below for what's been going on in Wales. Congratulations go to Whitchurch and Swansea Ladies, who won the men’s and women’s National Indoor tournament respectively in January. (Swansea ladies pictured...

HAHK MLADOST, Croatia – Invitation to a Festival of Hockey

The HAHK MLADOST from Zagreb ( Croatia ) extends this invitation to clubs across the Europe to apply for entry in the :  INTERNATIONAL-MEMORIAL HOCKEY TOURNAMENT “ IVO ZLATAR “  Hahk Mladost is proud to present and invite your women, men and over 45 years old team on...

Central European Indoor Interleague

For Women and Men Porec, Croatia, February 5th – 6th 2011             Indoor hockey tournament of Central European Interleague held in Porec (Croatia), February 5th and 6th 2011, was the traditional tournament of the indoor season 2010/2011 of Central European...

FIH Indoor World Cup. Germany toppled by perfect Poles

Germany men fell to their first ever FIH Indoor World Cup defeat when host nation Poland produced a wonderful, determined performance to win the match 3-2 and march into the Semi Finals. Dariusz RACHWALSKI was the hero for his team, netting two goals as his side...

FIH Indoor World Cup starts today…

Eurosport and Laola1 will be providing live internet coverage of a large number of matches from the FIH Indoor World Cup, which takes place in the Polish city of Poznan between the 8th and 13th February 2011. Eurosport will bring live action from all matches that take...

England: Super sixes Indoor Hockey Finals

Bowdon Hightown 5* (2) Sally Walton 3,23 (PC,PC) Nicky O'Donnell 10 (F) Fay Nash 30 (F) Tina Cullen 35 (F) Reading 5 (3) Alex Danson 5,9,11,34 (F,F,F,PC) Sam Quek 33 (F) *Bowdon Hightown wins 9-8 APS A tightly fought super sixes women’s final between Bowdon Hightown...

UDP Group 9

Group 9 meets for the first time in Vienna in April 2015 for their launch weekend. Andy Mair (SCO) and Karen Evans (WAL) are the mentors for this group. Group 9: 2015 - 2017       Umpire Country Start Grade Current Grade Rachel Williams ENG FIH  FIH Paul Van Den Assum...

Ireland: Ulster University Scholarship Programme (women)

International Student Athlete Scholarship Scheme at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland. The Scholarship is aimed at Female Field Hockey Players who would be interested in studying a postgraduate degree course at the university for one academic year.  The...