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FIH launches Rules of Hockey app
   FIH launches Rules of Hockey app App developed to increase accessibility for hockey officials, players and fans Free app available on iOS and android smartphones Lausanne, Switzerland: Earlier today the International Hockey Federation (FIH) launched a free ‘Rules of Hockey’ app for iOS and android smartphones. The app details the official FIH Rules of Hockey 2017, providing officials,...
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Germany has final say in Summer Series
Germany won the last match of the 2017 Summer Series by beating South Africa 5-2. This was the second of two Summer Series events played by South Africa and included teams from England, Holland and Belgium as well. The first chukka flew past with both teams playing some good hockey. Even though no goals were scored the action was entertaining. South Africa was probably the better team in this...
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England wins war of attrition against SA
In a match that can be best described as war of attrition between South Africa and England, the latter won 1-0. It was the second match between these two teams in the second Summer Series held in Cape Town. All matches are played at the Hartleyvale stadium. Germany is also involved in the series. After 30 minutes of play there was still no goal, but unlike in previous encounters during the Summer...
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Germany too good for South Africa
  Germany beat South Africa 7-2 in their first match of the second Summer Series in Cape Town. All matches in the series are played at Hartleyvale.   It was a tough day at the office for the South Africans who showed some great promise, but in the end Germany was just too good.   Germany’s Mats Grambusch scored the first goal of the match to give the visitors a 1-0 lead after the first...
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Victory for England over South Africa
England won the first match of the second Summer Series 5-2 against South Africa. The halftime score was 2-1 for England. All matches in the Summer Series are played at the Hartleyvale Stadium. Germany is the third team involved in the series. Even though England did manage to score five goals – two in the last three minutes - the South African defence was pretty solid. But it was obvious that...
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England women win second match
England won the final match of the second Cape Town Summer Series by 3-0 against South Africa. Both matches were played at the Hartleyvale stadium in Cape Town. The halftime score was 1-0 for England. In the 10th minute Lily Owsley scored the only goal of the first 30 minutes of the match. In the first chukka most of the playing was done by England, but the home team got back in the game in the...
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So close for SA against England
The South African women’s hockey team almost managed to beat England in the first of the two matches in the second Cape Town Summer Series. It was a case of so close, but yet so far for South Africa loosing 2-4 to England at Hartleyvale. South Africa had control of this one, but the final chukka was 15 minutes too far for the locals. After the first chukka the score was 0-0. England had a few...
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SA Women's squad for tests against England
Various changes had to be made to the South African Women’s team that will play two tests against England this Saturday and Sunday. Both matches will be played in Cape Town at the Hartleyvale stadium and action starts at 16:00. Coach Sheldon Rostron could not pick regular players like Quanita Bobbs, Lisa-Marie Deetlefs and Shelley Russell because of other commitments....
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Men’s squad announced for series against Germany and England 
South African men’s coach Fabian Gregory has announced a squad of 22 players to take on Germany and England in the second Cape Town Summer Series.  Action starts on Thursday 2 March. All matches are played at Hartleyvale Stadium in Observatory. This series follows the first Summer Series that was played earlier this year where SA took on the Netherlands and Belgium.  Various regular...
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Thrilling end to the Cape Town Summer Series
A thrilling match between the women hockey teams of South Africa and Belgium ended in a 3-3 draw to bring the curtain down on the Cape Town Summer Series. It was a fiercely contested battle between two very equally match teams. A great team goal from South Africa got the scoreboard going with Lilian du Plessis hitting the back of the goal-box. Belgium equalised and took the lead in the second...
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Belgium seals series victory over SA
Belgium won the third and final match in the Summer Series against the South African men’s hockey team. Belgium, fourth on the world rankings, won the match 3-0. It was the first time in the series that South Africa, 15th on the rankings, could not score a goal. Belgium dominated most of the game and showed with some brilliant and consitant play why they won the silver medal at the Rio Olympic...
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Belgium wins thriller against SA
Belgium's men's hockey team won a thrilling match against its South African counterpart in the Cape Town Summer Series. Belgium - Olympic silver medallist - won the battle 3-2 when Loick Luypaert scored with 30 seconds left. The halftime score was 1-1.  Gauthier Boccard and Luypaert scored Belgium’s first two goals. Boccard scored a field goal in the 8th minute and in the 44th minute Luypaert...
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Belgium beats SA in tight battle
The Belgium women’s hockey team won its first match against South Africa in the Cape Town Summer Series. Belgium’s Anne-Sophie Weyns scored the winning goal in the 54th minute.  South Africa did get opportunities to not only draw the game, but also get a win with four penalty corners in the last 3 minutes. Belgium’s goalkeeper Aisling D’Hooghe denied the home team though with great work...
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SA struggle against Olympic silver medallist
It was a somewhat disappointed South Africa men’s hockey team that left the field after the 4-7 loss to Belgium. It was the penultimate match for the SA men in the Cape Town Summer Series. Jonty Robinson got the scoreboard going with a penalty in the 10th minute to put the home team in the lead. With less than a minute left in the first chukka Belgium got the goal back when Amaury Keusters...
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SA men battled well against Dutch
The South African men’s hockey team lost the third and final test match against Holland in the Cape Town Summer Series, but the players will do themselves a favour if they rather just focus on the first 30 minutes because it was in this half that the team showed what they are capable off. Holland won 5-1. For the first 30 minutes the South Africans did exactly what their captain Tim Drummond...
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Victory for SA over China
The South African Women’s hockey team delivered one of its best performances ever to beat China 4-2 in the Cape Town Summer Series. Goals from Lisa-Marie Deetlefs (2), Bernadette Coston and Candice Manuel secured a convincing win for the South Africans. The team really needed a good result after the disappointing performance against Chile last week and losing 2-5 in the second match against...
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SA men keeping bigger picture in mind
Keeping the bigger picture in mind and giving promising youngsters the opportunity to play international hockey is the main focus for the South African men’s hockey team in the current Cape Town Summer Series. South Africa is playing against Holland and Belgium in this series and all matches are played at Hartleyvale. Holland is the third best team in the world, played in the World Cup final in...
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Tough day at office for national teams
Both national teams of South Africa will be disappointed with the amount of goals they conceded in their matches on Wednesday in the Cape Town Summer Series. The South African men lost 7-1 to the Netherlands. Bili Ntuli almost scored in the first minute of the match, but while the crowd were still wondering about how awesome that goal would have been, the visitors all too soon were leading...
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Sanani Mangisa announces her retirement from international hockey
The South African women’s team will head into the rest of 2017 without the calming, stabilising presence of one of their greatest goalkeepers, as Sanani Mangisa announced her retirement from international hockey on Tuesday, 24th January 2017. The 29-year-old Mangisa is into her 10th year of representing South Africa and has decided the time is right for her to concentrate on her career in the...
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SA teams showing promise
In the first few matches in the Cape Town Summer Series the South African hockey teams have shown some good intent and promise. All the matches in the series are played at Hartleyvale. The series started last Friday when the South African women played against Chile and got a 3-0 victory, they followed that up with a good showing against China despite losing 2-3. It could have easy been an even...
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