SA Hockey Twitter Feed

Latest News Articles

Applications open for National Indoor Head Coach Roles
Applications to be submitted to sahockey@icon.co.za Application Submission Deadline – 29 March 2019 The application form MUST accompany all CV’s. Download the application form here 
Applications Open for Head Coach SA Mens Hockey Team
Applications to be submitted to sahockey@icon.co.za Application Submission Deadline – 29 March 2019 The application form MUST accompany all CV’s. Download the application form here 
SA Women’s Hockey Squad Announced
Celia Evans is back in the squad after recovering from a knee injury suffered at the 2018 IPT. Photo - Marcel Sigg / Run Ride Dive The South African Hockey Association have today announced the South African Women’s Hockey Squad. This squad will be the first under coach Robin van Ginkel and will be used to select the final tournament squads for the FIH Open Series Final in Valencia in June. With...
Read More...
Call for Applications U21 National Head Coaches
NOTE: Applicants are to note that this is a volunteer position Applications to be submitted to sahockey@icon.co.za and applicants to indicate which position they are applying for Application Submission Deadline – 18 March 2019 The application form MUST accompany all CV’s and can be downloaded here   
Call for National U21 Selectors Applications
The South African Hockey Association are calling on applications for the role of selectors for both our U21 National Men and Womens Selection Panels.  Each applicant must complete the application form below and submit a short CV.  Your Application and CV must be submitted to sahockey@icon.co.za Closing date for applications: 16 March 2019 Application Form 
Celebrating the Career of Chuck
On the 6 May 2012, South Africa’s hockey men were taking on Japan, the hosts, in the final of the Olympic Qualifying tournament. South Africa had been required to qualify for the Olympics a second time after the African Cup victory was seen as not good enough. To add to the challenge the group stage saw the hosts and the South Africans draw. South Africa had taken an early lead and were under...
Read More...
New champions crowned at the South African Indoor Hockey IPT
Four days of intense action at St Johns DSG in Pietermaritzburg culminated in two fantastic finals played in front of a capacity crowd on Saturday night. In both the men’s and women’s tournaments there is a new name being carved into the trophy after Western Province and Southern Gauteng respectively dethroned the defending champions KZN Raiders. The Women’s final saw a repeat of the 2018...
Read More...
Indoor IPT 2019 | Down to two with Namibia causing an upset
The semi-finals took place in each of the three tournaments at the South African Indoor Hockey IPT 2019 in Pietermaritzburg this morning. The battles were intense with no match being decided by more than 2 goals. It was superb. Women’s B Section Namibia 4-3 SG Witsies Namibia were expected to comfortably beat Witsies, as they had already done in the group stages. But Bridget Kee, coach of the...
Read More...
Indoor IPT 2019 | We have our semi-finalists
The third day of the 2019 South African Indoor Hockey IPT is moving day, much like the third day of a major golf tournament, you must move yourself into a position so that you put yourself in a position where the trophy is possible. In Indoor IPT terms that the semi-finals. Having looked at the Indoor IPT Women’s A Section Quarter Finals in the previous post, we now look at who are the four...
Read More...
Indoor IPT 2019 | Women’s final four decided after quarter-finals
The quarter finals of the Women’s Indoor Hockey IPT A Section have been completed and the top 4 for 2019 are known. On Saturday morning they will contest the semi-finals before the final is played on Saturday night. Here is what went down in the quarter-finals. SPAR KZN Raiders 8-0 WP Peninsula It was routine stuff for the 8-time defending champions as they dismissed the WP Pens challenge...
Read More...
Indoor IPT 2019 | Favourites emerge in the heat of Pietermaritzburg
It was another scorching day in Pietermaritzburg as the women’s A section Quarter Finals were confirmed, while North West and Namibia made their charge in the B section. In the Men’s Tournament Raiders, Namibia, Inland and Western Province maintained their 100% record to sit as front runners for the semi-finals. Starting in the Women’s B section it was Shaun Hulley’s North West, the 2017...
Read More...
Indoor IPT 2019 | The hosts make a statement on day one
The 2019 Indoor IPT got underway in blistering hot Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday, just four months after the completion of the 2018 Indoor IPT. The change is a positive one that sees the tournament played during the various indoor hockey seasons so raises the quality. Another positive is that there are a remarkable 14 teams in the women’s competition, highlighting the excitement and interest in...
Read More...
Indoor IPT 2019 | New Timeslot gives Indoor IPT added spice
The Indoor Hockey IPT has been moved from October to February from 2019. The move makes sense as the IPT now takes place at a time when indoor is played across the country and importantly the globe, meaning the tournament taking place will bring an added element of form that is possibly lacking. The move also offers an added incentive to coaching teams who would have seen their opponents just a...
Read More...
Sulette Damons calls time on her South African Career
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 Africa took on the World Cup, a role she took for the first time against Scotland in 2014. The sight of Sulette...
Read More...
Deon Morgan appointed president of the South African Hockey Association
On Sunday 10th February 2019 the SAHA Council met for its Council and Annual General Meeting. As part of these meetings the election of outgoing positions of President (Mike du Plessis), Rules, Technical and Education (Feico Mulder) and Treasurer (Marq Roberts) took place. We can confirm that Deon Morgan has been selected as the man to succeed Mike du Plessis as the ultimate head of council for...
Read More...
SA Womens Squad named for second camp
The second training camp for the SA Womens Hockey team gets underway today in Johannesburg. In a year where the focus will be on the FIH Hockey Series Finals and the African Qualifier, its imperative to hit the ground running for Robin van Ginkel.  With a number of players unavailable for the first camp, this camp offers the opportunity for a bunch of players to stake their claim for places in...
Read More...
South African Women’s Training Camp Squad Announced
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 gathered yesterday with some players still returning from Europe with the SPAR SA Indoor Hockey side after their...
Read More...
Sensational SPAR South Africa share series with Czech annihilation
It was a day of celebration for the SPAR South Africa indoor hockey team as their tour to Europe came to a resoundingly successful end. In the fourth test South Africa knew that only a victory would save the series after trailing 2-1 from the opening games. For the 16th ranked nation, it was a massive feather in the cap to be at this point against the 5th ranked team in the world. The fourth test...
Read More...
Superb SPAR South Africa keep series alive with superb win
The SPAR South Africa indoor hockey ladies produced a dogged display to win the second test against fifth ranked Czech Republic, before losing the third test to trail 2-1 in the series with one game to go. Having rested after their tormenting travel day the SA ladies looked fantastic in a highly combative win in the morning test. Having led 3-0 at half time through a Tegan Fourie double either...
Read More...
50 up for Reed in opening defeat to Czech Republic
SPAR South Africa endured a 16-hour transit from Switzerland to the Czech Republic for the second part of their European Tour. The trip, which was hastily changed due to an avalanche, saw the team take five busses and two trains on their trip to Prague. Having arrived in the morning on Monday, they faced the fifth ranked Czech Republic in the first of four test matches in Prague. The opening test...
Read More...

SA Hockey Sponsors, Partners and Affiliations