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South Africa vs. Namibia to be streamed live
The Mens and Womens Test series between South Africa and Namibia at Randburg Astro played tonight will be streamed live from the venue. SA Hockey have partnered with SHOOTT, a fully automated to live stream the games. The game will be available on the Shoott South Africa Facebook page. Click Here  With both teams playing at home for the first time in 2019 and with eye on the FIH Open Series...
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South Africa take on Namibia in three match test series
  All hockey loving eyes will divert to Randburg Astro turf tonight and this weekend as Supergroup South Africa’s Women’s Hockey team take on Namibia in a three match test series. The series marks a lot of significant firsts for South Africa. It will be the first test match as head coach for Robin van Ginkel, the first test match for Erin Hunter and Phumelela Mbande as captain and...
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SA Hockey salutes Wright and Joubert
The South African Hockey Association have today congratulated Peter Wright and Michelle Joubert on their selection to the FIH Pro Series Grand Final Series With about 50 days to go until the start of the finale of the League, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has appointed the Officials (Umpires, Umpires Managers and Match Managers/Judges) who will be involved at the Wagener Stadium in...
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South Africa Emerging Indoor Team Named
In a fantastic opportunity to develop the pool of indoor hockey players at an international level, the South African Hockey Association has announced the Emerging South Africa Indoor side that will play exhibition matches against Zimbabwe, Botswana and the SPAR South Africa team at the SPAR Indoor Series in Durban from the 28 May – 1 June. This is the second time an Emerging South Africa squad...
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SA Hockey pays tribute to Rhett Halkett
The South African Hockey Association paid tribute to the retiring Rhett Halkett. “SA Hockey is incredibly thankful and proud of the service of the game from Rhett. Having played for South Africa on 157 occasions Rhett always played with a grit and determination that is the embodiment of the South African spirit. We wish Rhett all the best for his future endeavours and have no doubt that he will...
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SA Hockey pays tribute to Julian Hykes
The South African Hockey Association paid tribute to Julian Hykes who has announced his retirement from International Hockey. Hykes last appearance for South Africa was at the 2018 FIH Hockey World Cup in India in December.   “Julian has been an inspirational servant for the game of Hockey in South Africa. He has served the country fantastically well and has been a great role model having...
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SA Men’s Squad named for the FIH Hockey Series Final
The South African Hockey Association has today announced the SA Men’s side that will take part in the FIH Hockey Series Final in Bhubaneswar from the 6-15 June 2019. The tournament will be the first under the stewardship of Garreth Ewing with the goal of trying to finish in the top 2 to qualify for the FIH Olympic Qualifiers. South Africa will be in Pool B alongside USA, Mexico and Japan. With...
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SA Squad for FIH Hockey Series Final
The South African Women’s Hockey Team, proudly sponsored by Supergroup, will be taking part in the FIH Hockey Series Final in Valencia from the 19-27 June. The tournament, featuring 8 sides including hosts Spain, has two spots up for grabs in the Olympic Qualifying matches to be played later this year. The South Africans have been sorted into pool B alongside Wales, Thailand and Italy. The top...
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Garreth Ewing appointed Head Coach of the SA Hockey Men
The South African Hockey Association have today announced Garreth Ewing as the new head coach of the South African Hockey Men.  Ewing will be tasked with leading South Africa through to the 2022 Hockey World Cup. Ewing has been a part of the South African set up since 2004 working in various capacities across national levels. He has worn the hat of selector, video analyst, team manager, HP...
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SPAR South Africa squad to play Botswana and Zimbabwe
The SPAR South Africa squad to play in a historic series against Botswana and Zimbabwe has today been announced. The series will be Botswana’s first venture into International Indoor Hockey and aligns with South Africa’s continued development of the game in Southern Africa. SPAR South Africa will play 2 test matches against Botswana and 5 against Zimbabwe at Danville Park Girls School, the...
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SA U21 IPT | The destination of the gold gets clearer
Over five days of action the top two teams from the tournaments have emerged and the finalists have now been decided. Here is how the semi-finals went down on a very weather affected day in. SA U21 IPT – Women’s Semi-finals KZN Raiders 0-1 North West It was a tactical affair as the two favourites battled it out for a spot in the final. The game was largely a fight between who was the best...
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SA U21 IPT | Top Four secure their spots in the Semi-Finals
On day four of the South African Hockey U21 IPT, Four sides secured their spots in the Semi-Finals. Here they are and their routes to the final: SA U21 IPT – Women’s Section KZN Raiders They are the only team with a 100% record from the Pool stages. Coach Brinsley Powell has enjoyed some good success in his first tournament with the KZN side. Made it four out of four with a comfortable 3-1...
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SA U21 IPT | Three teams maintain a perfect record
Just three days into the 2019 South African Hockey U21 IPT, only 3 teams still look back with a perfect record so far. That means there is all to play for in Day 4 as the playoffs will be finalised. The Perfect three so far are the Northern Blues and the Southern Gauteng in the Mens tournament and KZN Raiders in the Womens tournament. The Northern Blues confirmed their status as favourites as...
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SA U21 IPT | WP Pens the stars of day 2
  The Western Province Pens produced the display of the tournament so far, overcoming a lightning break, to produce a 1-0 win against their A side in a classic battle in the women’s tournament. Ernelene Botha was the match winner for the Pens in this classic underdog tale. This after they started the day with a 3-0 win against Mpumalanga. Carienke Jacobs continued her fine form with two of the...
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SA U21 IPT | EARLY MOVES BY TITLE FAVOURITES
The opening day of action at the 2019 South African Hockey Under 21 IPT got underway with the coldest day of the year in Johannesburg. The cold never stops the business side of things in Johannesburg and that’s exactly the approach that many of the favourites produced on the opening day. In the Women’s tournament Witsies had to play in the coldest conditions of the day emerging 1-0 winners...
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SA U21 IPT – Preview and Fixtures
The 2019 South African Hockey U21 IPT gets underway at Randburg Astro on the 8 April 2019. In the Ladies competition Western Province will be looking to defend the title they won in Pretoria  last year when they defeated North West  2-1 in the final. In last years Men’s final it was a titanic clash between the Gauteng sides that saw the Pretoria side win 2-1. The 2019 Men’s competition will...
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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...
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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   

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