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Hundred not out for Lillian
One of the most experienced players included in the South African National Women’s Hockey team is Lillian Du Plessis, who earlier this year played her 100th match for her country. When and against who did you make your debut? I made my debut in 2012 in Ireland against Ireland at the Champions Challenge tournament. Name three highlights from your career: I have so many highlights from my five...
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Evans back with national men’s team
After more than 10 years former national player Steve Evans is back with the South African national men’s hockey team as part of the management. SA Hockey sat down and asked the legend a few questions. When was your last game for South Africa? I retired after the Athens Olympics in 2004 having been involved in the squad since 1994. My first match was in 1996 and I played 96 games for SA.  When...
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SA Men's and Womens' Squads
JOHANNESBURG, May 18 - Featuring 18-year-olds to seasoned veterans, South Africa’s national men’s and women’s hockey squads for the year were announced on Thursday and are part of the South African Hockey Association’s planning through to next year’s Commonwealth Games and the race to regain as many of their world ranking points as they can. Due to the loss of ranking points caused by...
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Old Mutual iWYZE partners with South African Hockey Association for youth empowerment
According to the University of Rochester, participating in sports teaches life lessons like discipline, responsibility, self-confidence, accountability and teamwork. With this in mind, iWYZE have partnered with the South African Hockey Association (SAHA), as the official sponsor of the Schools Hockey Nationals 2017( under 18’s, 16’s and 13’s) . “Hockey has not received the support it...
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FIH announce finalised Hockey World League Semi-Finals 2017 schedule for Johannesburg
FIH announce finalised Hockey World League Semi-Finals 2017 schedule for Johannesburg All fixtures now confirmed following allocation of Round 2 teams Wits Hockey Club set to welcome world’s best Men’s and Women’s World Cup qualifiers take place in July   Johannesburg, South Africa: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced the finalised schedules for the Men’s and Women’s...
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SPAR SA Indoor Hockey Ladies named to take on African Qualifier
The African Qualifier for the FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup 2018 takes place in Swakopmund in Namibia from the 23-25 June 2017 and the SPAR South African Ladies will be looking to triumph over our neighbours to qualify four our fourth FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup. Coach Lennie Botha has today announced his team that will take on our Southern African Neighbours in the continental showpiece and knows...
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South African Indoor Hockey Men’s side named for African World Cup Qualifier
Tyron Barnard South African Indoor Hockey Men’s side named for African World Cup Qualifier The FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup will take place in February 2018 in Berlin in Germany. 12 Teams from around the globe will compete for the ultimate prize in Indoor Hockey, one of those teams will be from Africa. The identity of that team will be decided at the upcoming African Indoor Hockey World Cup...
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Senior IPT Outdoor Womenand Mens Fixtures 2017
The Senior Outdoor Women and Mens Fixtures for 2017 have been released. CLICK HERE to download the Fixture List in PDF format. The 2017 IPT Tournament Management System for all event results.SAHA IPT results system at:  https://saha.altiusrt.com/ 
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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