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SPAR South Africa complete a whitewash in historic indoor test series
SPAR South Africa ladies that completed a whitewash against Zimbabwe. From L – Cheree Greyvenstein, Zimi Shange, Tegan Fourie, Robyn Johnson, Jessica O’Connor, Eloise Walters, Edith Molikoe, Jenna Shuker, Amore de Wet, Jamie Southgate & Cindy Hack (captain) SPAR South Africa today completed a series whitewash against Zimbabwe in the first ever indoor hockey test series played in the...
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SPAR South Africa shine in defensive masterclass
The fourth indoor hockey test match in the Psi International series between Zimbabwe and SPAR South Africa took place at Hellenic Academy in Harare today. With the series already decided after SPAR South Africa won the opening three games the expected release of pressure for both sides did not materialise. A cagey first half was highlighted by missed opportunities and a big call to disallow a...
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Defending Champions make a charge at the CTM Premier Hockey League
Monique Bartsch (Madikwe Rangers) evades the attention of Donna Small and Lerato Mahlangu of the Orange River Rafters  – Photo: Sean Burke / PHL It was a day filled with goals, 21 in just five games as the defending champions in the Men’s and Women’s tournaments, the Maropeng Cavemen and the Orange River Rafters, finished perfect weekends with two wins from two. They are joined by the...
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SPAR South Africa seal historic indoor test series against Zimbabwe
The SPAR South Africa indoor side was able to seal the first ever indoor hockey test series in Zimbabwe as they won both test matches played at Hellenic Academy in Harare today. The series, being played in conjunction with the launch of Pro Series Indoor in Zimbabwe, is a fantastic sign of the growth of indoor hockey in Africa. In the morning test match the SPAR South Africa and Zimbabwe ladies...
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Opening day of CTM Premier Hockey League 2018 provides thrilling entertainment
Picture : Sean Burke / PHL . Julian Hykes celebrates the game winning goal for the Addo Elephants The Addo Elephants struck a devastating blow as Julian Hykes netted a late winner for the 2016 Runners-up, the Orange River Rafters came from behind to win their opener and the Mambas gave coach Lungile Tsolekile the perfect start as the 2018 CTM Premier Hockey League got underway at Randburg Astro...
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SPAR South Africa win historic indoor test match against Zimbabwe
It was a perfect afternoon at Hellenic Academy School in Harare as Zimbabwe and SPAR South Africa took to the field in the first ever Indoor Hockey International match in the country. With the Pro Series Indoor launching on the same day, the crowd was full of excited youngsters and hockey lovers. It was always going to be a historic first goal when it arrived, and the crowd did not have long to...
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SPAR South Africa ready for historic Indoor test series against Zimbabwe
It was almost poetic that on National Women’s Day, the SPAR South Africa women’s hockey team gathered together to travel to Zimbabwe for the first ever International Indoor Hockey test series played in the country. On the back of the launch of the ever-popular Pro Series Indoor in Zimbabwe, the SPAR South African ladies will take on the hosts in a five-match series at Hellenic School in...
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CTM Premier League opening weekend offers tantalising start
Phumelela Mbande in action in PHL 2017 for the Blyde River Bunters - (Photo - Marcel Sigg / PHL) The third edition of the CTM Premier Hockey League gets underway on Saturday at the Randburg Astro with a few tantalising match ups, new look teams and of course some new coaches guiding the various teams. With world class coverage from SuperSport, the CTM PHL promises to raise the game once again....
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OPRO announce partnership with South African Hockey and Premier Hockey League
OPRO, the world’s largest manufacturer of the most technically advanced mouthguard, today announced a new partnership with South African Hockey and the CTM Premier Hockey League. As the official mouthguard providers for South African Hockey and the CTM Premier Hockey League, the long-term partnership will see OPRO supply elite level mouthguards to national teams. In addition, the scope of the...
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South African Hockey Men's Squad Named
Photo - Marcel Sigg (Run Ride Dive) The FIH Hockey World Cup takes place in Bhubaneswar in India from the 28 November until the 16 December this year. With the FIH Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup completed this past weekend, the eyes of the International hockey audience will shift to India for the 14th edition of the men’s showpiece. South Africa will be taking part in its 6th World Cup...
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Men’s IPT 2018 | KZN Raiders are the SA Hockey Men Champions
In front of the biggest crowd of the week at the AB Jackson Astro-Turf in Pietermaritzburg, the KZN Raiders came from a goal behind to defeat Southern Gauteng 2-1 in a fantastic display of hockey. The victory for Sihle Ntuli’s men means the province defended their title won last year and, in the process, completed back-to-back indoor and outdoor hockey national titles. The game started in the...
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Men’s IPT 2018 | KZN Raiders and Southern Gauteng will contest the final
After 6 days and 36 matches we are left with the final two contesting the Gold medal match. The defending champions the KZN Raiders will take on Southern Gauteng to decide who reigns supreme in SA Men’s Hockey. The Raiders won their way to the final with a comfortable 3-1 victory over Southern Gauteng Witsies. Witsies would have looked to maintain a tight back wall to start the game, but it...
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CTM PHL 2018 ready to go after the Draft completed
Men's PHL Coaches for 2018. From Left Ashlin Freddy (Gazelles), Cheslyn Gie (Elephants), Mark Sanders (Cavemen), Lungile Tsolekile (Mambas) & Sihle Ntuli (Dragons). They are joined by Brandon Swart (SA Hockey High Performance) The highly anticipated third season of the CTM PHL took a step up in preparation tonight as the teams were finalised after the draft. The draft, which is based on the...
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Men’s IPT 2018 | And then there were four
The final day of the group stages took place at the AB Jackson Astro Turf in Pietermaritzburg today with all eyes on the big matchup between Tuffy Western Province and the KZN Raiders. It was a cooler evening on the astro as temperatures dropped, but the action more than made up for it as tensions reached a peak. The opening quarter was a tentative affair but with some massive tackles, some...
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Men’s IPT 2018 | Three of the four Semi-Finalists decided on day four
In today’s headline game the defending champions Kwazulu Natal Raiders took on the 2016 champions Southern Gauteng in a battle for supremacy in Group A. Southerns were playing on the back of their victory against Tuffy Western Province and knew that a draw would likely be enough to secure their spot in the final four, while the Raiders were keen to get the win to relieve the pressure on a final...
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Men’s IPT 2018 | Gauteng sides march on with Raiders lurking
Photo - Martin van Staden The biggest game of the tournament, on paper, so far wrapped up day 3 at the South African Hockey Men’s IPT in Pietermaritzburg. It was a clash between the two Titans of SA Hockey, Tuffy Western Province and Southern Gauteng. Austin Smith vs. Nic Spooner, Rhett Halkett vs. Owen Mvimbi, Ryan Julius vs. Rusten Abrahams and Keenan Horne vs. Dan Bell. It’s a collection...
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Men’s IPT 2018 | Three Sides keep 100% record in each Group
After the thrill of the opening day’s action, crowds in Pietermaritzburg were once again entertained by a day of goals and more. After two days both Group A and Group B are perfectly split with the top 3 having 100% records and the bottom three yet to taste victory. The pick of the watching from the A Section was undoubtedly in the closing game of the day when the defending champions, the KZN...
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Men’s IPT 2018 | Early markers by Title Challengers
Undoubtedly all eyes were on the final game of day 1 of the 2018 Men’s IPT, where Tuffy Western Province would take on the SA Invitational U21 side. In a group that features both last year’s winners SPAR KZN Raiders and 2016 winners Southern Gauteng, an early loss would make the mountain far more difficult in the route to the crown. The game produced a humdinger as Tuffy Western Province,...
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HWC 2018 | Supergroup South Africa show class in holding Argentina to a draw
There was realistically more hope than expectation as Supergroup South Africa took on World number 3 Argentina in their final game of the FIH Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup. The African champions had experienced a harrowing tournament so far falling short against Spain and Germany, to all but dispel pre-tournament optimism. The match marked the 250th match for South Africa for stalwart...
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African Youth Games | South Africa are Boys and Girls Champions
After a week of tough competition both the South African boys and the South African girls have emerged as champions of the African Youth Games. The tournament played in Algeria was contested as a Hockey 5s tournament and is a qualifier for the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires later this year. The boys were in Group A of the tournament alongside Namibia, Zimbabwe and Algeria and emerged victorious...
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