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South Africa Men to take on France in a Four Match series
The South African Mens Hockey team are furthering their preparation for the Hockey World Cup in India in December. South Africa will be competing for the sixth time at the 14th staging of the event and will be hoping to emulate or better the class of 1994 and 2010. In building up for the World Cup, South African hockey are pleased to be hosting France in a four match test series to be played at...
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SPAR South Africa defeat African Champions
The SPAR South Africa Indoor Hockey Women’s have defeated African Champions Namibia 3-0 in a tough five match test series played at Danville Park Girls School in Durban North. The series was set-up brilliantly as it was the first time the two teams were meeting since the momentous African Cup final that ended 3-3 and was decided on showdowns. Since that match Namibia went to the Indoor Hockey...
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South African Men’s Hockey Final World Cup Squad
The South African Hockey Association has today released the names of the 18 men who will go to the FIH Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar in India for the 14th edition of the premier International Field Hockey tournament for Men. South Africa will head to the tournament for the 6th time looking to outdo their previous best of 10th place, achieved in both 2010 and 1994. To do that they will have to...
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South African Hockey Association invites applications for the role of SA Women’s Hockey Coach
The South African Hockey Association invites all interested coaches to apply for the position of South African Women’s Hockey Head Coach following the application process below. Job Specifications for the Role Basic Requirements Candidate must reside, or be able to obtain residency, in South Africa Candidate must be able to work within South Africa Candidate must have sound references  Minimum...
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Sheldon Rostron ends spell as head coach of SA Hockey Women
In March 2015 Sheldon Rostron was appointed head coach of the South African Women’s Hockey Team on a contract until the end of the 2018 Hockey World Cup, in line with the policies and procedures of the South African Hockey Association of appointing coaches on a world cup cycle. Following the completion of the 2018 FIH Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup Rostron’s contract has come to an end...
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SPAR South Africa named to take on Namibia
The South African Hockey Association have released the names of the 12 players who will play for SPAR South Africa in a 5 match test series at Danville Girls High School in Durban. It will be a massive series for both teams as it’s the first indoor hockey that Namibia have played since the Indoor Hockey World Cup, while SPAR South Africa are on the back of a superb 15 match winning run since...
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Title Glory for Western Province and Northern Blues at Under 21 IPT
After a week of hockey action in Pretoria, the champions of the U21 IPTs have been decided. North West had secured their spot in a dramatic fight back against Northern Blues and the Potchefstroom ladies were up for the final against Western Province. It was two teams packed with some great quality with the likes of Dunell van Taak, Charne Maddocks, Mia Barnard, Courtney du Preez and Kelsey...
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Down to two as finalists book Under 21 IPT spots
An enthralling round of semi-final action saw the finalists decided in both the Men’s and Women’s Under 21 IPT’s in Pretoria. Starting with the ladies’ section the opening semi-final saw the KZN Raiders take on Western Province. In an ill-disciplined match it was Western Province who took the lead through Lenta Cullinan striking in the third minute. Raiders continued to fight back but...
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Semi Finalist Confirmed on Day 5 of the Under 21 IPT
So, it’s down to four teams in the Mens and Women’s section each that can still lay claim to the title as the best U21 side in the Country. After 5 days of group stage action we are just 2 days away from knowing who will lift the coveted title. We already knew that Southern Gauteng and the Northern Blues would be in the semi-final, but it was Southern Gauteng who secured top spot in group B...
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SASCOC announce the Girls Youth Olympic Hockey Team
Today the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee have announced the final 42 squad members to represent the country at Youth Olympic Games from the 6-18 October in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Included in this team is the South African girl’s hockey side that qualified when they won the African Youth Games in Algeria. The tournament will be the second played in the new innovative...
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Semi-Final Picture takes shape at 2018 Under 21 IPT
After four days of action we are much closer to knowing who will compete in the semi-finals on Friday with a clear eye on the 2018 Under 21 IPT final on Saturday. Today we start with the ladies. In Pool B the Northern Blues and Western Province have both secured a semi-final berth ahead of the final day of group games. Western Province were comfortably victors in their match with Northern Daisies...
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IPT Under 21 Day 3 offers more goals as the favourites emerge
62 goals were scored across the 11 games on day 2 of the 2018 Under 21 IPT with only four of the 22 sides in action not getting on the scoresheet as the favourites put their names forwards as potential champions of the 2018 tournament. In the six men’s matches only two were tight affairs as the Northern Blues, Southern Gauteng, Western Province and KZN Raiders all got comfortable victories to...
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Under 21 IPT day 2 sees PHL players shine
The second day of the 2018 SA Under 21 Hockey IPT once again was a chance for the players that took part in the 2018 CTM Premier Hockey League rise to the occasion and play pivotal roles for their teams. Starting with the women today, the five games produced 17 goals from just six of the sides as certain teams rose to the top while others were left searching for answers. There were two “A”...
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Under 21 IPT off to a fantastic start
The 2018 SA Hockey Under 21 IPT got underway in Pretoria yesterday as the defending champions, the Western Province men and the Southern Gauteng ladies, both got opening day victories, while the hosts the Northern Blues were held to a 1-1 draw in the Gauteng derby in the Mens section. Many of the team feature players that competed in the 2018 CTM Premier Hockey League and these players were...
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SA Hockey announce players to join greater SA Hockey Men’s squad
Tevin Kok of South Africa runs with the ball during the Mens Pool A Hockey match between South Africa and Scotland on day one of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast Hockey Centre on April 5, 2018 on the Gold Coast, Australia. (April 4, 2018 - Source: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images AsiaPac) The South African Hockey Association is pleased to announce a further twelve players that will...
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The Blyde River Bunters and the Drakensberg Dragons are 2018 CTM Premier Hockey League Champions
  The Blyde River Bunters secured their second CTM Premier Hockey League title when they overcame the Madikwe Rangers in a tense battle at Randburg Astro this afternoon. In the men’s tournament there was a new champion as the Drakensberg Dragons emerged victorious in the battle with the Addo Elephants. A near capacity crowd at Randburg Astro welcomed the ladies onto the pitch for the 2018 CTM...
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Bunters, Rangers, Elephants and Cavemen progress to the 2018 CTM Premier Hockey League Finals
On semi-final day it was a case of dejavu as the Blyde River Bunters and the Madikwe Rangers set up a repeat of the 2016 final through their shootout victories over the St. Lucia Lakers and the Orange River Rafters respectively. The Blyde River Bunters started their semi-final against the St. Lucia Lakers much on the back foot but managed to keep the score level until half-time. The Bunters then...
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CTM Premier Hockey League 2018 profiling the Women’s final four
The group stages are complete, and we have lost two of our teams. Ahead of this weekend’s semi-finals we look at the four finalists in order of league position. Italtile Orange River Rafters (1st – 15 points) Coach: Shaun Hulley Captain: Sulette Damons Previous Best PHL Finish: Champions in 2017 The Rafters made history when they became the first team in CTM Premier Hockey League history to...
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CTM Premier Hockey League profiling the Men’s final four
The group stages are complete, and we have lost two of our teams. Ahead of this weekend’s semi-finals we look at the four finalists in order of league position. Pro Grip Drakensberg Dragons (1st – 13 points) Coach: Sihle Ntuli Captain: Jethro Eustice Previous Best PHL Finish: 2nd in 2017 Mo Mea - Drakensberg Dragons (Photo - Sean Burke / PHL) The Drakensberg Dragons streamed to the top of...
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CTM Premier Hockey League final four decided as group stage ends
30 games of hockey over 6 days produced 108 goals and now leave us with just four women’s sides and four men’s sides in the 2018 CTM Premier Hockey League. The weekend of four fixtures for most sides has taken its toll and the teams will be excited for a week off before taking on next week’s final weekend. The early story on the day was the Wineland Wings and the Madikwe Rangers playing off...
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