In a memorable and gutsy performance the South African national women's hockey team forced a 2-2 draw against Germany.
It was the last test in the Private Property Summer Series. South Africa fought back twice from a goal behind to get in equal terms with the 8th placed Germany. SA is in the 11th spot on the FIH World Rankings.
Both teams started the third and final test between South Africa and Germany in the Private Property Summer Series like a house on fire with four goals in the first quarter, but when it all settled down it was Germany who secured another victory by winning 6-2.
Double reigning Olympic Games champions Germany, who are looking to make it a hat-trick of titles in the men's event in Rio this year, wrapped up the three-Test series against South Africa with a match to spare at Hartleyvale in Cape Town Saturday night.
Experienced South African defender Rhett Halkett is relishing the opportunity of playing against Olympic champions Germany in a three-Test series in Cape Town at the end of the month.
The South African men’s hockey team will continue working on rebuilding the squad when they meet reigning Olympic champions Germany in a three-Test series in Cape Town on February 26, 27 and 29.
The South Africa men’s hockey team beat Canada 2-0 at a packed Hartleyvale in Cape Town late Sunday afternoon after leading 1-0 at half-time.
The world's 15th ranked South African men's hockey team ended world number 11 Spain's unbeaten run in scintillating fashion with a 2-1 victory at Hartleyvale last night.
The South Africa men’s hockey team, who fielded six debutants, came within six minutes of inflicting their first Test match defeat on Ireland in more than a decade at Hartleyvale in Cape Town Monday night.