JONATHAN COOK

World number five USA beat the world number 11 South Africa women’s hockey team 4-1 at the World League Semi Final tournament in Valencia, Spain Saturday. The score was 1-1 at half-time.

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JONATHAN COOK

The world’s 11th-ranked South Africa women’s hockey team will be looking to turn the disappointment of their 4-1 defeat by world 14 Ireland in the opening match of the World League Semi Final tournament in Valencia, Spain on Wednesday into resounding success this weekend when they take on USA and Uruguay.

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JONATHAN COOK

To sum it up, 4-1 winners Ireland took their chances while South Africa didn’t in the opening match of the World League Semi Final tournament at Campo Del Hockey in Valencia, Spain Wednesday afternoon.

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Supersport is due to broadcast matches from all the HWL Semi Final tournaments including all the South African games from Valencia. These will be broadcast on channels 207,208 and 210 meaning you will have to be a Premium subscriber to see them. The broadcast schedule can be found below.


Nicolene Terblanche will lead the SA Women's team in Valencia. Photo: Matt Withers Action Pix

The South Africa women’s hockey team has been named for the World League Semi-Final tournament that is to take place in Valencia, Spain from June 10 to 21.

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Jen Wilson (Photo Credit: Ady Kerry)

Scotland Senior Women have added a new Assistant Coach to their coaching team, recruiting triple Olympian and South Africa playing legend Jen Wilson to the post.

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Sheldon Rostron in the dugout. Photo: Terry February Photography, www.safieldhockey.co.za

The South African Hockey Association have released the name of the new head coach of the South Africa women's hockey team.

South African Sheldon Rostron, who has been with the team in coaching and management positions through major tournaments such as the Olympic Games, and the 2014 World Cup and Commonwealth Games, has been appointed as head coach.

"It is a great honour and a wonderful opportunity," said Rostron on Tuesday.

JONATHAN COOK at Hartleyvale



An inspired goalkeeping display by Megane Simons was the key factor in Belgium’s series-levelling 3-1 win over the Investec South Africa women’s hockey team in Cape Town Monday night.

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JONATHAN COOK at Hartleyvale


Outstanding SA goalkeeper Sanani Mangisa makes yet another save during the first half of the fifth Test against Belgium at Hartleyvale in Cape Town Sunday. SA won 1-0 to lead the series 2-1. Photo ACTION PIX

A wonderful goal by Lilian du Plessis in the 10th minute gave the Investec South Africa women’s hockey team a 1-0 win over Belgium in the fifth Test match at Hartleyvale in Cape own Sunday.

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JONATHAN COOK at Hartleyvale


SA captain and striker Sulette Damons in full flight during the fourth Test against Belgium at Hartleyvale in Cape Town Thursday. Belgium won 3-2 to tie the series 1-1. Photo credit ACTION PIX

It was the strangest of Test matches, the Investec South Africa women’s hockey team looking like champions in the opening 20 minutes to lead 2-0 before Belgium came back to dominate the rest of this fourth encounter of the six-match series at Hartleyvale in Cape Town Thursday night.

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