BLACK STICKS SHOW IMPROVEMENT BUT CAN’T GET THE WIN Another sold out crowd at Nga Puna Wai in Christchurch threw their support behind the Vantage Black Sticks but it was to no avail as the young squads lost their games. It was an experience building series for the players, 10 of whom debuted in the […]


GREAT BRITAIN TOO STRONG FOR BLACK STICKS MEN There was despair in Christchurch on Friday evening as the Vantage Black Sticks men were soundly defeated by a precise Great British team six goals to one.  The first quarter was largely dominated by Great Britain with their positional organisation preventing New Zealand from gaining a foothold […]


ANZAC DAY AGONY FOR BLACK STICKS Australia women came back from behind with two late goals to take a 2-1 victory in the first match of the ANZAC Day double header. A sold out crowd was witness to an exciting match of hockey that could have gone either way. New Zealand were markedly improved from […]

England: A Stellar Career Comes to a Close: Maddie Hinch Retires from International Hockey

The World-Class Goalkeeper Bids Farewell to the Field On Tuesday, Maddie Hinch, the exceptional English goalkeeper, announced her retirement from international hockey. Hinch has had an illustrious career spanning over a decade and has been the backbone of the English and Great Britain women’s hockey teams. Hinch made her senior international debut in 2008 and […]

Pro League: Spain Go 7 Points Cleat at the Top

Red Sticks do the double over Kookaburras while Hockeyroos edge past United Eagles  Action continued from the FIH Hockey Pro League 2022/23 mini-tournament in Hobart as Spain continued their red hot form, relying on their terrific defence to get the better of the hosts and stretching their lead on the top of the table to […]

India: Fulton Announced as New India Head Coach

The 48-year-old South African with nearly 25 years of coaching experience will join the team at the earliest upon completing formalities. Hockey India on Friday confirmed that South African Craig Fulton will be the new chief coach of the Indian men’s hockey team, succeeding Graham Reid who resigned after India’s poor outing at the 2023 […]

Pro League: China Dominant Against Black Sticks in Wellington

The final game from the Wellington mini-tournament of the FIH Hockey Pro League 2022-23 was played between China and New Zealand, where the visitors’ offence dominated, winning 14 penalty corners through the game and scoring 5 goals from their 13 shots to end their second mini-tournament with a win.   New Zealand vs China 2-5 China […]

Pro League: USA Bounce Back From Defeat to Win 2-0

Just 4 days ago, the No. 16 U.S. Women’s National Team faced No. 10 China in the FIH Hockey Pro League at the National Hockey Centre in Wellington, New Zealand. Although the first battle saw many opportunities go unconverted, the United Eagles made the most of their chances today, behind a solid defensive effort, to shutout China […]

Pro League: Six Goal Thriller in Sydney as Hockeyroos and Germany Tie 3-3

After a thrilling 3-3 draw against Germany, the Hockeyroos concluded their Sydney leg of the FIH Pro League 2022-23 Season with a 2-1 shootout loss. This victory means the Hockeyroos have taken points from all four of their matches played at Sydney Olympic Park, and they can now focus on the upcoming FIH Pro League […]

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