FIH Postpone Women’s Junior World Cup

fih jwwc announcement news - FIH Postpone Women's Junior World Cup - Following the outbreak of a new coronavirus variant in South Africa, the International Hockey Federation (FIH), the South African Hockey Association, and the North-West University of Potchefstroom have agreed that the FIH Hockey Women's Junior World Cup South Africa 2021, which was originally scheduled to take place in Potchefstroom from December 5 to 16, will not take place. A number of National Associations viced their concerns over athletes safely, flight disruptions and the need to quarantine on arrival back home. England were one of a number of nations to publically withdraw before the FIH announcement was made.

Following the outbreak of a new coronavirus variant in South Africa, the International Hockey Federation (FIH), the South African Hockey Association, and the North-West University of Potchefstroom have agreed that the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup South Africa 2021, which was originally scheduled to take place in Potchefstroom from December 5 to 16, will […]

England Hockey withdraw from Women’s Junior World Cup

JWC21 Withdrawal min - England Hockey withdraw from Women's Junior World Cup - England Hockey is disappointed to announce that our U21 squad will not be able to compete in next month's FIH Junior Women's World Cup in South Africa due to a the ongoing COVID pandemic.

England Hockey is disappointed to announce that our U21 squad will not be able to compete in next month’s FIH Junior Women’s World Cup in South Africa due to a the ongoing COVID pandemic. There are now severe government guidelines and limitations on travel to and from the host country as well as a period […]

The Young Red Lions send strong message to their competitors

B9729102747Z.1 20211124131803 000GPIJD9LQ3.2 0 - The Young Red Lions send strong message to their competitors - The Belgian U21 Red Lions started their Indian World Cup by making a first convincing win against South Africa. The objective will now be to ensure the qualification for the quarter-finals as quickly as possible while increasing in power to be ready for the choppy matches.

The Belgian U21 Red Lions started their Indian World Cup by making a first convincing win against South Africa. The objective will now be to ensure the qualification for the quarter-finals as quickly as possible while increasing in power to be ready for the choppy matches. Convincing and dominant Red Lions The men of Jeroen Baart […]

Dublin, Ireland to host 2022 EuroHockey Championship qualifier

WSP2110210692 - Dublin, Ireland to host 2022 EuroHockey Championship qualifier - These tournaments are new on the international calendar with the winners of each event qualifying for the top tier of European action in 2023 in Monchengladbach. That tournament, in turn, will potentially offer a high quota of Olympic qualifying berths. 

Ireland will host the women’s 2022 EuroHockey Championship qualifier event while the Irish men are bound for Calais, France for their competition next summer.  These tournaments are new on the international calendar with the winners of each event qualifying for the top tier of European action in 2023 in Monchengladbach. That tournament, in turn, will […]

Red Panthers end the year with 3-1 loss in the Netherlands

B9728953889Z.1 20211110195804 000GGQJAFO24.2 0 - Red Panthers end the year with 3-1 loss in the Netherlands - Alix Gerniers, injured, and with seven players under 21 who will participate in three weeks at the Junior World Cup in South Africa, Belgium (FIH-7) clearly dominated the first quarter, but without power find the loophole in the opposing circle despite three penalty corners (pc). The fourth, at the very start of the 2nd quarter, allowed Stéphanie Vanden Borre to open the scoring with dragflick halfway up (16th, 0-1).

The Red Panthers lost 3-1 to the defending Olympic and World No. 1 team Netherlands on Wednesday night in Amstelveen. It was the last game of the year for the Belgian national women’s hockey team. Alix Gerniers, injured, and with seven players under 21 who will participate in three weeks at the Junior World Cup in […]

WALES WOMEN NARROWLY MISS OUT ON 2022 WORLD CUP SPOT

1c02ee ddc908f6b2964280ac1bbee1ec0e7ba6 mv2 - WALES WOMEN NARROWLY MISS OUT ON 2022 WORLD CUP SPOT - As Wales women lined up to play their final match of the Women’s World Cup Qualifiers in Pisa, they had a tough ask ahead of them. Ranked 7th in the tournament, they needed to be on their best form to beat number 1 seed Ireland.

As Wales women lined up to play their final match of the Women’s World Cup Qualifiers in Pisa, they had a tough ask ahead of them. Ranked 7th in the tournament, they needed to be on their best form to beat number 1 seed Ireland. With Wales having had a brilliant tournament so far – […]

Wales men secure India 2023 World Cup spot

1c02ee 655bc64d55f34cbd9ec0fdee9ecbcb21 mv2 - Wales men secure India 2023 World Cup spot - The final of the European Qualifiers of the FIH men’s World Cup 2023 took place on a pleasant, autumn evening in the Welsh capital, with a scene of normality as both sides wore preferred kit - Wales all in red, and the French in blue shirts and white shorts. Both sides had already secured their places in India for 2023, but this match had just as much anticipation and tension as the knockout fixtures earlier in the week.

The final of the European Qualifiers of the FIH men’s World Cup 2023 took place on a pleasant, autumn evening in the Welsh capital, with a scene of normality as both sides wore preferred kit – Wales all in red, and the French in blue shirts and white shorts. Both sides had already secured their […]

Ireland denied third place by Austria in shoot-out

IRELAND, IRELAND TOGETHER STANDING TALL, (IRISH ANTHEM) as theyu prepare for World Cup Qualification

Men’s FIH World Cup qualifiers – Ireland 3 (J McKee 2, J Duncan) Austria 3 (N Wellan, F Unterkircher, O Binder), Austria win shoot-out 4-3  Ireland’s men to another frustrating shoot-out defeat to end their World Cup qualifying tournament in fourth place, falling to Austria 4-3 in a shoot-out after normal time ended 3-3.  Ireland’s hopes […]

Green Army march on to 2022 World Cup with win over Wales

WSP2110245990 - Green Army march on to 2022 World Cup with win over Wales - Anna O’Flanagan’s poacher’s double propelled the Irish women to a second successive World Cup appearance, crucially firing home the winner with 11 minutes to go against Wales in Pisa. 

Women’s FIH World Cup qualifiers – Ireland 2 (A O’Flanagan 2) Wales 1 (I Howell)  Anna O’Flanagan’s poacher’s double propelled the Irish women to a second successive World Cup appearance, crucially firing home the winner with 11 minutes to go against Wales in Pisa.  It saw Ireland grind out the win – and the place at […]