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2019 FIH Men’s Player of the Year: Manpreet Singh

2019 FIH Men’s Player of the Year: Manpreet Singh

In February 2020, 27-year-old midfielder, Manpreet Singh won the FIH men’s 2019 field hockey player of the year. Singh polled 32.5 of the combined vote, beating competition from Belgium’s Arthur van Dorren and Lucas Villa of Argentina, who came second and third respectively. Manpreet proudly, became the first player from India to win the award …

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Eva De Goede FIH Player of the year

2019 FIH Women’s Player of the Year: Eva de Goede

On February 14th 2019, Valentine’s day, Eva de Goede was announced as FIH women’s field hockey player of the year. In winning the heartfelt award, the Dutch Captain won the award ahead of Argentina’s Carla Rebecchi and Janne Muller-Wieland of Germany, who finished second and third respectively.  This great achievement means the midfield maestro won …

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Best Men's Field Hockey Goalkeeper in the World

The World’s Best Men’s Field Hockey Goalkeeper

World Champion and European Champion, Belgium’s Vincent Vanasch was named world FIH goalkeeper of 2019 for an unprecedented 3 rd time running. The 33 year old took the award ahead of Australia’s Tyler Lovell and Victor Aly of Germany, who finished second and third respectively. Vanasch’s rise in the game has corresponded with the national …

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Grays best Graphene Field Hockey Sticks 2021

Grays is one of the oldest and finest manufacturer’s in the sport of field hockey. The company was founded in Great Britain in the nineteenth century. H. J. Gray and Sons was founded in Cambridge by Henry John Gray, who started manufacturing wooden rackets for Cambridge students. King George V1 and King Edward V 11 …

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Promise of Profit Lands India Field Hockey 2023 World Cup

India’s promise to generate more than two and half times the profit of the closest rival bid guaranteed they got the 2023 World Cup. Australia, Spain and Germany are thought to have pulled out of the running on announcement of India’s bid. India promised the International Federation of Hockey (FIH) 3.5 million Swiss France while …

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Who is Great Britain’s Field Hockey star?

Who is Great Britain’s Field Hockey star?

27 years old,  Alan Forsyth, is the rising star of Great Britain. The Scotsman has scored 102 goals from 179 appearances so far. Alan Forsyth, who also plays for Surbiton and Great Britain, won the prestigious UK hockey player of the year award for 2018, following the annual poll by the Hockey Writers’ Club. Forsyth …

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Australian Field Hockey Star

Who is the star of the men’s, Field Hockey Australian team?

Eddie Ockenden is the current star of the men’s field hockey team.  With an amazing 358 caps he has 158 caps more than the next experienced player, Matthew Swann. He has scored 78 goals from his midfield position. The great Australian player Jamie Dwyer was so impressed by Ockenden he said in 2015: “I think …

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Australia Indoor Hockey festival

Wollongong to host Australian Indoor Hockey Festival

The biggest indoor tournament on the Hockey Australia calendar year is about to start. Australian Indoor Hockey Festival 2020 4-26 January 2020 Illawarra Hockey Centre, Wollongong NSW Open Men’s Competition (4-7 January 2020) Teams – ACT, NSW, NSW B, QLD, VIC, WA Click here for fixtures, results and standings Open Women’s Competition (4-7 January 2020) …

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Indian Women’s Field Hockey Success Explained

Indian Women’s Field Hockey Success Explained

The Indian women’s field hockey team had a year to remember after winning a dramatic play off against Team USA to book the final ticket to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. According to the girls the coaching team had improved fitness, stamina and strength. The women earned their Tokyo spot in dramatic fashion, led by …

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