Australian Field Hockey News

Peers all compliments for new record games holder

After becoming the most capped Kookaburras player of all time, a number of Eddie Ockenden’s former national teammates have toasted the 32 year on his latest achievement. Ockenden eclipsed Australian hockey legend Jamie Dwyer’s 365 game record after playing in the Kookaburras’ 5-1 demolition of Argentina in Perth on Saturday night. The North-West Graduates Hockey …

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“We don’t know what the Olympics looks like moving forward.” Blake Govers

  Pic : Getty images The coronavirus pandemic prompted Australia to withdraw its athletes from the 2020 Olympics on Monday. With its athletes unable to train or prepare properly due to social distancing and a clampdown on travel, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) said it could no longer assemble a team for the July 24-Aug. …

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Hockey Australia – coronavirus update 12 March 2020

Following Hockey Australia’s published decision on Saturday 7 March 2020 to suspend international travel for all Hockey Australia national teams including FIH Pro League, Country, Masters and Junior touring teams – Hockey Australia would like to provide the following information to our wider hockey community. Hockey Australia is monitoring daily the current situation in relation …

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Trip of a lifetime for ‘Aspire to be Deadly’ group

The recent Pro League weekend in Perth was memorable for a host of reasons but for seven Indigenous girls from Far North Queensland, it was an experience almost beyond words. As part of Hockey Australia’s first dedicated Indigenous weekend, students from Cairns Hockey’s Aspire to be Deadly program were given the opportunity to be a …

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Hockey Australia COVID-19 Statement | Hockey AustraliaHockey Australia

Following the ongoing developments and latest government announcements regarding COVID-19, Hockey Australia (HA) wishes to provide the following update. As with many other organisations, Hockey Australia takes guidance from Government Agencies in relation to actions and decisions concerning COVID-19. HA continues to monitor the coronavirus situation daily and receive regular updates from AIS and AOC …

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Hockey Australia and Fortescue extend sponsorship agreement

Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) has announced an extension of its long-term sponsorship of Australia’s national men’s and women’s hockey teams, bringing the duration of the Company’s commitment to the sport to a decade. Announced during the Indigenous round of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Pro League this month, the new agreement will see Fortescue remain …

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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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Jamie Dwyer

Who is the Wizard of Field Hockey, Jamie Dwyer?

Jamie Dwyer is one of the most talented field hockey players who has been in the industry for decades. He has won many awards and has played for several teams, utilizing his full potential in every team. His passion for hockey started at a young age and although he was also interested in playing cricket, …

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