Hawke’s Bay Cup: India hold Australia for draw, Face hosts New Zealand in QFs

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Australia and India had plenty to play for in the final pool match of the Hawke’s Bay Cup Women’s Hockey tournament in Hastings, but after 60 minutes of intense action it was Australia that came away the more disappointed team after the match ended in a scoreless draw. The first half was evenly fought with both teams having sustained periods on attack. The best chance for India came in the second quarter when they were awarded a penalty stroke but couldn’t convert it into a goal. The second half belonged to Australia but try as they might they were unable … Continue reading →

Hawke’s Bay Cup: USA beat India 4-2, Hockeyroos held for yet another draw

Deep Grace Ekka and Deepika led gallant efforts of Indian defence against USA in Hawke's Bay Cup

After giving a tough fight, Indian women’s hockey team went down to USA by 2-4 in the second match at the Hawke’s Bay Cup being played at Hastings Sports Park, New Zealand today. While Australia were held yet another draw in the tournament in Pool A. New Zealand and Korea won their respective matches in Pool B. Today’s results: Match 5:  USA 4 (Jill Witmer 19, Kathleen Sharkey 42,43 Julia Reinprecht 47) beat  India 2 (Anuradha Thokchom 6,44) Match 6: Australia 2 (Madonna Blyth 4, Jodie Kenny 30) draw  China 2 (Yang Peng,26, Xiayun Xi 35 ) Match 7: Korea … Continue reading →

Women’s Hockey Hawke’s Bay Cup: China beat India 2-1 in Opener

Indian women hockey team at IGI Airport New Delhi before departing for Hawke’s Bay

On the opening day of The Hawke’s Bay Cup (Women’s Hockey), the Hosts Black Sticks came from 0-2 down to draw 2-2 against Japan, while India were defeated by China (2-1) in the tournament opener. USA held Australia for 1-1 draw as Argentina beat Korea by 2-0. RESULTS of The Hawke’s Bay Cup (Women’s Hockey) Day 1: Game four: Black Sticks vs Japan: 2-2 Draw Japanese goal scorers: Shihori Oikawa, Hazuki Nagai New Zealand goal scorers: Rachel McCann, Pippa Hayward Game three: Argentina vs Korea: 2-0 (Argentina win) Argentina goal scorer: Martina Cavallero x2 Game two: Australia vs USA: 1-1 … Continue reading →

The Hawke’s Bay Cup (Women’s Hockey): Schedule, Live Stream and Results

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The Hawke’s Bay Cup (Women’s Hockey) 11-19th April 2015 Hastings Sports Park, Napier (New Zealand) Participating teams: Pool A: Australia, China, India, USA Pool B: Argentina, Japan, Korea, New Zealand Live Stream of The Hawke’s Bay Cup (Women’s Hockey) Here: Detailed Schedule and Results of The Hawke’s Bay Cup (Women’s Hockey) here: Author: “The Hockey Fan”; Last updated on April 19, 2015 16:27 . … Continue reading →

Indian Women Looking for exciting opening match against China in Hawke’s Bay Cup

Indian women hockey team for Hawke’s Bay Cup

Post the glorious victory in Hero Hockey World League Round 2, the Indian Women Hockey Team is all confident and geared up for the upcoming Hawke’s Bay Cup 2015 in New Zealand. The team is well prepared to put forward a tough game and register a victory in their first clash against China on the opening day of the tournament. Australia will take on USA, Argentina will face Korea and the hosts will go head on against Japan in the other opening day matches. Live Stream of The Hawke’s Bay Cup (Women’s Hockey) Here Indian women had last met China … Continue reading →

Latest World Rankings released by FIH: India Steady at 9th (M) and 13th (W)

FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking

Australia men & Netherlands women hold firm at the top of the rankings Belgium men leap-frog England into 4th while USA women move up to 5th Lausanne – 26th March 2015: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has released the latest FIH World Rankings as of March 2015. These include points awarded following the completion of the Hockey World League Round 2 events. In the FIH Men’s World Rankings, 2014 World Champions Australia (1), World Cup Silver medallists the Netherlands (2) and 2012 Olympic Champions Germany (3) continue to hold the top three positions, with Tom Boon’s Belgium moving into fourth … Continue reading →