7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup, Changzhou: Schedule and Results

Indian Junior Women's Hockey Team during Junior World Cup 2013

7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup Venue: Changzhou, China Date: 5-13 September 2015 Participating Teams: Pool A: China; India; Malaysia; Singapore; DPR Korea Pool B: Korea Rep; Japan; Thailand; Chinese-Taipei Detailed Schedule and results of 7th Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2015: Author: “The Hockey Fan”; Last updated on September 13, 2015 20:29 .

HIL Auction on 17th Sept: No team from South India, 135 Indians and 142 Foriegners in Fray

Ranchi Rays: Champions of Hero Hockey India League 2015

Hockey India League (HIL) is conducting a fresh auction of players for the upcoming season of the League on September 17 at New Delhi. The six franchisee will bid for players from India, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA, England, South Africa, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Scotland, Malaysia, Japan and Korea to complete their teams. This is going to be 4th season of HIL, but still there are no teams from South India, either of Chennai or Bangalore should have had a franchise in the league by now. In the interest of the game and for increasing its reach, hockey hotbeds like Karnataka and … Continue reading →

Netherlands, Korea and Australia (Top 3 in FINTRO #HWL2015) on #RoadtoRio

The Netherlands women hockey team acknowledge support and celebrate the title at the FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 in Antwerp (Photo: FIH)

FINTRO Best Player Lidewij Welten sets up late winner for Ellen Hoog in The Netherlands’ victory over Korea New Zealand defeat to Australia gifts Rio 2016 Olympic Games ticket to Argentina India women take fifth to keep their Olympic qualification hopes alive The Netherlands women won the FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 by defeating the Asian Champions Korea by 2-1 in the final at Dragons Hockey Club in Antwerp. In third place match, Australia defeated their trans-Tasmanian rivals New Zealand by 4-2 to qualify for Rio Olympics 2016. FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Finals – Women Final Standings 1. Netherlands; … Continue reading →

#HWL2015 (W): India beat Japan to Keep themselves on #RoadtoRio

Rani Rampal of India had a great out in FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 in Antwerp (Credits: Grant Treeby)

Riding on Rani’s goal and Savita’s goalkeeping India registered a narrow yet important win over higher ranked team Japan to claim the 5th position in the FINTRO World Hockey League Semi-Final 2015 (Women). Thanks to Rani Rampal’s superb goal in the 13th minute and inform Goalie Savita Punia helped them not only register the win but even keep themselves in contention for the RIO Olympics 2016. After the winners of continental cups namely, European, Oceania and Pan-American are known, it could be confirmed if India will qualify for Olympics or not. Going by the records and expected winners of continental … Continue reading →

#HWL2015 (W): Netherlands vs Korea in Final, India play Japan for 5th Place

Indian vice-captain Deepika and Goalie Savita Punia in action during FINTRO Hockey World League Semi Final 2015 against Belgium (Credits: Frank Uijlenbroek)

Netherlands confirm ticket to Rio 2016 Olympic Games with a guaranteed top two finish Defeated Australia assured of Olympic berth regardless of 3-4 play-off meeting with New Zealand The Netherlands and Korea reached the women’s competition final of the FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Finals in Antwerp after winning semi-final against Australia and New Zealand respectively. Goals from Carlien van den Heuvel, Maartje Paumen, Ginela Zerbo, Lidewij Welten and Willemijn Bos helped the Netherlands defeat Australia to book their place in the final. They are now certain to finish in the top two, guaranteeing Netherlands one of the three available tickets … Continue reading →

#HWL2015: Netherlands score 7 past Indian eves, set up semi with Hockeyroos, Korea vs New Zealand in 2nd Semi

Indian vice-captain Deepika and Goalie Savita Punia in action during FINTRO Hockey World League Semi Final 2015 against Belgium (Credits: Frank Uijlenbroek)

Hockeyroos, Black Sticks, Oranje and Korea reach women’s competition semi-finals Line-up for end-of-year women’s showpiece Hockey World League Final is revealed Antwerp’s ‘Final Four’ set to do battle for three guaranteed places at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands and Korea sealed their places in the final four on a baking hot, drama-filled women’s quarter-final day at the FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 in Antwerp. They overcame the respective challenges of Italy by 2-0, Japan by 5-1, India by 7-0 and host nation Belgium by 3-0 in shoot-out after 2-2 draw in full-time. The four winners … Continue reading →