Luciana Aymar signed shirt up for auction as fundraiser for Jr Black Sticks

Signed and framed Luciana Aymar singlet for Auction

Luciana Aymar signed a shirt and gifted it to the Hockey Foundation as a fundraiser for the Junior Black Sticks and it is available to purchase here on our online auction. Playing for Argentina, four times Olympic medallist, Luciana Aymar is the only player to have been awarded Player of the Year by the International Hockey Federation seven times. Compared to footballer Diego Maradona for her magical dribbling skills, she is an absolute sensation in Argentina and idolised by hockey players the world over. It has been professionally framed and is an absolute prized possession for any hockey fan! Click … Continue reading →

The Hockey Foundation raise more than $50k for the Junior Black Sticks at Gala Dinner

Hockey Foundation Chairman Jon Tanner (Credits: Sue Shepherd)

The Hockey Foundation has raised more than $50,000 for the Junior Black Sticks Men and Women ahead of the 2013 Junior World Cup at a glitzy gala dinner in Auckland. Over 300 people attended the Craigs Investment Partners Junior Black Sticks Gala Dinner held at the Langham Hotel two weeks ago, and with 34 auction items up for grabs throughout the evening there was incredible support from the hockey community and business leaders. The generous spirit of the hockey community and the entertainment throughout made it a very special evening. Junior Black Stick Jared Panchia attended and said it was … Continue reading →

Junior Black Sticks Women aiming high at Junior World Cup

Junior Black Sticks Hockey New Zealand Logo

The Junior Black Sticks Women can’t wait to put four years of hard training into practice at the 2013 Junior World Cup which starts from 27th July at Warsteiner Hockey Park in Mönchengladbach (Germany). Head coach Chris Leslie said the players have been training well in their regions and are excited about getting the tournament underway. “I am confident athletes are on track – all the indicators are good – but we won’t know until we are together as a team, get over there and start playing and scouting the other sides. We are aiming for a semi-final spot, but … Continue reading →

Indian Jr Women Team departs for Ergo Hockey Junior World Cup 2013

Indian Junior Women team for Ergo Hockey Junior World Cup 2013 (Women)

15 July 2013: Indian Junior Women Hockey Team today departed for Germany to participate in the Ergo Hockey Junior World Cup 2013 (Women) which will be played at the Warsteiner Hockey Park in Mönchengladbach, Germany from 27th July to 4th August 2013. India, who are placed in Pool-C with New Zealand, Australia and Russia, will open their campaign against Australia on 27 July at 6:00PM IST, followed by their next pool match against New Zealand on 28 July at 6:30 PM IST. India will play their last pool match against Russia on 30 July at 12:30PM (Full Schedule here). Author: “The … Continue reading →

USA Field Hockey team for Hockey Junior World Cup 2013 (Women’s)

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U.S. U-21 head coach Steve Jennings names Junior World Cup roster June 28, 2013 – U.S. Under-21 head coach Steve Jennings has announced the squad that will represent Team USA at the Ergo Hockey Junior World Cup in Mönchengladbach, Germany, July 27-August 4.  Held every four years, the Junior World Cup represents the top international event for elite field hockey athletes under the age of 21. The selection process for the Hockey Junior World Cup team spanned over four events, including the Women’s National Championship, U-21 Women’s National Championship, Futures Elite Championship and National Futures Championship. From the four events, 34-players … Continue reading →