Black Stick Stalwart Blair Hopping Bids Adieu to International Hockey

After 13 years of international hockey Black Stick Blair Hopping has announced his retirement.

Black Sticks LogoThe 32 year old said although he will miss test hockey and the opportunities it brings, he is looking forward to spending less time on the turf and more time with his young family.

“Although I still love playing test matches, I have been struggling to motivate myself at trainings and for me that was a sign it was time to retire,” says Hopping. Continue reading →