Four Australian co-captains lead players signing up for Hockey India League

NEW DELHI, October 16: Several Australian hockey stars have joined their captain Jamie Dwyer in making themselves available for the prestigious Hockey India League. As many as four Australian co-captains Mark Knowles, Fergus Kavanagh, Liam de Young and Edward Ockenden will be part of the Hockey India League Players Auction to be held next month.

Hockey India Secretary-General and Hockey India League Chairman Dr Narinder Batra said the presence of a number of Australian stars would add to the quality of the league. It is our pleasure to unveil a star-studded list of Australian players who have signed contracts to be available for the Hockey India League Players Auction, he said. Continue reading →

Kookaburras Name Kiel Brown and Andrew Charter(GK) as Olympic Reserves

Hockey Australia would like to congratulate Kookaburras defender Kiel Brown and goal keeper Andrew Charter, who have been named as the 17th and 18th player that will travel to London, as reserves for the Olympics.

These athletes are not members of the 2012 Australian Olympic team, unless they replace an injured or ill player in the 16 man team already selected.

Team management also plans to name a further two athletes (19 and 20) to take to London, to provide additional cover for the touring party.

These athletes will be identified on Saturday July 14, following the last practice match before the Kookburras leave for London on July 18. Continue reading →