USA Women Beat Uruguay in their 2nd Match of Hockey World League 2 Rio

Team USA secures 3-0 win on second day of competition at World League Round 2

RIO DE JANERIO, BRAZIL – March 6, 2013 – The U.S. Women’s Field Hockey Team overcame hot and humid conditions again today to post their second shutout win at the FIH World League Round 2 tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Team USA scored once in the first half and twice in the second to secure a 3-0 victory against Uruguay.

USA Field Hockey LogoIt was really important that we got a result today,” said head coach Craig Parnham. “Uruguay has had some good results in recent months and as you could see from today’s performance, they are organized in their defensive structures, have a pretty solid group and play well together. It is pleasing for us to have played two matches and won two matches. There is still some work for us to do but I am thrilled that the players have given it 100% in these difficult conditions and they are doing a great job.” Continue reading →

Canadian Women’s National Field Hockey Team undefeated in FIH World League Round 1

Team Canada to take on Uruguay for top spot tomorrow

OTTAWA – The Women’s National Team remains undefeated after four matches at the FIH World League Round 1 in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago.  With only one match to go, Canada has secured a top two finish and qualified for the FIH World League Round 2 in 2013.  This is Canada’s first step toward qualification for the 2014 World Cup.

Field Hockey Canada Women's National Team

Field Hockey Canada Women’s National Team

Canada has had an incredible performance so far, posting four shutouts and scoring 37 goals.  Tomorrow, the women will face their most formidable opponent – Uruguay.  The two undefeated teams will compete for top spot in the final tournament standings at 10:30am local time.  Follow @World_League1 on Twitter for live results. Continue reading →

Canadian Women’s National Team to compete in FIH World Hockey League

OTTAWA – In less than a month, the Women’s National Team will represent Canada at the 2012 FIH World League Round 1 in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago.  From November 11th to 17th our women will compete against Barbados, Uruguay, Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana and Venezuela.  This is Canada’s first step toward qualification for the 2014 World Cup.

Field Hockey Canada LogoField Hockey Canada is pleased to announce the eighteen athletes selected to Team Canada.  There has been a lot of change for the Women’s National Program over the past year.  With five recent retirements, this competition will give several new faces the opportunity to step onto the international stage.  The squad will be anchored by veterans Thea Culley, Kate Gillis and Abigail Raye. Continue reading →