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Hockey Test matches for Western Cape

The SA men’s and women’s hockey teams take on international opposition from February 20 to March 5 in the Private Property Summer Series in the Western Cape. The SA women face India, Scotland and Germany, while the SA men tackle Germany. The 10 matches, from Saturday, February 20 to Saturday, March 5, have all been …

SA hockey teams maintain 100% Africa record

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Jonathan Cook at Randburg Astro South Africa beat a game Kenya 12-0 after leading 7-0 at half-time Thursday in women’s Pool A of the Greenfields Africa Hockey Championships and in the late game the SA men put 11 goals past a gutsy Namibia without reply after leading 5-0 at the changeover. The SA men will …

SA hockey teams victorious once again

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JONATHAN COOK at Randburg Astro   The South Africa men’s and women’s teams continued their winning ways with back-to-back victories in the Greenfields Africa Hockey Championships at Randburg Hockey Stadium Tuesday. In the earlier game the SA women beat Zimbabwe 6-0 while the SA men beat Ghana 4-0. The SA/Ghana clash had huge implications as …

SA teams and Egypt make a statement

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JONATHAN COOK at Randburg Astro The weekend action in the Greenfields Africa Hockey Championships on the Randburg Hockey Stadium turf gave a good indication of who can be considered serious contenders to win this Rio Olympic Games Qualifier event. The defending champion South Africa hockey men’s and women’s hockey teams laid down their marker on …

Landslide wins for SA national hockey teams

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The South Africa men’s and women’s hockey teams produced cohesive performances on day two of the Greenfields Africa Hockey Championships at Randburg Hockey Stadium Saturday. In the late game, the SA men beat Botswana 30-0 after leading 14-0 at half-time while the SA women beat Nigeria 15-0 after leading 7-0 at half-time. The SA men’s …

SA hockey men edge Egypt in 5-goal thriller

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Jonothan at Hartleyvale In an action-packed Test match that oozed class and huge endeavour, the SA men’s hockey team outlasted arch-continental rivals Egypt 3-2 at Hartleyvale in Cape Town Sunday to go top of Pool A in the Greenfields FIH World League Round 2 tournament. SA earned two log points on Saturday against China, one …

SA hockey women put six past Chile

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SA hockey women put six past Chile JONATHAN COOK at Hartleyvale Three goals inside six minutes in  the second chukka and three goals inside six minutes in the third chukka earned the Investec South Africa women’s hockey team a 6-0 win over Chile in the third Test at Hartleyvale in Cape Town Monday. The victory …

Schools hockey bonanza hits Cape Town

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JONATHAN COOK at Hartleyvale The 12th annual Cape Town Under-18 International Schools and Clubs Hockey Festival has long been a fixture on the South African hockey calendar and this year the event promises to be bigger and better than ever. This TEAM Sports Travel festival will hold its opening ceremony  on Tuesday, 22nd July at …

SA MEN AND WOMEN LOOKING TO START WELL

CSA announced Proteas women’s team expanded

JONATHAN COOK in London Both the Investec South Africa women’s hockey team and the SA men’s national side will be looking to build on their successful end to the World Cup when they take on Scotland and Ireland at 12 noon (SA time) and 6.15pm SA time respectively in the first round of the Investec …