Final 2-all test draw vs Belgium in Cape Town on Monday evening means series wins for the Investec SA women’s hockey team against world-class opposition in the Netherlands and Belgium, alongside a drawn 3-test series against Australia
Investec SA take on Belgium in the 2014 Hartleyvale Summer Series’ final fixture at 7pm this evening, looking to consolidate on a hard-won 2-1 advantage in the five tests against the world no. 12 European team in Cape Town
Double Olympian Kathleen Taylor was the host team’s heroine in her 200th Test, as a tired Investec SA earned a 2-all draw against Belgium in Cape Town on Wednesday
Although the series is lost, the Investec South Africa women’s hockey team will hope to close out the four-match series against Belgium on a high in the final match at Hartleyvale Hockey Stadium at 3pm today.
Belgium completed a series whitewash against Investec SA with a hard-fought 3-2 win at the Hartleyvale Hockey Complex in Cape Town on Saturday, as the hosts look forward to the return of stars Pietie Coetzee and Marsha Marescia for the upcoming World League round two competition on Monday
SA score first but lose 3rd Investec international test against Belgium in Cape Town on Thursday, final chance for team to register a win at 3pm in Cape Town on Saturday
Coach Bonnet’s promised improved performance by the SA women’s hockey team saw the hosts dominate territory and possession against fellow London 2012 Olympians Belgium, but the European visitors emerged 2-0 victors in Cape Town on Monday evening.
Belgium has taken the lead in the four-match Test series against the Investec South Africa women’s hockey team after a 2-1 win in the opening match in Vygieskraal. The next match is on Wednesday, 16 January at 5:30pm.
Coach Bonnet promises an improvement in second test against Belgium after handling errors compromise SA women’s hockey team’s performance in their 1-2 loss in the 4-test series opener on Monday
The first step of the next four-year cycle ending at the 2016 Olympics in Rio begins for the Investec SA women’s hockey team in a four-test series against fellow London 2012 Olympians in Cape Town this evening, and coach Giles Bonnet is keen on achieving the many incremental milestones necessary to achieve the big goal by narrowing the gap between SA and hockey’s world leaders