South Africa’s men and women hockey teams’ dismal showing at the Beijing Olympics was mainly due to a lack of international exposure according to South African Hockey Association (Saha) president Dave Carr.
One year after qualifying for the Olympic Games, the SPAR national women’s hockey team are about to demonstrate how far they have come since their last Olympic appearance. Their coach, Jenny King, wants a top 10 finish in Beijing to enable to qualify for the Champions League.
The SPAR SA Women’s Hockey team walked away with the bronze medal after beating the host country Ireland, 2 – 1 in the 3rd and 4th playoff match at the Setanta 4 Nations Women’s Hockey Tournament, in Dublin, Ireland on Monday.
The triumphant South African Women’s Hockey team after winning the SPAR Cup Tri-nations hockey tournament at the Randburg Hockey Stadium on Saturday. Picture: Reg Caldecott SPAR South Africa and Canada played out to a tame 1-1 draw in the final match of the SPAR Cup Tri-Nations series played at the Randburg Hockey Stadium on Saturday, […]
Dirkie Chamberlain of South Africa and Svetlana Nikonova of Russia compete for the ball in the second meeting between the teams in the SPAR Cup Tri-Nations Tournament being played at the Randburg Hockey Stadium in Johannesburg. SA won 5-1. Picture: Reg Caldecott SPAR South African hockey coach Jenny King was a frustrated and disappointed woman […]
Tarryn Bright of South Africa slides to prevent the ball from going over the sideline against Canada in their first test match in the SPAR Cup Tri-Nations Hockey Tournament being held at the Randburg Hockey Stadium in Johannesburg. Kim Buker of Canada defending. SA vs 1-0. Tarryn Bright struck home a last-minute goal to save […]
Cindy Brown scored a hat-trick against Russia on Monday 24 February, 2008, in the SPAR Women’s team’s first match of the SPAR Cup Tri-Nations in Randburg, also involving Canada. Picture: Reg Caldecott Canada bounced back from a series loss to SPAR South Africa on Sunday, to defeat Russia 1-0 in a tightly-contested clash on the […]
Kate Hector of South Africa and Svetlana Grigorieva of Russia fight it out in the first game of the SPAR Cup Tri-Nations Women’s Hockey Tournament, played at the Randburg Hockey Stadium on Monday. SA won the opener 6-0. Picture: Reg Caldecott The South African women’s hockey team annihilated Russia 6-0 in the opening match of […]
Kathleen Taylor, pictured on the attack against Canada in Pretoria on Sunday, opened scoring for SA in the 14th minute, to begin the home side’s convincing 4-1 win in the final test, to take the series 2-0. Picture: Reg Caldecott South Africa played to a convincing 4-1 win over Canada at the Tshwane University of […]
SPAR South Africa captain Marsha Marescia on the attack during the three test series against Canada in Pretoria, completed on Sunday, which SA won 2-1. Picture: Reg Caldecott South Africa’s hockey team kick off their internationally-sanctioned SPAR CUP tournament against Russia in Randburg this afternoon, in a six-test tournament also including Canada, following the home […]