Lisa Deetlefs

Tests Continue in SPAR Cup

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 […]

Three Tests in Olympic Hopes

South Africa’s Henna du Buisson on her way to putting South Africa into the lead in the first of three tests played against Canada in January, 2007, which South Africa won 3-0. Picture: Jackie Wiese. The SPAR women’s hockey team are attending a training camp at the High Performance Centre at Pretoria University this week, […]

SA Line Canada Up in Olympic Quest

South Africa’s Lesle-Ann George launches an attack against the USA during the Argentina 4 Nations Cup in Mendoza, Argentina, during January. South Africa narrowly lost the match 0-1. Picture: Matias Noe Correa Arce (MNCA Photographe) There are less than six months before the start of the Olympic Games in Beijing in August, and the SPAR […]

SA Battle to Clean Sheets Result

The SPAR South African senior national hockey team produced an uninspired display as they were held to a goalless draw by Ireland in the fourth women’s hockey Test, at Hartleyvale on Saturday.

Australia take Unconvincing Lead

The South African U21 side played a much improved match against the visiting Australian U21 side on Thursday, but failed to convert their advantage, and suffered a second marginal 0-1 defeat in the four-match series, being played at the Stellenbosch Astro Complex. Picture courtesy Anton Jordaan Australia U21 won the second test against SA U21 […]

Narrow Loss Boosts U21 Preparations

In their first of four matches, the South African U21 national hockey team narrowly lost to their Australian counterparts at the Steinhoff International Stellenbosch Astro Complex, on Wednesday. Picture courtesy Anton Jordaan The South African U21 women’s hockey team started their preparation for the next U21 World Cup (to be held in 2009) in Stellenbosch […]

WP Hauls out Big Guns

    Top seeds Southern Gauteng and defending champions Western Province have booked their places in the final of the championship division at the SPAR Hockey IPT at the Hartleyvale Astro in Cape Town on Thursday.  

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