Lenise Marais counts the support of the senior players and a gaining confidence among the new players as positives ahead of leading SA Women’s Hockey into battle against Pool A leaders Australia (Supersport6 16h30 SA time)
South Africa maintained a clean sheet on Tuesday with nil-all draw against Scotland in their third pool-stage fixture, to qualify for a quarter-final clash against Australia in the Champions Challenge tournament in Dublin
Investec South Africa women’s hockey assistant coach Fabian Gregory takes Champions Challenge losses in his stride, with change the name of the game as his team enters a new Olympic cycle
USA stole the honours in an action-packed second test for Investec SA in Dublin on Sunday evening, as the North Americans turn a 2-1 half-time deficit into a 4-2 win
SA Hockey is focusing on explosive game and elimination skills ahead of the Champions Challenge in Dublin, with Pool B competitors Ireland, the USA and Scotland first up as the round-robin phase of the tournament gets underway on Saturday
Training matches against India, Australia and Scotland await new-look South Africa women’s hockey team ahead of 8-nations Champions Challenge in Ireland
A new-look Investec South Africa women’s hockey team will head to Dublin, Ireland for the Champions Challenge, an opportunity for new caps Lillian du Plessis, Quanita Bobbs, Izelle Lategan and Tanya Britz, to gain international exposure ahead of their appearance for the SA U21s, at the Junior World Cup Africa Qualifier Tournament in Randburg in mid-October.
Tsoanelo Pholo is passionate about hockey. She loves playing the game, and she is equally passionate about sharing her skills and developing new talent. She is a proud South African, and fantastic role model. She spoke to gsport after being named Attacker of the Tournament at the recent Hockey IPT.
Coach Bonnet takes on London 2012 lessons and four IPT stars en route to building the Investec South Africa women’s hockey team for 2014 Hockey World Cup in Holland, with a first stop at the 2012 Champions Challenge in Dublin, Ireland starting September
The gsport4girls initiative celebrated its sixth birthday in Joburg on Monday, and the messages of support and encouragement was literally overwhelming as telephone calls, sms, facebook and twitter dedications flooded in throughout the day between stunning coverage on 2OCeansVibe online streaming radio and Joburg’s No.1 Hit Music Station, 94.7 Highveld Stereo.