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Canada to host Team India

Canada to Host Team India at Tamanawis Field

April 24, 2009 
 
Field Hockey Canada and the Indian Hockey Confederation are happy to announce a 5-match Test Series featuring the Canadian National Women’s field hockey team versus Team India. The Series will take place in late May 2009 at Tamanawis Field in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. 

“We’re looking forward to playing against a very formidable opponent,” says Canadian head coach Louis Mendonca…

FHBC announces rosters for U16 Women

FHBC announces rosters for U16 Women

April 30 , 2009

Field Hockey BC has announced its rosters for Team BC U16 Blue and Team BC U16 White who will be competing at the 2009 U16 National Championships in Mississauga, Ontario.

The teams will train throughout June and July leading to their participation in the BC U18 Invitational Tournament from July 16 – 19 in Vancouver, as well as the U16 Nationals which run July 30 – August 3.

 

Team BC U16 Blue

                

Team BC U16 White

                             

 
 
 

 Natasha Ford

 
 Meghan Hurst

 Kyla Pronk

 
 Dannika Rogowsky

 Zoe Berkey
 
 Annie Walters-Shumka

 Rachel Donohoe

 
 Andrea Donaldson

 Annabelle Hamilton

 
 Rosie Beale

 Sara McManus

 
 Katrina Davis

 Bridget McGillivray

 
 Alanna MacDonald

 Jaymie Tucker

 
 Kathlean Leahy

 Maddie Secco

 
 Andrea Jones

 Sarah Keglowitsch

 
 Jonel Boileau

 Emma Plasteras

 
 Emma Mackie

 Sarah Main

 
 Michelle Graham

 Shannon Herold

 
 Ashley Donaldson

 Lauren Annable

 
 Lindsay Bjornson

 Alexandra McCawley

 
 Taryn Mark

 

 Holly Stewart

 
 Marin Davidson

 

 

New FIH Rules of Hockey - Free Hit

New FIH Rules of Hockey – Free Hit

February 26, 2009

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has released the revised free hit rules because of the great interest in them.

The next Rules of Hockey will take affect from 1 May 2009 and the full set of rules will be published as soon as possible.
Field Hockey Canada encourages our member clubs, teams, and officials to begin experimenting with the new rules before they come into effect.

Please visit the FIH website to view the new free hit rules…

Canada upsets Argentina to advance to final

Canada upsets Argentina to advance to Pan Am Cup final

March 14, 2009

The Canadian men’s field hockey team upset top-ranked Argentina 4-3 in overtime Saturday afternoon in the semi-finals of the Pan American Cup in Santiago, Chile. Canada faces the United States on Sunday afternoon with the winner qualifying for the 2010 World Cup of Hockey.

Connor Grimes of Duncan, British Columbia scored the game winner 10 minutes into extra time.

Argentina led 3-2 with less than three minutes remaining in regulation when Surrey, British Columbia’s Gabbar Singh scored on a penalty corner to send the game to overtime…

Canada rallies against Chile for draw

Canada rallies against Chile for draw

March 9, 2009

Team Canada rallied from a deficit twice to draw the host Chileans 3-3 Sunday afternoon at the Men’s Pan American Cup in Santiago. Connor Grimes, Wayne Fernandes, and Rob Short scored the Canadian goals.
Chile got off to a quick start in the match featuring the two favourites from Pool B. Esteban Krainz and Gabriel Thiermann each scored within the first four minutes of the match on Canadian goalkeeper David Carter to take an early lead…

Tupper leads Canada past Mexico

Tupper leads Canada past Mexico

March 10, 2009

Scott Tupper scored a hat trick to lead the Canadian men’s field hockey team past Team Mexico 7-3 Tuesday afternoon in their final round robin game of the 2009 Pan American Cup in Santiago, Chile. It was the Vancouver native’s second three goal performance of the tournament after accomplishing the feat last Saturday afternoon against Brazil.
The Canadian men finish in second place in Pool B with two wins and a draw. Chile finishes ahead of Canada on goal differential after a 9-0 victory over Brazil later in the day…

Field Hockey Alberta is hiring

Field Hockey Alberta is hiring

March 12, 2009

Field Hockey Alberta is seeking an individual for a full-time, permanent position completely responsible for HP field hockey in Alberta, field hockey coaching/administration experience is essential.

For more information please visit the Field Hockey Albera Website job details or contact Liz Allen
 

 

 

 

Canada Champions of the Americas!

Canada once again Champions of the Americas!

March 19, 2009

With 5 rookies, an untested goalkeeper and new coaching staff since the Beijing Games in August 2008, the Canadian Men’s field hockey team once again displayed its character traits: heart, determination and intelligence as it was crowned Champions of the Americas and the first team to qualify for the World Cup finals to be held in New Dehli, India in March 2010.

With a short preparation window and no funding or sponsorship, the staff: lead by former top international Alan Brahmst, assistant coach and former captain Peter Milkovich and manager and former international goalkeeper Hari Kant designed a 100 day plan that included a self funded 12 day training camp at the United States Olympic training centre in San Diego and a series of mini – camps in Vancouver and Victoria…

Canada defeats USA, qualifies for World Cup

Canada defeats USA, qualifies for World Cup

March 15, 2009

The Canadian men’s field hockey team defeated the United States 2-1 in overtime Sunday afternoon to win the 2009 Pan American Cup in Santiago, Chile. The victory qualifies Canada for the 2010 World Cup of Hockey.
North Vancouver’s Paul Wettlaufer scored the game winning goal four minutes into extra time to send the Canadian men’s team to its first World Cup since 1998 where they finished in eighth-place. It was Wettlaufer’s first goal of the tournament…