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Canada comes from behind to draw Ireland

Canada comes from behind to draw Ireland

January 13, 2009

The Canadian women’s national field hockey team tied Ireland "A" 2-2 in their second exhibition match in as many days. The Canadians competed much harder in today’s game after dropping a 2-0 decision on Monday. A number of strong attacks were created up the right hand side but despite generating numerous 25-yard penetrations Canada was unable to capitalize on their early possession.
In the 17th minute Ireland was awarded a penalty corner but Meggan Oliver (Vancouver, BC) made a solid stick save on the post…

Canada drops first game of Irish Series

In the first game of the Women’s National field hockey team’s Ireland Series, Team Ireland A defeated Canada by a score of 2-0.
The Irish team came out strong owning much of the play in the first half. Their first goal was scored at the 4 minute mark on a penalty corner by Roisin Flinn.

Women’s field hockey team to depart for Irish Tour

 Women’s field hockey team to depart for Irish Tour

January 5, 2009

The Canadian National Women’s Field Hockey team will travel to Dublin, Ireland January 9 – 19th for a series of test matches versus the Irish. The tour is in preparation for the 2009 Pan American Cup taking place in Bermuda in early February.
“It is a new beginning. With all the retirements, we have seven new faces with a cap (international game) average of 25. The players and staff are looking forward to competing after many months of training,” says head coach Louis Mendonca (Thornhill, ON)…

2009 Women's Carded Athletes Announced

Field Hockey Canada is happy to announce the following carded athletes for the men’s national squad in 2009.

Message from new FIH President

Dear Hockey friends,

On November 29th at the 41st Statuary Congress, I was elected President of the International Hockey Federation. I would like to take some words to thank the Congress for its support. I am aware of the narrow result of the election and the emotions that followed, but I am confident that the sport of Hockey will stand together because I know that despite of personalities, we all share a common project based on the same beliefs which are the ones inspiring the FIH’s mission.

Canadian Umpires promoted by FIH

Two Canadian umpires have been promoted by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to the Indoor Promising Umpires List .

Canada finishes fifth at Pan Am Cup

The Canadian national women’s field hockey team defeated Team Mexico 10-1 Sunday morning in their final match of the Pan American Cup in Bermuda. Canada finishes the nine-day continental qualifier for the World Cup in fifth place.

Canada uses extra time to beat Jamaicans

Canada uses extra time to beat Jamaicans

February 13, 2009

The Canadian women’s national field hockey team returned to winning form Friday afternoon with a 1-0 victory over Jamaica. The women will next face Team Mexico on Sunday in the 5th place game of the 2009 Pan American Cup in Hamilton, Bermuda.
The first half saw Canada awarded with seven penalty corners but they were unable to convert.

Canada came out a much stronger and determined group in the second half generating eight penalty corners and a penalty stroke, but again could not score…

Men's National Team on Tour

 

As Canada looks toward its last stage of preparation for the Pan Am Cup in Santiago, Chile, the team has just returned from a 4 day selection camp in Victoria, BC.

 

FEBRUARY 1 – Scott Tupper shoots on goal during the Canadian men’s field hockey team training session at the University of Victoria’s Field Hockey Turf

Alan Brahmst, head coach of the men’s national team, has identified 19 players for a ten day training project in Chula Vista, California starting on February 11th…