Umpire Interview: Celine Martin-Schmets 2

The focus of the Belfius EuroHockey Nations Championships was of course on the players, and they delivered with aplomb. However there is a third team in every match, the umpires. These are the people who travel the length and breadth of their country, their continent and the world to ensureRead More →

Review: Oakley LB7000 7

So I have tested this sticks big brother the OAKLEY LB9000 and it is one of my favourite profiles for flicking with that I have ever tested. Oakley have been kind enough to let me have a go with the LB7000. The stick features a full low bow with a groove in the shaft and slight cupping on the face. See my full review here ….Read More →

Argentina: The Pan American winner 18

Leonas and Leones were crown champions last weekend at the Pan American Games, after a two week competition in what was to be their qualifier for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The Pan American Games offered to us the possibility to assess the quality of field hockey in the Americas.Read More →

Haca Hockey H9 ELB 23

Haca is a brand based out of Ireland, as you can tell from the brand name being the Irish (Gaelic) for Hockey. They were kind enough to send me their H9 stick with is 90% Carbon and features a full low bow, along with a twisted head and dragflicking groove running down the shaft and onto the face. The stick also features a sand blasted face for better grip on the ball and Octagonal handle for better stability when flicking or hitting, along with more control on the sticks rotation when dribbling.Read More →