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New stars on the rise in Varsity Hockey 2018

Golden boys and new kids on the block will be brandishing their skills at Varsity Hockey, as the competitors look to knock UJ off their throne. The UJ men’s hockey team will look to reclaim the Varsity Hockey trophy in...

Picking up the Pieces: Life After Hockey by Sanani Mangisa

Nine months after retiring from international hockey I found myself seated in front of my therapist in a ball of tears. What had led up to this moment was nine months of questioning who I was and what do I...

‘Navigating life after 10 years of international hockey can be challenging’ – Sanani Mangisa

Nine months after retiring from international hockey I found myself seated in front of my therapist in a ball of tears. What had led up to this moment was nine months of questioning who I am and what do...

African triumph a big deal for UJ hockey star

University of Johannesburg hockey star Tyson Dlungwana has described his role in South Africa’s triumph in the Africa Cup as the biggest moment of his fledgling career.   The 20-year-old midfielder was a member of the national squad which annexed the...

Malgraff fired up by Africa Cup success

Following South Africa’s triumph in the Africa Cup at the weekend, Madibaz hockey star Ignatius Malgraff is fired up to take his game to another level as he looks ahead to next year.   The 24-year-old striker, who is studying human...

UJ hockey star’s next goal is Africa Cup

University of Johannesburg hockey star Tyson Dlungwana has some long-term goals on his mind, but his immediate priority will be to confirm his prowess when he competes in the Africa Cup from Sunday.   The 20-year-old midfielder, who has nine tests...

Madibaz hockey duo prepare for African challenge

Honoured to be part of the national hockey set-up, Nelson Mandela University members Cheslyn Gie and Ignatius Malgraff will be flying the Madibaz flag high when the Africa Cup begins in Ismailia, Egypt, on Sunday.   The 24-year-old Malgraff, a striker...
Clarendon crowned schoolgirls hockey champions

Clarendon crowned schoolgirls hockey champions

GaCAPTION: The Clarendon team who won the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge at Woodridge on Saturday are, back from left, Cheryl Pope (coach), Courtney Coetzee, Sarah Milne, Kate Mandell, Gabby Dyer, Donna Greyling, Paige Jacoby, Lauren Tarr, Lynelle...
Madibaz coach realises a hockey dream

Madibaz coach realises a hockey dream

CAPTION: Madibaz premier league hockey coach Cheslyn Gie received a taste of international hockey when he was included in the South African men’s management team for the recent World League semi-finals in Johannesburg. Photo: SuppliedA confirmed fanatic from an...
Woodridge ready to host hockey finals

Woodridge ready to host hockey finals

CAPTION: Hosts Woodridge will be playing in their first provincial finals in the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge on August 12. Photo: SuppliedExcited young players from around the region will be gearing up for the second SPAR Eastern...
SA Women’s Hockey qualify for World Cup

SA Women’s Hockey qualify for World Cup

South African women's hockey team beat Ireland on Thursday 3 - 0 to qualify for the 2018 Hockey World Cup in London, England.  SA went into half time with 1 - 0 lead, goal scored by Lisa-Marie Deetlefs from a...

Twin goals for Madibaz hockey team 

NMMU-Madibaz player Zimasa Dunywa, in action here against UCT, will have an important role to play as the team chase the title in the Eastern Province women’s premier hockey league, which resumes on Friday. Photo: Saspa Delighted with the progress...

Manuel strikes twice to send SA into quarter-finals

Two goals from Candice Manuel saw South Africa’s national women’s hockey team qualify for the quarter-finals of the FIH Hockey World League Semi-Finals after a dramatic win over the US in Johannesburg on Sunday. Manuel sealed the victory for South...