What You Don’t Know about Bel Red Panther Abigail Raye

  Abigail “Abi” Raye is a favorite English, no Canadian, wait…Belgian player. Confusing yet correct, Raye was originally born in England, but moved to Canada in 2005 with her parents and played for multiple clubs, university, and made the national team at the age of 17. Following a relationship over to Belgium, she knew it […]

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US College Field Hockey Success Story

  Lily Gandhi began playing hockey when she was 7 years old. Throughout her career, she’s played for Southgate Hockey Club, Old Loughtonians, England’s Junior team, and the NC Raiders in Perth, Australia. When it came time for college, Gandhi was ready to go on one of her biggest adventures yet, receiving a scholarship to […]

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How I Joined the Dutch National Team

Learn from Ireen van den Assem on Tips for Success in the Hockey World Let’s dive in – she’s a 7-time National Champion, 2-time European Champion, and World Champion. She’s won the Hockey Pro League, Hockey World League, and European Championship Indoor. Joining the Dutch National Team after the Rio Olympics, Ireen van den Assem […]

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How to Balance it All with Olympian Rachael Lynch

  With over 200 caps and an Olympic debut in Rio 2016, there are several ways to describe Hockeyroos goalkeeper Rachael Lynch: talented, powerful, competitor. What many may not know that is her accomplishments extend well beyond the pitch into the medical field and entrepreneurial realm. “I also work as a nurse in neurological, rehab,” said […]

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Uru Sports Reveals Ambassador Program: The A-Team

No Borders. Just Sports. Uru Sports is proud to announce our ambassador program: The A-Team! We’ve established a team of elite athletes from over 10 countries to share their insider knowledge and experiences with the hockey community. We’re excited to have them on board to help shape Uru and provide insight into what resources athletes […]

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It’s Official: Ireland’s Women’s Field Hockey is Olympic Bound

Q&A with Defensive Player Serena Barr on the Qualifying Match, Road to Tokyo, and Global Hockey On November 4, 2019, Ireland Women’s Hockey Team battled against Canada for the spot in the Olympics in Tokyo 2020. In a suspenseful finish, the Irish team secured their place on the road to Tokyo in a final shootout. […]

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A Kiwi’s Journey on the Uru World Team in Tokyo 2019

Tinesha Carey’s Uru World Team Experience Hockey Opens Doors Never Imaginable Tinesha Carey dove into the hockey world in her late teens, and has seized every opportunity that she could. Originally from New Zealand, Carey has played around the world in Australia, Belgium, UK, Holland, the United States, and more. Carey played with Braxtaga and […]

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Earning the Jersey: France feat. Aristide Coisne

In this edition of “Earning the Jersey,” we spoke to the rising star and medical student Aristide COISNE. The last time the French National Field Hockey Team qualified for the World Cup was in 1994. This year, after a 28 year dry spell, the Frenchmen qualified for the 2018 Hockey World Cup. In the June […]

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Earning the Jersey: Part 1-Embracing the Challenge

This moment feels surreal. Jersey on. Shinguards on. Shoes on. Pregame rituals done. Walking out the tunnel, you can feel the adrenaline in all your teammates. You enter the arena with bright lights. Shining on you. You. How did you get here? All your life you saw players streaming down the field with pace and skills you thought […]

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Earning the Jersey: Australia feat. Tom Craig

The ‘Choices’ Aussies Make to Play the Game They Love Finding the balance. Australians competing in the Field Hockey World Cup get creative when balancing life and hockey commitments. They’re full-time athletes funded by Hockey Australia, but they’re not paid on par with footballers and definitely not enough to retire off of.  The nation’s top […]

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