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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How to Travel the World and Find a Career Through Field Hockey from Lucas Sevestre

The value of playing field hockey overseas Lucas Sevestre shared this quote with the Urū team back in September while sitting by the beautiful beach in Perth, Australia. If you’re thinking of playing abroad, just do it. It’ll be one of the best experiences of your life… Getting to know the people and all the […]

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Belgotex Elite Club Challenge – Interview with South African Field Hockey National Champion Rassie Pieterse

The Wanderer’s bring the Elite Club Challenge title back to Johannesburg The Wanderer’s Hockey Club from Johannesburg showed up big this past weekend at the Riverside Hockey Club in Durban for the annual Belgotex Elite Club Challenge.  This challenge consists of a three day tournament where the top teams from across South Africa battle it […]

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How to Best Showcase Yourself as a Field Hockey Athlete or Coach on Uru Sports

  We’ve worked with coaches from every continent to get advice on what they want to see when recruiting and this is how to best showcase yourself as a field hockey athlete. We want coaches from across the world to confidently get a sense of the player/person you are without ever having to meet you and […]

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Why you should have a Uru Sports account – even if you’re not looking to play abroad now

  Track Memories Track your field hockey playing days; the championships you won, the goals you scored, the ankles you broke, the dick of the day awards you brought home…These are times that brings good feels to your community  and it’s great to be able to look back on.   Shamelessly share all your hockey news/highlights […]

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Global Field Hockey Insight and Playing Abroad Tips

Field Hockey- The 3rd largest sport in the world More than 117 countries participate in hockey around the world. Nationally the power countries being Holland, Australia, Germany, England, Argentina, New Zealand, India (for men only) and the USA (for women only). There are amazing club competitions throughout the year that bring in international players.  Keep in […]

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LEAP Worldwide is officially relaunching as Uru Sports!

The meaning behind the new name- Uru Sports Uru as in Maori  1.    (verb)  join, access, community. “With connections it’s truly amazing that your sport can take you” -Urū Team Urū,  as in our business,   1.  (noun)  The new and improved, online platform connecting athletes and teams across the world. The platform to give athletes and coaches access […]

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The Best Men’s Hockey Player in Uganda is Ready to Play Abroad!

A few months ago, we connected with Innocent Mbabali from Uganda. He messaged us with such amazing enthusiasm that we knew we had to hear his hockey story. Innocent is ready to compete abroad, and we are happy to help him open the doors to a club of great fit and other opportunities within the global […]

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