Tag Archives: Ireland

The Irishman ‘case’

I’ve once heard the Dutch umpire Coen van Bunge, stating that: ‘Hockey could be something in-between Football (soccer) and Rugby’. Coen was specifically talking about umpiring styles and communication. I liked and totally ‘bought into’ that idea. I like the balance between those 2 sports different cultures, I thought that balance would represent a fine […]

David Harte – The best Goalkeeper in the world

Who is David Harte? David Harte is a hockey goalkeeper from Cork in Ireland. The current Ireland Senior Men’s goalkeeper and captain with 161 caps on the ‘Road to Rio’ and is playing in the Netherlands with SV Kampong. When did the love for hockey begin? My love for hockey came unexpectedly in the high […]