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A big adventure in front of you!

For the first time on the pitch as an umpire is like driving a car for the first time. You have studied the rules, have passed your exam and than the real moment arrived. Full of knowledge but also full of nerves you walk on the pitch together with your colleague to meet the captains […]

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 […]

Mats ‘MG0’ Grambusch

Who is Mats Grambusch? I’m 23 years old, played for 3 different clubs (Gladbacher HTC, East Grinstead and Rot-Weiß-Köln) and I’m studying business studies at Uni Cologne. Why field hockey? Because of my parents I was pretty much born into a hockey club in Mönchengladbach. So when I was 3 years old started playing hockey […]

Bosco ‘Bossy’ Pérez-Pla

Who is Bosco Pérez-Pla? Bosco is an Spanish international player with 110 caps that is training hard to achieve his dream, play the Olympic Games in Rio 2016. Actually, Im back in Madrid playing for my home club, Club de Campo, after 2 amazing years at HGC playing the dutch league, the best league of […]

Dylan Wotherspoon -Kookaburra’s Young Gun

Who is Dylan Wotherspoon? Australian 22 Years old 23 caps 6 Goals Australia Men’s Hockey team (Kookaburras) Number 26 When and why did you start playing hockey? Started playing at a young age of 4 How was your career until you reached the kookaburras? Probably similar to a lot of people you go through a lot of […]

Viktor Lockwood – ‘All-round Français’

Who is Viktor Lockwood ? I am a sport lover. I love new technology and work on Web technology. When I am interested in a project I give 100% to succeed. I have an association FRENCH HOCKEY CONNECTION (http://french-hockey-connection.fr) with my brother IGOR LOCKWOOD and a friend MATTHIAS DIERCKENS (French goalkeeper player, plays for Dragons in […]

Laurens Goedegebuure – ‘The Hall Gatekeeper’

Who is Laurens Goedegebuure? I am a 28 year old goalkeeper for AHBC Amsterdam, father of 2 and an entrepreneur. I’m playing hockey since I was 5, started playing for my older brother his team. As his team did not have a keeper and I was always around (my father was their coach.) Why goalkeeper? […]

‘Benny’ Stanzl – Austrian Playmaker

Who is Benjamin Stanzl? A 27 years old Austrian player who really spend a lot of time at the hockey pitch. How did Hockey start in your life? My parents already played hockey so it was really clear that I would start playing hockey, got my first stick at the age of 2, there is a […]