35 and still going! Meet New Zealand’s no 1 hockey goalie Sally Rutherford

Sally Rutherford (born 5 June 1981) is a New Zealand field hockey player. She has competed for the New Zealand women's national field hockey team (the Black Sticks Women) since 2009. She was the reserve goalkeeper for the team during the 2012 Summer Olympics. Sally was a crucial cog for the Kiwis as...

From Labourer’s Daughter To Queen: Rani Rampal

Rani was born on 4 December 1994 in Shahabad Markanda in the Kurukshetra district of Haryana, to a poor family. Her father works as a cart-puller. She took to field hockey in 2003 and trained at the Shahbad Hockey Academy under Baldev Singh, a...

Differentiating between Good and Great: Maddie Hinch

Hinch began playing hockey after a schoolteacher spotted her catching and diving talents in a game of rounders. Initially she was not overly keen on playing in goal and suffered a number of rejections as a youngster, but persevered and won a Youth Olympic Games...

Fun,Fearless and Absolutely Fantastic : Anna Flanagan

Anna Flanagan (born 8 January 1992) is an Australian field hockey player who plays as a defender for the Canberra Labor Club Strikers in the Australian Hockey League. She is nicknamed Flanno. A full international with over 100 caps since 2010 for the Australian national...

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