The URU Sports Blog

Why Coaches Look Beyond Local Talent

A message to Uru Sports about international field hockey recruiting from Ricky Lee Having players from foreign nations helps to increase the value of a club or university team, just ask Ulster Elks Hockey club former coach Ricky Lee.  In 2016, his team won the European Club Championship Challenge in Prague!   Hockey has always been […]

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It is Never Too Late to Play Field Hockey Overseas!

A letter from Fleur Horner reflecting upon her field hockey season played in Perth, Australia I woke up to the news today that the Australian government has just announced that is it raising the age limit of the working holiday visa to 35. Now this is BIG news (particularly if, like me, you’re the wrong […]

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Tom Carson post season reflection after playing club hockey overseas!

Tom Carson has just returned from playing a field hockey season overseas.  He answered the following questions on the flight home.  Read to learn about his adventure, and also to learn about hockey in England and Australia.   From: Reading, England Home Team: Reading HC, England   Where has hockey taken you? As a player. “I […]

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Field Hockey Legend Spotlight: Kwan Browne

Misinformed that there are no field hockey scholarships for men around the world As a young boy growing up in Trinidad & Tobago, Kwan Browne was told that athletic, academic scholarships were only given to girls to go to the US, and that boys don’t have the opportunity to obtain field hockey scholarships around the […]

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Welcome!

LEAP Worldwide has since been rebranded as Uru Sports With reading this blog you will gain insight on initial original vision/thinking behind Uru Sports. You will also see how hard we’ve been working from the beginning. Welcome to LEAP Worldwide – the global sports platform connecting, educating, and enabling athletes and coaches to capitalize on international opportunities. […]

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The Lowdown on Launching LEAP Worldwide (Now Uru Sports)

LEAP Worldwide has since been rebranded as Uru Sports With reading this blog you will gain insight on passion & personality of Uru Sports. You will also see how hard we’ve been working from the beginning. July 15th marked the soft launch of LEAP Worldwide!! On this date the website went live, a party was thrown, lots […]

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A Midwestern American girl embarking on an unexpected global field hockey adventure

Hey there, I’m Ainsley McCallister! I’m stoked that you have read this far as I REALLY hope that this is the start of a blog where I and many of you, can share our experiences and stories of travelling the world playing the sports we love 🙂 My journey began near on two years ago […]

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