Wrap-Up of the 2018 Field Hockey World Cup – Uru Sports

Reunions and Feedback at the Hockey World Cup Two weeks ago, I was in London for a week for the Field Hockey World Cup. It was amazing to catch up with many athletes and coaches I knew from all across the world during my playing days and to spread the knowledge of Uru Sports. Hearing […]

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2018 Field Hockey World Cup Halfway Point Review – Will the Dutch Win it All?

At the 2018 Women’s Field Hockey World Cup Halfway Point What a first half of the 2018 Field Hockey World Cup.  Lee Valley Hockey Stadium has been packed and the fans have been on the edge of their seats both for nail-biting last second results and to see some incredible goals. All the athletes competing […]

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Top 15 Things to Do in London During the 2018 Field Hockey World Cup

There’s nothing like getting the inside scoop on to-do’s from the locals, especially from people with similar interests… Sports, enjoying the warm summer weather, eating great food, destressing with a beer (or better yet, a Pimm’s!). This list is a collection of recommendations gathered from field hockey players living in London. You won’t be watching […]

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2018 Women’s Field Hockey World Cup Preview

The Vitality 2018 Women’s Field Hockey World Cup is fast-approaching, after a long four years of anticipation for field hockey fans the world over. Here you’ll find a wealth of info to help you watch and enjoy the games, from how to get tickets to what you should expect. Read on, field hockey lovers!   What […]

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Three Generations of Team South Africa Competed Together for Canterbury HC in England  

South African field hockey powerhouse reunite in Canterbury England About a year ago, when Uru Sports was taking form, Founder Ainsley McCallister got to chat with her then-teammates Jen Wilson, Dirkie Chamberlain, and Line Malan while they were all playing for Canterbury Hockey Club in England. This marked a unique roster, as Jen, Dirkie, and […]

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Californian gets to experience the world through field hockey

Men’s USA field hockey player in his early 20’s has experienced playing seasons in four different countries Tyler Sundeen is an American field hockey player from the Golden State of California. His home club is in Los Angeles with the Tigers, but he has spent a great deal of time playing abroad! His first season […]

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Much More Than Just Great Field Hockey in England for Aussie Ross Hall

For Australian player Ross Hall, field hockey has been a significant part of life from the get-go, as he started playing when he was just three years old. By age 14, he was representing Western Australia out on the field. There, he played both indoor and outdoor hockey until he was 19. Ross had the […]

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Looking Towards 2020 Olympics, Anna Toman Recalls Playing Field Hockey Overseas

Anna Toman plays field hockey overseas for the Westside Wolves This past week, the Uru Sports team got to catch up with Anna Toman, an international hockey player hailing from Derby in the United Kingdom. Anna’s interest in hockey was sparked by her mom, who was a hockey player herself. After trying out and playing […]

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Field Hockey Can Take You All Over the World, as Many Times as You Like

Keep reading to meet Rory Kerr, a Scottish-born hockey player who has allowed his sport take him all over the world. From Scotland, to England, to Australia, and back, Rory has some great experience to share about competing overseas. Rory Kerr was born in Glasgow, Scotland, where he began playing hockey when he was 16 […]

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American Athlete Finds the Challenge He’s Looking for in England

Defying social norms in the USA and excelling internationally In the United States, hockey, or as they call it, field hockey, is predominantly considered a sport for girls and women. It is rare for high schools and colleges in the U.S. to have a men’s hockey team. This can be surprising, as hockey is such […]

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