How to Travel the World and Find a Career Through Field Hockey from Lucas Sevestre

The value of playing field hockey overseas Lucas Sevestre shared this quote with the Urū team back in September while sitting by the beautiful beach in Perth, Australia. If you’re thinking of playing abroad, just do it. It’ll be one of the best experiences of your life… Getting to know the people and all the […]

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Belgotex Elite Club Challenge – Interview with South African Field Hockey National Champion Rassie Pieterse

The Wanderer’s bring the Elite Club Challenge title back to Johannesburg The Wanderer’s Hockey Club from Johannesburg showed up big this past weekend at the Riverside Hockey Club in Durban for the annual Belgotex Elite Club Challenge.  This challenge consists of a three day tournament where the top teams from across South Africa battle it […]

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How to Best Showcase Yourself as a Field Hockey Athlete or Coach on Uru Sports

  We’ve worked with coaches from every continent to get advice on what they want to see when recruiting and this is how to best showcase yourself as a field hockey athlete. We want coaches from across the world to confidently get a sense of the player/person you are without ever having to meet you and […]

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Why you should have a Uru Sports account – even if you’re not looking to play abroad now

  Track Memories Track your field hockey playing days; the championships you won, the goals you scored, the ankles you broke, the dick of the day awards you brought home…These are times that brings good feels to your community  and it’s great to be able to look back on.   Shamelessly share all your hockey news/highlights […]

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Global Field Hockey Insight and Playing Abroad Tips

Field Hockey- The 3rd largest sport in the world More than 117 countries participate in hockey around the world. Nationally the power countries being Holland, Australia, Germany, England, Argentina, New Zealand, India (for men only) and the USA (for women only). There are amazing club competitions throughout the year that bring in international players.  Keep in […]

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LEAP Worldwide is officially relaunching as Uru Sports!

The meaning behind the new name- Uru Sports Uru as in Maori  1.    (verb)  join, access, community. “With connections it’s truly amazing that your sport can take you” -Urū Team Urū,  as in our business,   1.  (noun)  The new and improved, online platform connecting athletes and teams across the world. The platform to give athletes and coaches access […]

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The Best Men’s Hockey Player in Uganda is Ready to Play Abroad!

A few months ago, we connected with Innocent Mbabali from Uganda. He messaged us with such amazing enthusiasm that we knew we had to hear his hockey story. Innocent is ready to compete abroad, and we are happy to help him open the doors to a club of great fit and other opportunities within the global […]

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A Look Into The Unprecedented HPL from Hockeyroo’s stars

Kat Slattery’s Thoughts the New Hockey Pro League According to Kat Slattery, the top goal scorer for the Hockeyroo’s and an FIH Rising Star of the Year,   The creation of this home and away series is ultimately creating a seasonal league which is a huge step forward for hockey. The excitement of the games […]

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Freshly-Capped South African looks to play overseas

Marlise van Tonder Recalls First Cap For Team South Africa Recently, the Uru Sports team had the chance to chat with South African goalie Marlise van Tonder. Marlise has been playing for Tuks Hockey since 2013 and has traveled to different countries, like Chile and Namibia, to compete with South Africa’s women’s U21 team. Just […]

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A Look into the EHL with Wimbledon HC Player Henry Weir

EHL – The world’s most pinnacle club field hockey tournament In Europe, club hockey is where it’s at, with players spending the majority of their year (30+ weeks) training and competing with their club teams. So for the 2007/08 season, after realizing the potential for cross-country, international club competition, the European Hockey League was introduced, […]

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