David Harte celebrates a wonder save to deny Pinoké’s Sebastien Dockier. Picture: Koen Suyk/World Sport PicsWhile last Thursday’s deferral of the EY Hockey League’s has seen many at the top end of the game question what esteem Ireland’s top competition holds locally, David Harte is enduring the same travails in the Netherlands.
When we consider what elite performance in hockey means to us, our first thought is related to the athletes. We may then consider the role of the coaches. Sometimes, we think about the team around the team: video analysts, strength and conditioning experts, assistant coaches. Rarely do we consider the other element of elite performance […]
With two Olympic gold medals [2008 and 2012], two World Cup gold medals [2014 and 2018], plus numerous other awards and trophies, Eva de Goede is a central part of the most successful women’s squad this century. De Goede herself has been individually recognised as she picked up FIH Player of the Year awards in […]