SA hockey women target Olympic qualification

It’s a time of transition for the team under new coach Robin van Ginkel.

A 26-member national women's hockey squad was unveiled on Monday, as they geared up for the final stage of their Olympic qualifying campaign.

SA hockey women target Olympic qualification
SA hockey women target Olympic qualification

SA hockey women target Olympic qualification

It’s a time of transition for the team under new coach Robin van Ginkel.

Proteas player ratings: Quinny’s class, Irrepressible Immie

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Proteas farcically clinch ODI series whitewash after floodlight failure

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AB: Proteas aren’t going to World Cup as one of the favourites

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Introducing Vince Tshituka, the ballroom dancer who became a Lions flank

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