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Uttar Pradesh Wizards host leaders Jaypee Punjab Warriors in HIL
Uttar Pradesh Wizards host leaders Jaypee Punjab Warriors in HIL

Jaypee Punjab Warriors players during a training session Lucknow, February 3 (IANS) Comfortably resting atop the pool standings, Jaypee Punjab Warriors are keen to take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the Hockey India League (HIL) here on Wednesday. Motivated by their 3-2 victory against the Wizards previously, the Warriors will be eyeing their second consecutive win against the home team and further add five points to their tally to retain th

Feb 3 2015
Punjab Warriors register stunning comeback against Kalinga Lancers in HIL
Punjab Warriors register stunning comeback against Kalinga Lancers in HIL

Sandeep Singh celebrates after scoring a goal in the Hockey India League The kind of performance Jaypee Punjab Warriors showed in the opening half, it looked highly unlikely they that will manage to snatch a point from the tie, leave along winning the contest. But, they fought like warriors in the second-half and pulled off an incredible win to cement top-spot in the Hockey India League points table. Punjab got the better of the Kalinga La

Feb 1 2015
Jaap Stockman prevents UP Wizards magic as Punjab Warriors register tight victory
Jaap Stockman prevents UP Wizards magic as Punjab Warriors register tight victory

Punjab Warriors defeated Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the Hockey India League Dutchman Jaap Stockmann showed why he is one of the best goalkeepers in the world at the moment, as the Netherlands international made some breathtaking saves for the Jaypee Punjab Warriors against the Uttar Pradesh Wizards at the International Hockey Stadium, Mohali. Thanks to Stockmann’s superlative effort in front of the goal, the Warriors managed to clinch

Jan 26 2015
Dabang Mumbai claw back to earn draw with Punjab Warriors in HIL thriller
Dabang Mumbai claw back to earn draw with Punjab Warriors in HIL thriller

It was a double-header today in the Hockey India League (HIL), and just like the first game between UP Wizards and Delhi Waveriders, the second match of the day was equally exciting and kept everyone on the edge. In the second rubber of the day, Dabang Mumbai played out a 3-3 draw against Jaypee Punjab Warriors and displayed how close the league is going to be this time around. Sandeep Singh and Chinglensana Singh scored twice for Pu

Jan 24 2015
Dutch goalkeeper Stockmann says he is indebted to Hockey India League
Dutch goalkeeper Stockmann says he is indebted to Hockey India League

Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS): The world’s leading goalkeeper Jaap Stockmann is not sure of his future with the Netherlands hockey team post the May-June World Cup, but if he is certain about anything it is that he will keep playing in the Hockey India League (HIL) as long as he stays fit and feels motivated. Stockmann, 29, says HIL could not have happened to him at a more opportune time and that he is “greatly indebted to it” for prolo

Sandeep Singh's brace takes Jaypee Punjab Warriors to HHIL 2014 final after 3-2 win over Ranchi Rhinos
Sandeep Singh's brace takes Jaypee Punjab Warriors to HHIL 2014 final after 3-2 win over Ranchi Rhinos

Ranchi, February 22, 2014: Sandeep Singh scored a brace to help Jaypee Punjab Warriors stun defending champions Ranchi Rhinos 3-2 in an exciting second semifinal and seal their place in the final of the Hero Hockey India League 2014 in Ranchi today. Jaypee Punjab Warriors, who finished fourth last year, will take on Delhi Waveriders in tomorrow’s final at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium. Unlike the first semifinal, the second last four match

Feb 23 2014
Hero Hockey India League 2014: Statistics from round robin phase
Hero Hockey India League 2014: Statistics from round robin phase

The Hero Hockey India League 2014 has seen some tremendous games and great performances from the players and teams. With the round-robin matches completed and the semi-finals coming  up, lets take a look at the top statistics from the round-robin games. 1. Top Goal Scorers (overall) Gonzalo Peillat Rank Player name Team Goals 1 Gonzalo Peillat KL 8 2 Sandeep Singh JPW 7 2 VR Raghunath UPW 7 2 Glenn Turner DMM 7 3 Rupinder Pal Sin

Feb 20 2014
Jaypee Punjab Warriors beat Ranchi Rhinos 3-2 to emerge league toppers in HHIL 2014
Jaypee Punjab Warriors beat Ranchi Rhinos 3-2 to emerge league toppers in HHIL 2014

Punjab Warriors celebrate after scoring a goal Ranchi, February 19: Jaypee Punjab Warriors came from a goal down to eke out a hard-fought 3-2 win over defending champions Ranchi Rhinos to finish on top of the points table of the second edition of Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) at the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Ranchi today. The win gave Jaypee Punjab Warriors five points to take their tally to 40 points from 10 games ahead of Delhi Waveride

Feb 20 2014
Sreejesh's best yet to come, says Australia's Bazeley
Sreejesh's best yet to come, says Australia's Bazeley

New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Australia’s World Cup winning hockey goalkeeper George Bazeley feels Indian custodian P.R. Sreejesh‘s best is yet to come since goalkeepers are late bloomers. The 30-year-old Bazeley, who plays for Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the Hockey India League (HIL), is impressed with the standard of Indian goalkeepers and also picked young Harjot Singh of Kalinga Lancers as a future prospect for Indian hockey. “Sr

Feb 6 2014
UP Wizards, Punjab Warriors play out first draw of HHIL 2014
UP Wizards, Punjab Warriors play out first draw of HHIL 2014

Lucknow, February 2: Uttar Pradesh Wizards and Jaypee Punjab Warriors finished 2-2 at full time to register the first draw of the second edition of Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) at the Dhyan Chand Stadium in Lucknow today. It was a free-flowing contest between two evenly-matched teams. The game was a treat for the fans of the game as both the sides produced some thrilling end-to-end hockey. Even though the UP Wizards had the better share of ba

Feb 3 2014
Kalinga Lancers vs Jaypee Punjab Warriors - Heroes and flops of the day
Kalinga Lancers vs Jaypee Punjab Warriors - Heroes and flops of the day

The new addition to the Hockey India League, Kalinga Lancers, opened their HIL campaign against the Jaypee Punjab Warriors at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. The match turned out be a high scorer, where 10 goals were scored in total. Unfortunately for the home fans, their side Kalinga  Lancer were annihilated by a buoyant Punjab side by a margin of  7 goals to 3. Let’s check out who were the heroes and flops of the match. Heroes of th

Jan 29 2014
Jaypee Punjab Warriors vs Delhi Waveriders - Heroes and Flops of the day
Jaypee Punjab Warriors vs Delhi Waveriders - Heroes and Flops of the day

WaveRiders celebrate after scoring a goal against Punjab Warriors in their HHIL 2014 match on 25th Jan 2014 at Mohali The second edition of the Hockey India League began with hosts Jaypee Punjab Warriors taking on Delhi Waveriders at the International Hockey Stadium in Mohali. After a splendid opening ceremony which saw a laser show and performance by actress Nargis Fakri, it  was time for the action in the middle. The match lived upto its hyp

Jan 26 2014
HIL 2014: Jaypee Punjab Warriors preview
HIL 2014: Jaypee Punjab Warriors preview

After having a poor season in the inaugural edition of Hero Hockey India League, Jaypee Punjab Warriors would like to set the record straight in the second season of HIL. In the inaugural season of the tournament, Punjab Warriors won just 4 of their 14 games with a win percentage of 28.57%. For season two of the tournament, Punjab Warriors have brought in four new faces and traded for top goal scorer Sandeep Singh from the Mumbai Magicians to st

Jan 21 2014
“India will be the team to beat in future” – Jaap Stockmann Interview
“India will be the team to beat in future” – Jaap Stockmann Interview

Jaap Stockmann was brilliant between the sticks for Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the inaugural Hockey India League Touted as the best hockey goalkeeper in world hockey, Netherlands’s Jaap Stockmann is a name that even the best of strikers treat with respect. The 28-year-old tall Dutch goalkeeper has carved out a reputation for himself that most other goal-tenders would struggle to match. Stockmann strutted his world-class stuff in front of the I

May 3 2013
HC Bloemendaal to host Euro Hockey League’s KO16 semifinals
HC Bloemendaal to host Euro Hockey League’s KO16 semifinals

HC Bloemendaal – the oldest hockey club in the Netherlands – has been chosen as the venue for the semifinals of the upcoming Euro Hockey League’s KO16 event, which is scheduled to be held next month. According to the European Hockey Federation (EHF), the organizers of the event, the semifinals and the final would be a two-day affair – the two semifinals would be held on May 18th, while the third place play-off tie and the final showdown

Apr 9 2013
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