Thomas Briels leads us through a penalty stroke called against his own team in this #TBT clip. Adding to the insight, Raghu Prasad asks Briels live whether he would have expected Prasad to give a card along with the team penalty. Find out what he thinks!
This week’s hockey rules problem: how do you handle when a ball doesn’t leave the circle before a shot is taken on goal during a penalty corner? We’ll give you the answer on this #RuleyTuesday! When it comes to hockey rules, 13.3(k) is the absolute WORST. This episode of #RuleyTuesday we’ll pick apart the rule […]
Although 2 opposing players were within 5m of each other when the aerial was launched, the attacker starts in front and could have safely received the ball but for the encroachment from a defender.
Thomas Briels, captain of @Belredlions, riffs on perceiving tackles and how some can look much worse than they are. Also, he provides a terrific take-home: players actually do want to know our standards early so they can stay on the field. Set them early!
On this #RuleyTuesday, we tackle the hockey rule that determines what you need to do when you’ve suspended a goalkeeper from the game, awarded a penalty stroke, but the team lacks a second dressed goalkeeper. What do you think? Do you have local regulations that change how you’d handle this? Also, do you have a […]
This collision on the penalty corner is worth examining, for a variety of reasons. For context, there was a significant incident at last year’s Pro League Finals during the semi-final between these two teams where a collision between an AUS attacker and GBR defender resulted in the defender suffering a concussion and had to sit […]
Here’s the first instalment of a new feature called #RuleyTuesday.* I’ll present a hot take on one subclause of a hockey rule in as close as I can get to 2′. Up first: intentionally playing the ball off the end line. Let me know your thoughts! Do you have a request and would like to […]
Beyoncé. Shakira. Hillary. Soledad. #UmpireAtHome welcomes the legend who needs no second name, Soledad (Iparraguirre just for the SEO) on an Umpire Managers’ Edition. After an unparalleled career on the pitch, Soledad now shares her experience and keen vision of the game with the next generation of FIH stars and a torrent of talent back […]