JAMIE DWYER

  • Indian hockey ready to right its wrongs: Michael Nobbs November 10, 2014

    India hockey's sunny days extended from Incheon a month ago to Perth on Sunday with a series win over world champions Australia - something not many envisioned when the team left for the four-Test series. India rallied from losing the first game 0-4 to win the next three (2-1, 1-0 and...
  • India need to overcome 'away' challenges in Glasgow CWG: Jamie Dwyer July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: As in cricket, India are a formidable hockey side in their own den but if the erstwhile giants of the game want to play in their second consecutive Commonwealth Games final they will need to overcome challenges away from home, feels Australian legend Jamie Dwyer. Dwyer would loved to...
  • Holders Australia enter semifinals of hockey World Cup June 7, 2014

    The Hague: Defending champions Australia became the first team to ensure passage into the semifinals of the hockey World Cup with a 50 hammering of England here on Saturday, giving them a maximum 12 points from four matches in Group A. England, with seven points from four outings, are still in...
  • Consistency is Indian hockey team's problem: Jamie Dwyer May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Australian ace Jamie Dwyer was forthright in his assessment about the current India hockey team terming Sardar Singh and Co as an "inconsistent" bunch, who will have to depend a lot on ace dragflicker Rupinder Pal Singh and comeback man Gurbaj Singh. "Indian team keeps on improving but so...
  • Sandeep Singh always ahead of Rupinder, Raghunath as penalty corner specialist: Jamie Dwyer February 22, 2014

    Sandeep Singh remains India's best dragflicker even though he is not in the national team, says Jamie Dwyer, fivetime world hockey player of the year. Sandeep was last part of the Indian team in the Hockey World League Round 3 in June 2013 and has not found the faith of selectors...
  • Sandeep Singh still India's best dragflicker: Jamie Dwyer February 22, 2014

    Ranchi: Sandeep Singh remains India's best dragflicker even though he is not in the national team, says Jamie Dwyer, fivetime world hockey player of the year. Sandeep was last part of the Indian team in the Hockey World League Round 3 in June 2013 and has not found the faith of...
  • Talented Indian Hockey team needs good game plan: Jamie Dwyer February 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Legendary Australian forward Jamie Dwyer feels that Indian Hockey team has naturally talented players who just need good game plan to be among the top teams of the world. "The Indian team has very naturally talented players and among them Rupinder Pal Singh has impressed me the most....
  • HIL: Punjab Warriors defeat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 21 February 15, 2014

    Mohali: Local favourites Jaypee Punjab Warriors dished out a commendable performance to register a 21 win over Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a hardfought match of the Hero Hockey India League, here on Saturday. Playing attacking hockey under nearly freezing weather conditions, Punjab skipper Jamie Dwyer gave an early lead to his...
  • Indians play without a game plan, says Jamie Dwyer January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Australia's most decorated hockey player Jamie Dwyer, a fivetime Player of the Year, feels the Indian team is not smart enough against the world's top sides. As eighttime Olympic champions India are trying to regain their lost glory, Dwyer said they cannot expect to turn up on the...
  • India lose 15 to Australia, crash out of FIH WL June 19, 2013

    Rotterdam: India's hopes of securing a direct berth in next year's World Cup went up in smoke after they were handed a humiliating 15 defeat by Australia in the quarterfinal of the men's competition of the FIH World League Round 3, here Wednesday. Six top teams three each ...
  • Punjab search for win in Ranchi to reach HIL semis February 2, 2013

    Ranchi: The Punjab Warriors are just four points away from confirming themselves a place in the semifinals of the Hockey India League (HIL) and Jamie Dwyer will hope he and his boys can nail it on Saturday with a win against the league's second best team, Ranchi Rhinos. Just four points...
  • HIL: Punjab Warriors seek first home win January 21, 2013

    Jalandhar: Punjab Warriors would look to set the record straight when they take on league leaders Uttar Pradesh Wizards at the Surjit Singh Stadium for a second time in the Hockey India League here on Tuesday. The Warriors have managed to get their campaign on track with a domineering victory...
  • Our team is yet to find proper combination: Dwyer January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Punjab Warriors captain Jamie Dwyer said they were still struggling to find right combination as they opened Hockey India League campaign with a 12 defeat against hosts Delhi Waveriders here on Monday. "The team combination is not there and we expect to get it better in the...
  • It's Delhi vs Punjab to kick off Hockey India League January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The much awaited inaugural edition of the Hockey India League is set to begin with the hosts Delhi Waveriders taking on their rivals from north India Punjab Warriors in the first match of the franchisebased, fiveteam competition at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Monday. Delhi will have...
  • Jaypee Punjab Warriors to shift base next season January 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Jaypee Punjab Warriors will be shifting their base from Jalandhar to Mohali from the next season of the Hockey Indian League (HIL) for logistical reasons. Askari Zaidi, senior vicepresident Jaypee Group, told IANS Saturday that Mohali will be their next home. Mohali is also the home of Indian...
  • Jamie Dwyer happy to be a part of HIL January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Not for nothing Australian Jamie Dwyer has been the World Player of the Year five times and when he talks of Indian hockey there has to be an element of truth in what he says. He sums up India's game in a oneliner: They swing from sublime to...
  • I am ready to give my 100 per cent for any franchise: Sandeep December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Ace dragflicker Sandeep Singh said that he is ready to give "more than hundred percent for any franchise" that picks him during the upcoming Hockey India League (HIL) auctions which will take place on Sunday. "Obviously, one would like to play for the Punjab franchise as there is a...
  • Sandeep, Sardar command top base price at HIL December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: India captain Sardar Singh and ace dragflicker Sandeep Singh will command the highest baseprice of Rs 15 lakh each at the upcoming players' auction of the cashrich Hockey India League (HIL) slated on Sunday. Sardar and Sandeep, with reserve price of USD 27,800 each are the players with...
  • India lose to Aus in CT hockey semis, to play Pak for bronze December 8, 2012

    New Delhi: A clinical Australian team dashed India's hopes of reaching the Champions Trophy final as their skipper Jamie Dwyer scored twice to lead a comprehensive 30 win and set up a title clash with Netherlands who beat Pakistan. Losing semifinalists India and Pakistan will now play for a bronze...
  • Sardar misses out on FIH award, Fuerste wins it December 8, 2012

    Melbourne: Germany's captain Moritz Fuerste has been named FIH's Player of the Year here on Saturday, beating Australian Jamie Dwyer, India's Sardar Singh, Fuerste's teammate Tobias Hauke and the Netherlands' Robert van der Horst. It's the first since 2002 that a German player has won the award, while it's the first...
  • Champions Trophy hockey, India vs Australia: as it happened December 8, 2012

    Australia skipper Jamie Dwyer scored twice in his side's comprehensive 30 win over India to set up a final with Netherlands who beat Pakistan....
  • Hockey: Pakistan hold Spain 11; Aus spank SA 60 July 30, 2012

    London: Pakistan held 2008 Olympic silver medallists Spain to a 11 draw on the opening day of the men's Olympic hockey competition at the London Games after Australian captain Jamie Dwyer's spurred the World champions to a runaway 60 win over South Africa here today. Pakistan wasted several scoring chances after...