Danger + Advantage in the circle: good reaction by the scorer, good advantage given by the umpire



By Pablo Mendoza

Pablo Mendoza is an FIH Hockey Academy Educator and the owner of A Hockey World. Contact: pablo@ahockeyworld.net


During the 2015 Hawke’s Bay Cup, in a game where New Zealand defeated India by 4 to 1, this goal happened… Take a look at the video and scroll down for some pictures that can explain this situation…

The ball gets deflected on an Indian stick and ends up in the air. The umpire allows the play to continue and the NZ attacker hits the ball while this one is in the air to score it above the goalie. Good action by the scorer, great action by the umpire…


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