Field Hockey Can Take You All Over the World, as Many Times as You Like

Keep reading to meet Rory Kerr, a Scottish-born hockey player who has allowed his sport take him all over the world. From Scotland, to England, to Australia, and back, Rory has some great experience to share about competing overseas. Rory Kerr was born in Glasgow, Scotland, where he began playing hockey when he was 16 […]

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Holland vs. Australia: A Hockey Comparison with Roos Broek

Meet Dutch field hockey star, Roos Broek Back in October, Uru Sports’ Founder Ainsley McCallister got the chance to sit down with hockey player Roos Broek of Holland while they were both in Australia. Roos has first-hand experience playing both in her home nation and in Australia, and as a result holds some truly wonderful […]

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Kim Leiper’s Field Hockey and Professional careers flourish abroad

Kim Leiper’s Field Hockey Story Continue reading to hear how one English-born hockey player took the LEAP to Perth, Australia, and ended up bringing home a lot more than just a phenomenal athletic experience. Kim Leiper is a talented hockey player from the UK who has had the chance to travel around the world with […]

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Japanese Field Hockey Player Spotlight: Aki Yamada

Strong Japanese field hockey athlete moves from Australia to England Continue reading to learn about the abroad experiences of one of our first Uru Sports Success stories and Japanese athletes, Aki Yamada. She’s playing her last game in England this week before returning home! The field hockey story of Yamada, a youth field hockey star in […]

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University of North Carolina Field Hockey Star goes to Australia to play field hockey

Emma Bozek allow field hockey to take her from the USA to Australia for a season abroad Right now, one of our very first Uru athletes is on her way to Australia, where an experience of a different and competitive style of hockey, new friends, and an exciting culture awaits her. Keep reading to hear […]

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With Knowledge comes Responsibility – Why Uru Sports was started by McCallister

Read on to hear Uru’s Founder, Ainsley McCallister, talk about her personal experience and challenges she faced while playing hockey abroad in Perth, Australia. When I set off for my first season abroad, I headed to Nottingham, England. It was an amazing experience that made me realize just how far sport can take you and […]

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Hockeyroo’s Field Hockey Coach Spotlight: David Guest

David Guest’s field hockey story as an exceptional athlete Uru Sports recently got to sit down in Australia with David Guest, a national hockey legend, Olympic bronze medalist, and current Kookaburras coach. Keep reading to learn all about his time traveling the world as an athlete, his journey to the Olympics as both a player and coach […]

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It is Never Too Late to Play Field Hockey Overseas!

A letter from Fleur Horner reflecting upon her field hockey season played in Perth, Australia I woke up to the news today that the Australian government has just announced that is it raising the age limit of the working holiday visa to 35. Now this is BIG news (particularly if, like me, you’re the wrong […]

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Tom Carson post season reflection after playing club hockey overseas!

Tom Carson has just returned from playing a field hockey season overseas.  He answered the following questions on the flight home.  Read to learn about his adventure, and also to learn about hockey in England and Australia.   From: Reading, England Home Team: Reading HC, England   Where has hockey taken you? As a player. “I […]

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Field Hockey Legend Spotlight: Kwan Browne

Misinformed that there are no field hockey scholarships for men around the world As a young boy growing up in Trinidad & Tobago, Kwan Browne was told that athletic, academic scholarships were only given to girls to go to the US, and that boys don’t have the opportunity to obtain field hockey scholarships around the […]

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