Hockey The Podcast

RAYDER MEDIA  |  Podcast , ±45 min episodes every 1 week, 3 days  | 
Hockey The Podcast is, as the name entails, the first and foremost hockey podcast in South Africa. Tyron "Jabu" Barnard and Derek Alberts pair up for a weekly chat with hockey personalities about all things hockey. The two SAB Sports Media Award winners join forces to tell the terrific untold stories from the wonderful world of hockey.

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Episode 114 - Going for Gold with Gowan

South African Goalkeeper Gowan Jones joins Tyron to talk about his journey in South African hockey. The highs of Commonwealth Games, World Cups and the Olympic games coupled with the lows of being the number 2 keeper.

The mental game, the physical game, the emotional game are all part of the Gowan game in this thrilling interview!

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Episode 113 - On your Marks

South African Kyle Marks headed to Canada for a coaching opportunity. What he never knew was an International involvement would spring up as ASsistant coach of the National Womens team and he would play a vital role in their qualification to the FIH Womens World Cup.

In the latest edition we share his remarkable story and the value of never ever doubting yourself.

Episode 112 - Brilliant Sarah Bennet

Hockey the Podcast Episode 112 - Sarah Bennett

Sarah Bennet has worn every hat possible for Zimbabwe - as player, umpire, technical official and administrator. Her remarkable rise in the hockey world has seen her travel to numerous countries around the globe, and the Olympic Gold medal official talks us through the journey, her passion for the game and the importance of education.

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Episode 111 - Pro League Preview

South Africa have been included in the 2022 FIH Pro League and get their adventure underway with the Potchefstroom leg where they will take on Germany, France, India and Netherlands.

Nic Spooner, Taine Paton and Bili Ntuli join Jabu to talk through the excitement that is building within the team!

Episode 110 - Marvelous Maddocks

Kimberley born brother and sister Merlick and Charne Maddocks join our hosts to take us through the journey from school to International glory. We delve into the subjects of adversity, development and important sibling rivalry.

Episode 109 - AFCON Update

As the 2022 African Hockey Cup of Nations Pool stage completed, we caught up with team commercial manager Brett Tucker and South African legend Coach Pholo to look at how the tournament has gone so far and what to expect in the final games this weekend!

Episode 108 - The Ugandan South African

Shaun Laubscher was offered the opportunity of a lifetime when he headed to Uganda to help the country's national hockey sides prepare for the African Cup of Nations. The inspirational coach shared his incredible story with the boys in a thrilling listen!

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Episode 107 - Glorious Greg Nicol

South African legend Greg Nicol has been appointed Head Coach of the New Zealand Black Sticks. The record-breaking goalscorer, who scored 244 times in 200 test matches, joined the lads to talk about his new role, his goal-scoring feats and the many amazing adventures he experienced across his international career.

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Episode 106 - Dayaan's Day

Dayaan Cassiem kicks off our 2022 year as the first guest on Hockey the Podcast. He talks to Tyron about the Olympic Games, his individual goal against Belgium and his life in Germany.

Episode 105 - Mens JWC Preview

Jabu is joined by the class of 2016 Junior World Cup as Garreth Ewing and Kyle Lion-Cachet dish the skinny on the tournament getting underway this week.

Episode 104 - Interim Inky


In this weeks special episode Tyron chats with newly appointed Interim head coach of the SA Womens Hockey team Inky Zondi about the challenge ahead and the excitement of his appointment.

Episode 103 - Excellent Edith

Edith Molikoe heads to the Junior World Cup with a different level of excitement. She heads to the the first African hosted World Cup having already represented her senior national indoor side on 35 occassions, while also becoming an Olympian in 2021.

The 21 year-old shared her visions of the game, her highlights, the stars she met in Tokyo and dishes on the best room mate on tour!

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