SA hockey players up for auction IPL style

2012-10-24 00:00

MIDFIELDER Austin Smith, the South Africa men’s hockey captain, heads a group of his national team-mates who will be up for auction next month to the six franchises that make up the inaugural Hockey India League, which is based on the IPL cricket model and will involve 33 matches from January 5 to February 3 in India.

The SA players will join the rest of the best in world hockey in this first edition of the Hockey India League, which has negotiated a window in the International Hockey Federation (FIH) international calendar. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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