FIH Pro League: FAQs

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There’s less than a month to go until the FIH Pro League (FIHPL) begins, but what is it?

Check out our FAQs below and discover all you need to know about this exciting new competition set to transform the landscape of international hockey!

What is the FIH Pro League?

The FIH Pro League is the ground-breaking, new, global hockey competition beginning in 2019.

Two leagues, one men’s and one women’s, each comprising nine of the greatest hockey nations, will battle it out for glory. 144 matches will be staged around the world - 16 here in Great Britain - each season, culminating in a Grand Final in June in the Netherlands. It’s going to be action-packed, international rivalries will be at their fiercest and the hockey will be of the highest calibre.  

Who's playing in the FIH Pro League?

All the biggest and best teams in world hockey will be taking part.

Just some of the outfits our GB teams will come up against are reigning men’s Olympic gold medalists Argentina, world number one team and women’s World Cup winners The Netherlands, newly crowned men’s World Cup champions Belgium and Gold Coast 2018 champions in Australia’s men and New Zealand’s women.

Full list of men’s teams – Great Britain, Australia, Argentina, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, New Zealand and Pakistan.

Full list of women’s teams – Netherlands, Great Britain, Australia, Argentina, Germany, New Zealand, China, USA and Belgium.

When and where are GB's home matches taking place?

All of Great Britain’s home matches will be played at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre between April and June 2019, with the exception being the final double header which will instead take place at the Twickenham Stoop Stadium on 23 June against New Zealand.

You can find a detailed list of all our fixtures here.

Can I still buy tickets?
Yes! Click here to secure your seat at what will be one of the most exciting sporting events of 2019!

Can I watch the games on TV?
As it stands all 144 FIHPL be games will be shown on BT Sport.

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