Chopra family field hockey ‘legacy’ lives on at Jr. World Cup in India
Updated On: February 3, 2017
About to embark on the biggest game of his career, it was impossible for Rohan Chopra to ignore the weight of the moment. There he was in India, the field hockey-mad nation his grandparents had left 60 years earlier before they laid the sport’s roots in Ottawa, set to make his Junior World Cup debut.
GGs step up to national silver for new all-time uOttawa best
Updated On: December 8, 2016
A pair of decorated locally-brewed University of Ottawa Gee-Gees veterans have a shiny new silver medal to add to their large collections of rugby prizes thanks to their program’s all-time best finish at the Canadian university women’s rugby championships Nov. 2-6 in Victoria.
Nighthawks player earns nod for field hockey Junior World Cup
Updated On: December 8, 2016
Ottawa native Rohan Chopra has been officially selected to the Canadian field hockey team for the Junior Men’s World Cup Dec. 8-18 in Lucknow, India.
Nighthawks win historic medal at field hockey nationals
Updated On: August 26, 2016
The Nepean Nighthawks boys’ field hockey team came away with a historic bronze medal from the Field Hockey Canada Under-16 National Championships July 20-24 in Calgary.
Local field hockey player wins Jr. World Cup berth for Canada
Updated On: June 1, 2016
It was serious business. A berth in the Junior Men’s Field Hockey World Cup berth would be on the line momentarily, and he’d moved across the country to prepare for the opportunity that lay ahead.
Field hockey player debuts with Team Canada
Updated On: May 6, 2016
At the Apr. 2-10 Hawke’s Bay Cup in New Zealand, Team Canada goalkeeper Rowan Harris stood tall against some of the world’s top women’s field hockey players. Half-a-decade ago, the Ottawa native could barely stand up.
The Chopras: Ottawa’s first family of field hockey
Updated On: March 10, 2016
They are champions and volunteers, coaches and pioneers, and field hockey runs through their veins. Parents Sandeep and Maureen Chopra, and their three children – Halley, Rohan and Marek – are the driving force behind what has become one of Ottawa’s fastest-growing amateur sports programs.
Local field hockey players make mark for Canada
Updated On: January 28, 2016
Ottawa native Rowan Harris has been named to the Canadian field hockey junior women’s development squad. In the fall, the goalkeeper backstopped her University of British Columbia Thunderbirds to a national university title with a shootout win over Victoria in the championship game.
Nighthawks field hockey players chosen for jr. national development program
Updated On: September 11, 2015
Three Nepean Nighthawks players have been named to Field Hockey Canada’s 2015-2016 Men’s Junior Development Squad. Braedon Muldoon, Liam Manning and Rohan Chopra will be centralizing in Vancouver for training this fall.
More tourney medals for Nighthawks
Updated On: August 8, 2015
The Nepean Nighthawks earned the best showing in their club’s history at July’s Canadian Cultural Field Hockey Club invitational tournament in Mississauga.