Our mission is to promote field hockey within the community offering young ladies the opportunity to develop an understanding of the game, their skills & game strategy in a fun and competitive manner while they learn team work, sportsmanship and fair play
What is Obstruction? Obstruction - TO OBSTRUCT OR 'BLOCK':
Penalty for using the body or stick to prevent opponents from pursuing the ball. Third party obstruction is called for blocking an opponent so a teammate can play the ball.
Players must not obstruct an opponent who is attempting to play the ball.
Player obstructs if they:
Back into an opponent
Physically interfere with the stick or body of an opponent
Shield the ball from a legitimate tackle with their stick or any part of their bod