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Australia’s Kookaburras claim Odisha Men’s Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017

  • Australia defend title by edging past Olympic champions Argentina
  • India claim bronze despite Germany reserve goalkeeper Mark Appel scoring 
  • Germany’s Mats Grambusch named Odisha New Opportunities Best Player 

Bhubaneswar, India: Australia’s Kookaburras have defended the Hockey World League title that they won in Raipur two years ago by claiming a 2-1 triumph over reigning Olympic champions Argentina, bringing the curtain down on ten pulsating days of world class hockey at the Kalinga Stadium. Continue reading Australia’s Kookaburras claim Odisha Men’s Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017

Two In A Row For The Men In Orange

The Netherlands have become European champions for the fifth time and have retained the title won in London two years ago. After going 0-2 down a Dutch comeback seemed far from possible, considering the scoreline the last time these two nations met. Robbert Kemperman, however, had other ideas and used everything he had, leading a charge and comeback that will be talked about for a long time. Continue reading Two In A Row For The Men In Orange

Scotland win Men’s EuroHockey Championship II in Glasgow Wales 1-2 Scotland

Scotland men won EuroHockey Championship II in Glasgow in a tremendous 2-1 victory over Wales. Scotland had already gained promotion to the top division of European hockey but took the top prize in the tournament in front of a full house in Glasgow. Continue reading Scotland win Men’s EuroHockey Championship II in Glasgow Wales 1-2 Scotland

Netherlands crowned champions in Brussels: Australia take fifth Hockey World Cup spot

The Netherlands took first place at the FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Finals after a patient but accomplished performance against China. For their part, the team ranked eighth in the world played their part in a spectacle worthy of a final. Continue reading Netherlands crowned champions in Brussels: Australia take fifth Hockey World Cup spot