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Simon Orchard – The World Cups Sizzlers and Fizzlers

One of the most controversial hockey journalist has been putting his thoughts on paper for us again in Edition 8 of Hockey World News.

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KOOKABURRAS CLAIM HARD-FOUGHT FIRST-UP WORLD CUP WIN

  

The Kookaburras have commenced their World Cup defence with a hard-fought 2-1 win over world number 10 Ireland in Bhubaneswar, India, on Friday night.

 

Tim Brand scored the decisive goal in the 34th minute after a inch-perfect pass from Corey Weyer on a fast break to get the world number one Australians off to a winning start as they chase a third straight world title. Continue reading KOOKABURRAS CLAIM HARD-FOUGHT FIRST-UP WORLD CUP WIN

England Announce World Cup Squad

England have announced their 20-strong squad for the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar, India. Continue reading England Announce World Cup Squad

KOOKABURRAS TEAM ANNOUNCED FOR WORLD CUP DEFENCE

Friday 2 November 2018 | Hockey Australia today announces the 18-member Kookaburras team which will compete at the upcoming 2018 FIH Men’s World Cup in Bhubaneswar, India. Continue reading KOOKABURRAS TEAM ANNOUNCED FOR WORLD CUP DEFENCE

Netherlands storm to gold and records get re-written at Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018

  • Netherlands win eighth title with stunning final performance

London: Relentless and magnificent. The Netherlands have absolutely owned the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup since their opening 7-0 scoreline against Korea. Continue reading Netherlands storm to gold and records get re-written at Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018

Fiesta time at the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup as Spain and Argentina win cross-over matches

  • Spain defeat Belgium in shoot-out after tense goalless draw
  • Argentina hit form as they defeat New Zealand
  • Spain to play Germany and Argentina to face Australia in quarter-finals

There was a distinctly fiesta feel to Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre as first Spain and then Argentina won through to the quarter-finals of the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup, London 2018. Continue reading Fiesta time at the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup as Spain and Argentina win cross-over matches

Hockeyroos Looking For Payback

The Hockeyroos must get a better return from their penalty corners in their final 2018 Women’s World Cup pool game against New Zealand in London on Sunday morning (AEST) according to goalkeeper Rachael Lynch. Continue reading Hockeyroos Looking For Payback

Ireland celebrate as they become first team to qualify for Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup quarter finals

London, England: Ireland made history as they won their second game at the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup by a solitary goal over India. Prior to this tournament, Ireland had never won two games at a World Cup competition. Continue reading Ireland celebrate as they become first team to qualify for Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup quarter finals

Germany make it two wins as they beat Argentina

The first match of the evening saw two well-matched but completely contrasting teams take to the pitch for the second round of matches in Pool C. Continue reading Germany make it two wins as they beat Argentina

England Left Frustrated As Capacity Crowd Find Their Voice

A capacity crowd, a pyrotechnics display and the knowledge that a win was crucial was enough to set nerves jangling for both England and USA. Continue reading England Left Frustrated As Capacity Crowd Find Their Voice