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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

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

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