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Gold for Hockeyroos in a penalty thiriller

Australia 2 New Zealand 2
Australia win on strokes

A stunning women’s Commonwealth Games hockey final ended when Nicole Arrold roofed a penalty stroke in the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in New Delhi.
The decisive penalty shootout had started depeperately for the Blacksticks who failed to score from their first two strokes. There was a slight twitch from Australia as skipper Madonna Blyth shot wide, but Arrold stayed cooler than an ice-vest to deliver gold to the defending champions.

Australia 2 New Zealand 2
Australia win on strokes

A stunning women’s Commonwealth Games hockey final ended when Nicole Arrold roofed a penalty stroke in the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in New Delhi.
The decisive penalty shootout had started depeperately for the Blacksticks who failed to score from their first two strokes. There was a slight twitch from Australia as skipper Madonna Blyth shot wide, but Arrold stayed cooler than an ice-vest to deliver gold to the defending champions.
The Kiwis took the final into extra time with a penalty corner equaliser from Clarissa Eshuis with 35 seconds left on the clock.
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