[img_assist|nid=2748|title=|desc=Nicola White celebrates after scoring England’s third goal in their 3-2 Champions Trophy win over Australia. The sides will meet again on Sunday in a relegation decider (c) Andy Smith.|link=node|align=right|width=251|height=177]Germany’s 4-1 win over China in the relegation pool ensured those two sides as well as England and Australia will meet again in the playoff place games on Sunday in the Champions Trophy.
Friday’s England Australia game, a prequel to Sunday’s far more important fifth/sixth place playoff, was won 3-2 by England. Goals came from Anne Panter, Kate Walsh (PC) and Nicola White. Marnie Hudson scored twice for the Hockeyroos.