Thursday, May 26, 2022

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Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022: Australia women look to next gen

Australia women depart for Europe and the Women's World Cup preparations next month with an eye on the future. The 18-strong Hockeyroos team, fourth at the 2018 World Cup, features five athletes with under 10 games experience and a further...

Australia women seal Trans-Tasman Series

The Hockeyroos won the 2022 Trans-Tasman Series after recording a final game 2-1 victory over New Zealand. Heading into the fourth and final match in the box seat to claim the series after a win and two draws, the Hockeyroos...

Tributes paid to Hockeyroo Sandy Pisani

Tributes have been paid to Olympic hockey champion Sandy Pisani who dies last month, aged 63. Pisani, who earned 105 caps, was in the Hockeyroos side that won Australia's first Olympic gold medal in hockey at Seoul 1988. She had also...

Hidden gem Cullum-Sanders makes Australia squad in centenary Test year

Untried 18-year-old Queenslander Hannah Cullum-Sanders has been included in the Australia women's squad for the upcoming Tests against New Zealand. The Trans-Tasman Series will be the first internationals the Hockeyroos have played since last year’s Tokyo Olympics. Adding extra significance to the...

Victoria state awarded 2026 Commonwealth Games, hockey in Geelong

The Australian state of Victoria has been awarded the 2026 Commonwealth Games, with hockey set to feature in Geelong. The Games, set for March of that year, will return to Australia for a sixth time, although this is the first...

Australia call up veteran goalkeeeper for Kookaburras hockey squad

Australian veteran goalkeeper Ben Rennie has been called up to the Kookaburras squad along with three of the country's emerging hockey talent. The 19-year-old striker Craig Marais, a livewire Victorian, 20-year-old attacking midfielder Ky Willott, Western Australian defender James Collins...

Masters Talk: ‘My goal? Still playing hockey when I am 80’

In his latest Masters player profile, Mark McElligott chats with Kevin Booth, an Australian from Canberra Kevin was originally from Crookwell, about 90 minutes north of Canberra in rural New South Wales. Crookwell is well known in Australian Hockey circles as...

Hockeyroos start road to Paris Olympics with new squad additions

Three debutants and the return of a burgeoning young star in the selection of this year’s Hockeyroos squad heralds an exciting new chapter for Australia’s national women’s hockey team with a strong focus towards the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Queenslander...

Australia men and Netherlands women end 2021 as world’s best

Despite not playing since the Olympics, Australia men have overtaken Belgium and end 2021 as world No.1 in the latest FIH world hockey rankings. Belgium’s recent FIH Hockey Pro League draw and defeat to the Netherlands saw them lose top...

Masters Talk: ‘I’m not sure what I would do if I gave up hockey!’

Mark McElligott kicks off a regular series of snapshots of Australian Masters players. This week: Jenny Feltham, a Canberra-based goalkeeper  Name: Jenny Feltham  Nickname: Feltho  When did you first start playing? I’ve always played hockey, both my parents played, and everyone on my mum’s side of the family played, many...
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Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022: Australia women look to next gen

Australia women depart for Europe and the Women's World Cup preparations next month with an eye on the future. The...
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