Sunday, July 25, 2021

Oceania

Kiel Brown comes into Australia’s Commonwealth Games side

Defender Jeremy Hayward has been withdrawn from the squad after suffering a stress reaction in his right foot. He will be replaced by Kiel Brown. Brown, who has played 145 times for Australia, will make his first appearance at a...

We need our captain Mark Knowles, says Chris Ciriello

Australia's Kookaburras cruised into the medal stages of the 2014 hockey World Cup in the Hague on Monday with a comfortable 4-0 defeat of India. All the goals came in the first half, but the win was marred by the...

Australia name experienced squad for 2014 hockey World Cup

Australia will take 10 players from the 2010 hockey World Cup winning squad to the Hague next month to defend their title. Only two countries – Pakistan and Germany –  have ever won back-to-back World Cups. Coach Ric Charlesworth said: “It’s as hard as...

Couzins set for 300th cap

New Zealand captain Dean Couzins will play his 300th hockey test in Saturday's rematch against Australia in Perth. The game will be streamed live via the Hockey Australia website at 12noon UK time. He will become just the second New Zealander...

New Zealand to develop national hockey centre at North Harbour

Sport New Zealand’s seed investment of $2.5 million into redeveloping North Harbour’s Rosedale Park into a National Hockey Centre, is a huge boost for the sport, says Hockey New Zealand’s chief executive Malcolm Harris. The venue will be the...

Govers returns to Kookaburras for series against New Zealand

Australia's Kookaburras will face trans-Tasman rivals the New Zealand Black Sticks in two hockey tests this week, beginning Thursday in Perth (12noon UK time) Kookaburras coach Ric Charlesworth will use the vast majority of his 30 man squad across the two...

New Zealand keep finals hopes alive

The Black Sticks women have kept their final hopes alive at the Hawke’s Bay Festival of hockey with a convincing 6-2 win against Japan on Thursday.   In other games. Argentina struggled to crack the China defence but ran out 2-0...

Nicola White doubles seals win over China

The Hockeyroos took a 4-0 victory over China in their third match of the Hawke’s Bay tournament on Tuesday with Kellie White netting twice in the win.  A first international strike by youngster Mathilda Carmichael was sandwiched by goals from Georgia...

New Zealand pack Champions Challenge squad with experience

New Zealand men's hockey coach Colin Batch has named a strong side to compete at the 2014 Champions Challenge in Kuantan, Malaysia later this month.   The Black Sticks, hosts Malaysia, Korea, Ireland, Japan, Canada, France and Poland will compete in...

China make the running at Hawke’s Bay Festival

China have won their second match of the Hawke's Bay Festival of hockey, inflicting a 2-1  defeat on hosts New Zealand. “China’s four way press was too much for us to break down today, the message is that we need...
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Tokyo Olympics Hockey: Ireland women ready to take on Holland

Sarah Torrans says the Green Army will “show the world what we can do” against the world No 1...
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