Archive for April 2017

Kookaburras win International Hockey Open

Saturday April 1, 2017 by  

In a nail-biting final test at the Darwin International Hockey Open, the Kookaburras have won the series and the match with a 5-3 victory over Pakistan in a game that was packed with action from the very first minute of play.

Pakistan came to the final match of the International Hockey Open determined, and were paid for that determination by scoring the first of the game with a field goal from Abu Mahmood.

The Kookaburras were not having it, and only seconds later had a penalty corner opportunity. It was Kiran Arunasalam who scored the penalty corner to tie the match back up – his first goal as a Kookaburra. Read more

Hockeyroos draw with New Zealand at Hawkes Bay Cup

Saturday April 1, 2017 by  

The Hockeyroos have taken on trans-Tasman arch rivals the New Zealand Black Sticks today at the Hawkes Bay Cup in Hastings, New Zealand.

After leading for the majority of the game, the Hockeyroos conceded a goal to the Black Sticks in the 59th minute of play, resulting in another 1-all draw for the Australians.

The Roos were off to a great start, with Laura Barden scoring a cracker of a field goal from the right-hand side of the circle in the ninth minute of play to give Australia the advantage. Read more