Sunday, August 1, 2021

Australia Womens Hockey

The Hockeyroos continued their fairy-tale run in Tokyo winning an historic fifth straight match to seal what is Australia’s best lead into the play-offs at an Olympic Games. The world number two side surpassed the performance of the gold-medal winning 1988, 1996 and 2000 Olympic women’s hockey teams who were...
The scoreboard may have read 1-0, but there were other scores settled at Oi Hockey Stadium when the Hockeyroos claimed their fourth straight victory of the Tokyo Olympics, defeating arch rivals New Zealand. One of those pieces of unfinished business dates back to the previous Olympic Games in Rio where...
The Hockeyroos notched their best start to an Olympics since the 1996 Atlanta Games, defeating host nation Japan 1-0 to claim three straight wins. The Hockeroos sit at the top of Pool B after a hard-fought victory, Maddy Fitzpatrick’s winner ensuring a quarter final berth with two matches to play. Hockeyroos...
The Hockeyroos have learned from stablemates the Kookaburras to expect the unexpected when they take on host nation Japan in their third Pool match at Oi Hockey Stadium on Wednesday night. Rising to the occasion, Japan proved themselves as a nation not to be underestimated in the men’s tournament scoring...
Hockeyroos goalkeeper Rachael Lynch OLY is one of five athletes to be inducted into Olympians for Life by the World Olympians Association (WOA). Together with Ugandan athlete Julius Achon OLY, American swimmer Donna de Varona OLY, Japanese athlete Koji Murofushi OLY and British athlete Alan Pascoe OLY, Lynch was inducted into Olympians...
She isn’t your typical last line of defence. She comes armed with stethoscopes and thermometers. And these days, the hospital is her stadium. Meet 33 -year-old, Hockeyroos Goalkeeper Rachael Anne Lynch, who dedicates herself to excellence, whether it is when wearing a goalkeepers uniform or scrubs. While the sports fraternity and people world...
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Local 20-year-old defender Karri Somerville will become the Hockeyroos’ latest debutant when she takes the field against Argentina in Perth in the FIH Pro League tomorrow (Friday 6 March). Somerville has impressed at training since joining the squad at the start of the year and Hockeyroos Head Coach Paul Gaudoin...
The Hockeyroos booked their 11th straight Olympic Games after beating Russia 5-0 win in the second and final qualifier against Russia. The result gave the Hockeyroos a 9-2 victory on aggregate to ensure they will join the Kookaburras in representing Australia at next year’s Games. After a 4-2 win in the...
Hockeyroos Head Coach Paul Gaudoin has built a reputation as Australia's best coach, the man who can always be relied on to get the team across the line in a tight finish. Australia's opponent for the FIH Olympic Qualifier is Russia. Although Russia are a much much lower ranked team,...
The Hockeyroos team has been announced for the upcoming do-or-die Olympic Qualifying Series against Russia to be held in Perth on 25/26 October 2019. The 18-player team named by Head Coach Paul Gaudoin will face world number 19 ranked Russia in two matches on back to back days, with the...
The Australian women’s hockey team (World No. 2) will face high expectations when it takes on Russia (World No. 19) in the FIH Olympic Qualifier, which is the 'final' chance for teams to qualify for the Olympics. The draw which involved 14 teams was held at the headquarters of the...
The Australian women's hockey team beat New Zealand 3-2 on Day Two of the Oceania Cup 2019 in Rockhampton, thanks to Renee Taylor's late 60th minute strike. The Hockeyroos had lost the previous match on Day One to the Black Sticks women, so this victory proved to be real sweet. M.Fitzpatrick...
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The Australian women's hockey team beat China to clinch the Bronze Medal match at the "Ready Steady Tokyo" Hockey Olympic Test event in Tokyo, Japan on Wednesday. Australia rode on goals through Commerford (11’), Malone (16’) and R.Taylor (34’) while Li Jiaqi (57') was the lone scorer for China. The Hockeyroos...
Hockeyroos Head Coach Paul Gaudoin has named his 16-players for the official Tokyo Olympics Test Event to be held in the Japanese capital from 17-21 August 2019. The event is seen as valuable preparation for the upcoming Oceania Cup in Rockhampton, a best of three match series against New Zealand...
Australia men and women are set to play their final home & away FIH Pro League matches in Amstelveen this weekend. Head coaches Colin Batch (Kookaburras) and Paul Gaudoin (Hockeyroos) have been both looking forward to playing tough teams in front of a big crowd, including Australian fans. “There is a...

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