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Australia : Kookaburras to play Pakistan in London in FIH Pro League
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) have announced the Kookaburras’ away match against Pakistan in the 2019 FIH Pro League will be played at London’s Lee Valley Hockey Centre. Australia are due to play Pakistan on June 7, marking the first FIH Pro League match of the side’s European leg which...
Australia : Mark Knowles elected to the FIH Athletes’ Committee
Hockey Australia welcomes today’s election of recently retired Kookaburra captain Mark Knowles to the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Athletes’ Committee.   The committee consists of eight Regular Members and two Liaison Members, who together give players a voice and representation within the FIH. All members serve on a four-year term.  Four of the eight...
Australia : Squad announced for Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018
Hockey Australia today announces the 18-member Kookaburras team which will compete at the upcoming 2018 FIH Men’s World Cup in Bhubaneswar, India. World number one Australia heads into the tournament having won the past two World Cups in 2010 and 2014. The Kookaburras are pooled against England (ranked seventh), Ireland (10th)...
Australia : Kookaburras begin pre-World Cup training camp
The Kookaburras will this week embark on a pre-World Cup training camp as coaches and selectors narrow down on selection for the final 18-man team in India in November and December. World number one Australia will be chasing a third straight title at the 2018 World Cup which starts on...
YOG : Australia Women and Men finish Fifth and Sixth at Youth Olympic Games
Australia’s women and men have finished fifth and sixth respectively at the 2018 Youth Olympics Hockey 5s following the final matches in Buenos Aires this morning (AEDT). The Aussie women defeated Austria 3-0 in the fifth-place match, with a double from captain Courtney Schonell and the other goal from Amy...
Australia : "We will be ready for the World Cup." Colin Batch
Being at the helm of the world’s best men’s hockey team cannot be an easy task. Expectation sits on the shoulders and every other team sees you as a target – a team to be knocked off a perch. And yet the Kookaburras Head Coach Colin Batch is a...
YOG : Australia's Men and Women's Teams to compete for the fifth spot
Both Australian Hockey 5s teams will compete for fifth spot at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires after recording wins in the classification matches on Sunday morning. The Australian men’s team knocked off Austria 8-3 after a dominant first-half, while the women proved too strong for Namibia 5-1. Australia will...
SOJC : Australia's U21 Men's Team claim Bronze at the 8th Sultan of Johor Cup
The Burras have claimed third place in the Sultan of Johor Cup after a comfortable 6-1 win over Japan at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium on Saturday night. It was revenge for the defending champions Australia, as they had lost their opening match to the Japanese 2-1 which ultimately cost...
SOJC : Burras beat New Zealand U21 Men's Team in their final pool match
Defending champions Australia have failed to qualify for the 2018 Sultan of Johor Cup final despite a 4-0 win over New Zealand at Taman Daya Hockey Stadium on Friday night. The Burras finished third in the standings with seven points, with India and Great Britain progressing to tonight’s final. Australia will...
YOG : Australia's U18 Men and Women's Hockey Teams qualify for the quarter finals
Australia’s Hockey 5s quarter-finals draw has been confirmed after the final round robin matches were completed at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires on Friday morning. The Australian men’s team finished top of their pool after a 2-0 win over Austria on Friday morning and will play Zambia (midnight...
SOJC : Burras's lose their fourth match against India
The Burras’ hopes of qualifying for the Sultan of Johor Cup final after practically suffering a pulsating 5-4 defeat to runaway leaders India on Wednesday night at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium. The Indians were champions in 2013 and 2014 and are now on target to win a treble of...
YOG : Australia's U18 Men's Hockey Team register their fourth consecutive victory
The Australian men's Hockey 5s team have maintained their perfect record at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires despite a scare winning 4-3 over India on Thursday morning. Meanwhile, Australia's women went down 3-1 to reigning champions China PR, but despite the defeat still qualified for the quarters. China scored...
YOG : Big wins for Australia's U18 Men and Women's Hockey Teams
Australia have recorded big wins in both the women’s and men’s Hockey 5s tournament at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires overnight. The Aussie women bounced back from their 4-3 loss to Namibia to record a commanding 8-0 victory over Poland on Wednesday morning (AEDT). Australia’s men’s side recorded a...
SOJC : "This tournament is shaping up to be a close encounter." Chris O’Reilly
Reigning Sultan of Johor Cup champions Australia were held to a 2-2 draw by Great Britain in their third match on Tuesday night at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium. The British fought hard to claw back from two goals down to earn the point, while the Burras failed to capitalise...
SOJC : Impressive play by Australia's U21 Men's Team as they beat Malaysia's U21 Men's Team
The Burras have bounced back from their shock opening loss to Japan at the 2018 Sultan of Johor Cup with a 6-1 win over hosts Malaysia at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium on Sunday night. https://twitter.com/thedragflick/status/1048939652541890563 The Malaysians put up a fight in the first quarter but capitulated in the later...