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NetherlandsHockey
Relentless and magnificent. The Netherlands have absolutely owned the Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup since their opening 7-0 scoreline against Korea.  The women in orange might have been slightly stunned by the reception their opponents received as they walked out for the final but then it was business as usual...
HWC2018: 'Top four finish is a sign of the youthful team’s growth' Jodie Kenny
Hockeyroos defender Jodie Kenny says the side’s top four finish at the 2018 Women’s World Cup is a sign of the youthful team’s growth but acknowledges there’s plenty more to learn. Fifth-ranked Australia lost their semi-final to world number one Netherlands in a shootout before losing the bronze medal match...
IrelandHockey
It was always going to be a tough task against the world number 1 side in sweltering heat but the Green Army were in their usual determined form. The opening goal came in a crowded circle in the 7thminute when Lidewij Welten spun her marker and shot home from close...
HWC2018: Hockeyroos finished their 2018 Women’s World Cup campaign in fourth spot
The Hockeyroos have finished their impressive 2018 Women’s World Cup campaign in fourth spot after suffering a 3-1 loss to Spain in the bronze medal match in London on Sunday. Australia had missed out on a place in the World Cup final following a shootout loss to the top-ranked Netherlands...
Spain Hockey Team
Spain's incredible journey at the Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup came to a bronze-tinted end as they defeated Australia with a consummate display of creative, attacking hockey. The bronze medal match was a clash between Australia, the world number five team and 2014 silver medallists, and Spain who, with a...
HWC2018: Ireland and Netherlands ready for the World Cup finals
At 16:30 (BST) on Sunday 5 August, Ireland and Netherlands will create their own history as they go head to head in the Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup London 2018 final. Netherlands will be looking to retain the prize they won back in The Hague in 2014 and in doing so...
HWC2018: The Green Army beat Spain in a penalty shootout to secure their place in the World Cup Final
Vitality Hockey World Cup, London   Ireland 1(O’Flanagan) Spain 1 (Magaz)   Penalty Shootout: Ireland 3 (Pinder x2, Watkins) Spain 2 (Oliva, Riera)   The Green Army have beaten Spain in a penalty shootout to secure their place in the World Cup Final.    It was the dream start for the Green Army as Katie Mullan sent the ball into...
HWC2018: Australia Women's Hockey team suffer semi-final shootout heartbreak
The Hockeyroos have heartbreakingly missed out on a spot in the 2018 Women’s World Cup in a penalty shootout after fighting back for a brave 1-1 draw with the Netherlands in Sunday morning’s (AEST) semi-final in London. Australia couldn’t re-produce their quarter-final penalty shootout heroics against Argentina, going down 3-1...
RaniRampal
Ireland halt India’s dream run in the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018 here at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre with a 3-1 win in the shootout and make the Semi Final against Spain. For India, Reena Khokhar was the lone goal-scorer while Roisin Upton, Alison Meeke,...
HWC2018: Hockeyroos out to end Dutch dominance
The Hockeyroos will play world number one, the Netherlands, in Saturday’s 2018 Women’s World Cup semi-finals in London after the Dutch beat England 2-0 on Friday morning (AEST) to secure a spot in the final four. Australia will need to end a period of Dutch dominance to progress to Sunday’s...
EnglandHockey
World number one prevailed against world number two at the Vitality Women’s Hockey World Cup as the Netherlands beat England to advance to the semi-finals.    In recent years, these two powerhouses of the modern women’s game have developed a firm rivalry, stemming from closely fought matches in major competitions.    In 2015...
HWC2018: Green Army beat India to reach World Cup Semi Finals
Vitality Hockey World Cup, London Ireland 0 India 0 Penalty Shootout: Ireland 3 (Upton, Meeke, Watkins) India 1(Khokhar) The Green Army have continued their history-making run by beating India in a penalty shootout to secure their place in the World Cup semi-finals. Despite the possession stats saying the opening quarter was relatively even, it was certainly...
HWC2018: Hockeyroos through to the 2018 Women’s World Cup semi-finals with a shootout win
The Hockeyroos have progressed to the 2018 Women’s World Cup semi-finals after a dramatic shootout victory over Argentina in Thursday morning’s (AEST) quarter-final clash in London. Brooke Peris held her nerve to convert the decisive penalty in sudden death to clinch a 4-3 win over the world number three Argentines. Hockeyroos...
HWC2018: India Women's Hockey team look to avenge pool stage loss to Ireland in the Quarter Finals
London (England), 01 August 2018: History beckons the Indian Women's Hockey Team as they take on Ireland in the Quarter Final match of the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018 here at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on Thursday. The Indian Women's Hockey Team last played in a...
HWC2018: Lily Owsley and Laura Unsworth preview Dutch quarter-final
With a victory over Korea Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup hosts England have booked and secured a quarter-final showdown with rivals the Netherlands on Thursday night.   The sides last met at the semi-final stage of the EuroHockey Championships back in 2017 where the dutch edged past England 1-0 in front...