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Hockey men back in business

Hockey men back in business

11 August 2016

The Australian men’s hockey team’s Olympic dream had new life breathed into it on Wednesday evening as goals from Aran Zalewski and Jake Whetton secured a 2-1 win over Great Britain.

 We’re going to Rio to compete, not participate – Knowles

We’re going to Rio to compete, not participate – Knowles

29 June 2016

The hard work has only begun for 16 men’s hockey players today selected to take to the pitch at Rio, says triple Olympic captain Mark Knowles.

Aussies and Indians draw in first Hockey friendly

Aussies and Indians draw in first Hockey friendly

20 November 2015

Aussie men's hockey team shared the spoils with India in the first of their three-match series in Chhattisgarh as Chris Ciriello’s equaliser cancelled out VR Ragunath’s penalty corner double late on.

Kookaburras win World League Semi Final

Kookaburras win World League Semi Final

6 July 2015

A late goal two seconds from full time by Chris Ciriello won the Kookaburras the World League Semi Final tournament in the most dramatic of circumstances, earning a 1-0 victory over hosts Belgium.

Kookaburras march into World League semis

Kookaburras march into World League semis

2 July 2015

The Kookaburras marched into the semi-final of the Hockey World League after overcoming a dogged and physical Ireland 4-1 in an absorbing quarter-final in Antwerp.

Kookaburras kick start Olympic qualification campaign

Kookaburras kick start Olympic qualification campaign

22 June 2015

A devastating spell that featured six goals in 17 minutes saw the Kookaburras hit the ground running in their quest for Olympic qualification at the Hockey World League in Antwerp on Sunday.

Kookaburras back up loss with 6-1 victory over Great Britain

Kookaburras back up loss with 6-1 victory over Great Britain

16 June 2015

The Kookaburras bounced back after a disappointing defeat by Great Britain, knocking the hosts off a 6-1 victory in their second warm-up match at Bisham Abbey.

Aussies into Champions Trophy Semi Final

Aussies into Champions Trophy Semi Final

12 December 2014

HOCKEY: The Kookaburras remain in contention to win a sixth successive Champions Trophy title this weekend after sealing their place in Saturday’s semi finals with a 4-2 win over Argentina in a must-win quarter final.

Hockey teams named to defend crowns

Hockey teams named to defend crowns

24 June 2014

HOCKEY: The Australian Commonwealth Games Association has announced the Australian men’s and women’s hockey teams nominated by Hockey Australia for the Commonwealth Games, which begin next month in Glasgow. Both teams are looking to defend the titles won four years ago.

Australians crowned Hockey World Champions

Australians crowned Hockey World Champions

16 June 2014

HOCKEY: Australia’s men’s hockey team has been crowned world champions once again after an emphatic 6-1 win over World Cup hosts and Olympic silver medallists, the Netherlands.

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