HOCKEY: World renowned hockey coach Ric Charlesworth has announced today that he will step down from his position as National Coach to the Australian men’s hockey team, the Kookaburras, following the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
HOCKEY: Set piece supremo Chris Ciriello’s four goals helped the Kookaburras to an unprecedented eighth Sultan Azlan Shah Cup title on Sunday night as Australia ran out 8-3 winners over hosts Malaysia.
HOCKEY: The Kookaburras marched into the final of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup with victory over world number seven side Korea on Thursday evening with what Head Coach Ric Charlesworth described as a “very good performance”.
HOCKEY: Australia’s under 18 boys will compete at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, after guaranteeing a top two finish at the qualifying event in Vanuatu on Monday.
HOCKEY: Australia’s under 18 boys will compete at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, after finishing second at the qualifying event in Vanuatu on Tuesday.
HOCKEY: Nine talented young athletes will become the first to represent Australia in an official international Hockey5s competition after being selected for the Australian under 18 men’s squad to compete at the Youth Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament in Vanuatu next month.
The Australian men's hockey team progressed to the semi-finals of the World League Finals tournament after a storming 7-2 victory over their Indian hosts in Delhi on Wednesday night.
HOCKEY: No Jamie Dwyer, no problem. That was Kookaburras coach Ric Charlesworth's attitude after being forced to overlook the five-time World Player of the Year for their upcoming inaugural World League men's hockey finals campaign in India.
AOC: The President of the AOC John Coates believes performances by Australia’s Olympic athletes have “bottomed” and results will improve as we get closer to the 2016 Rio Games.