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.
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.
Despite Jamie Dwyer's 11th goal since March, the Kookaburras fell 3-1 to hosts Great Britain in their first return to London's Olympic Park since winning bronze at the 2012 Olympic Games.
With qualification for the 2016 Olympic Games on the line, the Hockeyroos will go into the World League Semi Final tournament with their strongest available line-up.
As a young boy Joel Carroll never thought he would leave Darwin. Little did he know when he picked up his first hockey stick, it would be his ticket to the Olympic Games.
Kookaburras coach has named an experienced squad as Australia’s men’s hockey team attempts to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games
A clinical final 30 minutes saw the Kookaburras overcome a tight opening half to run out 5-0 winners over Pakistan in their final match at the Hobart International Challenge.
The Kookaburras have done the double over Kiwi rivals the New Zealand Black Sticks following up Tuesday’s 3-0 win with a 5-2 victory in front of a packed Tasmanian Hockey Centre.
The Trans-Tasman clash at the men’s Hobart International Challenge had the Kookaburras finish atop of the New Zealand Black Sticks 3-0 in their third test match of the challenge.