National coach, Frank Murray, has announced the Hockeyroos squad to compete in the Beijing Olympics' test event from August 8-13.Taking place twelve months out from the Beijing Olympics, the Good Luck Beijing Tournament will see the Hockeyroos test the new surface and facilities
The Hockeyroos have won game one of the six test series against Japan 1-0, in Melbourne overnight.
It has been a great few weeks for Australia’s hockey teams. A young men’s team won the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia and the women defeated New Zealand across the Tasman in their series 3-1.
The Hockeyroos have come from 2-1 down to beat the New Zealand Black Sticks in the fourth and final game of their New Zealand tour. The win sees Australia take out the series 3-1, a pleasing result after losing game one last Sunday.
Australia's men's hockey team regained the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup by defeating Malaysia 3-1 in the final of the 16th edition on Sunday.
The Kookaburras have powered through to the Azlan Shah semi finals with a convincing 7-2 win over China, in Malaysia last night.
Hockey Australia has confirmed the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras will be staying put in Perth for at least the next three Olympic Games.
Australia's men's hockey team starts as favourite for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup from Saturday, which also brings together former champions India, South Korea and Pakistan.World No.2 Australia has been the most successful team at the tournament, winning in 1983, 1998, 2004 and 2005
After the completion of the AHL the 2007 National Senior Squad, National Development Squad and team for the four-test series between the Hockeyroos and New Zealand
The Hockeyroos and Kookaburras have been in full flight ...