The Hockeyroos face an uphill battle to make the Champions Trophy final after only managing a 2-2 draw with Beijing Games nemesis China in Sydney on Tuesday night.
A mad minute of inexperience sent the Hockeyroos crashing to a 1-0 loss to defending champions Argentina at the Champions Trophy tournament in Sydney on Sunday. With 54 seconds remaining in the first half, the relief of a having an Argentine goal disallowed by the video umpire soon turned to despair
Captain Madonna Blyth says the next generation of Hockeyroos are intent on forging a winning reputation on the world stage during the six-nations Champions Trophy in Sydney.
The Hockeyroos have gained confidence ahead of the Samsung Hockey Champions Trophy – Women 2009 tournament in Sydney, defeating Germany 2-0 at the Perth Hockey Stadium.
Kookaburras goalkeeper Stephen Lambert has announced his retirement from international hockey.Lambert originally loomed likely to continue on following the 2008 Beijing Olympics after he was selected in coach Ric Charlesworth’s 2009 national squad following the 2009 Australian Hockey League.