Australia: Advantage Kookaburras after overcoming Black Sticks

The Kookaburras have put themselves one win away from a spot at next year’s Olympic Games after holding off New Zealand 3-1 on the opening night of the Oceania Cup in Whangarei. The silver medallists from the Tokyo Games had the dream start when Jake Whetton scored one of the fastest Oceania Cup goals in […]

Australia: Hockeyroos and Kookaburras primed for Olympic qualifiers

The Hockeyroos and Kookaburras will attempt to secure their spot at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games when the Oceania Cup begins in Whangarei, New Zealand tomorrow (Thursday 10 August). The 3-match series (featuring double headers on each match day) between the Trans-Tasman rivals is the first chance for Australia’s iconic women’s and men’s hockey teams […]

Australia: Kookaburras gain SportsLink Travel support for Oceania Cup

Respected sports travel agency SportsLink Travel has teamed up with the Kookaburras for the Oceania Cup that starts tomorrow in New Zealand. SportsLink Travel will be the Kookaburras’ ‘front of shirt’ sponsor as part of a one-off branding alignment for the three-match series against the Black Sticks. The Oceania Cup is the first opportunity for […]

Australia: 2023 Country Hockey Championships ready to go in Shepparton

The stage is set at the Goulburn Valley Hockey Association as this year’s Hockey Australia Country Championships prepares to get underway in the Victorian city of Shepparton tomorrow. The Championships were officially launched today with the Captains Call, featuring captains from each of the competing teams. The Hockey Australia Country Championships sees Australia’s best regional […]

Australia: Hockey Australia signs UN Climate Change Framework

Hockey Australia (HA) is proud to announce it has signed the UN Climate Change Sports for Climate Action Framework, pledging the organisation’s commitment to environmental sustainability. HA’s commitment to fulfilling the five principles outlined in the Framework aligns with a key action in the Sustainability pillar of the Australian hockey whole of sport 2023-24 strategy. […]

Australia: Hockeyroos and Kookaburras to benefit from new ASC grant program

Hockey Australia is thrilled to have been allocated additional high performance funding as part of the $20 million Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Preparation Fund announced by the Australian Sports Commission today. This will provide crucial support for Australia’s National Women’s and Men’s hockey teams, the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras, in their preparation on the pathway […]

Australia: Consistency the key for Batch in Kookaburras’ Oceania Cup team

Kookaburras Head Coach Colin Batch has announced the team that will attempt to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games when they take on New Zealand in the Oceania Cup next month in Whangarei. The 18-player team is headlined by Australian games-record holder Eddie Ockenden for the three-match series against the Black Sticks that will […]

Australia: Schedule released for Season 5 of FIH Pro League

The Kookaburras and Hockeyroos fixtures for the FIH Pro League 2023-24 Season have been confirmed following the announcement of the schedule by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). Both teams will open their campaigns in Bhubaneswar, India in February 2024. The Hockeyroos’ first match is against China on 4 February, with the Kookaburras starting their season […]

Australia: Future hockey prospects identified for Brisbane 2032

A selection of the best male and female hockey players who will be in their prime age come the Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games have been announced in this year’s Men’s and Women’s Australian Futures (U18) Squads. On average, the players selected will be around 27 years of age for the next home Olympics, signalling a […]

Australia: Australian teams crowned inaugural Hockey5s Oceania Cup Champions

Australia’s Women’s and Men’s teams have won the inaugural Hockey5s Oceania Cup on the Gold Coast, qualifying for next year’s Hockey5s World Cup in the process. Both sides went through the tournament undefeated, although they were pushed all the way by New Zealand in the round robin stage and the respective gold medal matches. After […]

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