BLACK STICKS SHOW IMPROVEMENT BUT CAN’T GET THE WIN Another sold out crowd at Nga Puna Wai in Christchurch threw their support behind the Vantage Black Sticks but it was to no avail as the young squads lost their games. It was an experience building series for the players, 10 of whom debuted in the […]


GREAT BRITAIN TOO STRONG FOR BLACK STICKS MEN There was despair in Christchurch on Friday evening as the Vantage Black Sticks men were soundly defeated by a precise Great British team six goals to one.  The first quarter was largely dominated by Great Britain with their positional organisation preventing New Zealand from gaining a foothold […]


ANZAC DAY AGONY FOR BLACK STICKS Australia women came back from behind with two late goals to take a 2-1 victory in the first match of the ANZAC Day double header. A sold out crowd was witness to an exciting match of hockey that could have gone either way. New Zealand were markedly improved from […]

Pro League: Kookaburras play out nine-goal thriller against India

A gallant never-say-die Kookaburras outfit has gone down to a Harmanpreet Singh inspired India 5-4 in a pulsating FIH Pro League encounter at Rourkela’s Birsa Munda Stadium. After Josh Beltz put the Kookaburras ahead early, the hosts replied in emphatic fashion to lead 4-1 at half time before the Australians mounted a stirring comeback. However, […]

Pro League: Kookaburras quartet make debut in narrow loss to world champions’

The Kookaburras have been edged out 1-0 by world champions Germany in the FIH Pro League in Rourkela tonight as Hayden Beltz, Anand Gupte, Ben Staines and Davis Atkin became the latest players to debut for Australia’s iconic national men’s hockey team. It was a special moment for the quartet as they ran out for […]

Pro League: Spain Go 7 Points Cleat at the Top

Red Sticks do the double over Kookaburras while Hockeyroos edge past United Eagles  Action continued from the FIH Hockey Pro League 2022/23 mini-tournament in Hobart as Spain continued their red hot form, relying on their terrific defence to get the better of the hosts and stretching their lead on the top of the table to […]

Pro League: Spain Stun Australia with 4-2 Victory

Spain prevail over Kookaburras in FIH Pro League It was a case of full ‘Marcs’ as a brace to Marc Reyne and a late winner to Marc Miralles secured Spain a 4-2 defeat of the Kookaburras in their FIH Pro League match in Hobart. On a night when Cairns local Jayden Atkinson became the 437th […]

Pro League: USA With Shootout Victory Over Australia

Heading into today’s match at the Tasmania Hockey Centre in Hobart, Australia, the No. 16 U.S. Women’s National Team knew they would be up for a challenge when they faced hosts No. 3 Hockeyroos in the FIH Hockey Pro League. After chances for both sides went unscored during regulation, the match went into a shootout to […]

Pro League: Argentina Battle Back to Take Shootout Bonus Point

Two final quarter goals saw Argentina spoil the homecoming of local stars Eddie Ockenden, Josh Beltz and Jack Welch as the South Americans defeated the Kookaburras 4-2 in a penalty shootout in their FIH Pro League match in Hobart. The Kookaburras had control of the first half, with newly inked captain Jeremy Hayward slamming home […]

Pro League: Australia Take First Blood Against Argentina

The Hockeyroos have jumped to within three points of top spot on the FIH Pro League standings with an impressive 2-0 defeat of defending champions Argentina in front of a passionate home crowd in Hobart. A first international goal from 19-year-old Hannah Cullum-Sanders in the 2nd minute set the tone for the Hockeyroos on a […]

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