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World number one Australia head into the tournament as defending champs, having won the past two World Cups in 2010 and 2014. Tonight, the Kookaburras kick off their World Cup title defence against Ireland.
The hard work has only begun for 16 men’s hockey players today selected to take to the pitch at Rio, says triple Olympic captain Mark Knowles.
A late goal two seconds from full time by Chris Ciriello won the Kookaburras the World League Semi Final tournament in the most dramatic of circumstances, earning a 1-0 victory over hosts Belgium.
A 3-1 win over Great Britain secures the Australian men's hockey team a spot at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and ticket to Sunday’s World Hockey League Grand Final against the hosts, Belgium.
The Kookaburras marched into the semi-final of the Hockey World League after overcoming a dogged and physical Ireland 4-1 in an absorbing quarter-final in Antwerp.
HOCKEY: Australia’s men’s hockey team has been crowned world champions once again after an emphatic 6-1 win over World Cup hosts and Olympic silver medallists, the Netherlands.
HOCKEY: For ten members of the Australian hockey team at the Champions Trophy starting tomorrow in Melbourne it’s all about a fresh start.
The world number 1 Kookaburras hope to make even more history under legendary coach Ric Charlesworth and become the first team to ever win the Champions Trophy four years in a row when they compete in the prestigious tournament in Auckland, New Zealand from December 3-11.