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HOCKEY: Both the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras claimed wins over Great Britain on the weekend, before players were honoured at the 2018 Hockeyroos and Kookaburras Player of the Year awards.
The Hockeyroos took down world number one, the Netherlands at the opener of the FIH Pro League on the weekend in Melbourne, their first win against the Dutch side since 2009.
World Cup reigning champions, Australia have completed a perfect pool stage with a ruthless 11-0 thrashing of China PR in their final World Cup group game in Bhubaneswar on Friday night.
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.
In a match that was too close to be decided in regular time, Australia has successfully secured their 15th Champions Trophy, defeating India 3-2 in shootouts on Monday morning in Breda, Netherlands.
Australia took on Great Britain tonight at the Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh Malaysia, defeating them 2 – 1 as captain Matt Swann celebrated his 150th international cap.
The Australian men's hockey team took on India in their third game at the Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia last night with Australia coming away victorious, the final score AUS 3 – 1 IND.
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.