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FIH World League Final 3rd/4th Place Playoff: Argentina 1-1 England (2-4 after shootout.)

England held their nerve to clinch a bronze medal in the first-ever World League competition breaking the hosts’ hearts with a dramatic shootout victory. Not for the first time, goalkeeper Maddie Hinch was the hero with crucial saves from Delfina … Continue reading

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FIH World League Final: Semi Final England 0-3 Australia.

Australia repeated their 3-0 win over England from the final of World League 3 in London to march on to the final where they await the winner of Argentina and The Netherlands. Goals from Jodie Schulz, Georgie Parker and Karrie … Continue reading

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FIH World League Final: Quarter Final England 1-0 China.

A twice-taken penalty stroke from Georgie Twigg eleven minutes after half time steered England through to a semi-final showdown with old foes Australia after a cagey affair against China in Tucumán. 

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FIH World League Final Pool A: England 6-2 Korea.

Two goals apiece from Kate Richardson-Walsh and teenager Lily Owsley helped England to come from behind to beat Korea by six goals to two in their opening FIH World League Final Pool Game. The Koreans raced into a two goal lead … Continue reading

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The Top of the D Meets: Lily Owsley.

If you speak to most sports fans, their childhood dream is to represent their country. Having made her debut against South Africa in the Investec World League, Lily Owsley is already living that dream. I caught up with the 18-year-old … Continue reading

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Investec World League Final: England 0-3 Australia.

Goals from Ashleigh Nelson, Kellie White and Emily Smith clinched this Investec World League competition for the Hockeyroos and sent a big crowd home disappointed, as England came up short in the face of a superb display from Adam Commens’ … Continue reading

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Investec World League 3rd/4th Place Playoff: Argentina 3-2 China.

Two goals from Argentina’s Carla Rebecchi, the second of which with just 24 seconds left on the clock gave Las Leonas the third place in this competition as they edged out China by three goals to two. The game had … Continue reading

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Investec World League 5th/6th Playoff: USA 6-0 Italy.

Paige Selenski scored a fantastic hat-trick to give the USA 5th place in this competition as Italy were blitzed by a ruthless Stars and Stripes in their final game. USA led 1-0 at half time but ran riot in the … Continue reading

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Investec World League 7th/8th Play Off: South Africa 3-2 Spain.

South Africa finally broke their duck in this competition as they squeaked past Spain to condemn the Europeans to the wooden spoon. A brace from Lilian Du Plessis and one from Kelly Madsen were enough to give Giles Bonnet’s side … Continue reading

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Investec World League Semi Final: England 4-2 Argentina.

England set up a dream final with Australia with a superb performance against old foes Argentina, running out 4-2 winners in front of a packed house here in London. Goals from Nicola White, Hannah MacLeod, Susannah Townsend and an own … Continue reading

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