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Investec World League Semi Final: Australia 4-1 China.

Two goals from Emily Hurtz saw Australia through to Sunday’s final where they will meet the winner of England vs Argentina. With the scores level at half time it was all to play for, however a stirring second half display … Continue reading

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Investec World League 5th-8th place: USA 3-1 Spain.

USA snatched a well-deserved victory over Spain to secure a clash with Italy in tomorrow’s 5th/6th playoff, whilst Spain will line up against South Africa in the 7th-8th match. Goals from Paige Selenski, Katie Reinprecht and a stunning strike from … Continue reading

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Investec World League 5-8 Place: Italy 1-1 South Africa (3-1 aps.)

Italy stunned South Africa with a penalty shootout win to ensure they will play off for fifth and sixth place, condemning Giles Bonnet’s side to the wooden spoon match tomorrow. A penalty stroke from Giuliana Ruggieri in the tenth minute … Continue reading

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The Top of the D Meets: Maddie Hinch.

Having been in the central programme for London 2012, Maddie Hinch knows all about international hockey. Now, with the retirement of Abigail Walker and Beth Storry it is the former Leicester goalkeeper’s chance to shine on the world stage. The … Continue reading

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Investec World League Quarter Final: England 3-2 Italy.

England set up a mouth-watering tie with Argentina in Saturday’s semi final as they held off a late charge from underdogs Italy to win 3-2. A brace from Alex Danson and a goal for Hannah Macleod, on her 50th England … Continue reading

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Investec World League Quarter Final: China 3-0 Spain.

China coasted through to a semi final meeting with Australia with a 3-0 win over a plucky Spanish side. Goals from Meiyu Liang, Mengyu Wang and Hongxia Li, her fifth of the tournament were enough to secure the win in … Continue reading

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Investec World League Quarter Final: Australia 4-1 USA.

Australia booked their place in the semi final with a convincing 4-1 win over the USA here in London. First half goals from Emily Smith, Kellie White, Karri McMahon and Jodie Schulz overpowered the Stars and Stripes and ensured Australia … Continue reading

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Investec World League Quarter Final: Argentina 3-1 South Africa.

Argentina moved ominously into the semi-final of the Investec World League with a solid display to see off South Africa in the first game of the day here in London. Silvina D’Elia grabbed a brace and Rosario Luchetti continued her … Continue reading

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Investec World League Pool B: England 1-1 Spain.

England set up a quarter final tie with Italy after a hard fought 1-1 draw. Spain, showing a much improved performance secured a point and in doing so, leap-frogged South Africa to avoid the much-fancied Argentinians in Thursday’s matches.

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Investec World League Pool B: South Africa 0-1 Australia.

Anna Flanagan’s penalty corner goal in the 43rd minute was enough to give Australia their second win of the week, leaving South Africa searching for their first victory of this Investec World League competition. In a see-saw encounter, both sides … Continue reading

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