Category Archives: World Cup 2014

World Cup 2014: Men’s Bronze Medal Match: England 0-2 Argentina.

A brace from Matias Paredes sunk England and captured the bronze medal for Carlos Retegui’s Argentina side. In the game none of the semi-finalists wanted to play in, Los Leones’ No10 struck twice in quick succession to get his side … Continue reading

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Women’s World Cup Final: Quote, unquote.

The Netherlands scooped their eighth world title with a splendid 2-0 win over Australia. Plenty of happy faces and a few sad ones in the mixed zone, but here is what the players and coaches had to say. 

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Women’s World Cup Final: Netherlands 2-0 Australia.

The Netherlands won the Rabobank Hockey World Cup here in The Hague this afternoon with a dominant display to see off Australia by two goals to nil. First half strikes from Maartje Paumen and Kim Lammers, on her 200th and … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Men’s Semi-Final Australia 5-1 Argentina.

Ric Charlesworth’s men swept aside the challenge of Argentina to set up the dream final between Australia and the Netherlands with a powerful display of clinical penalty corners and solid defending. A brace from Jeremy Hayward and further strikes from … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Men’s Semi-Finals, Quote, Unquote.

In the women’s competition it is an Australia vs Netherlands final and today, the same matchup for the men was confirmed. All the semi-finalists had their say, including the great Ric Charlesworth and Argentina’s “Superman”. See what they make of it … Continue reading

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