Kookaburras coach Graham Reid will showcase a strong senior squad at the upcoming Hero World League Final in Raipur, India later this month after welcoming back players from injury and scheduled recoveries. Having already qualified for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games at the World League Semi Final in Belgium earlier this year, the Australian 18-man-squad will face the world’s best teams for the World League title, automatic qualification for the 2016 Champions Trophy and international ranking points.Read More
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 9:02:34 PM Australia/Sydney
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 9:12:53 PM Australia/Sydney
Players of the Year announced
Jodie Kenny and Eddie Ockenden were the big winners at Hockey Australia’s glamorous Hall of Fame and Awards in Perth on Thursday evening, scooping the women’s and men’s Australian Player of the Year titles.Read More
Monday, 29 February 2016 11:18:10 AM Australia/Sydney
Seven Australian players and their Australian coach are celebrating after helping Jaypee Punjab Warriors clinch their first Coal India Hockey India League title at the weekend. The team, led by former Kookaburras coach Barry Dancer, included Kookaburras Simon Orchard, Kiel Brown, Chris Ciriello, Mark Knowles, Jake Whetton, Matt Gohdes and goalkeeper Tristan Clemons.Read More
Sunday, 13 March 2016 2:54:06 PM Australia/Sydney
With the New Rules already in play in the Southern Hemisphere and Euro League, we ask senior coach Jon Royce for his initial thoughts on training and playing with the change of rules.
7.4 When the ball is played over the back-line and no goal is scored:
b. if played unintentionally by a defender or deflected by a goalkeeper or player with goalkeeping privileges, play is re-started with the ball on the 23 metres line and in line with where it crossed the back-line and the procedures for taking a free hit apply
Sunday, 13 March 2016 2:59:08 PM Australia/Sydney
Men’s Champions Trophy confirmed
Kookaburras will face BEL,GER, GBR, IND and KOR in London
As a result, sports fans will now be able to experience two weeks of action-packed, world-class hockey, with the women’s Hockey Champions Trophy taking place immediately afterwards, from 18-26 June.