Olympics: Hockeyroos Hub

Updated: Aug 9, 2021

Match 1 vs Spain

After a scoreless first half, the Hockeyroos rallied the deliver a first-up win, prevailing 3-1 over Spain.


All four goals came in a frantic third quarter that was headlined by Emily Chalker converting in her 250th Hockeyroos appearance. Grace Stewart and Ambrosia Malone were Australia's other goal-scorers.



Match 2 vs China

The Hockeyroos look ominous having thumped China 6-0, sending a warning to the rest of the women's hockey field in the process.


Like their encounter with Spain, the game went into quarter-time tied up at 0-0, but Australia piled on the pain late.


Emily Chalker opened the scoring with a second quarter double, before Australia put three goals past the dejected Chinese outfit in the final quarter.


The Hockeyroos will look to make it three on the trot when they take on Japan at 7:30pm AEST on Wednesday.



Match 3 vs Japan

The Hockeyroos got the job done 1-0 over a gallant Japan side in a tight affair.


The only goal of the game came in the third quarter off the stick of Madison Fitzpatrick.


You won't have to wait long to catch more of the Hockeyroos, they're in action again tomorrow night from 10:15pm AEST against New Zealand.



Match 4 vs New Zealand

Australia stayed undefeated in women's hockey, grinding out a 1-0 defeat against their trans-tasman rivals.


Emily Chalker scored the winner in the third quarter, and the Hockeyroos will be looking to stay undefeated when they take on Argentina at 12:00pm AEST on Saturday.



Match 5 vs Argentina.

Another grinding victory saw the Hockeyroos progress to the quarter finals undefeated, outlasting Argentina 2-0.


The match was evenly poised heading into the final quarter, but Savannah Fitzgerald handed Australia an advantage early in the last, and Emily Chalker nabbed a sealer late.


They'll look to move one step closer to a medal when they face India at 1:00pm AEST on Monday.



Quarter Final vs India

The Hockeyroos Olympic campaign has come to a bitterly disappointing end.


Undefeated throughout the group stage, Australia couldn't get the job done over India in a 1-0 defeat.


The Indians pulled ahead through Gurjit Kaur in the second quarter, and Australia was never able to find an answer.


It means back-to-back quarter final exits for the Hockeyroos, having suffered a similar fate in Rio five years earlier.




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