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The Australian women's hockey team were looking to do what their male teammates couldn't by making to the semi-finals of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The women’s hockey section of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team is hoping the fresh talent of 12 debutants will be the key to securing Olympic gold in Rio.
Kathryn Slattery’s deflection four minutes into the second quarter and Gabrielle Nance’s first international goal helped the Hockeyroos seal a 2-0 victory over Korea in their final match of the series.
Hockeyroos coach Adam Commens will hand senior international debuts to three young athletes in this weekend’s test series against Korea in Perth with a number of more experienced players missing out.
With qualification for the 2016 Olympic Games on the line, the Hockeyroos will go into the World League Semi Final tournament with their strongest available line-up.