Kookaburra Glenn Turner announced his retirement from Hockey, after a decorated career with Australia competing at two Olympic Games and winning two World Cup titles.
On Saturday, the Kookaburras pushed aside any ill-effects of their flight delay, claiming a victory 3-2 against Argentina at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre. They then followed up on Sunday against New Zealand, claiming their fifth consecutive win of the newly formed FIH Pro League, 5-1.
The Hockeyroos and Kookaburras have world class double-headers at Sydney Olympic Park this weekend, with both the men and women taking on Argentina on Saturday and arch-rivals New Zealand on Sunday in the FIH Pro League.
HOCKEY: Both the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras claimed wins over Great Britain on the weekend, before players were honoured at the 2018 Hockeyroos and Kookaburras Player of the Year awards.
The Hockeyroos took down world number one, the Netherlands at the opener of the FIH Pro League on the weekend in Melbourne, their first win against the Dutch side since 2009.
Australian Hockey supporters are being encouraged to get their votes in after the shortlists for the major gongs at the upcoming International Hockey Federation (FIH) Hockey Stars awards were revealed.
The Kookaburras have claimed the bronze medal at the 2018 FIH Men's Hockey World Cup with an emphatic 8-1 victory over England in Sunday’s third place match in Bhubaneswar, India.