Australia Wins Hockey World Cup

The Kookaburras team including Maitland’s Simon Orchard have won the World Cup for the first time since 1986. Australia beat current champions and Olympic Gold medallists Germany 2-1 in the final. Simon played well throughout the tournament and adds a world cup medal to his Champions Trophy win. See the highlights for free at www.news.bbc.co.uk/hockey/8566071.stm

Matches played – Australia 2 v England 3

                         – Australia 5 v India 2

                         – Australia 12 v South Africa 0

                         – Australia 2 v Spain 0

                         – Australia 2 v Pakistan 1

                         – Semi Final Aus 2 v Netherlands 1

                         – Final Aus 2 v Germany 1

Click here to listen to Simon’s interview on ABC radio

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