Hockeyroos win gold in penalty shootout

THE Hockeyroos have won a penalty shootout against England in the women’s hockey this morning.

The match was a nail biter with captain Madonna Bligh landing the final shot to secure the shootout.

Australian goalkeeper Rachael Lynch also had an outstanding match, saving three shootout attempts from the English.


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After spending much of the second half up around the opposing circle without securing a goal, it was looking like England might escape with the win.

But the Aussie girls scored a goal with 13 seconds left in the match to be one-all and force a shootout.

 

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