GreenFields TX at the World Cup Field Hockeyclips / hockey
A nice recap of a great and succesfull Field Hockey World Cup 2014, held in The Hague, Netherlands. The Rabobank 2014 Hockey World Cup was the largest top-class sporting event in our country this year, with 24 hockey teams from 15 countries, 432 top-flight hockey players in 12 men´s teams and 12 women´s teams. The Kyocera Stadium was the heart of this international tournament.
Netherlands women crowned Women World Cup champions
The Netherlands were simply superb throughout the contest, with Paumen netting a 12th minute penalty stroke before ace striker Lammers netted a second in her 200th and final international match.
The result, which was watched by 15,000 screaming fans in the Kyocera Stadium, as well as a global audience of millions, gives the reigning Olympic champions their seventh world crown following titles in 1974, 1978, 1983, 1986, 1990 and 2006.
Australia men stun Netherlands to win Rabobank Hockey World Cup
Australia powered to a sensational 6-1 victory over host nation the Netherlands in the men’s final of the Rabobank Hockey World Cup, with drag-flicking defender Chris Ciriello scoring a hat-trick to help the Kookaburras retain the title that the won four years ago in New Delhi, India.
The game brought the curtain down an extraordinarily successful joint men’s and women’s tournament at the Kyocera stadium, a venue that has welcomed well in excess of 200,000 fans over 14 wonderful days of competition.