2 Sep 2010

Black Sticks beaten again at World Cup

9:38 am on 2 September 2010

The New Zealand women's hockey team has been beaten 7-3 by the Netherlands in their second match at the World Cup in Argentina.

The Black Sticks scored first after just a minute, but the Dutch replied straight away and then took control of the match.

Krystal Forgesson scored all 3 goals in her 100th match for New Zealand.

The Netherlands, who are the Olympic and defending World Champions, top the table after 2 rounds, while New Zealand have lost both of their matches.

The Black Sticks next match is against Japan on Saturday.