6 Sep 2010

NZ womens hockey team beaten again

7:01 pm on 6 September 2010

The New Zealand women's hockey team has been beaten 4-1 by Australia in their latest match at the World Cup in Argentina.

Krystal Forgesson opened the scoring after just four minutes, her fifth goal of he tournament, but Australia levelled eight minutes later and then added another three in the second half.

The Black Sticks, who drew with Japan over the weekend are bottom of their group with one point and have no chance of making the semi-finals.

Their next game is against India on Wednesday. India beat Japan 2-0.