11 Mar 2014

Sport: Aus, NZ hockey teams qualify for Youth Olympics

12:14 pm on 11 March 2014

Australia and New Zealand have secured their place at this year's Youth Olympic Games hockey tournament in Nanjing, China.

The Australian Under 18 boys team thrashed Fiji 21-0 in their final pool match at the Oceania qualifying tournament in Port Vila on Monday to maintain their unbeaten record.

New Zealand beat hosts Vanuatu in the other game to join their Trans-Tasman rivals in Tuesday's Oceania final, with both teams already confirming their place at the Olympic tournament.