14 Aug 2012

Black Sticks women up in World Rankings

7:26 am on 14 August 2012

The New Zealand women's hockey team has jumped 4 places up to third in the latest world rankings following their semi-final appearance at the London Olympics.

The Black Sticks are behind Olympic gold and silver medalists the Netherlands and Argentina.

Bronze medalists Great Britain are 4th.

The New Zealand men are 6th with Olympic champions Germany taking over top spot from Australia.