8 Oct 2009

Black Sticks beat South Africa again to take warm-up series

9:51 am on 8 October 2009

The New Zealand women's hockey team have won their Champions Challenge warm-up series against the hosts South Africa.

The Black Sticks won their final warm up match 3-1 overnight in Stellenbosch, for a 2-0 series victory.

Clarissa Eshuis scored from a penalty corner drag flick and Charlotte Harrison and Anita Punt notched the other goals from the field in windy, wet conditions.

The Champions Challenge begins on Sunday in Cape Town.