14 Apr 2015

Black Sticks women beat Argentina

11:59 am on 14 April 2015

The New Zealand women's hockey team have beaten Argentina 3-2 in their second group game at the Hawke's Bay Cup.

The Black Sticks captain Anita Punt

The Black Sticks captain Anita Punt Photo: PHOTOSPORT

Two pools of four of the top-ranked women's hockey teams in the world are playing in the week-long tournament in Hastings.

New Zealand's Kirsten Pearce, Anita Punt and Olivia Merry scored goals today, to turn around last week's 7-1 loss to Argentina in a warm-up game .

The Black Sticks drew with Japan on Saturday and are now on top of their group heading into their final pool game against Korea on Tuesday.