The Australian women’s hockey team, featuring five NSWIS athletes, has won the 2013 FIH Women’s Hockey World League with a 3–0 victory over England. The Hockeyroos, who are National Breast Cancer Foundation Ambassadors, began the scoring in just the 12th minute after NSWIS athlete set up compatriot Ashleigh Nelson, before White scored one herself in the 23rd minute to see Australia lead 2–0 into the break. Fellow NSWIS athlete Emily Smith put the icing on the cake after the half-time break, scoring in the 60th minute to make the score 3–0, with the end result also seeing Australia qualifying for the 2014 FIH World Cup. Also included in the team were NSWIS athletes Casey Eastham, Emily Hurtz and Toni Cronk.
From NSWIS: www.nswis.com.au