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    Little time for moping for the men's Black Sticks as they continue their endeavour for a spot at the Tokyo Olympics

    Little time for moping for the men's Black Sticks as they continue their endeavour for a spot at the Tokyo Olympics


    Fresh off their Oceania Cup series defeat to Australia, New Zealand have learned they will now face South Korea in a two game Olympic qualifier in November.

    Coach Darren Smith's adopting a simple philosophy moving forward.



    The Black Sticks will prepare for the qualifier with a four-game series against Japan in Stratford next month.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Hockey News
     26 Nov: Dwayne Rowsell and Leon Hayward have been selected for their first men's Black Sticks national hockey contracts
     25 Nov: The men's Black Sticks will be using next year's FIH hockey pro league as a precursor to the Tokyo Olympics after finding out their opponents in the pool stages
     14 Nov: Hockey player Gemma McCaw admits it might take some time to return to the top of her game
     07 Nov: Black Sticks veteran Kayla Whitelock's family is to thank for her coming out of retirement as the team builds towards next year's Tokyo Olympics
     02 Nov: The men's Black Sticks are just one win away from a place in next year's Olympics
     02 Nov: The men's Black Sticks are looking to take the early advantage in their Olympic qualifying series today
     14 Oct: Preparing well for their Olympic qualifiers is the main focus for the Black Sticks when they take on Japan in the third game of their series in Stratford tonight
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