Kookaburras and Black Sticks play 1-1 Draw

After an easy 4-1 victory on Thursday, the Kookaburras were made to play catching up by the New Zealand Black Sticks, as both the sides played out a hotly contested 1-1 draw in the second and final match of their Easter Test series in Perth on Saturday evening.

Glenn Turner’s close range finish late in the first half earned the Kookaburras a deserved equaliser after they had fallen behind to Kiwi Kane Russell’s deflected early penalty corner. Australia’s last official Test before coach Ric Charlesworth selects his squad for the World Cup, the match was a far tighter affair than Thursday’s 4-1 Kookaburras victory. Continue reading →