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2008 Womens Olympic Games

Beijing, China - August 10-23, 2008

South Africa v Australia

Pool A

# Info Date Teams Score Status Match Sheet
August 14th, 2008
W17 Pool A 8:30pm South Africa RSA - AUS Australia 0 - 3 (0 - 1) Final    

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> There has been one previous Olympic encounter between these nations. In group match four years ago, Australia triumphed 3-0 with Julie Richardson, Suzie Faulkner and Peta Gallagher appearing on the scoresheet.
> Each of the five previous competitive confrontations between these teams has resulted in an Australian victory.
> The Hockeyroos have scored a tournament leading 11 goals in heir first two matches of the competition. Their 11 goals have been scored by seven different players.
> South Africa is the only nation that has failed to score so far in the Women's Hockey competition in Beijing.
> Australia have converted four of their eight penalty corner attempts in Beijing. South Africa have only converted one of their nine opportunities.
> Australia have come from behind to win in each of their two matches in Beijing.
> South Africa goalkeeper Sanani Mangisa will celebrate her 21st birthday on the day of the match.
> South Africa's Jenny King is the only female hockey coach at Beijing 2008.

JPN v ARG (Pool B) NZL v GBR (Pool B)

POOL STANDINGS

Team Pld W D L GD Pts
Pool A
Netherlands  NED 5 5 0 0 11 15
China  CHN 5 3 1 1 10 10
Australia  AUS 5 3 1 1 8 10
Spain  ESP 5 2 0 3 -8 6
South Korea  KOR 5 1 0 4 -5 3
South Africa  RSA 5 0 0 5 -16 0
Pool B
Germany  GER 5 4 0 1 4 12
Argentina  ARG 5 3 2 0 6 11
Great Britain  GBR 5 2 2 1 -2 8
United States  USA 5 1 3 1 1 6
Japan  JPN 5 1 1 3 -2 4
New Zealand  NZL 5 0 0 5 -7 0

MATCHES

Aug 22, 2008
RSA South Africa
New Zealand NZL
AUS Australia
Great Britain GBR
GER Germany
Argentina ARG
CHN China
Netherlands NED
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