Review 7. Australia – New Zealand 2-3 - Rabo FIH Champions Trophy 2011
> New Zealand recorded their first win over Australia in Champions Trophy competition.
> The Back Sticks last beat Australia in the 2009 Oceania Cup final on penalty strokes (4-3) after a 2-2 draw.
> Their last win over Australia in regular time, came in September 2007 (1-0) at Oceania Cup.
> The Black Sticks recorded their 7th CT match win in 49 Champions Trophy matches.
> Australia are the only team still without points after 2 matches.
> Katie Glynn scored New Zealand's first goal at the 2011 CT. It marked her 3rd CT goal in 7 CT matches
> Krystal Forgesson scored her first career CT goal. Last year, she also scored against Australia in a 4-1 defeat at the 2010 World Cup.
> Jade Close scored Australia’s first CT goal since Nicole Arrold netted in their 2-1 win over the Netherlands in 2009.
> Casey Eastham joined Megan Rivers and Madonna Blyth on 5 CT career goals. They lead all other players in the current Hockeyoo squad.
> China's Zhao Yudiao joins Rebecca Herbert (ENG) and Kim Da-Rae (KOR) at the top of the goalscorer list on 2 goals.
Match Preview 7. Australia – New Zealand (26 Jun 2011,14:00) - Rabo FIH Champions Trophy 2011 Head-to-Heads
> Australia are unbeaten in 8 Champions Trophy matches against New Zealand, having recorded 7 wins and 1 draw.
> Australia have scored 30 goals in 8 CT matches against New Zealand, i.e. 3.75 goals per match.
> New Zealand have only netted only five times in 8 CT matches against Australia and never more than one goal per match.
> Australia’s 8-0 victory over New Zealand in the 1987 CT is still the biggest winning margin ever in a CT match.
> Their last CT encounters date back to 2006, when they negotiated a goalless draw in the first round before the Hockeyroos beat the Black Sticks 2-1 in the play-off for fifth place.
> Last year, Australia beat New Zealand 4-1 at the World Cup and went on to beat them 4-2 on penalty strokes in the final of the Commonwealth Games after a 2-2 draw.
> Ashleigh Nelson scored 3 of Australia’s 6 goals against New Zealand in those 2 events last year.
> Australia and New Zealand are the only teams that are yet to score in Pool B.
> On Matchday 1, Australia failed to score from 7 goal attempts in their 3-0 defeat against the Netherlands.
> Australia were awarded 4 penalty corners in they match against the Dutch.
> Madonna Blyth was appointed as captain of the Hockeyroos by coach Frank Murray in 2009. She was named on the FIH All Star Team in 2007, 2009 and 2010.
> Goalkeeper Toni Cronk made her international debut 10 years ago, in a test match against New Zealand in 2001.
> New Zealand have won 1 of their last 19 CT matches. Their last CT win came in the Final 5-6 of the 2010 CT against China (4-3).
> New Zealand went down 1-0 to Germany in their first match the 2011 Champions Trophy.
> New Zealand failed to score from 12 goal attempts, 9 of which were on target.
> New Zealand failed to convert any of their 3 penalty corners awarded.
> The players in the current New Zealand squad have scored a total of 8 CT. The players in the current Australian squad have 18 CT goals.
> New Zealand have always finishes fifth (4 times) or sixth (4 times) in eight previous CT appearances.
> New Zealand head coach Mark Hager still holds the title for Australia’s highest goal scorer with the incredible strike rate of 179 goals from 231 games (1985-1996).
> Hager was previously an assistant coach for the Hockeyroos to Frank Murray.
> Krystal Forgesson scored the Black Sticks match winning goal in their 1-0 win over Australia at the Oceania Cup to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
> Clarissa Eshuis’ idol is Dutch speed skater Sven Kramer, who is the partner of Dutch hockey player Naomi van As.