Victorian Institute of Sport

Hockey - Women's

The VIS women’s hockey program provides a world class daily training environment that enables athletes to continually improve and gain selection in Australia senior and junior development squads.

The VIS women’s hockey program underpins the National women’s program in Perth and is responsible for preparing and developing Victorian based athletes for national squad selection.

The VIS is the daily training environment for the Victorian based athletes and provides world’s best hockey coaching, strength and conditioning, sport science, personal excellence, psychology and medical services along with exposure to high level competition opportunities.

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Taylor and Padget make International debut

Monday, 17 September 2018

The Hockeyroos suffered a 2-1 defeat in the Four Nations Final against Japan who came from behind to clinch victory in Ibaraki on Sunday afternoon.

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Padget on Route

Tuesday, 04 September 2018

The route that Hayley Padget has followed to Hockeyroos selection isn’t the traditional pathway through junior teams and programs. The 25-year-old is finally making her Australian team debut after uncountable setbacks including numerous injuries.

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U23 Development team named for China

Monday, 03 September 2018

Hockey Australia today announced an 18-strong Under-23 Australian Development team for the upcoming China Tour, which includes VIS’ Nicola Hammond, Sophie Taylor and Aisling Utri.

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Five VIS named in Hockeyroos squad for Japan tour

Monday, 27 August 2018

Hockey Australia have announced the 18-member Hockeyroos team, including five Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders to compete at next month’s Four Nations Women's Ibaraki International Tournament in Japan.

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Rachael Lynch | Why silver is gold

Monday, 13 August 2018

The Hockeyroos settled for silver at the Commonwealth Games after being beaten by a clinical New Zealand outfit in the gold medal match at the Gold Coast Hockey Centre

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Hockeyroos finish fourth in World Cup

Monday, 06 August 2018

The Hockeyroos 2018 Women’s World Cup campaign has come to a close, finishing an impressive fourth after suffering a 3-1 loss to Spain in the bronze medal match in London on Sunday.

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Hockeyroos into Women's World Cup quarter-finals

Monday, 30 July 2018

The Hockeyroos have secured a place in the 2018 Women’s World Cup quarter-finals after a 1-1 draw against New Zealand in London on Sunday.

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Roos defeat Japan in World Cup opener

Monday, 23 July 2018

The Hockeyroos’ Women’s World Cup campaign started on a high, defeating Japan 3-2 in an exciting encounter at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London on Sunday morning.

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Three VIS Hockeyroos selected in World Cup team

Monday, 02 July 2018

Hockey Australia last week announced the Hockeyroos 18-member team for next month’s Women’s Hockey World Cup, which included VIS athletes Kristina Bates, Emily Hurtz and Rachael Lynch.

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Hockey | Institute Challenge

Monday, 04 June 2018

The VIS women’s hockey program were host to their Western Australian Institute of Sport counterparts last week, as the girls went head-to-head in a three-match series.

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Head Coaches        

Stacia Strain / Phil Burrows

Training Venues

State Netball and Hockey Centre

VIS Gymnasium






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