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 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.
Thursday, 06 December 2018
Hockey Australia has announced the 27-member 2019 National Senior Women’s Squad as the team builds towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. It includes Victorian Institute of Sport’s Hayley Padget, Sophie Taylor, Rachael Lynch, Ashlee Wells, Kristina Bates and Lily Brazel.
Thursday, 01 November 2018
At the conclusion of the AHL tournament, Hockey Australia today announces the 18-member Hockeyroos team which will compete at the upcoming and last-ever FIH Champions Trophy in China. The squad includes VIS scholarship holders Hayley Padget, Lily Brazel, Rachael Lynch and Ashlee Wells.
Monday, 29 October 2018
In agonising circumstances the Victorian Vipers fell short in a penalty shootout against the Canberra Strikers in the bronze medal match, whilst the Victorian Vikings finished in fifth position after defeating South Australia in their classification game.
Monday, 15 October 2018
Hockey Australia announced an 18-member Under-21 Australian team for the 2018 Trans-Tasman Series in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, later this year which included VIS athletes Rachael Guy and Olivia Colasurdo as well as Phil Burrows joining the coaching team.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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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