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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Hockeyroos topple USA to boost finals hopes

Monday, 13 May 2019

VIS athletes Sophie Taylor, Rachael Lynch, Krissy Bates and Lily Brazel were all members of the Hockeyroos squad who defeated Team USA 4-0 on Saturday in Pennsylvania.

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Hockeyroos firm up their grip on top four

Monday, 29 April 2019

The Hockeyroos have firmed up their grip on a top four spot in the FIH Pro League standings with an impressive 5-1 win over New Zealand in Auckland on ANZAC Day.

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Lawton set to make Hockeyroos debut

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Hockey Australia has officially confirmed that seventeen-year-old VIS scholarship holder Amy Lawton will make her international debut in the Pacific leg of the FIH Pro League for the Hockeyroos.

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Lynch reaches 200-game milestone

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Hockeyroo and VIS athlete Rachael Lynch made history on Saturday evening by becoming only the second Australian goalkeeper to reach 200 caps and says she doesn’t see the end any time soon.

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Hockeyroos continue their excellent form with win over Great Britain

Monday, 18 February 2019

Hockeyroos continue their excellent FIH Pro League Start with a win over Great Britain.

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Hockeyroos win in a nail biter

Monday, 11 February 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Sophie Taylor earned Player of the Match honours after scoring her first international goal for the Hockeyroos in a 3-1 shootout win over Germany.

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Hockeyroos end decade long drought

Monday, 04 February 2019

The Hockeyroos have ended a decade of Dutch dominance with a 1-0 win over the World Champions Netherlands in their FIH Pro League opener in Melbourne.

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Padget and Taylor join Hockeyroos squad

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.

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Last-ever Champions Trophy team announced

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.

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Vipers fourth, Vikings fifth

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.

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Head Coaches        

Stacia Strain / Phil Burrows

Training Venues

State Netball and Hockey Centre

VIS Gymnasium






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