Black Sticks upset Argentina in Rosario

Last updated 15:15 27/02/2013

Relevant offers

Other Sports

Manny Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach plotting Floyd Mayweather's downfall Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have drug testing before fight in Las Vegas Colombian Juan Guillermo Rios pulls off contender for worst synchronised dive ever at World Series in Russia Bob Arum: Ali vs Frazier 'easy' to arrange compared to Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight Floyd Mayweather Senior hopes Junior 'walks' after Manny Pacquiao fight New Zealand have high hopes for big women's water polo tournament in Auckland Boxer Floyd Mayweather buys 100 cars from one dealer Quiz: Test your sports knowledge - April 28 'Fight of the Century' - Mayweather vs Pacquiao set up by heavyweight title fight appetiser Tim Price falls at final hurdle in Kentucky three-day event, finishing second

The women's Black Sticks have emphatically upset Olympic silver medallists Argentina 4-1 in the third test in Rosario to level five-match hockey series at 1-1.

New Zealand, fielding several inexperienced young players, struck through Katie Glynn before halftime then Anita Punt and Krystal Forgesson added another two quick goals soon after the break to stun the hosts.

Punt then secured a double as New Zealand celebrated goalkeeper Bianca Russell's 50th match in fine style.

World No 2 Argentina were missing star player Luciana Aymar but still boasted many of the team which claimed the silver medal at last year's Olympics.

It's just New Zealand's eighth win in 49 matches against Argentina, their third victory in 21 matches during the past decade, and their first win since a 2-1 triumph at North Harbour two years ago. It follows a 4-1 loss and 1-1 draw in the first two matches of the series.

The fourth test is on Friday.

Ad Feedback

- Fairfax Media

Special offers
Opinion poll

Will Shane Cameron beat Kali Meehan on Saturday?

For sure. Cameron will knock him out.

It will be close but I think Cameron on points.

Meehan will knock him out. This is his last fight.

I'm tipping Meehan to win on points.

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content