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    The Australian Hockeyroos celebrate their 1-10 win over India in the women's hockey gold medal match, Commonwealth Games, Melbourne 2006, Day 10, 25 March 2006, courtesy of Australian Sports Commission.
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The Hockeyroos

Occupations
Commonwealth or Empire Games Gold Medalist, Olympian and Sports Team
Website
http://www.hockey.org.au/

Summary

The Hockeyroos are one of Australia's most successful sporting teams. Their three gold medals from the past four Olympic Games, two World Cups, six Champions Trophies and two Commonwealth Games golds highlights the team's outstanding run of success. The Hockeyroos have been crowned Australia's Team of the Year five times and were unanimously awarded the Best Australian Team at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.

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Events

1988
Gold Medalist at the Seoul Olympic Games
1996
Gold Medalist at the Atlanta Olympic Games
1998
Gold Medalist at Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games - Team Included the following players: Kate Allen, Andrews, Michelle Andrews, Alyson Annan, Louise Dobson, Juliet Haslam, Rechelle Hawkes, Rachel Imison, Bianca Langham, Claire Mitchel Taverner, Nicole Mott, Alison Peek, Katrina Powell, Lisa Powell, Justine Sowry, Kathryn (Kate) Starre, Kristen Towers
2000
Gold Medalist at the Sydney Olympic Games
2002
Gold Medalist at Manchester Commonwealth Games - Team included the following players: Carmel Bakurski, Joanne Bannin, Nina Bonner, Tammy Cole, Louise Dobson, Nicole Hudson, Rachel Imison, Bianca Langham Pritchard, Brooke Morrison, Bianca Netzler, Katrina Powell, Angela Skirving, Karen Smith, Ngaire Smith, Julie Towers, Melanie Twitt
2006
Gold Medalist at Melbourne Commonwealth Games - Team Included the following players: (Jessica) Nicole Arnold, Wendy Beattie, Madonna Blyth, Tori Cronk, Suzanne Faulkner, Emily Halliday, Kate Hollywood, Nicole Hudson, Rachel Imison, Hodie McGurk, Rebecca Sanders, Angela Skirving, Karen Smith, Sarah Taylor, Melanie Twitt, Kim Walker

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Digital resources

Title
Nova Peris (hockey)
Type
Image
Date
1996
Source
Australian Sports Commission

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Title
Champions Trophy 1999 Rechelle Hawkes AIS women
Type
Image
Date
June 1999
Place
Brisbane, Queensland
Source
Australian Sports Commission

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Title
Picture of Rechelle Hawkes
Type
Image
Date
c. 2000

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Title
The Australian Hockeyroos celebrate their 1-10 win over India in the women's hockey gold medal match, Commonwealth Games, Melbourne 2006, Day 10
Type
Image
Date
25 March 2006
Place
Melbourne
Source
Australian Sports Commission

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