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.
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.
Monday, 18 February 2019
Hockeyroos continue their excellent FIH Pro League Start with a win over Great Britain.
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.
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.
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.
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