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Fiji Women edge sister team to win bronze

The Fiji Women led by Maxine Browne (pictured far left) secured the bronze medal beating their sister team Fiji President's XI side 2 goals to 1.more

Maori Women down defending champions

The side led by Harina Rupapera were up against defending champions Australian Country.

The Maori's won 2 goals to 1 to become the new Women's Champions.more

New Zealand Barbarian's win Gold

New Zealand Barbarian's successfully defended their Oceania Pacific Cup title winning 4 goals to 1 against the Fiji Men's Team.more

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Newspaper reports on the Final matches are reported on the Fiji Hockey Federation website - www.oceaniasport.com/fijihockey.

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Maori Men lose out on bronze medal

The Australia Country men proved hungrier for the win coming away victors against NZ Maori 5-1.more

Fiji Women win bronze

In the first match this morning the Fiji Women's team beat the Fiji Presidents XI to clinch the bronze medal.more

2008 Women's Champion to defend title against in form Maoris

Australia Country women kicked it up a gear in the second half to clinch their spot in the finals match tomorrow against the New Zealand Maori team.
Leading 1-0 at half time the girls in green and gold powered through to finish 4-0 over the Fiji women.more

NZ Barbarians in place to defend their title

An impressive outing by the New Zealand Barbarians as they defeated the Australia Country side 5-1 in the second Men's semi-final today.
This win puts them in a position to defend their title that they won at last year's Pacific Cup.more

Maori Women run away with it

The NZ Maori women continued their winning ways as they steamrolled over the Fiji Presidents XI selection.
The Maori's won the game 7-1 to book a place in Saturday's final.more

Nailbiting finish as Fiji Men win in strokes

The Fiji men's team were ecstatic after a hard fought win over the NZ Maori selection.
The team won in sudden death strokes with captain Hector Smith jnr putting away the winning goal.more

Fiji Women on the way to the semis

In the only Women's test match of the Oceania Pacific Cup, Fiji defeated Samoa 8 points to nil, securing themselves a place in a semi-final match against Australia Country.more

Australia Country storm into semi-finals

Australia played a good first half to run out to a 4-0 lead over Samoa Men.
In a better second half for them Samoa managed to hold Australia Country, with the men in green and gold only scoring in the 54th minute through a penalty corner.more

NZ Maori's dominate against Fiji Presidents XI

The New Zealand Maori women totally commanded their last pool game against the Fiji Presidents XI to win by a convincing margin of 5 goals to nil.more

Fiji Warriors outclassed by NZ Barbarians

A gusty performance by the Fiji Warriors side was not enough to assure themselves a place in the semi-finals as they went down to a rampaging NZ Barbarians team.more

Spirited Samoan's persevere

In their current game against the New Zealand Maori's the Samoan men's team showed great spirit despite New Zealand Maori's running in goals one after another.

The Samoan's displayed the fire and courage that they are well known for in the Pacific despite a half time score line of 4 nil to the Maori's.more

Fiji Men 2 NZ Barbarians 4

The NZ Barbarians remain at the top of the table after a hard fought win over the Fiji Men's team.
The final score stands at NZ Barbarians 4 - Fiji 2.more

Australia Country equalise in dying seconds

A last minute penalty corner enabled the Australia Country men's team to come off with a 1-1 draw against the Fiji Warriors.more

Fiji Presidents XI 3 Samoa Women 0

With each team unrelenting with both teams coming very close to scoring at half time the game was scoreless

With the echo's of "Teivovo Teivovo" and the resounding notes from the Samoan Taulunag the National Hockey Centre is alight spurring the teams to push to their personal limits.more

VOA Program running during tournament

The Voice's of the Athletes Program made of the Athletes Commission Anti-Doping and STOP HIV Program are currently running an outreach program during the tournament.

Pictured: Oceania Anti Doping Administration Natanya Ulia (centre) with Fiji Women's Captain Maxine Browne (LHS) and fellow team mate Leyanne Heritage(RHS)more

Samoa and Fiji Presidents XI square off

The turf was awash in blue and red this afternoon as Fiji Presidents XI took on the visiting national Samoan side as both teams hunt for a place in the semi-finals on Friday.more

Defending Women's Champions on track!

Australian Country Women look on track to defending their title.

After a lackluster performance on Monday against the Maori's the Fiji Women managed to find their form to score first.

However the Aussie replied with 4 more goals to win the game.more

NZ Barbarians win 3 goals to 2

New Zealand Barbarians leading at half time by 2 goals to fellow countrymen New Zealand Maori's.

With yet another spectacular Maori Haka before the match. The Maori's have yet to translate this vigour into their game.more

NZ Maori Women secure convincing win

With another win under their belts the New Zealand Maori's are well on their way to securing a top spot in the Women's elimination round of competition.

Putting away 6 unanswered goals to the Fiji Women.more

Hard working volunteers outfitted by Fiji Me

This year saw and increase in volunteers to meet the demands for a more professional tournament.more

Gritty match - Fiji vs NZ Maoris

The current Women's game 2-0 to NZ Maoris with both teams displaying grit and determination in a highly competitive match.more

Australian Country Men edge Fiji Men

Australian Country Men drew first blood in their match against arch rivals Fiji. In a thrilling encounter under perfect playing weather conditions at the National Hockey Centre.

The Australian's prevailed winning by a goal.more

Australian Country donate equipment to Team Samoa

Generous Australian Country lead by team Manager Michael Nelson (pictured with hat) donate much needed equipment to Samoa Hockey to help with the development of hockey in Samoa.more

Aussie's score first!

Australian Country Women scored their first goal in their current game against the Samoan Women and currently lead 3 nil.

Despite the different level of overole team skill the Samoan's zeal have no doubt helped to keep the Australian's at bay.more

Fiji Warriors secure first win in tournament

The Joela Saini side won it's first game against the Samoan National side winning by 7 goals to nilmore

One all score at half time for all Fiji Women's Game

The Fiji President's XI showed they are equally as competitive as their National Women's side by keeping them drawn at one all at half time.

With a very vocal crowd cheering them on a goal from Emmalina Semesi secured a draw at half time.more

Finals Score Fiji 14 Samoa 0

Fiji Men came out triumphant winning their first Test Match in 5 years. Downing the Samoan National Team.more

Fiji Men and Samoa face off for ranking points

Samoa and Fiji started their test match with traditional war dances, Fiji with the "Cibi" and Samoa with their "Siva Tau". The war cries echoed in the afternoon air as spectators watched with anticipation.

Performing the dances with high emotion, the islanders surely started their match on a high, with both teams playing for national pride.more

Aussie Women go down to Kiwi's

New Zealand Maori Women show good form leading Australian Country at half time by a goal.more

NZ Barbarian lead 1 nil at half time

Despite the Sunday humidity at the National Hockey Centre the New Zealand Barbarians managed to stay on top of their game to score first.more

NZ Maori's win 6 goals to 1

The Bevan Hari coached side secured their second win in this years event against a much improved Fiji Warriors side.more

Fiji Warriors 1 NZ Maori's 3 at Half Time

The Maori's featuring recently retired Black Stick International's Bevan Hari and David Koosof are playing at a fast pace with tremendous skill.

Warriors goal came from a penalty stroke from John Mawiamore

Fiji Men Prevail

A thrilling all Fiji Match ended in a 3 to 2 goal win to the Fiji Men's National Team.more

Maori Men begin their match with the HAKA!

Awesome weather! Great "authentic" traditional war dances to begin each day added to the awesome hockey displayed today.

New Zealand Maori's currently lead Australian Country 2 - 1!more

Australian Country prevail

Despite their admirable efforts to equalize in the second half the Fiji Women's President's XI were unsuccessful.more

Fiji Warriors Score First!

Leading 1 nil ahead of the Fiji National Men's Team the all Fiji Match is proving to be a very exciting match!more

Australian Country lead 1 nil at half time

With a vocal Aussie crowd spurring them on Australian Country Women lead the Fiji President's XI by a goal.more

Never say die Samoa!

Samoa's National men's team put up a courageous effort against Defending Champions the New Zealand Barbarians.more

New Zealand Maori win first game against Samoa Women

New Zealand Maori Women show good form despite the heat and humidity in Suva. Leading 4 at half timemore

Day 1 of competition begins with Maori Haka

New Zealand Maori men heralded the start of the 2009 Oceania Pacific Cup with an awesome display of the Maori Haka!

This awesome display of Pacific Island culture set the tone for an awesome week of Pacific Island Hockey.more

New Zealand Barbarians give juniors tips

Upon arrival from Uprising the New Zealand Barbarians took time out during their training session to give the local youngsters hockey tips.more

Southey sisters named in Fiji Women's Team

Sister's Myra, Alison and Leyanne achieved a milestone by being the first of three siblings to be named in a National Team at anyone time in the Oceania Pacific Cup.more

Samoa! Samoa! Samoa!

The entry of the Samoan Women's team into the Pacific Cup has rounded out an exciting Women's Competition with a true Pacific feel.more

Green & gold return stronger!

Australian Country Men enjoyed a vigorous training run in Suva today. As they aim to improve their 4th place finish at last year's Pacific Cupmore

First time for Samoan Men at Suva's National Hockey Centre

The Samoan National Men's team had their first run at the National Hockey Centre.more

Accreditation team on target

Work for team accreditation began 12 days ago with 2 team's remaining before volunteers can wrap up and gear up for this weekends tournament.

Photo: Accreditation volunteers count "Lei's"more

New Draws Released

The amended draws for the 2009 Oceania Pacific Cup were recently released!

Click on the "Fixtures/Results" section for more details.more

Gearing up for Opening Ceremony

With less then 4 days remaining the OPC Organising Committee are hard at work with finishing touches for what is going to be a very exciting opening ceremony.more

Team Samoa will be first to arrive!

Team Samoa are scheduled to touch down at the Nadi International Airport at 1.45am tomorrow morning (2 December).


Photo: Samoan Observer (Soonaalofa Ah Poe practising the penalty shot from close range - Photographer Fatu Tauafiafi).more

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Fiji Women's Team List

Fiji Hockey have named an exciting fusion of seasoned and first timers in this year's squad.

Photo Source: By Alison Southey (Member Fiji Hockey Executive/Fiji Athlete)more

Fiji Women's President XI Team List

The Fiji President's XI Women's team have amongst it's line up a melange of accomplished former national representatives and highly motivated rookies.

This interesting mix will no doubt contribute to a strong outing in this year's tournament.

Photo Source: By Alison Southey (Member Fiji Hockey Executive/Fiji Athlete)more

Samoa Men's Team List

New comers to the Oceania Pacific Cup Samoa Men have named a team that feature 5 players who were part of the team to the Oceania Cup in Invercagill in August this year.

PHOTO: By BRENDON EGAN - The Southland Timesmore
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