Minnows Uruguay defy FIH rankings in Hockey World League

The women’s Hockey World League Round 1 event in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago,  has gotten  off to a cracking start with a staggering 40 goals being scored in the opening six matches. Table toppers and top seeds Canada (FIH World Ranking: 23) are solely responsible for 22 of those goals thanks to big wins over Venezuela (58) and Guyana (also 58), the two lowest ranked teams in the tournament.

On Sunday, the Canadians showed ruthless efficiency to power to a 12-0 triumph over Venezuela with Brienne Stairs netting four field goals in the contest. A day later,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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