Champions: Netherlands win the Investec London Cup 2012 with a 4-1 victory over Australia - Ady Kerry
NETHERLANDS 4 (1)
Carlien Dirkse van de Heuvel 28 (F)
Maartje Paumen 44,56 (PC,PC)
Kelly Jonker 46 (F)
AUSTRALIA 1 (0)
Georgia Nanscawen 47 (F)
The Netherlands have won the Investec London Cup hockey with a 4-1 victory over Australia. Germany took the bronze medal defeating South Africa 6-2.
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Australia and the Netherlands produced a robust final with no quarter asked or given. In the end it was lethal Dutch corners and more clinical finishing that decided the game.
In the first half Hope Munro smashed one into the bar and Anna Flanagan put a corner over for the Hockeyroos, but it was the world's number one side who took a lead into the break through Carlien Dirkse van de Heuvel, set up by Caia van Maasakker in front of goal