Hockey: Black Sticks draw with Korea

Andy Hayward of the the Black Sticks. Photo / Dean Purcell.
Andy Hayward of the the Black Sticks. Photo / Dean Purcell.

New Zealand and Korea finished all square for the second time in three days in their second hockey international at Rangitoto College today.

The game ended 1-1, the same scoreline as on Tuesday.

New Zealand went ahead through a strong penalty corner shot from Andy Hayward, low to the right of Korean keeper Myung Ho Lee after 13 minutes.

Attacker Nam Yong Lee equalized for Korea 12 minutes before halftime.

New Zealand shaded Korea overall and produced a more cohesive performance than in the series opener, creating several scoring chances.

The third game in the six-match series is at Pukekohe on Saturday.

In the curtain raiser Korea's under 21 women beat New Zealand A women's team 4-2.

- NZ Herald

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