Black Sticks set for Six Nations in Valencia

By Hockey NZ

George Muir, Simon Child and Nick Ross of New Zealand celebrate scoring a goal. Photo / Getty Images
George Muir, Simon Child and Nick Ross of New Zealand celebrate scoring a goal. Photo / Getty Images

The Black Sticks Men are set for their final tune up ahead of the Rio Olympic Games at the Six Nations Tournament in Valencia, Spain from 27 June - 3 July.

New Zealand (ranked 8th in the world) go up against Germany (3rd), Argentina (6th), India (7th), hosts Spain (11th) and Ireland (12th).

The Mens Olympic team of 16 players will compete at the tournament, while Nick Haig, Marcus Child and Richard Joyce will also play during the tour.

The Black Sticks open their Six Nations campaign against Spain on Tuesday 28 June at 6am (NZ time).

Prior to the tournament, the Black Sticks also play world number two Netherlands in a three test series on 21, 23 and 24 June in Groningen.

- NZ Herald

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