Champions Trophy: Holland beat Australia

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:09 IST

Netherlands came from behind to beat Australia 2-1 at the Champions Trophy women's field hockey tournament on Sunday.

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Chantal De Bruijn and Maartje Scheepstra scored second half goals as the Netherlands came from behind to beat Australia 2-1 at the Champions Trophy women's field hockey tournament on Sunday. This was the second defeat in as many games for the defending champions. The victory gave the Dutch six points from two matches and the tournament lead, just ahead of the Olympic gold medallists Germany, who defeated the host nation Argentina 2-0. The Germans secured victory in the 57th minute when captain Marion Rodewald scored following a penalty corner. In the day's other match, China drew 1-1 with New Zealand. Monday is a rest day and then on Tuesday, China play Germany, New Zealand face the Netherlands and Australia take on Argentina. (AP)

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