Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022
Date : 1 to 17 July, 2022
Venue : Spain & Netherlands
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In front of the fifteenth release of the FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup occurring in Spain and the Netherlands (1-17 July), we’re directing a progression of restrictive meetings with the partaking groups. Today: Jane Claxton (AUS).
With two Gold decorations, three Silver awards and one Bronze award, Australia has a truly great FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup record!
How would you check that out ?
Jane Claxton: We have an extraordinary heritage before us. I feel that was known as the “brilliant period”, when a great deal of those decorations were won. I was sufficiently lucky to be essential for the silver winning group, two World Cups back. It’s an unbelievable heritage to do satisfy yet in addition live before.
In the last release in 2018 in England, you barely missed the platform, losing to Spain in the Bronze award match. Does this give an additional an inspiration to the Hockeyroos to return onto the platform this year?
Without a doubt! It’s something else altogether since that World Cup. A ton of new faces, a ton of young ladies needing to influence global hockey yet additionally a great deal of young ladies that have been around for a long while now needing to get that gold decoration that is gotten away from us for the last hardly any World Cups. Thus, there’s a great deal of passion. Adding to that, we haven’t had numerous worldwide matches since the Tokyo Olympics, so we’re simply excited to have the option to travel once more and partaking on the global stage.
At the Tokyo Olympics unequivocally, you lost to India in the quarter-finals. Have you processed this loss and here again is this giving you an additional an energy to win?
Indeed, undoubtedly. I think anybody that loses in the configuration of a quarter-last, when you’ve had such extraordinary exhibitions going before that all through the Pool games, is a major blow. Particularly at something like the Olympics, where you stand by four years – and afterward this time five years – to act before the world. Hockey fans as well as enthusiasts of a wide range of sports get to watch you. In this way, we’ve most certainly required a couple of months present Tokyo on digest all of that. We’ve been working actually vigorously with the social side of things for our group to move beyond those barriers of quarterfinals so that when we get to the world stage and we get to those high-pressure minutes, we’re prepared to perform.
Due to COVID related travel limitations, tragically Australia couldn’t partake in the ongoing release of the FIH Hockey Pro League, consequently missing somewhat the valuable chance to play consistently against top groups from various playing societies. How would you see this?
Australia has presumably secluded themselves throughout the previous two years lastly we’re joining back to the world, which is extraordinarily energizing for Australian hockey. So that Australian fans could see us play on the global stage is extraordinarily energizing. I consider every one of the young ladies are additionally in that boat. We need to get out there. We need to perform. Such countless young ladies have grown such a huge amount throughout recent years as it’s so invigorating to ideally see them venture out onto the world stage, see the world see them interestingly and see what we can do.
Since we haven’t seen the Hockeyroos much on the global scene over the most recent few months, might you at any point let us know a smidgen how your group is getting along right now?
We’ve recently returned together after our Christmas period off. We’ve been doing a ton of wellness testing which I know across the hockey scene everybody fears except is a critical part in, I surmise, evaluating where everybody’s at. After our four-game series against New Zealand, we’ll have a five-week camp in Perth where we’ll get ready to go to Europe for the World Cup. And afterward clearly the competitions past the World Cup.
You’re in a Pool with Belgium, Japan and South Africa. How would you check out at every one of these groups?
Each group represents its own difficulties. I don’t consider one those groups are simple beats using any and all means. Belgium, for instance. We watched a great deal of their Pro League games and they’re truly noteworthy. They’re a group on the ascent and I don’t see them halting at any point in the near future. They are an impressive power and you can’t misjudge them. Japan, due to their, I surmise, Tokyo execution, they’re most likely chomping at the bit to get out there and show what them can do on the global stage once more. South Africa are additionally a capricious power to manage. We played them in the number one spot up to the Olympic Games and it was a warmed match. That is the sort of hockey we like to play. In this way, our pool is unusual yet a great deal of those groups are testing groups. There’s no certain success in our pool, which is truly energizing for us. We need to go into each game being prepared for a battle and being prepared to do our absolute best.
Any message you might want to provide for your fans?
It’s about to be unimaginably energizing to see everybody again to tune in watch us at the World Cup ideally. We’ve been away from the global scene for some time now and ideally you’re dazzled with what we bring to the field as well concerning the environment of the World Cup.