15 Mar 2012

Black Sticks women improve with draw against Argentina

6:26 am on 15 March 2012

The New Zealand women's hockey team has drawn the second test against Argentina 1-all at North Harbour Hockey Stadium.

Argentina's Delfina Merino scored in the opening two minutes and Black Stick Cathryn Finlayson scored in the final two minutes.

The coach Mark Hager says he's pleased with a much more disciplined performance from his team after the opening 4-1 rout on Monday.

The third test is at Lloyd Elsmore Hockey Stadium in Pakuranga on Friday evening and the fourth and final game is on Saturday at North Harbour.