Stingers surge home for win over Dutch

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The Stingers are 2 from 2 successful Tokyo pursuing an awesome 15-12 triumph implicit the Netherlands successful their excavation match.

An upset was successful the framework erstwhile Australia's women's h2o polo squad fell down 8-5 successful the 3rd quarter, but the Stingers clawed their mode backmost and finished powerfully to assertion triumph and add to their triumph implicit Canada connected Saturday.

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Australia observe a goal. (Getty)

Rowie Webster, Abby Andrews and Hannah Buckling each scored hat-tricks for the Stingers, portion 20-year-old Tilly Kearns – girl of erstwhile Wallabies hooker Phil Kearns – got connected the scoresheet successful the past quarter.

Kearns received a beautifully weighted walk from Bronte Halligan, girl of rugby league large Daryl Halligan, to past enactment the shot successful the backmost of the net.

Veteran Bronwen Knox, who has won 2 bronze medals astatine the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, besides produced 2 delicate lob shots for goals arsenic the 35-year-old searches for golden successful Tokyo.

Bronte Halligan is the girl of league large Daryl Halligan. (Getty)

The Stingers volition look their sternest trial adjacent erstwhile they look European powerhouse Spain connected Friday.

They volition wrapper up their excavation enactment with a clash connected Sunday against South Africa, which they should comfortably triumph to guarantee they decorativeness successful the apical 4 of their excavation and beforehand to the quarter-finals.

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