Cory Bennett

DOB: 12/07/1991
Team: NZ Black Sticks
Position: Defender
Caps: 89
Goals: 14
Home Town/State: North Shore, New Zealand
Debut: 2013, Sultan Azalan Shah Cup, Malaysia


In the New Zealand National Hockey League, Bennett plays hockey for North Harbour.

Cory Bennett made his debut for the Black Sticks in 2013, at the Sultan Azalan Shah Cup, in Ipoh, Malaysia.

Since his debut, Bennett has been a regular inclusion in the Black Sticks side. During his career he has medalled three times, winning silver at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the 2013 and 2017 Oceania Cups.

His most recent appearance for the national team was during the inaugural tournament of the FIH Pro League, where New Zealand finished in last place.

On 5 August 2019, Bennett was named in the Black Sticks squad for the Ready Steady Tokyo Olympic test event in Tokyo, Japan.


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