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Dutch bid to halt record Australian hockey title

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An in-form Netherlands stand in the way of Australia winning a record fifth straight Champions Trophy after convincing semi-final victories in Melbourne. 

Jacob Whetton of Australia fights his way past defender Manpreet Singh (bottom L) and goalkeeper PT Roa (R) during the semi-final of the Champions Trophy against India. The hosts Australia won 3-0 to reach the final, where they face The Netherlands.

The Netherlands and Australians progressed to Sunday's final with relative ease, with the Dutch downing Pakistan 5-2 and Australia proving too good for India 3-0.

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