9th March (Melbourne, Australia) โ€“ Hockey Australia has teamed up with 2XU in a partnership that will see the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras use the worldโ€™s most advanced compression garments to aid their performance and recovery.

The arrangement sees 2XU become the Official Compression Partner of Hockey Australia, supplying compression garments to the teams for training, game preparation, performance and recovery.

Cam Vale, Hockey Australia Chief Executive said, โ€œ2XU is at the forefront of compression technology, leading the way in providing athletes with the best performing, most comfortable compression wear on the market.

โ€œIt is fitting that one of Australiaโ€™s leading sport apparel brands is partnering with two of Australiaโ€™s most successful national teams in the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras."

โ€œThe synergies between 2XU and our national teams are obvious; a focus on innovation, striving for even the smallest improvements and, ultimately, to be the worldโ€™s best in what we do.โ€

2XU Global Teamwear & Institutional Manager Mike Keeley said adding the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos is part of a strategy to grow the brandโ€™s portfolio of Australian teams.

โ€œAs Australianโ€™s premier body responsible for the management and development of Hockey, 2XU is excited to add Hockey Australia, which includes the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras, to its growing portfolio of teams in the Australian sports domain,โ€ said Keeley.