Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Commonwealth Games 2018

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Sun, sea and plenty of action… the dazzling, coastal city of Gold Coast is ready to roll out its hockey extravaganza at the Gold Coast Hockey Center in Australia today. Olympic gold medalists England will look to steal Australia’s thunder in the 10-team women’s hockey competition, with the World no....
Kiwi Women win their first ever Commonwealth Games gold medal.
The New Zealand Women have written a new page in the history books after dominating Australia 4-1 to win their first ever Commonwealth Games gold medal. Shiloh Gloyn electrified the vocal Kiwi fans in the 28th minute when she hammered a forehand shot past goalkeeper Rachael Lynch, giving New Zealand a...
Hockeyroos missed out in their bid for a fourth consecutive Commonwealth Games gold medal
The Hockeyroos have missed out in their bid for a fourth consecutive Commonwealth Games gold medal after going down 4-1 to New Zealand in Saturday afternoon’s final at Gold Coast Hockey Centre. Australia claimed the silver medal for the first time, having claimed four of the five gold medals since...
Indian hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne is “very angry” with his players. He believes they had “lied to him” a few months back! It was October 2017 and Marijne was just a few days into his job as India coach. India and Pakistan were set to clash in the Asia Cup...
Indian Men's Hockey Team kept their semi-final hopes alive
Gold Coast (Australia), 10 April 2018: Indian Men’s Hockey Team kept their Semi Final hopes alive as they beat Malaysia 2-1 in their third Pool B encounter here at the XXI Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Harmanpreet Singh (3’, 44’) scored twice in India’s win while Faizal Saari (16’) was the lone goal...
England’s men will battle for bronze after narrowly falling short against Australia.
Australia 2 (1) Mitton (FG, 1; PC, 50)   England 1 (0) Sloan (FG, 37)   England’s men will battle for bronze at the 2018 Commonwealth Games after narrowly falling short against defending champions Australia.   On the occasion of Barry Middleton's 413th international cap – which sees him move to second in the all-time list –...
Hockeyroos coach Paul Gaudoin wants his side to learn the lessons of their 2018 Commonwealth Games final defeat
Hockeyroos coach Paul Gaudoin wants his side to learn the lessons of their 2018 Commonwealth Games final defeat for their betterment ahead of the 2018 World Cup and 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Australia will compete at the World Cup in London in July and August, having lost 4-1 to New Zealand...
Canada gets bounce-back win against Scotland
AN EARLY GOAL AND TERRIFIC DEFENSE GIVE CANADA THEIR FIRST VICTORY AT THE 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES After yesterday’s disastrous 6-2 loss to New Zealand, Canada bounced back in great form to defeat Scotland 1-0 today at the 2018 Gold Coast Games. According to coach, Paul Bundy, this was exactly the...
Kookaburras
The 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, saw the inaugural field hockey competition in which the Australian men’s team won the gold medal, 20 years later and they are yet to come away with anything less than the coveted first place prize. In April Australia’s men’s team, the Kookaburras,...
Kookaburras Into Gold Medal Match
In-form Trent Mitton has scored a double as nine-man Australia heroically held on to record a 2-1 win over England on Friday night to clinch a spot in the 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medal match. The Kookaburras will now play New Zealand in Saturday’s final at 9:15pm AEST, with the...
Russell's hat-trick sealed the deal against Scotland
New Zealand’s Kane Russell has scored a stunning hat-trick to power his side past Scotland 5-2 in their third pool match at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Russell was in fine form from set pieces, delivering three pin-point penalty corner drag flicks to help the Kiwis record their third win...
Any one of Australia’s 18 players could have been named Player of the Match says Captain Mark Knowles
Any one of Australia’s 18 players in Saturday’s 2018 Commonwealth Games final could have been named Player of the Match according to outgoing skipper Mark Knowles and he loves that. The Kookaburras won the Commonwealth Games gold medal on Saturday with a 2-0 win over New Zealand in the decider...
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Midfielder Tessa Jopp has been withdrawn from the New Zealand Commonwealth Games team for medical reasons. The 22-year old will be replaced by Tauranga’s Amy Robinson, who has played 45 tests for New Zealand. “I’m hugely disappointed for Tessa as she has been training and playing well in the lead up...
Hockeyroos & Black Sticks Play Out Pulsating Draw
The Hockeyroos are a win away from clinching top spot in Pool B after an entertaining 0-0 draw with New Zealand in their 2018 Commonwealth Games clash at the Gold Coast Hockey Centre on Monday night. Australia and New Zealand traded blows throughout an end-to-end contest in front of boisterous...
Canada beat Ghana for a chance to fight for fifth
EMOTIONAL VICTORY GIVES CANADA A CHANCE TO FIGHT FOR FIFTH Everyone in the Gold Coast Hockey Centre stood silently for a moment before today’s match. It was a powerful and moving scene as the fans, athletes, staff and officials honoured the victims of the Humbodlt Broncos Canadian junior ice hockey...

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