Monday, June 21, 2021

GC2018 Mens Hockey

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...
New Zealand Men scorch South Africa
It’s been another big win for the New Zealand Men at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after dominating South Africa 6-0 in their second pool match. The Kiwis looked in total control from the opening whistle, leading 4-0 at halftime before netting another two goals in the fourth quarter. Kane Russell...
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On Friday, World No 12 Malaysia will be out to make amends for the previous defeats when they face England in their opening Pool B match at the Gold Coast Hockey Centre. With a semi-final spot being a target, Stephen Van Huizen's side must finish top two in their group,...
England's men made it double bronze at the Commonwealth Games
England 2 (1) Ward (PC, 7; PC, 42) India 1 (1) Varun (PC, 27) England's men made it double bronze at the Commonwealth Games after putting in an excellent display to defeat India in their bronze medal match. Sam Ward scored both goals to take him to the top of the tournament's goalscoring charts...
Canada looses to South Africa in their final pool match
CANADA WILL MOVE FORWARD TO FACE PAKISTAN IN THE 7/8 PLACEMENT GAME It’s been a sombre few days for Canada as the country is still reeling from the fatal bus accident of the junior ice hockey team, Humboldt Broncos, in rural Saskatchewan. Canadians across the world, including at the Gold Coast Games...
Late conversions not enough as Canada drops opening match to ninth-ranked New Zealand
NEW ZEALAND RIDES FOUR-GOAL THIRD QUARTER TO A CONVINCING FIRST-MATCH WIN OVER TEAM CANADA Canada’s Head Coach, Paul Bundy said before the Commonwealth Games began that it was imperative that the team start well. After a back-and-forth first half against New Zealand on Friday morning, where the teams traded chances,...
Kookaburras send off retiring captain Mark Knowles a fairy tale finish
The Kookaburras have given retiring captain Mark Knowles a fairy tale finish and secured their sixth consecutive Commonwealth Games gold medal after a 2-0 win over New Zealand in Saturday’s final at the Gold Coast Hockey Centre. Second quarter goals from Aaron Kleinschmidt and Matt Dawson secured the victory for...
Blacksticks Men set up gold medal clash
The New Zealand Men will play for a gold medal after stunning India 3-2 in the semi finals at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. The Kiwis were in sublime form and shrugged off India’s dominance over them in recent years to book a place in their first Commonwealth Games final...
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...
England secures semi-final spot
England 3 (0) Ward (FG, 38; PC, 48; FG 57) Wales 2 (2) Hawker (FG, 26); Francis (PC, 30) England’s men qualified for the semi-finals of the 2018 Commonwealth Games thanks to Sam Ward’s hat-trick as they completed an impressive comeback against Wales. Bobby Crutchley’s team had trailed 2-0 at half-time as Wales took...
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...
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...
It's Super Saturday at the Commonwealth Games 2018 at the Gold Coast Hockey Centre. The field is packed with players who rank among the nation's best. Pakistan and India have faced each other 52 times and the former have won on 25 occasions, while India ran away with only 16 wins. Eleven...
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 –...

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