Ready Steady Tokyo : Black Sticks men register their third consecutive victory

Nic Woods
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The Vantage Black Sticks registered their third consecutive win in the final round robin game of the Ready, Steady, Tokyo test series against Malaysia with a 3-1 win.

Jared Panchia (’30), Nic Woods (’39), Sam Lane (’57) rode goals for New Zealand, while Najmi Jazlan (’21) was the lone scorer for Malaysia.

The victory gives the Vantage Black Sticks an unbeaten record in round robin play at the Ready, Steady, Tokyo Olympic test event with back-to-back-to-back wins in the tournament.

The men will now face the winner of the India vs Japan round robin game in the Gold Medal match tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. NZT.



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