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Scotland men’s best ever Games finish despite close defeat to Malaysia

Scotland 1-2 Malaysia (A. Forsyth / S. Saabah, A. Arshad)

 Scotland men finished sixth at Gold Coast 2018, their best ever finish at a Commonwealth Games, after they were beaten 2-1 by Malaysia in the 5th/6th play-off. It was a tremendous effort by the Blue Sticks in a great contest that could have went either way. Continue reading Scotland men’s best ever Games finish despite close defeat to Malaysia

Australia and New Zealand men to play for gold at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

  • New Zealand defeat India to reach final
  • Australia win their Semi-Final against England
  • Wales, Pakistan and Malaysia men plus Canada women win classification matches

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KOOKABURRAS INTO GOLD MEDAL MATCH AFTER DRAMATIC FINALE

Friday 13 April 2018 | 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.

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New Zealand’s women to battle Australia for gold after shootout thriller

GOLD COAST – New Zealand booked a gold-medal clash with Australia after scoring a thrilling shootout victory over England in their semifinal at the Gold Coast Hockey Centre on Thursday 12 April. Continue reading New Zealand’s women to battle Australia for gold after shootout thriller

STEWART STUNNER SENDS HOCKEYROOS INTO GOLD MEDAL MATCH

Thursday 12 April 2018 | The Hockeyroos have qualified for a fourth consecutive Commonwealth Games gold medal match after Grace Stewart’s brilliant volley clinched a 1-0 win over India in their semi-final at Gold Coast Hockey Centre on Thursday night. Continue reading STEWART STUNNER SENDS HOCKEYROOS INTO GOLD MEDAL MATCH

PURSUIT FOR HOME GOLD EXCITES LOCAL BOY WOTHERSPOON

Thursday 12 April 2018 | Murwillumbah product Dylan Wotherspoon says chasing gold on the Gold Coast is really special with family and friends right behind him. Continue reading PURSUIT FOR HOME GOLD EXCITES LOCAL BOY WOTHERSPOON

Halfway through the GC2018 Hockey

At the halfway point of the Commonwealth Games Hockey tournament, we look back at some of the images and moments that capture our great sport.

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Women’s hockey Semi-Finals line-up set for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

  • India edge South Africa to guarantee second position in Pool A
  • Australia defeat Scotland to finish top of Pool B
  • Australia will play India and England play New Zealand in Semi’s

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HOCKEYROOS BOUNCE INTO SEMI-FINALS IN TOP SPOT

Tuesday 10 April 2018 | The Hockeyroos have clinched top spot in Pool B and will play India in the 2018 Commonwealth semi-finals after a 2-0 win over Scotland on Tuesday night at Gold Coast Hockey Centre. Continue reading HOCKEYROOS BOUNCE INTO SEMI-FINALS IN TOP SPOT

KOOKABURRAS SECURE COMMONWEALTH GAMES SEMI-FINAL SPOT

Tuesday 10 April 2018 | The Kookaburras have booked their place in the 2018 Commonwealth Games semi-finals after a comprehensive 4-0 victory over Canada at Gold Coast Hockey Centre on Tuesday afternoon. Continue reading KOOKABURRAS SECURE COMMONWEALTH GAMES SEMI-FINAL SPOT