England has demoslished the Scottish women’s hockey team in a 5-0 whitewash this morning.
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The New Zealand men’s hockey team has kept their hopes of making it to the finals after beating Canada 4-1 in their preliminary game this morning in Melbourne.
India and Malaysia have ended their Men’s Hockey pool match with a 1-1 draw. Goals went to Sandeep Singh for India and Amin Rahim Muhamad for Malaysia.
England has beaten New Zealand 4-3 in their Commonwealth Games preliminary pool match. Blair Hopping, Bevan Hari and Hayden Shaw all scored a goal each for New Zealand while Richard Alexander, Matthew Daly, Barry Middleton and Simon Mantell each scored for England.
Both Malaysia and Canada have beaten their opponents 4-0 in today’s hockey matches meaning Nigeria and Barbados have a lot of work to do if they want to finish in the top two of their group now that their points difference has taken a hammering.
New Zealand has named an experienced side to take on the rest of the Commonwealth at the Games in Melbourne including 10 players that were part of the team that came sixth at the Athens Olympics.
Shirt # Player Name NHL Team Age Caps Position
4 Darren Smith North Harbour 32 198 Midfielder
7 Blair Hopping North Harbour [...]
22 Year old Kate Mahon has been named in the New Zealand Women’s Hockey team, the black sticks for the Melbourne Commonwealth Games. Diagnosed with cancer in January 2004, Mahon has represented New Zealand at Under 18 and Under 21 level and wanted to be back for full time hockey by December 2004.
Mahon was [...]
The New Zealand Women’s Hockey Team, The Black Sticks, has been named.
The full squad is: Kayla Sharland, Emily Naylor, Krystal Forgesson, Honor Dillon, Lizzy Igasan, Stacey Carr, Suzie Muirhead, Beth Jurgeleit, Clarissa Eshuis, Di Weavers, Jane Maley, Frances Kreft, Kate Mahon, Anita Wawatai, Charlotte Harrison and Michelle Hollands.
An improved performance from the New Zealand women’s hockey team wasn’t enough to prevent Japan winning the third test 1-0 in Christchurch today to wrap up their five-match series.
The Black Sticks conceded a soft goal to Tomomi Komori with nine minutes remaining but could at least be happy there was no repeat of the 1-4 [...]
Arch rivals and Asian hockey giants India and Pakistan will once again cross swords in the six-match home-and-away hockey series from February 17 to 26.
The current series which will be the eighth one between the two will provide an opportunity for both countries to warm-up for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Melbourne in [...]
The English women’s hockey team is: J Bimson, C Cullen, B Herbert, H Richardson (all Leicester), M Clewlow, B Duggan, C Gilliat-Smith (Canterbury), A Danson, K Walsh, R Walsh (Slough), J Ellis (Ipswich), H Grant (Rotterdam), C Hartley, C Reid (Hightown), C Rogers, L Wooding (Chelmsford), L Wright (Olton), B Storry (Hurley).
Australia will field all but three of its victorious Athens Olympics men’s hockey squad at next month’s Melbourne Commonwealth Games.
MEN: Travis Brooks (VIC), Dean Butler (QLD), Liam De Young (QLD), Luke Doerner (VIC), Jamie Dwyer (QLD), Nathan Eglington (QLD), Bevan George (WA), Robert Hammond (QLD), Aaron Hopkins (WA), Mark Knowles (QLD), Stephen Lambert (QLD), Brent [...]
Several senior players, including striker Gagan Ajit Singh and Deepak Thakur have been dropped from the 20-member team for the upcoming Test series against Pakistan and the Commonwealth Games.
Besides the two star strikers, Prabhjot Singh, V Raja and midfielder Viren Rasquinha have also been excluded from the team.
Squad:Goalkeepers: Bharath Kumar Chetri and Adrian D’ Souza.Fullbacks: [...]
Craig Victory is hoping that he can convince the national selectors that he is worthy of a place in the Kookaburras team to compete at the Commonwealth Games. Having missed out on selection for the Athens Olympics and the Champions Trophy due to injury, Victory must be nervous heading into the final week of [...]
World number one, Olympic champions and Champions Trophy winners, the Australian Men’s Hockey team will play a five test series against Pakistan starting in Melbourne on Friday as part of their final preparations for the Commonwealth Games.
Since winning the gold medal four years ago in Manchester, the Kookaburras have gone from strength to strength and [...]
Eighteen year old Nikki Kidd has been included in the Scotish women’s hockey team, making her the youngest member of Scotland’s Commonwealth Games squad.
SCOTLAND WOMEN’S SQUAD (for Commonwealth Games in Melbourne): L Clement (captain), V Bunce, L Carroll, N Kidd, D McLeod, L Munn, C Valentine (Grove); J Burley, J Kilpatrick, A Rowatt, R Simpson [...]
England’s squad for the Commonwealth Games is so fresh that only the Captain, Brett Garrard, has played a Commonwealth Games event before. In fact, only four players were part of the Athens Olympic squad two years ago.
The team is aiming to win every game, of course, but have set their eyes firmly on beating [...]
Twenty players will make up the Australian Men’s Hockey team, the Kookaburras, that will play a five test series against Spain next week before coach Barry Dancer has to cut six of the players leaving 16 to compete in the team at the Commonwealth Games.
Bevan George, Dean Butler, Brent Livermore, Michael McCann and Travis Brooks [...]
Donna-Lee Patrick’s troublesome knee will see her watching the Commonwealth Games rather than participating in them now that she has been sent for surgery.
The injury, that has been diagnosed as deep bone bruising, will be operated on in the next couple of days.
Two time Commonwealth Games, three time World Cup and three time Champions Trophy tournament Hockey Stiker Moira Senior has dropped a bomb on Hockey New Zealand by withdrawing from the squad, effectively ending her 115 internationals career.
The team is expected to be cut on the 16th of February but the 29 year old feels that [...]