Skip to Content.Skip to Navigation.
Daily Summaries: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11
Hockey Sport Logo

Kookaburra's golden opportunity

24 Mar 06 04:58
 Australia's Nathan Eglington in the semi final match against Malaysia.

Australia's Nathan Eglington in
the semi final match against
Malaysia.

Australia is into the final of the Men's Hockey after posting a comfortable 6-0 win over Malaysia.

Malaysia's tight coverage of the goal circle in the first half prevented Australia from capitalising on eight attacks on goal and converting a penalty corner.

Australian captain Brent Livermore opened the scoring, converting a controversial penalty stroke in the 31st minute of play.

The second half began with a more attacking style from the Australians, resulting in Livermore converting a second penalty stroke in the 42nd minute.

Throughout the second half, Malaysia had trouble getting ahead, as the Australian defence picked off any Malaysian attack at will.

Captain Livermore saying, “it was a bit hard for Malaysia.”

“We put a solid performance in the first half and stuck to the game plan.” He said.

The Australians are excited about the final and all ready to vie for the gold.

“Everyone is fit and healthy. We’re really looking forward to Sunday,” Livermore said.

In the classification matches, Canada defeated Trinidad and Tobago 2-0. This is Canada’s first win in the Commonwealth Games and secured a ninth-place finish.

The Canadian captain Paul Wettlaufer said his team would gain confidence from their Games experience heading into this year’s World Cup qualifier.

For more results, visit the Hockey Schedule and Results section of this Website.

Ticketing LogoBuy tickets now.

This Website is closed and for reference purposes only. To guarantee the stability of Games data, all external links are being removed.

See you at Delhi 2010
Fireworks at the MCG at the closing of Melbourne 2006.
After eleven fun packed days, Melbourne 2006 is now over and all thoughts turn to the next Games - Delhi 2010. Nameste! See you in Delhi 2010! Swagatam!
Revisit the Incredible India Closing Ceremony gallery.
Experience Melbourne
Experience Melbourne.
Events, arts, food and wine... there's more to Melbourne than meets the eye.
Find out more about Melbourne.
View great merchandise in the Online Shop.
Wear, swap, give and live to be part of the Commonwealth Games.
See great gifts in our Online Shop.
Navigation Menu
Karak's footprints
Netball information