2014 Men's Australian Hockey League

The 2014 Men's Australian Hockey League was the 24th edition of the Australian Hockey League men's Field Hockey tournament. The tournament was held in the South Australia city of Adelaide.

2014 Men's
Australian Hockey League
Tournament details
Host countryAustralia Australia
CityAdelaide
Dates4–11 October 2014
Teams8
Venue(s)State Hockey Centre
Final positions
ChampionsTasmania Tassie Tigers (1st title)
Runner-upWestern Australia WA Thundersticks
Third placeVictoria (Australia) Victorian Vikings
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored134 (5.58 per match)
Top scorer(s)New South Wales Blake Govers (9 goals)
Best playerTasmania Eddie Ockenden
2013 (previous) (next) 2015

Tassie Tigers won the gold medal for the first time by defeating the WA Thundersticks 3–2 in a penalty shoot-out after a 2–2 draw.[1] The VIC Vikings won the bronze medal for the first time by defeating the QLD Blades 4–2 in a penalty shoot-out after a 4–4 draw.[2]

Competition FormatEdit

The tournament is divided into two pools, Pool A and Pool B, consisting of four teams in a round robin format. Teams then progress into either Pool C, the medal round, or Pool D, the classification round. Teams carry over points from their previous match ups, and contest teams they are yet to play.

The top two teams in pools A and B progress to Pool C. The top two teams in Pool C continue to contest the Final, while the bottom two teams of Pool C play in the Third and Fourth place match.

The remaining bottom placing teams make up Pool D. The top two teams in Pool D play in the Fifth and Sixth place match, while the bottom two teams of Pool C play in the Seventh and Eighth place match.

TeamsEdit

ResultsEdit

First RoundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Tassie Tigers 3 2 1 0 7 4 +3 7 Advance to Medal Round
2   QLD Blades 3 1 1 1 7 7 0 4
3   Canberra Lakers 3 1 0 2 8 9 −1 3
4   SA Hotshots 3 0 2 1 8 10 −2 2
4 October 2014
13:30
QLD Blades   4–3   Canberra Lakers
Whetton   19'25'
Wotherspoon   47'
Douglas   55'
Report Turner   13'
M. Hotchkis   28'
Kershaw   34'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Tim Pullman
Glen Munday
4 October 2014
17:30
Tassie Tigers   3–3   SA Hotshots
Ancher   39'
Middleton   55'
McCambridge   60'
Report Bowden   3'27'
Oliver   15'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Michael McLean
Adam Barry

5 October 2014
13:30
QLD Blades   0–1   Tassie Tigers
Report Arthur   12'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Jeremy Coleman
Murray Grime
5 October 2014
17:30
Canberra Lakers   4–2   SA Hotshots
D. Hotchkis   1'
M. Hotchkis   17'
Kershaw   30'
Baxter   50'
Report Oliver   8'
Child   42'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Zeke Newman
Glen Munday

7 October 2014
13:30
Canberra Lakers   1–3   Tassie Tigers
D. Hotchkis   57' Report Cock   20'
McCambridge   29'
Arthur   43'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Zeke Newman
Murray Grime
7 October 2014
17:30
QLD Blades   3–3   SA Hotshots
Reardon   24'
Wotherspoon   38'
Whetton   45'
Report Claxton   48'
Tamlin   57'
Oliver   60'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Scott Embry
Stephen Versteegh

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   VIC Vikings 3 3 0 0 11 4 +7 9 Advance to Medal Round
2   WA Thundersticks 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 6
3   NSW Waratahs 3 1 0 2 6 10 −4 3
4   NT Stingers 3 0 0 3 4 9 −5 0
4 October 2014
15:30
VIC Vikings   6–2   NSW Waratahs
Zull   5'
McLennan   10'
Webster   16'
Ciriello   23'57'
Mirecki   49'
Report Govers   21'37'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Stephen Rogers
Murray Grime
4 October 2014
19:30
NT Stingers   1–3   WA Thundersticks
J. Hayward   59' Report Zalewski   19'
Bausor   31'
Boyne   50'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Levi Stephen
Stephen Versteegh

5 October 2014
15:30
VIC Vikings   4–2   NT Stingers
Ford   14'
Ciriello   26'46'
Cross   34'
Report Haami-Jones   10'
A. Lockley   35'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Stephen Rogers
Scott Embry
5 October 2014
19:30
NSW Waratahs   2–3   WA Thundersticks
Hayes   11'
Govers   19'
Report Boyne   6'
Bausor   12'
Ashford   51'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Tim Pullman
Levi Stephen

7 October 2014
15:30
VIC Vikings   1–0   WA Thundersticks
Pollard   34' Report
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Adam Barry
Tim Pullman
7 October 2014
19:30
NSW Waratahs   2–1   NT Stingers
Walters   3'
Dawson   38'
Report J. Hayward   38'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Michael McLean
Jeremy Coleman

Second RoundEdit

Pool C (Medal Round)Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   WA Thundersticks 3 2 0 1 8 3 +5 6
2   Tassie Tigers 3 2 0 1 7 8 −1 6
3   VIC Vikings 3 1 1 1 7 8 −1 4
4   QLD Blades 3 0 1 2 4 7 −3 1
8 October 2014
17:30
QLD Blades   1–3   WA Thundersticks
Wotherspoon   5' Report Bausor   40'
Mitton   48'50'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Stephen Versteegh
Tim Pullman
8 October 2014
19:30
Tassie Tigers   5–3   VIC Vikings
Ancher   13'53'
McCambridge   14'
Edwards   35'
Ockenden   43'
Report Seccull   18'
Pollard   38'
Ciriello   58'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Stephen Rogers
Adam Barry

10 October 2014
17:30
Tassie Tigers   1–5   WA Thundersticks
Arthur   12' Report Zalewski   20'
Bausor   45'57'
Mitton   46'59'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Stephen Rogers
Stephen Versteegh
10 October 2014
19:30
QLD Blades   3–3   VIC Vikings
Douglas   1'
Reardon   27'
Gohdes   50'
Report Pollard   22'
Webster   37'
Ciriello   44'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Murray Grime
Levi Stephen

Pool D (Classification Round)Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   NSW Waratahs 3 3 0 0 13 5 +8 9
2   NT Stingers 3 1 1 1 8 8 0 4
3   Canberra Lakers 3 1 1 1 8 8 0 4
4   SA Hotshots 3 0 0 3 8 16 −8 0
8 October 2014
13:30
SA Hotshots   4–5   NT Stingers
Claxton   14'
White   50'
Child   58'
Oliver   59'
Report J. Hayward   6'34'
Pearce   8'
A. Lockley   18'
Dede   57'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Glen Munday
Zeke Newman
8 October 2014
13:30
Canberra Lakers   2–4   NSW Waratahs
M. Hotchkis   25'
Turner   35'
Report Govers   17'60'
Miller   34'
Walters   52'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Michael McLean
Levi Stephen

10 October 2014
13:30
SA Hotshots   2–7   NSW Waratahs
Wickham   7'
Claxton   40'
Report Dawson   6'
Hill   18'
Govers   24'32'40'
H. Ogilvie   42'
Craig   54'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Jeremy Coleman
Glen Munday
10 October 2014
15:30
Canberra Lakers   2–2   NT Stingers
Turner   52'
Baxter   52'
Report Pearce   22'
A. Lockley   23'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Scott Embry
Michael McLean

Classification MatchesEdit

Seventh and eighth placeEdit

11 October 2014
12:30
Canberra Lakers   8–0   SA Hotshots
Turner   7'31'
Kershaw   14'33'
Davidson   39'41'
Shepherd   52'
M. Hotchkis   59'
Report
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Jeremy Coleman
Adam Barry

Fifth and sixth placeEdit

11 October 2014
14:30
NSW Waratahs   3–2   NT Stingers
Miller   30'47'
Govers   57'
Report J. Hayward   25'50'
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Glen Munday
Scott Embry

Third and fourth placeEdit

11 October 2014
16:30
VIC Vikings   4–4   QLD Blades
Zull   6'
Arunasalam   7'54'
Sherren   44'
Report Douglas   10'
Rintala   38'
Reardon   43'
Whetton   50'
Penalties
Webster  
Pollard  
Simpson  
Ford  
Ciriello  
4–2   Beale
  Wotherspoon
  Gohdes
  Douglas
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Murray Grime
Levi Stephen

FinalEdit

11 October 2014
18:30
WA Thundersticks   2–2   Tassie Tigers
Bausor   2'
Mitton   6'
Report McCambridge   46'
Ockenden   48'
Penalties
Brown  
Kavanagh  
Zalewski  
McGuire  
Bausor  
——
McGuire  
2–3   Mackey
  Deavin
  Edwards
  Shaw
  Ockenden
——
  Ockenden
State Hockey Centre
Umpires:
Stephen Rogers
Tim Pullman

AwardsEdit

Player of the Tournament Topscorer Goalkeeper of the Tournament Play the Whistle
  Eddie Ockenden   Blake Govers   Leon Hayward   Tassie Tigers

StatisticsEdit

Final StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final Result
    Tassie Tigers 6 3 2 1 15 14 +1 11 Gold Medal
    WA Thundersticks 6 4 1 1 16 8 +8 13 Silver Medal
    VIC Vikings 6 3 2 1 21 16 +5 11 Bronze Medal
4   QLD Blades 6 1 3 2 15 17 −2 6
5   NSW Waratahs 6 4 0 2 20 16 +4 12
6   NT Stingers 6 1 1 4 13 18 −5 4
7   Canberra Lakers 6 2 1 3 20 15 +5 7
8   SA Hotshots 6 0 2 4 14 30 −16 2

GoalscorersEdit

There were 134 goals scored in 24 matches, for an average of 5.58 goals per match.

9 goals

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Source: Hockey Australia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tassie Tigers hockey team brings home the bacon". news.com.au. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  2. ^ "TAS Tigers, NSW Arrows win". hockey.org.au. Hockey Australia. Retrieved 8 October 2019.