Hockey at the 1998 Commonwealth Games – Men's tournament

The first edition of the field hockey Men's Hockey Tournament at the Commonwealth Games took place during the 1998 Commonwealth Games at the Bukit Jalil Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event started on Wednesday 9 September and ended on Sunday 20 September 1998.

1998 Commonwealth Games – Men's hockey
Tournament details
Host countryMalaysia
CityKuala Lumpur
Dates9 September – 20 September
Teams11
Final positions
Champions Australia (1st title)
Runner-up Malaysia
Third place England
Tournament statistics
Matches played29
Goals scored143 (4.93 per match)
(next) 2002

Participating NationsEdit

Pool A Pool B

Round robinEdit

Pool AEdit

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.   Australia 12 5 4 0 1 20 5 +15
2.   India 12 5 4 0 1 21 10 +11
3.   South Africa 10 5 3 1 1 25 11 +14
4.   New Zealand 7 5 2 1 2 11 8 +3
5.   Wales 3 5 1 0 4 6 20 –14
6.   Trinidad and Tobago 0 5 0 0 5 3 32 –29


All times local (UTC +8)

  • Wednesday 9 September 1998
Match 3
20:35
Australia   5 – 2   India
  • Thursday 10 September 1998
Match 4
18:05
Wales   2 – 0   Trinidad


Match 6
20:35
New Zealand   3 – 3   South Africa
  • Saturday 12 September 1998
Match 7
16:05
South Africa   1 – 2   India


Match 9
19:35
Trinidad   0 – 7   Australia


Match 10
20:35
Wales   0 – 4   New Zealand
  • Monday 14 September 1998
Match 13
16:05
New Zealand   3 – 0   Trinidad


Match 14
18:05
Australia   2 – 3   South Africa


Match 15
20:35
India   6 – 3   Wales
  • Tuesday 15 September 1998
Match 17
19:35
New Zealand   0 – 2   Australia
  • Wednesday 16 September 1998
Match 19
18:05
Trinidad   0 – 8   India


Match 20
19:35
Wales   1 – 6   South Africa
  • Thursday 17 September 1998
Match 23
18:05
Australia   4 – 0   Wales


Match 24
19:35
India   3 – 1   New Zealand


Match 25
20:35
South Africa   12 – 3   Trinidad

Pool BEdit

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.   Malaysia 8 4 2 2 0 9 4 +5
2.   England 8 4 2 2 0 9 6 +3
3.   Canada 5 4 1 2 1 11 6 +5
4.   Pakistan 5 4 1 2 1 11 11 0
5.   Kenya 0 4 0 0 4 5 18 –13


All times local (UTC +8)

  • Wednesday 9 September 1998
Match 1
18:05
Pakistan   5 – 4   Kenya


Match 2
19:35
England   1 – 1   Canada
  • Thursday 10 September 1998
Match 5
19:35
Kenya   0 – 4   Malaysia
  • Saturday 12 September 1998
Match 8
18:05
Canada   3 – 3   Pakistan
  • Sunday 13 September 1998
Match 11
18:05
England   3 – 1   Kenya


Match 12
20:05
Pakistan   1 – 1   Malaysia
  • Tuesday 15 September 1998
Match 16
18:05
Malaysia   2 – 2   England


Match 18
20:35
Kenya   0 – 6   Canada
  • Wednesday 16 September 1998
Match 21
20:35
Pakistan   2 – 3   England
  • Thursday 17 September 1998
Match 22
16:05
Canada   1 – 2   Malaysia

Play-offsEdit

  • Saturday 19 September 1998
Semi-finals
Match 26
18:35
Australia   3 – 2 [aet]   England


Semi-finals
Match 27
20:35
Malaysia   1 – 0 [aet]   India
  • Sunday 20 September 1998
Bronze Medal
Match 28
18:35
England   1 – 1
4 – 2 [aps]
  India


Final
Match 29
20:35
Australia   4 – 0   Malaysia
Commens  
Brennan  
Davies  
Brennan  

Final rankingEdit

RANK TEAM
1.   Australia
2.   Malaysia
3.   England
4.   India
  South Africa
  New Zealand
  Wales
  Trinidad and Tobago
  Canada
  Pakistan
  Kenya

AwardsEdit

 1998 Men's Hockey Commonwealth Games Winners 
 
Australia
First title

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men Australia
  Australia
Michael Brennan
Adam Commens
Stephen Davies
Damon Diletti
Jason Duff
James Elmer
Paul Gaudoin
Mark Hickman
Jeremy Hiskins
Stephen Holt
Brent Livermore
Matthew Smith
Daniel Sproule
Jay Stacy
Lachlan Vivian-Taylor
Michael York
Malaysia
  Malaysia
Nur Azlan Bakar
Nor Saiful Zaini
Mirnawan Nawawi
Roslan Jamaluddin
Calvin Fernandez
Gobinathan Krishnamurthy
Maninderjit Singh
Chairil Anwar Abdul Aziz
K. Keevan Raj
Kuhan Shanmuganathan
Mohd Madzli Ikmar
R. Shanker
M. Kaliswaran
K. Logan Raj
Mohamad Syayrin Uda Karim
Suhaimi Ibrahim
England
  England
Bobby Crutchley
Guy Fordham
Julian Halls
Stuart Head
Russell Garcia
Brett Garrard
Michael Johnson
David Luckes
Simon Mason
Mark Pearn
Justin Pidcock
Ben Sharpe
Jimmy Wallis
Bill Waugh
Duncan Woods
Jon Wyatt

ReferencesEdit