Hockey at the 2006 Commonwealth Games – Women's tournament

Women's Field hockey at the 2006 Commonwealth Games took place between 16 March and 25 March. The competition consisted of a round robin stage of two groups of five with the winners and runners-up of each group qualifying for the semifinals. All matches were played at the State Netball and Hockey Centre in the Parkville area of Melbourne.[1][2]

2006 Commonwealth Games – Women's hockey
Tournament details
Host countryAustralia
CityMelbourne
Dates7 – 26 March
Teams10
Venue(s)State Netball and Hockey Centre
Final positions
Champions Australia (2nd title)
Runner-up India
Third place England
Tournament statistics
Matches played27
Goals scored136 (5.04 per match)
Top scorer(s)New Zealand Krystal Forgesson
Scotland Vikki Bunce
Australia Nicole Hudson (5 goals)
2002 (previous) (next) 2010

The Gold medal was won by Australia, who defeated 2002 champions India 1 – 0 in the final. England won the bronze medal by defeating New Zealand 3 – 1 on penalty strokes.[3]

SquadsEdit

ResultsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 4 4 0 0 27 2 +25 12 Semi-finals
2   India 4 2 1 1 18 7 +11 7
3   Malaysia 4 2 0 2 7 15 −8 6
4   South Africa 4 1 1 2 7 8 −1 4
5   Nigeria 4 0 0 4 1 28 −27 0
Source: The CGF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.
16 March 2006
13:00
Malaysia   4–0   Nigeria
Report
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Anne McRae (SCO)
16 March 2006
18:00
Australia   4–2   India
Beattie   1'
Smith   23'
Sanders   41'
Skirving   70'
Report Lakra   13'
Kharb   22'
Umpires:
Sarah Garnett (NZL)
Alison Hill (ENG)

17 March 2006
14:00
Nigeria   1–4   South Africa
Report
Umpires:
Alison Hill (ENG)
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
17 March 2006
21:00
Australia   8–0   Malaysia
Sanders   9'49'
Arrold   23'
Hollywood   25'
Hudson   28'
Faulkner   49'
Blyth   57'
Skirving   65'
Report
Umpires:
Sarah Garnett (NZL)
Corrine Cornelius (RSA)

18 March 2006
13:30
South Africa   2–2   India
Report
Umpires:
Minka Woolley (AUS)
Alison Hill (ENG)

19 March 2006
11:00
Nigeria   0–12   Australia
Report Blyth   1'
Skirving   7'
Arrold   16'19'
Hudson   30'35'53'
Halliday   32'
Beattie   39'
Taylor   51'
Smith   58'
Hollywood   62'
Umpires:
Wendy Stewart (CAN)
Corrine Cornelius (RSA)

20 March 2006
08:30
Malaysia   2–1   South Africa
Report
Umpires:
Minka Woolley (AUS)
Anne McRae (SCO)
20 March 2006
10:30
India   8–0   Nigeria
Report
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Alison Hill (ENG)

21 March 2006
13:30
Australia   3–0   South Africa
Report
Umpires:
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
Alison Hill (ENG)
21 March 2006
21:00
Malaysia   1–6   India
Report
Umpires:
Sarah Garnett (NZL)
Anne McRae (SCO)

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   New Zealand 4 4 0 0 20 1 +19 12 Semi-finals
2   England 4 3 0 1 20 4 +16 9
3   Scotland 4 2 0 2 11 8 +3 6
4   Canada 4 1 0 3 5 10 −5 3
5   Barbados 4 0 0 4 0 33 −33 0
Source: The CGF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.
16 March 2006
11:00
Barbados   0–4   Canada
Report
Umpires:
Anupama Puchimanda (IND)
Corrine Cornelius (RSA)
16 March 2006
16:00
New Zealand   2–1   Scotland
Report
Umpires:
Minka Woolley (AUS)
Wendy Stewart (CAN)

17 March 2006
13:30
Canada   0–5   England
Report
Umpires:
Minka Woolley (ASU)
Anne McRae (SCO)
17 March 2006
16:30
Barbados   0–11   New Zealand
Report
Umpires:
Anupama Puchimanda (IND)
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)

18 March 2006
10:30
England   5–0   Scotland
Report
Umpires:
Sarah Garnett (NZL)
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)

19 March 2006
13:00
Canada   0–3   New Zealand
Report
Umpires:
Minka Woolley (AUS)
Alison Hill (ENG)

20 March 2006
13:30
England   10–0   Barbados
Report
Umpires:
Sarah Garnett (NZL)
Anupama Puchimanda (IND)
20 March 2006
20:30
Canada   1–2   Scotland
Report
Umpires:
Corrine Cornelius (RSA)
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)

21 March 2006
16:00
England   0–4   New Zealand
Report
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Minka Woolley (AUS)
21 March 2006
19:00
Scotland   8–0   Barbados
Report
Umpires:
Anupama Puchimanda (IND)
Tracey Wrigley (NZL)

Fifth to tenth place classificationEdit

Ninth and tenth placeEdit

23 March 2006
08:30
Nigeria   1–4   Barbados
Report
Umpires:
Anupama Puchimanda (IND)
Wendy Stewart (CAN)

Seventh and eighth placeEdit

23 March 2006
20:00
Canada   2–5   South Africa
Report
Umpires:
Sarah Garnett (NZL)
Nor Piza Hassan (MAS)

Fifth and sixth placeEdit

23 March 2006
13:30
Malaysia   0–3   Scotland
Report
Umpires:
Alison Hill (ENG)
Corrine Cornelius (RSA)

First to fourth place classificationEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
23 March 2006
 
 
  Australia3
 
25 March 2006
 
  England0
 
  Australia1
 
23 March 2006
 
  India0
 
  New Zealand0
 
 
  India1
 
Third place
 
 
35 March 2006
 
 
  England0 (3)
 
 
  New Zealand0 (1)

SemifinalsEdit

23 March 2006
11:00
Australia   3–0   England
Hollywood   28'
Halliday   37'
Faulkner   69'
Report
Umpires:
Sarah Garnett (NZL)
Anne McRae (SCO)

23 March 2006
17:30
New Zealand   0–1   India
Report
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Minka Woolley (AUS)

Bronze medal matchEdit

25 March 2006
10:30
England   0–0   New Zealand
Report
Penalties
3–1
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Minka Woolley (AUS)

Gold medal matchEdit

25 March 2006
13:00
Australia   1–0   India
Hudson   62' Report
Umpires:
Sarah Garnett (NZL)
Anne McRae (SCO)

MedalsEdit

Medal Team
Gold   Australia
Silver   India
Bronze   England


 2006 Women's Hockey Commonwealth Games Winners 
 
Australia
Second title

StatisticsEdit

Final rankingsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2006 Commonwealth Games". Commonwealth Games Federation. Archived from the original on 2014-11-17. Retrieved 2016-03-26.
  2. ^ "Hockey Schedule and Results". Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation.
  3. ^ "Hockey Schedule and Results". 2006 Commonwealth Games. Archived from the original on 13 October 2009. Retrieved 9 October 2012.