Hockey at the 2018 Commonwealth Games – Men's tournament

The men's field hockey event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games was held at the Gold Coast Hockey Centre from 5 to 14 April 2018.[1] Australia won the gold medal after defeating New Zealand 2–0 in the final, continuing their dominance in the event with a sixth consecutive gold medal, having won the men's tournament every time it has been held.

2018 Commonwealth Games – Men's hockey
Tournament details
Host countryAustralia
CityGold Coast
Dates5 – 14 April 2018
Teams10
Venue(s)Gold Coast Hockey Centre
Final positions
Champions Australia (6th title)
Runner-up New Zealand
Third place England
Tournament statistics
Matches played27
Goals scored117 (4.33 per match)
Top scorer(s)England Sam Ward (9 goals)
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UmpiresEdit

Twelve umpires for the men's event were appointed by the International Hockey Federation.[2]

  • Rawi Anbananthan (MAS)
  • Tim Bond (NZL)
  • Ben de Young (AUS)
  • Jamie Hooper (WAL)
  • Deepak Joshi (IND)
  • Tyler Klenk (CAN)
  • Eric Koh (MAS)
  • Lim Hong Zhen (SGP)
  • Sean Rapaport (RSA)
  • David Sweetman (SCO)
  • Paul Walker (ENG)
  • Deon Nel (RSA)

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+10)

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Australia (H) 4 4 0 0 16 2 +14 12 Advance to Semi-finals
2   New Zealand 4 3 0 1 18 6 +12 9
3   Scotland 4 1 0 3 7 14 −7 3 5th–6th place match
4   Canada 4 1 0 3 3 12 −9 3 7th–8th place match
5   South Africa 4 1 0 3 4 14 −10 3 9th–10th place match
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) number of wins; 3) goal difference; 4) goals scored; 5) head-to-head results.
(H) Host.

5 April 2018 (2018-04-05)
21:30
South Africa   2–4   Scotland
Heyns   37'
Drummond   43'
Report Harwood   6'
Bain   13'46'
Forsyth   14'
Umpires:
Eric Koh (MAS)
Jamie Hooper (GBR)

6 April 2018 (2018-04-06)
11:30
New Zealand   6–2   Canada
Russell   28'
Woods   31'
Muir   41'
Lett   42'
Jenness   42'
Inglis   60'
Report Kirkpatrick   47'
Johnston   58'
Umpires:
Hong Zhen Lim (SGP)
Paul Walker (GBR)

7 April 2018 (2018-04-07)
11:30
Canada   1–0   Scotland
Sarmento   11' Report
Umpires:
Deepak Joshi (IND)
Paul Walker (ENG)
7 April 2018 (2018-04-07)
16:30
Australia   4–0   South Africa
Mitton   30'39'
Hayward   43'
Kleinschmidt   50'
Report
Umpires:
Anbananthan Rawi (MAS)
Tyler Klenk (CAN)

8 April 2018 (2018-04-08)
16:30
New Zealand   6–0   South Africa
Russell   4'25'
J. Panchia   26'
Woods   27'
Muir   50'
Ross   53'
Report
Umpires:
Jamie Hooper (WAL)
Paul Walker (ENG)
8 April 2018 (2018-04-08)
21:30
Australia   6–1   Scotland
Zalewski   2'
Beale   2'
Wickham   13'
Wotherspoon   15'
Ogilvie   20'
Kleinschmidt   43'
Report Harwood   23'
Umpires:
Eric Koh (MAS)
Anbananthan Rawi (MAS)

10 April 2018 (2018-04-10)
11:30
New Zealand   5–2   Scotland
Russell   3'30'34'
J. Panchia   4'
Inglis   50'
Report Forsyth   20'53'
Umpires:
Anbananthan Rawi (MAS)
Deepak Joshi (IND)
10 April 2018 (2018-04-10)
16:30
Australia   4–0   Canada
Wotherspoon   12'14'
Hayward   15'
Mitton   54'
Report
Umpires:
David Sweetman (SCO)
Tim Bond (NZL)

11 April 2018 (2018-04-11)
16:30
Australia   2–1   New Zealand
Whetton   20'
Mitton   57'
Report Bennett   59'
Umpires:
David Sweetman (SCO)
Hong Zhen Lim (SGP)
11 April 2018 (2018-04-11)
21:30
Canada   0–2   South Africa
Report Julius   31'
Rosenberg   60'
Umpires:
Jamie Hooper (WAL)
Tim Bond (NZL)

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   India 4 3 1 0 12 9 +3 10 Advance to Semi-finals
2   England 4 2 1 1 15 8 +7 7
3   Malaysia 4 1 1 2 5 10 −5 4 5th–6th place match
4   Pakistan 4 0 4 0 6 6 0 4 7th–8th place match
5   Wales 4 0 1 3 6 11 −5 1 9th–10th place match
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) number of wins; 3) goal difference; 4) goals scored; 5) head-to-head results.


5 April 2018 (2018-04-05)
19:30
Pakistan   1–1   Wales
Ali   39' Report Shipperley   33'
Umpires:
Sean Rapaport (RSA)
David Sweetman (GBR)

6 April 2018 (2018-04-06)
09:30
England   7–0   Malaysia
Ward   14'20'
Goodfield   21'
Gleghorne   27'53'
Martin   49'
Roper   59'
Report
Umpires:
Tim Bond (NZL)
Ben de Young (AUS)

7 April 2018 (2018-04-07)
09:30
Malaysia   3–0   Wales
Fitri   19'
van Huizen   36'
Faizal   55'
Report
Umpires:
Tim Bond (NZL)
Sean Rapaport (RSA)
7 April 2018 (2018-04-07)
14:30
India   2–2   Pakistan
D. Singh   13'
H. Singh   20'
Report Md. Irfan Jr   39'
Ali   60'
Umpires:
Lim Hong Zhen (SGP)
David Sweetman (SCO)

8 April 2018 (2018-04-08)
14:30
England   2–2   Pakistan
Gleghorne  34'
Ward  51'
Report Md. Arslan  33'
Ali  57'
Umpires:
Ben de Young (AUS)
Sam Rapaport (RSA)
8 April 2018 (2018-04-08)
19:30
India   4–3   Wales
D. Singh   16'
Mand. Singh   28'
H. Singh   57'
Sunil   59'
Report Furlong   17'45'58'
Umpires:
David Sweetman (SCO)
Tyler Klenk (CAN)

10 April 2018 (2018-04-10)
09:30
India   2–1   Malaysia
H. Singh   3'44' Report Saari   16'
Umpires:
Lim Hong Zhen (SGP)
Tyler Klenk (CAN)
10 April 2018 (2018-04-10)
14:30
England   3–2   Wales
Ward   38'49'57' Report Hawker   26'
Francis   30+'
Umpires:
Eric Koh (MAS)
Ben de Young (AUS)

11 April 2018 (2018-04-11)
14:30
Malaysia   1–1   Pakistan
Ramadan   39' Report Shafqat   9'
Umpires:
Paul Walker (ENG)
Tyler Klenk (CAN)
11 April 2018 (2018-04-11)
19:30
India   4–3   England
Manp. Singh   33'
R.P. Singh   51'
Kumar   59'
Mand. Singh   60'
Report Condon   17'
Ansell   52'
Ward   56'
Umpires:
Sean Rapaport (RSA)
Rawi Anbananthan (MAS)

Classification matchesEdit

Ninth and tenth placeEdit

13 April 2018 (2018-04-13)
08:30
South Africa   2–3   Wales
Crowe   19'
Cassiem   46'
Report Furlong   27'
Carson   27'59'
Umpires:
Ben de Young (AUS)
Tyler Klenk (CAN)

Seventh and eighth placeEdit

13 April 2018 (2018-04-13)
10:45
Canada   1–3   Pakistan
Kirkpatrick   12' Report Md. Arslan   34'
Ali   40'
Md. Irfan Jr.   57'
Umpires:
Eric Koh (MAS)
Tim Bond (NZ)

Fifth and sixth placeEdit

13 April 2018 (2018-04-13)
16:15
Scotland   1–2   Malaysia
Forsyth   11' Report Shahril   21'
Amirol   39'
Umpires:
Deepak Joshi (IND)
Paul Walker (ENG)

Medal roundEdit

 
Semi-finalsGold medal match
 
      
 
13 April 2018
 
 
  Australia2
 
14 April 2018
 
  England1
 
  Australia2
 
13 April 2018
 
  New Zealand0
 
  New Zealand3
 
 
  India2
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
14 April 2018
 
 
  England2
 
 
  India1

Semi-finalsEdit

13 April 2018 (2018-04-13)
19:30
Australia   2–1   England
Mitton   1'49' Report Sloan   37'
Umpires:
Sean Rapaport (RSA)
David Sweetman (SCO)

13 April 2018 (2018-04-13)
21:45
India   2–3   New Zealand
H. Singh   30'56' Report Inglis   7'
Jenness   13'
Child   40'
Umpires:
Lim Hong Zhen (SGP)
Rawi Anbananthan (MAS)

Bronze medal matchEdit

14 April 2018 (2018-04-14)
19:00
England   2–1   India
Ward   7'43' Report Kumar   27'
Umpires:
Rawi Anbananthan (MAS)
David Sweetman (SCO)

Gold medal matchEdit

14 April 2018 (2018-04-14)
21:15
Australia   2–0   New Zealand
Kleinschmidt   21'
Dawson   28'
Report
Umpires:
Sean Rapaport (RSA)
Lim Hong Zhen (SGP)

StatisticsEdit

Final StandingsEdit

As per statistical convention in field hockey, matches decided in extra time are counted as wins and losses, while matches decided by penalty shoot-outs are counted as draws.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
    Australia (H) 6 6 0 0 20 3 +17 18 Gold Medal
    New Zealand 6 4 0 2 21 10 +11 12 Silver Medal
    England 6 3 1 2 18 11 +7 10 Bronze Medal
4   India 6 3 1 2 15 14 +1 10 Fourth place
5   Malaysia 5 2 1 2 7 11 −4 7 Eliminated in
group stage
6   Scotland 5 1 0 4 8 16 −8 3
7   Pakistan 5 1 4 0 9 7 +2 7
8   Canada 5 1 0 4 4 15 −11 3
9   Wales 5 1 1 3 9 13 −4 4
10   South Africa 5 1 0 4 6 17 −11 3
Source: FIH
(H) Host.

GoalscorersEdit

There were 117 goals scored in 27 matches, for an average of 4.33 goals per match.

9 goals

6 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Source: FIH

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hockey". gc2018.com. Gold Coast 2018. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  2. ^ Officials