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Kiel Brown comes into Australia’s Commonwealth Games side

Defender Jeremy Hayward has been withdrawn from the squad after suffering a stress reaction in his right foot. He will be replaced by Kiel Brown.

Brown, who has played 145 times for Australia, will make his first appearance at a Commonwealth Games. An experienced defender, he won an Olympic bronze medal in 2008 and World Cup gold medal in 2010. He was a reserve for the London 2012 Olympic Games and most recently was a member of the Australian squad at the World League Finals in Delhi in January.

The Australian men begin their Commonwealth Games gold medal defence against Wales at on Saturday July 26. They depart for Glasgow on Saturday July 19.

Revised Australian men’s hockey team for the Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014

Daniel Beale (Brisbane, QLD) Debut
Kiel Brown (Toowoombda, QLD) Debut
Andrew Charter (GK)    (Canberra, ACT) Debut
Chris Ciriello (Melbourne, VIC)    2010
Matt Gohdes (Rockhampton, QLD)    Debut
Kieran Govers (Wollongong, NSW)    Debut
Fergus Kavanagh    (Geraldton, WA)    2010
Mark Knowles (Rockhampton, QLD)    2006, 2010
Trent Mitton (Perth, WA) 2010
Eddie Ockenden    (Hobart, TAS) 2010
Simon Orchard (Maitland, NSW)    2010
Andrew Philpott    (Melbourne, VIC)    Debut
Matthew Swann    (Mackay, QLD) 2010
Jake Whetton (Brisbane, QLD) Debut
Tristan White (Wollongong, NSW)    Debut
Aran Zalewski (Margaret River, WA)    Debut

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