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The Hockey Social: Australia and New Zealand hockey rule the Gold Coast

The Hockey Social looks back on a memorable Commonwealth hockey tournament for two Antipodean rivals and perfect send off for a retiring great “There was …

Commonwealth Hockey: Mark Knowles ends with gold as New Zealand take women’s bounty

By The Hockey Paper Mark Knowles began the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in style, carrying the Australian flag into the Opening Ceremony. And …

Commonwealth Hockey: Australia edge England to confirm Trans-Tasman finals

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast The semi-final curse struck England men again on Friday as a 2-1 defeat to Australia edged the world champions into a sixth …

Australia v England: Commonwealth Hockey men’s semi-final, LIVE!

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast  Welcome to another dose of live hockey coverage from the Gold Coast Hockey Centre. And we’ve got a cracker for you: …

Kiwi Grace O’Hanlon ready for more heroics to stop Australia from Gold glory

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast New Zealand and Australia will contest the women’s hockey final on Saturday. But will the showdown be contested in …

Hockeyroos treated with ‘bewildering contempt’ by Commonwealth TV chiefs

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Television scheduling always provides a moot point for general sports fans wanting to watch their undervalued favourite sport …

Commonwealth Games 2018: Hockeyroos set homework ahead of India clash

By The Hockey Paper There’s something of the unknown ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games semi-finals: the Hockeyroos haven’t played opponents India in …

Australia favourites for Commonwealth Games after edging past England at Azlan Shah Cup

By Rod Gilmour A resolute Australia, led by man-of-the-match Mark Knowles on his 34th birthday and playing his last international hockey match on foreign soil, …

Commonwealth Games 2018: Australia hockey under pressure to keep up golden times over England

By Rod Gilmour Australia’s team chief at the Commonwealth Games, Steve Moneghetti, has upped the ante on the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras to continue their …