Hockey Men's Review: Commonwealth Games
Monday, 16 April 2018
Victorian Institute of Sport hockey player Aaron Kleinschmidt was instrumental in the Kookaburras 2-0 gold medal victory over New Zealand.
Kleinschmidt scored the opener in the second quarter, which immediately meant the Kiwis had to take a few risks to get past the Australians.
It was Kleinschmidt’s third goal for the tournament.
The gold medal was a rewarding result for the Kookaburras outfit who went undefeated throughout the whole tournament.
1/1… The goals scored and the shots taken by VIS hockey player Aaron Kleinschmidt for the Kookaburras in the gold medal match against New Zealand.
Men’s Pool A: AUS def RSA 4-0
Men’s Pool A: AUS def SCO 6-1
Men’s Pool A: AUS def CAN 4-0
Men’s Pool A: AUS def NZL 2-1
Men’s Semi-final: AUS def ENG 2-1
Men’s Gold Medal Match: AUS def NZL 2-0
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