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Masters World Cup Teams gearing up for the Playoffs

New Zealand has 10 teams flying the Silver Fern throughout the 11 divisions on offer at the Masters World Cup 2018. Teams have been digging deep playing in challenging conditions with temperatures reaching 45+ degrees Celsius. Results have been a mixed bag with plenty of goals and wins throughout. With five goals to her name, Maeve Morrison (W60+) is leading the way on the women’s side and Umesh Hari (M40+) with eight on the men’s. Pressure is starting to build with the tournament playoffs and finals due to take place over the weekend. The Masters World Cup concludes on Sunday 5 August.

Here are the standings heading into the final days of play;

Masters Women

35+

Currently 5th. Final pool games against USA and England to play.

40+

Finished 2nd in their pool and are playing Zimbabwe for 9-10th placing.

45+

Finished 3rd in their pool. Playing off for 5-8th placings first up game against USA.

50+

Finished 2nd in their pool and are now playing South Africa for 9-10th placing.

55+

Finished 4th in their pool and are playing Netherlands for 5-6thplace.

60+

Currently 2nd in their pool. Final pool game is against Netherlands.



Masters Men

40+

Finished 4th in their pool. Next game is against Scotland playing for 9-12th placings.

45+

Finished 2nd in their pool. Play England for 1-8th placings.

50+

Finished 2nd in their pool and are now playing Ireland for 5-6th placing.

55+

Finished 4th in their pool and are playing Argentina for 9-12th placings.



Video streaming playing LIVE matches at PITCH 1 will be available throughout the Tournament; LIVE matches can be watched at the YouTube platform of La Liga4sports: https://www.laliga4sports.es.

For more information on the tournament: http://wcmasters2018.eu

For more information on the match schedule: http://wcmasters2018.eu/match-schedule

For more information on the results: http://matchcenter.wcmasters2018.eu



 

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28 Mar 2018

Pioneer Energy Tri Nations (Women)

Pioneer Energy Tri Nations (Women)

Author: Hockey NZ  /  Categories: Events  / 

Event date: 19/05/2018 - 27/05/2018 Export event

The Vantage Black Sticks Women are set to play in Cromwell for the first time when they contest the Pioneer Energy Tri Nations Women’s International Hockey tournament this May.

The series sees New Zealand (world ranking 4th) go up against trans-Tasman rivals Australia (5th) and Japan over 9 days of exciting international hockey from 19-27 May at the Pioneer Energy Sports Turf.

Teams will play each other twice during a round robin phase, with the top seed automatically progressing to the final where they will meet the winner of a 2nd vs 3rd playoff.

Cromwell will play a superb host to the series, following the recent upgrade to the Pioneer Energy Turf which has enabled games to be played at international standard.

The 2nd vs 3rd playoff on Saturday 26th and final on Sunday 27th May will be streamed live along with full commentary simultaneously at www.tab.co.nz and the Vantage Black Sticks Facebook page.

Limited tickets are available online through www.dashtickets.co.nz


Pioneer Energy Tri Nations Women’s International Hockey – Match Schedule

Saturday 19th May - 4:30pm

Vantage Black Sticks vs Japan
Japan won 2-1

Sunday 20th May - 2:30pm

Vantage Black Sticks vs Australia
Australia won 4-1

Monday 21st May - 6:30pm

Australia vs Japan
Australia won 4-1

Tuesday 22nd May - 6:30pm

Vantage Black Sticks vs Japan
New Zealand won 4-1

Wednesday 23rd May - 6:30pm

Vantage Black Sticks vs Australia
Australia won 3-0

Thursday 24th May - 6:30pm

Australia vs Japan
TBC

Saturday 26th May - 4:30pm

Playoff for final (2nd vs 3rd)
Vantage Black Sticks vs Japan

Sunday 27th May - 2:30pm

Final
Australia vs TBC



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