Hockey at the 2006 Commonwealth Games – Men's tournament

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2006 Commonwealth Games – Men's hockey
Tournament details
Host countryAustralia
CityMelbourne
Dates7–26 March
Teams10
Venue(s)State Netball and Hockey Centre
Top three teams
Champions Australia (3rd title)
Runner-up Pakistan
Third place Malaysia
2002 (previous) (next) 2010

Men's field hockey at the 2006 Commonwealth Games took place between 17 March and 26 March. The competition consisted of a round robin stage of two groups of five with the winners and runners-up of each group qualifying for the semifinals.[1] All matches were played at the State Netball and Hockey Centre in the Parkville area of Melbourne.[2] [3]

The competition was won by Australia who defeated Pakistan 3–0 to claim their third successive commonwealth title.

Squads[edit]

Results[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Pool A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Australia 4 4 0 0 20 5 +15 12
 England 4 3 0 1 13 10 +3 9
 New Zealand 4 2 0 2 14 10 +4 6
 Scotland 4 1 0 3 4 15 –11 3
 Canada 4 0 0 4 3 16 –13 0
17 March 2006
New Zealand  3–4  England
Australia  5–1  Scotland
18 March 2006
New Zealand  4–1  Canada
Scotland  1–3  England
19 March 2006
Canada  1–5  Australia
20 March 2006
New Zealand  5–0  Scotland
21 March 2006
Australia  5–1  England
Canada  0–2  Scotland
22 March 2006
Canada  1–5  England
Australia  5–2  New Zealand

Pool B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Pakistan 4 3 1 0 18 8 +10 10
 Malaysia 4 2 1 1 16 8 +8 7
 India 4 2 1 1 14 6 +8 7
 South Africa 4 1 1 2 8 6 +2 4
 Trinidad and Tobago 4 0 0 4 3 31 –28 0
17 March 2006
India  1–1  Malaysia
Trinidad and Tobago  1–6  South Africa
18 March 2006
Pakistan  4–1  India
Trinidad and Tobago  0–8  Malaysia
19 March 2006
Pakistan  1–1  South Africa
20 March 2006
India  10–1  Trinidad and Tobago
21 March 2006
Malaysia  2–1  South Africa
Trinidad and Tobago  1–7  Pakistan
22 March 2006
India  2–0  South Africa
Pakistan  6–5  Malaysia

Classification[edit]

24 March 2006
Canada  2–0  Trinidad and Tobago 9th/10th
India  1–2  New Zealand 5th/6th
South Africa  1–2  Scotland 7th/8th

Medal round[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
24 March 2006
 
 
 Australia6
 
26 March 2006
 
 Malaysia0
 
 Australia3
 
24 March 2006
 
 Pakistan0
 
 Pakistan2
 
 
 England1
 
Third place
 
 
26 March 2006
 
 
 Malaysia2
 
 
 England0

Final rankings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hockey Schedule and Results". 2006 Commonwealth Games. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  2. ^ "2006 Commonwealth Games". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  3. ^ "Hockey Schedule and Results". Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Corporation.