Hockey at the 1998 Commonwealth Games – Men's tournament

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1998 Commonwealth Games – Men's hockey
Tournament details
Host country Malaysia
City Kuala Lumpur
Dates 9 September – 20 September
Teams 11
Top three teams
Champions  Australia (1st title)
Runner-up  Malaysia
Third place  England
Tournament statistics
Matches played 29
Goals scored 143 (4.93 per match)
(next) 2002
Hockey at the
1998 Commonwealth Games

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The first edition of the field hockey Men's Hockey Tournament at the Commonwealth Games took place during the 1998 Commonwealth Games at the Bukit Jalil Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event started on Wednesday 9 September and ended on Sunday 20 September 1998.

Participating Nations[edit]

Pool A Pool B

Round robin[edit]

Pool A[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Australia 12 5 4 0 1 20 5 +15
2.  India 12 5 4 0 1 21 10 +11
3.  South Africa 10 5 3 1 1 25 11 +14
4.  New Zealand 7 5 2 1 2 11 8 +3
5.  Wales 3 5 1 0 4 6 20 –14
6.  Trinidad and Tobago 0 5 0 0 5 3 32 –29


All times local (UTC +8)

  • Wednesday 9 September 1998
Match 3
20:35
Australia  5 – 2  India
  • Thursday 10 September 1998
Match 4
18:05
Wales  2 – 0  Trinidad


Match 6
20:35
New Zealand  3 – 3  South Africa
  • Saturday 12 September 1998
Match 7
16:05
South Africa  1 – 2  India


Match 9
19:35
Trinidad  0 – 7  Australia


Match 10
20:35
Wales  0 – 4  New Zealand
  • Monday 14 September 1998
Match 13
16:05
New Zealand  3 – 0  Trinidad


Match 14
18:05
Australia  2 – 3  South Africa


Match 15
20:35
India  6 – 3  Wales
  • Tuesday 15 September 1998
Match 17
19:35
New Zealand  0 – 2  Australia
  • Wednesday 16 September 1998
Match 19
18:05
Trinidad  0 – 8  India


Match 20
19:35
Wales  1 – 6  South Africa
  • Thursday 17 September 1998
Match 23
18:05
Australia  4 – 0  Wales


Match 24
19:35
India  3 – 1  New Zealand


Match 25
20:35
South Africa  12 – 3  Trinidad

Pool B[edit]

Team Points G W D L GF GA Diff
1.  Malaysia 8 4 2 2 0 9 4 +5
2.  England 8 4 2 2 0 9 6 +3
3.  Canada 5 4 1 2 1 11 6 +5
4.  Pakistan 5 4 1 2 1 11 11 0
5.  Kenya 0 4 0 0 4 5 18 –13


All times local (UTC +8)

  • Wednesday 9 September 1998
Match 1
18:05
Pakistan  5 – 4  Kenya


Match 2
19:35
England  1 – 1  Canada
  • Thursday 10 September 1998
Match 5
19:35
Kenya  0 – 4  Malaysia
  • Saturday 12 September 1998
Match 8
18:05
Canada  3 – 3  Pakistan
  • Sunday 13 September 1998
Match 11
18:05
England  3 – 1  Kenya


Match 12
20:05
Pakistan  1 – 1  Malaysia
  • Tuesday 15 September 1998
Match 16
18:05
Malaysia  2 – 2  England


Match 18
20:35
Kenya  0 – 6  Canada
  • Wednesday 16 September 1998
Match 21
20:35
Pakistan  2 – 3  England
  • Thursday 17 September 1998
Match 22
16:05
Canada  1 – 2  Malaysia

Play-offs[edit]

  • Saturday 19 September 1998
Semi-finals
Match 26
18:35
Australia  3 – 2 [aet]  England


Semi-finals
Match 27
20:35
Malaysia  1 – 0 [aet]  India
  • Sunday 20 September 1998
Bronze Medal
Match 28
18:35
England  1 – 1
4 – 2 [aps]
 India


Final
Match 29
20:35
Australia  4 – 0  Malaysia
Commens Goal
Brennan Goal
Davies Goal
Brennan Goal

Final ranking[edit]

RANK TEAM
1.  Australia
2.  Malaysia
3.  England
4.  India
 South Africa
 New Zealand
 Wales
 Trinidad and Tobago
 Canada
 Pakistan
 Kenya

Awards[edit]

 1998 Men's Hockey Commonwealth Games Winners 

Australia
First title

References[edit]