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Hockey schedule confirmed for Gold Coast 2018

Hockey schedule confirmed for Gold Coast 2018

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<p>The preliminary match schedule for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games has been announced</p>
<p class="">The match schedule for the preliminary rounds of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Hockey competition has been announced at the Gold Coast Hockey Centre.<br>
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Sanctioned by the International Hockey Federation (FIH), the 10 competing nations for both men’s and women’s competitions are divided into two pools of five based on their FIH World Rankings.<br>
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Teams have been allocated in a snaking pattern from the top-seeded nation down to the 10th in order to evenly spread competing nations across both pools. <br>
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The New Zealand Men are joined in Pool A by trans-Tasman rivals Australia as well as Canada, South Africa and Scotland.<br>
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Meanwhile, the New Zealand Women are included in Pool B along with Australia, Scotland, Canada and Ghana.<br>
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Each team will play every other team within their pool during the preliminary round matches from April 5-11 before the top two teams in each pool advance to the semi-final and medal matches from April 12-14. <br>
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Each team will comprise a maximum of 18 athletes, with a total of 360 athletes participating the GC2018 hockey competition. <br>
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GC2018 HOCKEY POOLS – MEN</span><br>
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<p class="" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 13px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Australia<br>
New Zealand<br>
Canada<br>
South Africa<br>
Scotland</span></p>
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England<br>
Malaysia<br>
Pakistan<br>
Wales</span></p>
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<strong><span class="dnnTertiaryAction" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">GC2018 HOCKEY POOLS – WOMEN</span><br>
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India<br>
South Africa<br>
Malaysia<br>
Wales</span></p>
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New Zealand<br>
Scotland<br>
Canada<br>
Ghana</span></p>
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</strong><a href="https://www.gc2018.com/sites/default/files/2017-11/Hockey_Schedule.pdf" target="_blank"><span class="dnnTertiaryAction" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">CLICK HERE to view the full match schedule</span></a><br>
<strong><br>
ABOUT HOCKEY AT THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES</strong>&nbsp;<br>
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Hockey was first included in the Commonwealth Games sports program at the 1998 edition of the Games in Kuala Lumpur and is classified as a core sport that must be included on the program of each Games. <br>
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Across both the men’s and women’s Commonwealth Games hockey competition, Australia is the most successful nation having won all but one of the gold medals on offer (women’s 2002).<br>
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<strong>Hockey @GC2018<br>
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</strong>Hockey schedule: 5-14 April 2018<br>
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54 matches in total across the 10 days of competition<br>
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Ten teams will be divided into two pools based on world rankings<br>
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Will host two gold medals (men’s and women’s competition)<br>
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Tickets from $20 (adults), $10 (Children) – <a href="https://www.gc2018.com/tickets#home" target="_blank">gc2018.com/tickets</a><br>
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<strong>Gold Coast Hockey Centre:<br>
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</strong>Gold Coast Hockey Centre – 125 Musgrave Ave, Southport<br>
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500 permanent seating capacity will expand to 5,000 with temporary seating<br>
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Opened in July 2017<br>
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Two new synthetic pitches<br>
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