You are here: Home » News-IANS » Sports
Business Standard

Hockey WC 2018: Govers, Brand help Australia edge past Ireland

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

Strikes by and Timothy Brand helped edge past 2-1 in their opening game of at the here on Friday.

Right from the start dominated the proceedings through regular attacks.

In the 11th minute, Govers put ahead when he fired a drag flick past the But the joy was short-lived as Shane O' Donogue equalised in the 13th minute.

Both teams went to half-time with the scoreboard reading 1-1.

Just after half-time, Brand slammed a brilliant goal in the 34th minute to put the World Champions ahead of

Towards the end, tried to bounce back but failed and Australia clinched the issue.

--IANS

gau/bg

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, November 30 2018. 19:12 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU