Hockey: Black Sticks men to play off for bronze

Simon Child passes the ball against India. Photo / Getty Images
Simon Child passes the ball against India. Photo / Getty Images

The Black Sticks men will play off for bronze at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup after results on the final day of round robin knocked them out of the final.

India powered to a 5-1 win over hosts Malaysia to sneak past New Zealand by one point into second place to secure a final berth against Australia.

The Black Sticks finished third on the standings at the conclusion of round robin with 11 points after three wins, two draws and one loss meaning they will now play for the bronze medal against Malaysia at 10pm tonight.

- NZ Herald

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