13 Apr 2009

NZ men's hockey team finishes third in Malaysia

12:02 pm on 13 April 2009

The New Zealand men's hockey team's finished third at the Azlan Shah Tournament in Malaysia, beating Pakistan 2 - 1 in their final play-off match.

Blair Hopping opened the scoring for the Black Sticks in the 12th minute and scored again through Joel Baker a minute later.

Pakistan responded through a penalty corner just before half time.