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Daily Report - Monday August 24th 2015
45 games now completed: The first medals will be awarded tomorrow. Over 75 England take a 3-0 advantage into the second leg against Netherlands at 12.30
Netherlands continued their 100% record a 3-1 win against Wales. Germany beat France 1-0 to consolidate their 2nd place in a very tight pool
England also maintained their 100% record beating Belgium 4-0 at Lee Valley and Spain took advantage to move in to a clear 2nd place with a 7-0 win against Italy.
In the second games in the Over 65 England beat Italy 9-0, and Germany beat Italy to maintain their 100% records and Netherlands beat Belgium 5-0.
TT Over 60
In the TT Over 60s pool 1 Netherlands and Alliance fought out a 1-1 draw whilst LX Red beat Scottish Thistles 2-1 coming from behind to top the group.
In the TT Over 60s pool 2 LX White beat Germany 10-0 to top the group and Southern Cross beat 3-2 Welsh Dragons to consolidate 2nd place.
That means LX Red play Southern Cross whilst LX White play Netherlands in Wednesday’s semi finals.
In the classification games on Wednesday, Alliance play Germany and Welsh Dragons play Scottish Thistles
TT Over 65
LX Red beat LX White 2-0 , Netherlands A beat Netherlands B 3-1 in the internal battles to maintain their 100% starts and Southern Cross opened their account with a 3-0 win over Alliance .
TT Over 70
In the tournament Trophy Over 70s Southern Cross beat LX 1-0 to win the pool. Alliance beat Netherlands 1-0. That means in the final game Netherlands must beat LX 3-0 or better to avoid Southern Cross in the semi finals.
A collection of any old sticks players may want to dispose of is being made at reception to be sent to Ghana to help develop hockey in that part of Africa.
Don’t forget that on Tuesday a photographer will be on site to take team photographs.
They will be available to buy on Wednesday throughout the day and also at the Gala Dinner.