South Africa

SA men take home bronze

2014-07-13 17:35
Austin Smith (Ady Kerry)

London - The South African men's hockey team beat Scotland 3-0 at London's national hockey stadium Sunday to earn the Investec Cup bronze medal.

South African captain Austin Smith netted penalty corners in the 45th and 64th minutes, while teenager Dan Sibbald complemented one of a host of inventive attacking moves with a well-taken goal in the 62nd minute.

South Africa could have wrapped up the bronze medal with a number of chances in the first half, but Scotland goalkeeper Gavin Somerville was in good form to keep his side in the game.

The South African men meet Wales in unofficial Test matches at England's training headquarters, Bisham Abbey, on Monday and Tuesday before leaving for Glasgow on Thursday, ahead of an unofficial Test match against Canada next Saturday.

Read more on:    investec london cup  |  austin smith  |  hockey
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

 

LOL! 7 brutally honest texts from parents

Sometimes honesty is not the best policy!

 
 

For chic geeks...

DuckTales theme song gets 'quacked-up'
7 things you didn't know about Apple
Apple's sneaky move
Facebook testing self-destruction posts
 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured Blog

Dave ask if you would like to meet your local sports heroes and stand the chance to win prizes to the value of over R40 000.

Latest blogs
Vote

How much of a runner are you?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.