New Zealand and England will once again be locking horns with one another after battling it out in the shootouts. It was New Zealand who emerged as winners by winning the shootout through a scoreline of 3-1. Round two between the two sides also assures drama and quality hockey at the North Harbour Hockey Stadium
Date- Sunday, February 9
Time- 7:30 AM (IST)
Venue- North Harbour Hockey Stadium
Simon Child, G Munir and S Jennes should continue as the forwards for the host nation. Scott Edwards, N Woods and N Ross are likely to accommodate the midfield region. David Almes could also be lined up in midfield.
Blair Tarrant (c), Jared Panchia, Kane Russell, Nic Woods, Arun Panchia, Jacob Smith, Nick Ross, Steve Edwards, Leon Hayward, Marcus Child, Stephen Jenness, Simon Child, Sam Lane, George Muir, R Joyce, Dane Lett, Cory Bennett, Shea McAleese.
R Shipperely, W Calnan and C Griffiths are in contention of starting as the forwards for the English outfit. A Dixon, L Taylor, M Gleghorne could be used in the defence. David Ames will be placed in the heart of midfield.
Adam Dixon (c), Phil Roper, Zachary Wallace, Liam Ansell, Asley Jackson, Harry Gibson, Alan Forsyth, George Pinner, Liam Sanford, James Gall, Christopher Griffiths, Jack Waller, Harry Martin, Ian Solan, Thomas Sorsby, Rupert Shipperley, Luke Taylor, Jacob Draper.
Kane Russell has bagged 66 goals from 146 games for New Zealand.
Mark Gleghorne has netted 42 goals from 142 matches for England.
Simon Child has scored 46 goals from 104 games fro New Zealand.
Alan Forsyth has 71 goals to his tally from 121 matches for England.
GK: R Joyce
DEF: Blair Tarrant, L Taylor, M Gleghorne
MID: N Ross, N Woods (VC), P Roper, D Ames
FWD: S Child (C), G Muir, C Griffiths
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