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World champs Australia blank Scotland

World champions Australia revelled in early morning sunshine with a 9-0 win against Scotland to open their campaign in the men’s hockey competition of the 19th Commonwealth Games on a strong note in New Delhi on Wednesday.

india Updated: Oct 06, 2010 12:06 IST

World champions Australia revelled in early morning sunshine with a 9-0 win against Scotland to open their campaign in the men’s hockey competition of the 19th Commonwealth Games on a strong note in New Delhi on Wednesday.

The Aussies led 5-0 at the break.

Four of their goals came from penalty corner conversions through Luke Doerner (3) and Chris Ciriello, who also struck one from open play. Rob Hammond, Trent Mitton, Simon Orchard and Des Abboott also got into the act.