Hungary men’s national inline hockey team

2017 Inline World Championships: Australia advance to semifinals

The Australian men’s national inline hockey team have defeated Hungary 4-2 in their quarterfinal match of the 2017 IIHF Inline World Championship Division I tournament. Goaltender Michael James was named best Australian player of the match, his second for the tournament. In other games of the day Great Britain defeated Argentina 5-3, Latvia beat New Zealand 12-4 and Slovenia beat Brazil 14-4. Australia advance to the semifinals where they will meet Latvia for the second time this tournament. In the preliminary round Latvia beat Australia 6-2.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

Quarterfinals
– Great Britain 5-3 Argentina (13:00, 29 June 2017, Ondrej Nepela Arena Rink 2)
Hungary 2-4 Australia (15:00, 29 June 2017, Ondrej Nepela Arena Rink 2)
– Latvia 12-4 New Zealand (17:00, 29 June 2017, Ondrej Nepela Arena Rink 2)
– Slovenia 14-4 Brazil (19:00, 29 June 2017, Ondrej Nepela Arena Rink 2)

Classification
– Argentina – Brazil (13:00, 30 June 2017, Ondrej Nepela Arena Rink 2)
– Hungary – New Zealand (15:00, 30 June 2017, Ondrej Nepela Arena Rink 2)

Semifinals
– Slovenia – Great Britain (17:00, 30 June 2017, Ondrej Nepela Arena Rink 2)
– Latvia – Australia (19:00, 30 June 2017, Ondrej Nepela Arena Rink 2)

Relegation game
– Winner C1 – Winner C2 (12:00, 1 July 2017, Ondrej Nepela Arena Rink 2)

Bronze medal
– Loser SF1 – Loser SF2 (13:00, 1 July 2017, Ondrej Nepela Arena)

Gold medal
– Winner SF1 – Winner SF2 (15:00, 1 July 2017, Ondrej Nepela Arena)

Australian inline team defeat Hungary at World Championships

The Australian national inline hockey team have won their second game of the 2015 IIHF World Championship Division I tournament, defeating Hungary 7-2. Melbourne Mustangs’ Sean Jones was named best Australian player of the match following his four point game which included a hat-trick. In other games of the day Latvia defeated Bulgaria 18-1, Croatia shutout Argentina 7-0 and Great Britain beat Austria 5-4. After the end of the second round Australia is sitting in first place in Group D, three points ahead of Hungary and Croatia, while Latvia now leads Group C. Australia take on Croatia today in their third game of the tournament. The two teams last met in the semifinals of the 2014 IIHF World Championship Division I tournament where Australia defeated Croatia 6-5 in overtime.

Watch the tournament via the livesteam. (see the IIHF page for game times)

For more information see the IIHF website.

  • Australia 7 – 2 Hungary (19:00, 6 July 2015, Hakametsa Rink 2). Game Card

Group C standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Latvia 2 2 0 0 0 6
Great Britain 2 2 0 0 0 6
Austria 2 0 0 0 2 0
Bulgaria 2 0 0 0 2 0

Group D standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Australia 2 2 0 0 0 6
Hungary 2 1 0 0 1 3
Croatia 2 1 0 0 1 3
Argentina 2 0 0 0 2 0