12 Oct 2010

NZ women hockey team into gold medal match

5:47 am on 12 October 2010

The New Zealand women's hockey team has won through to the final at the Delhi Commonwealth Games following a 1-nil victory over South Africa in their semi-final.

Defender Clarissa Eshuis scored from a penalty corner midway through the second half.

The Black Sticks will now meet favourites Australia for the gold medal after they beat England 1-nil in the other semi-final.

The New Zealand men play their semi-final against Australia tonight.