Australia makes polocrosse semis
AUSTRALIA fought back from a day two loss to qualify for the semi finals of the Polocrosse World Cup with a 29-5 victory against New Zealand on Sunday at Rugby in England.
Warwick player Cameron Shepherd, the team captain, will play in his first world cup semi final against unbeaten South Africa on Friday.
The win against New Zealand takes the win/loss record for Australian coach Ross Shepherd to 20-1.
His first loss as coach came in his fifth series at the helm, 21-12 to Zimbabwe on Saturday.
United States has qualified for the semis for the first time and will play the unbeaten Zimbabwe. The final is on Sunday.
Friday: Australia 33 d Zambia 5, Zimbabwe 17 d New Zealand 15, United States 17 d United Kingdom 16, South Africa 19 d Ireland 9.
Saturday: New Zealand 20 d Zambia 5, Zimbabwe 21 d Australia 12, United Kingdom 18 d Ireland 17 in extra time, South Africa 18 d United States 7.
Sunday: Zimbabwe 22 d Zambia 10, United States 17 d Ireland 16 in extra time, Australia 29 d New Zealand 5, South Africa 14 d United Kingdom 13.