Super Final 2011 (Men): Serbia and Italy go for gold, USA and Croatia for bronze
FLORENCE, Italy (June 25) - An ordinary game that could not add any lustre to none of the teams ended with a clear cut win for Australia, which on the last day will play for the fifth place.
The Chinese’s performance appeared under tone, compared with those delivered in the previous days and the Aussies had no difficulty in taking control of the game and securing an easy victory.
Progressive score: 4-0, 7-3, 10-4, 14-4. Australia’s captain Sam Mc Gregor top scored the game with four goals.
Super Final 2011 (Men): USA, Serbia, Croatia and Italy advance to semi-finals
FLORENCE, Italy (June 24) - The solid Australian side gave the Italians a rough ride. The score at half time was 4-2 for the home team. A few minutes inside the 3rd period the Italians managed two spectacular goals, from Giorgetti and Luongo, answered by one from Miller. Before going into the last period the score was 6-3 for Italy.
Australia’s captain Sam Mc Gregor reduced the gap with a great goal from the distance, a blaze (6-4). Presciutti (I) on a counter attack and Younger (A) traded goals. Soon after Miller’s second goal from sealed the final score on 7-6, with the Aussies just one goal under. Split scores: 1-0, 4-2, 6-3, 7-6.