India falls to Australia in hockey semi-final

India falls to Australia in hockey semi-final

India falls to Australia in hockey semi-final

Posted 8 December 2012, 18:54 AEST

Australia is through to the gold medal match at the Champions Trophy tournament in Melbourne after beating India.

Australia is through to the gold medal match at the Champions Trophy tournament in Melbourne after beating India.

The semi-final score was 3-0.

The Kookaburras led by two goals to nil at half time after a double from veteran Jamie Dwyer.

Kieran Govers added another in the second half.

Australia will face the Netherlands in the final.

The host nation is chasing a fifth straight Champions Trophy title.

The world's premier men's hockey event has been in the southern Australian city for six days of intense competition.