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Kate Gillis scores as Canada defeats Trinidad at Commonwealth Games

July 27, 2014

Kingston’s Kate Gillis scored Canada’s first goal Sunday and the Canadians went on to defeat Trinidad and Tobago 4-1 in women’s field hockey competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Gillis, the Canadian team captain and a graduate of Regiopolis Notre Dame, helped Canada to a 2-0 halftime lead.

The win was the first in three tries in this tournament for Canada, which will close the preliminary round with a game Wednesday against New Zealand. Trinidad and Tobago is 0-3.

New Zealand, the fourth-ranked team in the world, is 2-0, tied for first place atop the division standings with South Africa. India is 1-1.

Regi’s other contribution to Canada’s team in Glasgow, wrestler Cleo Ncube, will fight his first match Tuesday.




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