Scotland got Pool C up and running with a big win over Wales, England prevailed 2-1 against Ireland to make a big move toward survival at the Belfius EuroHockey Championships in Antwerp.

Scotland got Pool C up and running with a big win over Wales, adding these three points to the 3-3 draw they got against Ireland earlier in the week.

It gives them a great chance of avoiding relegation, bolstering their goal difference into the bargain ahead of a Saturday game against England.

Goals:  2' Cameron Golden (FG) 0-1,  12' Craig Falconer (FG) 0-2,  35' Nicky Parkes (FG) 0-3,  40' Owain Dolan-Gray (FG) 1-3,
53' Cameron Golden (FG) 1-4,  60' Lewis Prosser (PC) 2-4

ENGLAND - IRELAND 2-1

England prevailed 2-1 against Ireland to make a big move toward survival at the Belfius EuroHockey Championships in Antwerp, putting Ireland under huge pressure in Pool C.

Two goals in the first quarter from Zach Wallace and Phil Roper made the difference and while Ireland fought back via Michael Robson's goal, it was not enough to turn the tide.

Goals: 11' Zach Wallace (FG) 1-0, 12' Phil Roper (PC) 2-0,  21' Michael Robson (FG) 2-1