Daniel Sproule

1974 -


Daniel Sproule won two bronze medals with the Australian men’s hockey team at successive Olympics, in 1996 and 2000. The talented midfielder established himself as a key contributor for the Kookaburras during his international career, where his speed, defence and passing ability made him a valuable asset. The team defeated Germany 3-2 in the Atlanta bronze medal final and Pakistan 6-3 for the bronze in Sydney. As well as his Olympic medals, Sproule’s other successes with the Kookaburras include a 1998 Commonwealth Games gold medal and 1999 Champions Trophy.

Olympic Results

Sydney 2000 - Summer Olympic Games

Hockey - Men
Preliminaries Pool B - Match 07 - AUS V POL HT: 1-0, Goals: Elmer 34', 52', Stacy 47', Brennan 58' POL 4-0 Win
Preliminaries Pool B - Match 22 - AUS V IND HT: 1-2, Goals: Stacy 5', Victory 51' IND 2-2 Draw
Preliminaries Pool B - Match 31 - ESP V AUS HT: 1-1, Goals: Davies 8', Commens 40' ESP 2-2 Draw
Preliminaries Pool B - Match 41 - AUS V ARG HT: 0-0, Goals: Sproule 56', Brennan 62' ARG 2-1 Win
Preliminaries Pool B - Match 55 - AUS V KOR HT: 1-1, Goals Victory 35+, Stacy 62' KOR 2-1 Win
Semi Final HT: 0-0, FT: 0-0, AET: 0-0 NED 0-0 (5-4) Loss
Bronze Final HT: 1-3, Goals: Elder 3', 8', 60', Davies 30', Elmer 49', Brennan 66' PAK 3-6 Win  
Final Placing 3 / 12

Atlanta 1996 - Summer Olympic Games

Hockey - Men
Preliminaries Group B - Match 06 - RSA V AUS HT: 0-0, Goals: Hager 61' RSA 1-1 Draw
Preliminaries Group B - Match 12 - AUS V KOR HT: 2-2, Goals: Davies 6', Gaudoin 32', Stacy 64' KOR 3-2 Win
Preliminaries Group B - Match 18 - NED V AUS HT: 2-2, Goals: Sproule 3', Hager 18' NED 3-2 Loss
Preliminaries Group B - Match 22 - MAS V AUS HT: 0-4, Goals: Davies 3', Choppy 4', Choppy 6', Choppy 10', Lewis 37' MAS 1-5 Win
Preliminaries Group B - Match 28 - GBR V AUS HT: 0-2, Goals: Hager 5', Stacy 28' GBR 0-2 Win
Semi Final HT: 0-0, Goals: Gaudion 63' ESP 2-1 Loss
Bronze Final HT: 1-0, Goals: Stacy 14', Stacy 63', Choppy 69' GER 3-2 Win  
Final Placing 3 / 12