Ray Evans

1939-1974

The men’s hockey team won its first Olympic medal, a bronze behind India and Pakistan, at Tokyo 1964. At Mexico City 1968, the team finished second to Pakistan after defeating India in the semi-final. Ray Evans, an attacking forward from Western Australia, was a member of the teams to Rome 1960, Tokyo and Mexico City.

Tokyo:  Merv Crossman, Paul Dearing, Evans, Brian Glencross, Robin Hodder, Don Martin, John McBryde, John McCormack, Don McWatters, Pat Nilan, Eric Pearce, Julian Pearce, Des Piper, Don Smart, Anthony Waters, Graham Wood

Mexico City: Arthur Busch, Paul Dearing, Evans, Brian Glencross, Robert Haigh, Don Martin, James Mason, Don McWatters, Pat Nilan, Eric Pearce, Gordon Pearce, Julian Pearce, Des Piper, Fred Quine, Ron Riley, Don Smart

 

 

Olympic Results

Mexico City 1968 - Summer Olympic Games

Hockey - Men
Preliminaries Group B - Match 54 - AUS V HOL HT: 0-0, Goals: Riley 40', Smart 42' HOL 2-0 Win
Preliminaries Group B - Match 44 - AUS V ARG HT: 1-1, Goals: Riley 35', Smart 63', Evans 69' ARG 3-1 Win
Preliminaries Group B - Match 03 - AUS V KEN HT: 2-0, Goals: Glencross 15', Riley 32' KEN 2-0 Win
Preliminaries Group B - Match 15 - AUS V GBR HT: 0-0 GBR 0-0 Draw
Preliminaries Group B - Match 24 - PAK V AUS HT: 1-2, Goals: Glencross 23', Riley 33' PAK 3-2 Loss
Preliminaries Group B - Play Off - AUS V KEN HT: 1-1, Goals: Smart 16', 64', Glencross 47' KEN 3-2 Win
Preliminaries Group B - Match 31 - AUS V MAL HT: 2-0, Goals: Glencross 7', Martin 25', Quine 39' MAL 3-0 Win
Preliminaries Group B - Match 39 - FRA V AUS HT: 0-0 FRA 1-0 Loss
Semi Final HT: 0-1, FT: 1-1, Goals: Glencross 53', 92' IND 2-1 Win
Gold Medal Match HT: 1-0, Goals: Glencross 46' PAK 2-1 Loss  
Final Placing 2 / 16

Tokyo 1964 - Summer Olympic Games

Hockey - Men
Preliminaries Pool A - Match 07 - GBR V AUS HT: 0-5, FT: 7-0; Goals: Piper 4', McWatters 12', 18', 31', 42', Evans 23', Pearce 61' GBR 7-0 Win
Preliminaries Pool A - Match 11 - AUS V RHO HT: 2-0, FT: 3-0; Goals: McWatters 19', Pearce 32', 47' RHO 3-0 Win
Preliminaries Pool A - Match 16 - AUS V JPN HT: 1-0, FT: 3-1; Goals: Smart 4', Evans 49', McWatters 69' JPN 3-1 Win
Preliminaries Pool A - Match 25 - KEN V AUS HT: 1-0, FT: 1-0 KEN 1-0 Loss
Preliminaries Pool A - Match 47 - PAK V AUS HT: 1-1, FT: 2-1; Goals: Nilan 13' PAK 2-1 Loss
Preliminaries Pool A - Match 29 - AUS V NZL HT: 1-0, FT: 2-1; Goals: Hodder 2', Pearce 8' NZL 2-1 Win
Semi Final HT: 3-1, FT: 3-1; Goals: Nilan 11' IND 3-1 Loss
Bronze Final HT: 1-0, FT: 2-2, AET: 3-2; Goals: Pearce 16', 91', McWatters 70' ESP 3-2 Win  
Final Placing 3 / 14

Rome 1960 - Summer Olympic Games

Hockey - Men
Preliminaries Group B - AUS V JAP HT: 6-1, FT: 8-1; Goals: Crossman 1', 25', Pearce E 13', 27', 31', 42', 70', Evans 33' JPN 8-1 Win
Preliminaries Group B - PAK V AUS HT: 0-0, FT: 3-0 PAK 3-0 Loss
Preliminaries Group B - AUS V POL HT: 0-0, FT: 1-1; Goals: Crossman 67' POL 1-1 Draw
Quarter Final HT: 0-0, FT: 0-0, AET: 1-0 IND 1-0 Loss
Classification 5-8 HT: 0-0, FT: 1-1, AET: 1-1; Goals: Crossman 45' KEN 1-1 Draw
Classification 5-8 Replay HT: 0-0, FT: 2-1; Goals: Evans 29', 34' KEN 2-1 Loss
Classification 5-6 HT: 0-1, FT: 2-1; Goals: Crossman 55', Evans 73'; A decision by the 'Ground Jury' ruled the match not valid and ordered it be replayed NZL 2-1 Win
Classification 5-6 Replay HT: 1-0, FT: 1-0 NZL 1-0 Loss
Preliminaries Group B - Play off - AUS V POL HT: Pearce E 60', Currie 71' POL 2-0 Win
Final Placing 6 / 12

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