The eight-time winners stormed to a 20-5 victory having started in fine fashion by winning the opening quarter 8-1. Star player Paul Rabil led from the front with four goals, while Kyle Dixon and Drew Westervelt both scored hat-tricks as the US had the game won at half-time as they led 6-0.
CANADA had few problems as they breezed past Australia and into this year’s showcase final against the United States.
The defending champions eased to a 15-6 victory in Manchester and will now play their arch-rivals the US in a repeat of the 2006 final in Ontario. Many will have expected that match up, but Australia were understandably out to spring a surprise.But although the men from Down Under led 3-2 early in the contest, Canada raised their game to make it six wins out of six in this year’s tournament.