Field hockey has been a part of the Commonwealth Games since 1998 and one country has dominated since its inclusion. The Australian men have won every gold medal, while the women have won gold every year, except for 2002, when India was victorious.
The New Zealand women have won three medals at past Commonwealth Games - bronze at Kuala Lumpur 1998, silver at Delhi 2010 and bronze at Glasgow 2014 - while the men have won two - silver at Manchester 2002 and bronze at Delhi.
For the women's team, Stacey Michelson and Anita McLaren are both competing at their third Games, while for the men, Shea McAleese will contest his fourth games.
Ten teams will make up both the men's and women's competitions, which run from April 5-14. Our Black Sticks women, currently ranked fourth in the world and second in the Commonwealth, face Scotland, Ghana, Canada and Australia in their pool.
Our men, ranked ninth and fourth respectively, must overcome Canada, South Africa, Scotland, Australia.
Stacey Michelsen (captain)
Arun Panchia (captain)