Wales's men win Euro championship III

Wales men's hockey team in action

Wales thrashed Portugal 4-0 to claim the men's Eurohockey Championship III title in Lisbon.

The Welsh reached the final thanks to victories over Portugal (4-1), Sweden (16-0) and Belarus (5-1).

They confirmed their superiority over the hosts with a commanding display in the final, with Gareth Furlong (2), Luke Hawker and Benjamin Francis scoring.

The result sees Wales promoted along with Portugal to Championship II.