February 2012 News Headlines

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Scottish Hockey launches series of District Roadshows

29 February 2012

Scottish Hockey will run a series of District Roadshows starting on 5 March 2012 - find out more and how to attend  Read more


Inverclyde Pitch

Stronger Clubs: Sustainable Future Seminar

29 February 2012

PMR Leisure is hosting a seminar looking at developing club assets and ensuring a sustainable future.  Read more


Kelburne men celebrate

Pivotal weekend on Tayside for Kelburne

29 February 2012

Glynhill Kelburne have a double header weekend on Tayside against VWS Dundee Wanderers and then Grove Menzieshill, and the full six points would put the Paisley side within four points of their eighth consecutive Subway national league championship. Elsewhere, Grange, Western Wildcats and Inverleith fight it out for second spot and a place in Europe next season.  Read more


Bonagrass Grove Women vs MCC Western Women

Still Grove`s league to lose

29 February 2012

With Milne Craig Western now only four points behind and a game in hand, it is imperative that Subway national league leaders Grove Menzieshill take the three points from the visit of third placed Giffnock. Western will come within a point of Grove if they can see off CALA and Edinburgh University in a double header weekend.  Read more


GB

Hockey’s Investec London Cup gives British public chance to see top talent on home turf

27 February 2012

Great Britain Hockey is delighted to announce that the team will be the hosts of the 2012 Investec London Cup from 5-10 June 2012.  Read more


Inverclyde Pitch

Gordonians shock

26 February 2012

AAM Gordonians produced a shock in the Arthur McKay Scottish Cup when they dumped first division Grove Menzieshill out of the competition in a penalty shoot-out.  Read more


Indoor Dundee Wanderers Women vs Grove Women

Relegation for Wanderers

26 February 2012

VWS Dundee Wanderers were finally relegated from the European Indoor Club Cup in Vienna when they lost 4-2 to Austrian Champions Arminen in the final relegation pool match.  Read more


Bonagrass Grove Women vs MCC Western Women

Western move into second spot

25 February 2012

Milne Craig Western moved into second spot in the Subway national league with a comfortable 2-0 win over Giffnock while a 3-1 victory over Grange kept Grove Menzieshill in pole position. Meanwhile, in Vienna VWS Dundee Wanderers are facing relegation after losing 7-0 to Berliner and then 2-1 to Sumchanka in the European Indoor Club Cup in Vienna.  Read more


Western Wildcats Men-Penalty Corner

Share of the points at Bellahouston

25 February 2012

A goal in the final minute by Duncan Batchelor gave Grange a 3-3 draw with Western Wildcats in the game of the day in the Subway national league, a result that keeps the Edinburgh side in second spot, but leaders Glynhill Kelburne remain in pole position after beating Greaves Clydesdale 5-2.  Read more


Indoor Dundee Wanderers Women vs Grove Women

Sangster`s late strike earns a draw

24 February 2012

A very late penalty corner strike by Sam Sangster earned VWS Dundee Wanderers a 3-3 draw against Spanish side Club de Campo in the second pool match at thre EuroHockey Indoor Club Cup in Vienna.  Read more


Indoor Dundee Wanderers Women vs Grove Women

Uphill for Wanderers in Vienna

24 February 2012

VWS Dundee Wanderers face a daunting task at the EuroHockey Indoor Club Cup in Vienna after losing their opening game 6-2 to Gintra Strekte from Lithuania. Meanwhile, in a midweek match in the women`s Subway national league Edinburgh University drew 2-2 with CALA Edinburgh.  Read more


Indoor Dundee Wanderers Women vs Grove Women

Far from a waltz in Vienna for Wanderers

22 February 2012

VWS Dundee Wanderers face an uphill task in Vienna at the European Indoor Club Cup as they face strong opposition in Gintra Strekte (Lithuania), Club de Campo (Spain) and tournament favourites Berliner (Germany) in the pool competition.  Read more


Bonagrass Grove Women vs MCC Western Women

Simpson the catalyst

22 February 2012

Milne Craig Western and Giffnock meet head to head at Titwood in the match of the day in the Subway national league, the winner will claim second spot and start to put pressure on league leaders Grove Menzieshill who should see off second bottom Grange in their fixture.  Read more


Western Wildcats Men-Penalty Corner

Second spot the target

22 February 2012

With the Glynhill Kelburne bandwagon rolling along smoothly, the clash between Western Wildcats and Grange could be more for second spot and a place in Europe, meanwhile Inverleith are the other side in this three way contest and should pick up three points against bottom side VWS Dundee Wanderers.  Read more


Inverclyde Pitch

Coach Required for Madras FP

21 February 2012

Madras FP’s Men’s Hockey Club is looking to recruit a coach to improve and develop the playing strength of the Club, in particular working with our younger players. Madras FP’s, based in St Andrews, Fife, is a small club of around 35-40 players, currently running two Teams in the Midland Regional Leagues.  Read more


Tick

Fantastic response to member survey

21 February 2012

Scottish Hockey is delighted to report that there has already been a fantastic response to the member survey, with almost 1500 members participating in the exercise.  Read more


AAM Launch - Players

Scottish Hockey aim to invest in coaches with Aberdeen Asset Management

20 February 2012

Scottish Hockey's partnership launch with Aberdeen Asset Management took place on Friday 17 February at the Engage Sports Centre in Edinburgh.  Read more


Inverleith Men

Inverleith close with a win over Lille

19 February 2012

Inverleith finished the European Indoor Club Trophy with a narrow 5-4 win over French side Lille, but the Edinburgh side had to be satisfied with third spot in the championship and narrowly missing out on promotion.  Read more


Inverleith Men

Promotion scuppered by Kolos

19 February 2012

Inverleith`s chances of promotion crashed after losing 5-2 to Kolos from Ukraine in the opening match of the day at the European Indoor Club Trophy in Edinburgh, the result slipped the Edinburgh back to third in the pool.  Read more


Grange men vs Strathclyde Uni men

Grange move into second spot

18 February 2012

With the postponment of the top match between Glynhill Kelburne and Western Wildcats, Grange took advantage and moved into second spot in the Subway national league with a 4-0 win over VWS Dundee Wanderers. In the women`s league Grove Menzieshill lost their unbeaten record after losing 2-1 at home to a revitalised Milne Craig Western.  Read more


Inverleith Men

Double figures for Inverleith

18 February 2012

Inverleith swept aside Czech side Rakovnik 10-3 in the final pool match of the day at the European Indoor Club Trophy to remain second behind French side Lille in the pool competition with promotion still very much on the agenda.  Read more


Inverleith Indoor

Inverleith humble Danes

18 February 2012

Inverleith consolidated their second spot in the pool competition with a comfortable 5-2 victory over Danish side Slagelse in the European Indoor Club Trophy in Edinburgh.  Read more


AAM Launch

Scottish Hockey launch largest ever partnership with Aberdeen Asset Management

17 February 2012

Scottish Hockey, the national governing body for hockey, is delighted to announce a new three year partnership with pure asset management group, Aberdeen Asset Management.  Read more


Inverleith Men

Inverleith crush Portuguese

16 February 2012

Promotion is still on the agenda for Inverleith as they crushed Portuguese side AD Lousada 8-3 in their second match at the European Indoor Club Trophy in Edinburgh.  Read more


Inverleith Men

Last gasp Inverleith

16 February 2012

It was left to a last second strike by Derek Salmond to give Inverleith a well deserved 5-5 draw with Belgian side Racing Club Bruxelles in their opening fixture in the European Indoor Club Trophy at Napier University in Edinburgh.  Read more


Bonagrass Grove Women vs MCC Western Women

Western take on Grove

15 February 2012

Milne Craig Western visit Tayside to take on Subway national leaders Grove Menzieshill in the hope of halting their progress towards a sixth championship, meanwhile second placed Giffnock will retain their status if they take the three points from Glynhill Kelburne.  Read more


Kelburne men celebrate

Kelburne still on course

15 February 2012

Glynhill Kelburne still retain a perfect record and top the Subway national league but that could come under scrutiny when the Paisley side take on second placed Western Wildcats while Grange could improve on their third place if they can see off both VWS Dundee Wanderers and Grove Menzieshill in a double header weekend.  Read more


Inverleith Men

Inverleith`s European baptism

15 February 2012

Inverleith start their European campaign against the Belgian side Racing Club Bruxelles in the EuroHockey Indoor Club Trophy to be held at the Engage Sports Centre at Napier University in Edinburgh, thereafter they are up against the champions of Portugal, Denmark, Czech Republic, Ukraine and France.  Read more


Perth Racecourse

Date and venue for Annual General Meeting announced

15 February 2012

Scottish Hockey's Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Saturday 9 June at Perth Racecourse.  Read more


Inverleith Men

Inverleith star Stephen Dick relishing Euro indoor test

15 February 2012

Scotland international looks forward to the EuroHockey Indoor Club Trophy this weekend, hosted by Inverleith HC  Read more


Inverleith Indoor

Tickets now on sale for Inverleith's European campaign in Edinburgh

14 February 2012

Inverleith will host the EuroHockey Indoor Club Champions Trophy (M) in Edinburgh from 17-19 February 2012, and tickets are on sale for the club's first appearance in the competition.  Read more


EHF

Inverleith Euro tournament live on internet TV this weekend

13 February 2012

Inverleith Hockey Club, competing in and hosting a European indoor club tournament for the first time, has secured the services of QuipuTV to provide live streaming coverage of the event over the internet.  Read more


Tick

Enter free prize draw by completing our new membership survey

13 February 2012

As part of our ongoing goal to increase hockey participation in Scotland, we have launched a membership survey today. Respondents completing the survey will enter a free prize draw.  Read more


Bonagrass Grove Women vs MCC Western Women

Wins for Grove and Giffnock

12 February 2012

Grove extended their lead to five points at the top of the women`s Subway national league with a 7-2 win over CALA Edinburgh while Giffnock moved into second spot after seeing off GHK 5-1.  Read more


Indoor Dundee Wanderers Women vs Grove Women

Inverleith and Wanderers triumph in Perth

11 February 2012

In a close encounter Inverleith beat Grove Menzieshill 7-6 in the final of the men`s knock out cup while VWS Dundee Wanderers saw off shock finallists CALA Edinburgh 8-2 to take the women`s trophy.  Read more


Indoor Dundee Wanderers Women vs Grove Women

Double up for Grove

08 February 2012

Newly crowned indoor natonal league champions Grove Menzieshill are in search of the double if they also win the knock-out competition at Bells Sports Centre in Perth on Saturday, they play CALA Edinburgh in their semi-final while the other brings together VWS Dundee Wanderers and Milne Craig Western.  Read more


Menzieshill - Indoor Eurohockey club championship

Dundee - Edinburgh final guaranteed

08 February 2012

A Grove Menzieshill against Inverleith final in the Scottish knock-out competition at Bells Sports Centre in Perth is favourite, but first Bruce Cuthill`s men must see off local rivals VWS Dundee Wanderers in the first semi-final while the tie between Inverleith and Grange is likely to be a close affair.  Read more


Menzieshill - Indoor Eurohockey club championship

National Indoor League GALA Day at Bells Sports Centre this weekend

07 February 2012

Scottish Hockey will host the Indoor National League Gala Day on Saturday 11 February at Bell's Sports Centre, Perth.  Read more


GB

GB narrowly lose out in Champions Trophy final

06 February 2012

A single penalty corner strike by Silvina D’Elia late in the first half meant Great Britain’s women collected the silver medal at the Champions Trophy in Rosario on Sunday night.  Read more


Bonagrass Grove Women vs MCC Western Women

Grove are champions

05 February 2012

In the final day of competition Grove Menzieshill took the Subway indoort national leaguer title after an absence of two years, they finished three points ahead of city rivals VWS Dundee Wanderers.  Read more


GB

GB women in Champions Trophy final

05 February 2012

Great Britain women marched into the final of the FIH Champions Trophy in Rosario with a disciplined 2-0 victory over Germany. They now play hosts Argentina for the gold medal  Read more


Menzieshill - Indoor Eurohockey club championship

The Hill triumph by a couple of goals

04 February 2012

Although Inverleith won the final fixture against Grove Menzieshill 6-4, it was the Taysiders who took the Subway indoor national league title on goal difference from the Edinburgh side.  Read more


GB

GB beaten by Springboks

04 February 2012

A disappointing start to the test series against South Africa as Great Britain were beaten 5-3 by the Sprinboks in Cape Town.  Read more


Laura Bartlett FIH CT

Great Britain women's semi-final against Germany will be screened live on BBC

03 February 2012

Great Britain’s women’s hockey team will face long-standing rivals Germany in the semi finals of the Champions Trophy on Saturday evening with the match set to be shown live on the BBC  Read more


Indoor Dundee Wanderers Women vs Grove Women

All Dundee finale

01 February 2012

It could hardly be closer for this season`s Subway indoor national league title, a single goal separates the Tayside giants Grove Menzieshill and VWS Dundee Wanderers who meet head to head in the finale to the championship race.  Read more


Inverclyde Pitch

Scottish Hockey announces 2012 Summer Youth Camp dates

1st February 2012

Scottish Hockey has announced details of their Summer Youth Camps for 2012.  Read more


Menzieshill - Indoor Eurohockey club championship

Menzieshill hold most of the aces

01 February 2012

Grove Menzieshill and Inverleith meet in a head to head to decide the destiny of this season`s Subway indoor national league crown, earlier the Taysiders play second bottom Greaves Clydesdale while Inverleith have a tough local derby against third placed Grange.  Read more


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