Canada score super seven and Spain defeat South Africa in tight contest during a day of exciting semi-final action at the FIH Series Final

Canada turned on the style as they hit seven goals past a shell-shocked Italy to seal a place in the final of the FIH Series Finals, as well as an all-important ticket to the FIH Olympic qualifiers later this year.

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Nikki Alexander-Lloyd and Ali Howie retire from international hockey

Nikki Alexander-Lloyd and Ali Howie have both announced their retirement from international hockey. Both players made their debut for Scotland in the same match against South Africa in 2012 and Howie went on to win 93 caps and Alexander-Lloyd won 130 caps. They have been fantastic players for Scotland and great ambassadors for the sport.

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Ireland runners-up to France in FIH Series Finals but Olympic Qualifier Secured.

Ireland 1 (S Murray), France 3 (V Charlet 2, B Rogeau)

Having secured their Olympic qualifier spot yesterday in a 4-2 over Korea, the Irish Men were runners-up today to host nation France.

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Great Britain men complete line-up for FIH Pro League Grand Final

The line-up and fixtures for the FIH Pro League Grand Final, which takes place between 27-30 June at Amsterdam’s world famous Wagener Stadium, has been finalised after a dramatic and historic final day of regular season action on Sunday (23rd June).

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Scotland miss out on bronze but finish higher than ranking once again

Korea 5-0 Scotland (B. Jeon, N. Lee, J. Jang x2, S. Kim)

Scotland men were beaten 5-0 by Korea in the bronze medal match of the FIH Series Finals in Le Touquet. The Scots miss out on the bronze this time but have finished higher than ranking for the fourth time in three years.

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India win the FIH Series Finals Hiroshima after all-Asia clash with Japan

Hiroshima, Japan: In the match for third place, Chile and Russia entertained the spectators with a tightly contested and exciting game. Although Chile went into the lead, it was Russia who showed the resilience to get the game back on equal terms and then take the win in the shoot-out, finishing their FIH Series Finals campaign on a high.

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Germany women finish regular season with away victory over USA

Germany’s women will go into next week’s FIH Pro League Grand Final event in Amsterdam on the back of a hard-earned 3-2 away victory against a spirited USA team on Saturday evening, with goals from Hannah Granitzki, Franzisca Hauke and Rebecca Grote giving Xavier Reckinger’s team all three points in front of a sell-out crowd at the Spooky Nook Sports Complex in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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Matla strike downs Argentina as Netherlands women secure first place finish

Frederique Matla’s ninth goal of the season gave reigning world champions the Netherlands a 2-1 victory over Argentina in front of a passion-fuelled capacity crowd at Utrecht’s SV Kampong on Thursday evening, a result which guarantees a first place finish for the Oranje in the league phase of the competition.

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Wales move to top of Pool B, while South Africa beat Italy in close encounter.

Valencia, Spain Wales moved to the top of Pool B after a convincing 5-0 win over Thailand. The spectators were then in for a real treat as South Africa and Italy played out a high quality, competitive match that could have gone either way. It was South Africa who emerged victorious but both teams showed that they are here in Valencia determined to leave everything on the pitch.

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