China stun Hockeyroos: New Zealand, Netherlands and Korea qualify for World Cup #HWL2017

In a day of exciting action, top quality performances and the occasional upset, four teams have booked their ticket to both the 2018 Hockey World Cup and the Hockey World League Finals in Auckland at the end of this year. Continue reading China stun Hockeyroos: New Zealand, Netherlands and Korea qualify for World Cup #HWL2017

Netherlands storm to victory at Men’s Hero Hockey World League Semi-Final in London

London, England: The Netherlands are the winners of the Hero Hockey World League Semi-Final, storming to a 6-1 victory over Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallists Argentina in a wonderful event final at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre on Sunday (25 June). Continue reading Netherlands storm to victory at Men’s Hero Hockey World League Semi-Final in London

Scotland beaten by Korea in final pool match of the World League Semi-Finals

The clinical finishing of Korea was enough to defeat Scotland in their final Pool A match at the World League Semi-Finals in Brussels. It was a brave and battling performance by the Scots but the result means Scotland will play in the 9th/10th play-off on Thursday. Continue reading Scotland beaten by Korea in final pool match of the World League Semi-Finals

Scotland men battle bravely but lose final game against Korea

Korea 6-3 Scotland (Bae, Yang, Jang, Jeong, Lee, Hwang) / (Atkins, Bain, Bain)

Scotland men, in a courageous performance, were defeated in their final match of the Hockey World League Semi-Finals in London. A battle-weary Scotland from their heroic efforts throughout the tournament fought every inch of the match, but were undone by the clinical finishing of Korea at Lee Valley. Continue reading Scotland men battle bravely but lose final game against Korea

Scotland women defeated by world number one-ranked the Netherlands

Scotland’s women’s hockey team was defeated in its opening match of the World League Semi-Finals in Brussels by a very impressive world number 1-ranked the Netherlands. The Scots defended very well against the Dutch who in the end managed to find the net four times for a 4-0 win. Continue reading Scotland women defeated by world number one-ranked the Netherlands

Scotland men fall short against Pakistan despite taking the lead

Scotland 1-3 Pakistan (Adams) / (Irfan Jr, Qadir, Bilal)

Scotland men took the lead against Pakistan but ended up losing 3-1 after some clinical finishing by their opposition in London. The result leaves Scotland at the foot of Pool B at the World League Semi-Finals, but a win in the next game against Canada could still see the Scots through to the quarter finals. Continue reading Scotland men fall short against Pakistan despite taking the lead