Category Archives: FIH

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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Five goal hauls see Japan and Chile win through to the semi-finals

Hiroshima, Japan: The first crossover match of the FIH Series Finals in Hiroshima saw host nation Japan beating Poland by a convening 5-0 scoreline.  Chile beat neighbours and close rivals Uruguay in the Southern American clash, also scoring five goals, but conceding two. 

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Tartan Hearts stand announced to increase Women’s EuroHockey Championship II capacity

Due to demand for Women’s EuroHockey Championship II tickets in Glasgow this August, Scottish Hockey is delighted to announce additional seating for the tournament.

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Ireland’s Leading Goal Scorer passes the 100 Goal Marker as Ireland beat Singapore 11-0 Secure a Semi-final on Saturday

Ireland 11 (S O’Donoghue 3, C Harte 2, S Cole 2, L Cole, M Nelson, L Madeley, B Walker) Singapore 0.

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Scotland men defeat Egypt with sensational late winner

Scotland 3-2 Egypt (C. Golden, D. Riddell, K. Bain / A. Ibrahim x2)

A sensational late winner by Kenny Bain gave Scotland men a 3-2 win over Egypt in their final Pool match of FIH Series Finals in Le Touquet. The result puts the Scots in at least the quarter finals as they progress in the tournament.

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Russia are surprise package in pool B as they defeat Chile and India to secured their ticket for the semi-finals

The last day of pool matches took place under a warm sunny sky in Hiroshima. In Pool A, a draw for Poland against Uruguay (0-0) was enough for them to finish second in their pool, India had a comfortable win over Fiji, thereby moving directly to the semi-finals. In Pool B, Japan beat goals Mexico 6-0, and Russia were the surprise winners over Chile, finishing top of their pool.

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Bonus Point seals the Grand Final for Netherlands

As the Men’s FIH Pro League rolled in to town one last time (before moving to the Stoop), this one had a lot of interest and intrigue building around it.  Not because, coming in to the game, Great Britain need nothing less than a win to stay in contention of reaching the Grand Finals in two weeks time, nor was it due to welcoming one of the most attacking teams in the world, the Netherlands, to the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre.  

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