Category Archives: HWL2017

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

Scots battle hard but the Dutch come out on top

Scotland 0-3 The Netherlands

(Robert Kemperman, Mink Van Der Weerden, Valentin Verga)

 Scotland men battled hard against a top-class Netherlands side in their second match of the World League Semi-Final in London, but it was the fourth-in-the-world-ranked Dutch who came out on top with a 3-0 win. Continue reading Scots battle hard but the Dutch come out on top

Scotland give India a run for their money but lose opening match of World League Semi-Finals

Scotland were beaten 4-1 by India in a game that saw the Scots take the lead early doors, and hold their own against one of the best teams in the world. All of India’s goals came in the third quarter. Continue reading Scotland give India a run for their money but lose opening match of World League Semi-Finals