Wales 3 game victory over Poland

Today saw the final of the three match test series against Poland, with Wales once again winning the game; their eighth win out of nine matches.  Continue reading Wales 3 game victory over Poland

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

Sam Ward scores four as England run out 7-2 winners against Korea

Four goals from Sam Ward guided England to a 7-2 win over Korea in their final Pool A game at the Hero Hockey World League in London. Continue reading Sam Ward scores four as England run out 7-2 winners against Korea

Quarter-final line-up confirmed on Day 6 of the HWL2017

London, England: The Pool phase of the Men’s Hero Hockey World League Semi-Final drew to a close on Tuesday, revealing the teams that will line up in the event quarter-finals on Thursday. Continue reading Quarter-final line-up confirmed on Day 6 of the HWL2017

Pakistan and Malaysia boost quarter-final hopes on Day 5

London, England: The fifth day of action at the Men’s Hero Hockey World League Semi-Final in London was a crucial one for Pakistan and Scotland, who both recorded important wins to boost their chances of reaching the event quarter-finals. Continue reading Pakistan and Malaysia boost quarter-final hopes on Day 5

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

India’s Sardar Singh questioned by UK police, FIH President Narinder Batra vents his fury

Sardar Singh was summoned for questioning by the UK police just hours after India’s 7-1 thrashing of Pakistan in the Hockey World League Semi-Finals, prompting some angry responses from FIH chief Narinder Batra.

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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

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