June 2011 News Headlines

Glasgow 2014

BBC appointed as Domestic Rights Holder for Glasgow 2014

30 June 2011

Glasgow 2014 has appointed the BBC as the Domestic Broadcast Rights Holder for the XX Commonwealth Games.  Read more

Senior Men squad

Scotland vying for promotion in Lille as Champions Challenge II gets underway this weekend

28 June 2011

Scotland Men will be hoping to emulate their female counterparts’ success in a world tournament when they travel to France for the FIH Champions Challenge II, 2-10 July.  Read more

DISC Announcement

Pitch upgrade for hockey facility at DISC

27 June 2011

Shona Robison MSP announced a £225,000 sportscotland investment to upgrade facilities at the Dundee International Sports Centre (DISC), including a new water-based pitch for hockey.  Read more

Scotland celebrate Bronze Medal

Bronze Medal joy for Scotland with victory over Spain

26 June 2011

Scotland Women capped off a remarkable FIH Champions Challenge campaign by beating Spain 4-3 on penalties today to take the Bronze Medal.  Read more

Scot vs USA

Scots remain upbeat despite semi-final loss to USA

25 June 2011

Scotland Women find themselves in the Bronze Medal match against Spain tomorrow as they lost their semi-final 3-0 against the USA in the FIH Champions Challenge.  Read more

Kaz Marshall

Scotland within touching distance of Champions Challenge final

24 June 2011

Scotland Women have powered their way into the semi-finals of the Champions Challenge, where Gordon Shepherd’s side find themselves facing a last four encounter against USA tomorrow afternoon  Read more

Scotland Women Squad

Scotland power through to semi-finals with win over Azerbaijan

23 June 2011

Goals from Ailsa Wylie, Ali Bell and Holly Cram gave Scotland a 3-2 victory over Azerbaijan to progress to the semi-finals and guarantee a top 4 place at the FIH Champions Challenge.  Read more

Scotland Women Squad

Azerbaijan await Scotland in Challenge quarter-finals

22 June 2011

Scotland Women face Azerbaijan in the quarter finals of the FIH Champions Challenge tomorrow. Match starts at 3pm.  Read more

Nikki Kidd vs Japan

Draw against Japan ensures second place in Pool A at Champions Challenge

21 June 2011

A Nikki Kidd goal in a 1-1 draw against Japan in the FIH Champions Challenge today will see Scotland qualify for the Quarter-Finals as Pool A runners-up to South Africa.  Read more

Gordon Shepherd

Shepherd remains focused as Scotland prepare to face Japan

20 June 2011

Despite a great start to Scotland's FIH Champions Challenge campaign, head coach Gordon Shepherd is under no illusion of the tests lying ahead.  Read more

Scot vs USA

Super Scots defeat USA in Dublin to sit joint top of Pool A

19 June 2011

Scotland Women defeated USA 3-1 in Pool A of the FIH Champions Challenge with goals from Nikki Kidd, Sam Judge and Ali Bell.  Read more

Senior Men squad

Scotland win ten goal thriller against France in Cardiff

19 June 2011

Scotland Men secured second place in the Celtic Cup with a thrilling 6-4 win over France in Cardiff earlier today.  Read more

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Scotland held to a draw by South Africa in opening match

18 June 2011

Scotland Women got their FIH Champions Challenge campaign off to a positive start with a battling 2-2 draw against South Africa in Pool A.  Read more

Scotland M-Wales

Scots take advantage of Welsh lapses to win in Cardiff

18 June 2011

Goals from Kenny Bain, Adam MacKenzie and Dan Coultas sealed a 3-1 victory for Scotland against Wales in their second Celtic Cup match today.  Read more

Kenny Bain

Agony for Scotland as Ireland net last minute winner

17 June 2011

A last minute strike gave Ireland a 2-1 win over Scotland at the Celtic Cup in Cardiff. Kenny Bain scoring the Scotland goal.  Read more

London 2012

Second chance to secure Olympic tickets for London 2012

17 June 2011

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) confirmed today that 2.3 million tickets will be available in the second round of London 2012 Olympic tickets sales.  Read more

Senior Men squad

Scotland have European ambitions in mind for Celtic Cup

16 June 2011

Scotland continue their preparations for the Champions Challenge II and European competition this weekend when they play France, Ireland and Wales in the Celtic Cup.  Read more

GCW presentation

Granite City Wanderers first for Enhanced clubCAP Accreditation

16 June 2011

Granite City Wanderers Hockey Club has become the first Grampian city sports club to receive The Enhanced clubCAP accreditation, nationally recognised by sportscotland.  Read more

U15 Inter-Districts

Strathallan triumph in U16 Boys Scottish Cup

15 June 2011

Strathallan School won the U16 Boys Scottish Cup at Countesswells, Aberdeen last weekend following a 100% win record in the round-robin finals.  Read more

FIH Champions Challenge

Scotland Women ready for FIH Champions Challenge

14 June 2011

Scotland Women travel to Dublin this week for the FIH Champions Challenge, where they face Japan, South Africa and USA in Pool A.  Read more

Senior Men squad

Scots find positives to take from testing international weekend

13 June 2011

Scotland lost 5-1 to England in the last of their three matches in the invitational tournament at Inverclyde earlier this afternoon  Read more

Bonagrass Grove Women vs MCC Western Women

Western record first victory in Europe

13 June 2011

Milne Craig Clydesdale Western recorded a first win against French side CA Montrouge in the Club Champions Challenge this morning.  Read more

Senior Men squad

Germany run out winners against Scotland in Largs

12 June 2011

Russell Garcia's men were beaten 5-2 by current Olympic champions Germany this evening, with Kenny Bain and Adam McKenzie the Scotland scorers at the sportscotland National Centre, Inverclyde.  Read more


Western face battle to avoid relegation in Europe

12 June 2011

Milne Craig Clydesdale Western slipped to a 3-2 defeat in the Club Champions Challenge and now face a fight to beat the drop.  Read more

Senior Men squad

Scotland lose out to Spain in nine goal thriller

11 June 2011

Scotland lost 6-3 to a Spain select in their opening match of the invitational Four Nations tournament at Inverclyde today but there were plenty positives for the Scots to take away from the contest.  Read more

Bonagrass Grove Women vs MCC Western Women

Western frustrated by hosts HF Lorenzoni in Europe

11 June 2011

Milne Craig Clydesdale Western drew 3-3 with Italian hosts HF Lorenzoni in their second Club Champions Challenge pool match this evening.  Read more

Bonagrass Grove Women vs MCC Western Women

Disappointing start for Western in Italy

10 June 2011

Milne Craig Clydesdale Western lost their opening match of the EuroHockey Club Champions Challenge 2-1 to Ginstra Streke Universitas.  Read more

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Scottish youngsters fly out to Germany for Four Nations

08 June 2011

Scotland U16 Girls have a challenging Four Nations tournament in Mannheim this weekend where they face Germany, Holland, and Belgium  Read more

U15 Inter-Districts

East District do the double in U15 competitions

08 June 2011

East District U15 boys and girls were winners at the U15 Inter-District competitions at Peffermill last weekend. Full results and final standings.  Read more

Andy Borrie

Andy Borrie joins board of Great Britain Hockey

07 June 2011

Great Britain Hockey has announced that after a thorough recruitment process, Andy Borrie has been appointed to the board of Great Britain Hockey as an independent director.  Read more

Senior Men squad

Scotland Men's squad to face England, Germany and Spain in Four Nations

06 June 2011

Russell Garcia names a squad of twenty-one players for the matches against England, Germany and Spain in the invitational Four Nations tournament at Inverclyde this weekend.  Read more

Celtic Cup 2011

Scotland retain Celtic Cup with single goal win over Ireland

05 June 2011

A goal from Nikki Kidd in a hard fought victory against Ireland means Scotland Women win the Celtic Cup for the fifth year running.  Read more

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Lanigan double sinks France

05 June 2011

Two goals from Lucy Lanigan and one from Emma Barlow gave Scotland U18s a 3-0 victory over France in Lille.  Read more

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Morris and Lawal strikes earn Scots draw against Germany

05 June 2011

Goals from Jenny Morris and Kike Lawal gave Scotland U18's a well earned 2-2 draw in their second match against Germany.  Read more

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Scots brush aside French in Lille

05 June 2011

Scotland U18s bounced back from their defeat by Germany on Friday with a comprehensive 5-2 defeat of hosts France in Lille.  Read more

Nikki Kidd Celtic Cup

Six of the best for Scotland

04 June 2011

Scotland got off to a great start in the Celtic Cup with a 6-0 defeat of Wales.  Read more

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Germans flattered by scoreline against Scotland U18's

04 June 2011

Scotland U18 lost 5-1 in the first match of a three nations tournament in France yesterday but the contest was much closer than scoreline would suggest.  Read more

Senior Men squad

Support Scotland against England, Germany & Spain in Men's Four Nations tournament

03 June 2011

Ticket information for Men's Four Nations tournament at Inverclyde on 11-13 June.  Read more

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Scotland U18s in international action

02 June 2011

Scotland U18 Women and a Scottish U18 Men's development squad continue their summer preparations with matches between 3-5 June.  Read more

Olympic Torch

Nominations open for 2012 Olympic Torchbearers

02 June 2011

LOCOG is now searching for nominations from the public to recruit 8,000 torchbearers who will carry the Olympic Flame across the length and breadth of the UK during 2012.  Read more


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