August 2012 News Headlines

Alan Forsyth

Forsyth and Imrie on target against Wales

31 August 2012

Scotland`s under 21 squad came themselves a survival lifeline with a 3-0 win over Wales in the relegation pool at the European Junior Nations Championships in Den Bosch, now they must beat England tomorrow to secure their safety.  Read more


Inverclyde Pitch

Competitions Update : FixturesLive

31 August 2012

Scottish Hockey will be partnering with FixturesLive to manage and administer league and cup competitions for the 2012/13 season.  Read more


Bonagrass Grove Women vs MCC Western Women

Peregrines Cup underway

30 August 2012

The Peregrines Cup starts this weekend and the first division women`s clubs will compete without their international players, they are preparing for the FIH Champions Challenge. Also men`s first division clubs Inverleith and Glynhill Kelburne travel to Ireland and England respectively for their warm-up programme.  Read more


Scotland U21 men

Mission possible for Moodie

30 August 2012

Scotland`s under 21 side must beat both Wales and England over the next two days if they are to stave off relegation in the European Junior Nations Championships in Den Bosch.  Read more


Scotland U21 men

Scotland`s juniors lose again in Den Bosch

29 August 2012

Scotland`s under 21 side finished bottom of their group after losing 7-1 to Belgium in the final pool match at the Volvo European Junior Nations Championships in Den Bosch.  Read more


Scotland U21 men

Scots lose to Spain in Den Bosch

28 August 2012

Scotland`s under 21 side lost 4-2 to Spain in the second pool match of the European Junior Nations Championships in Den Bosch, a result that puts the Scots youngsters in the relegation pool for the later cross0over matches.  Read more


Scotland U21 men

Spain next up in Den Bosch

28 August 2012

Spain are next up for Scotland`s under 21 squad in the second pool match of the European Junior Nations Championships in Den Bosch, after losing to Germany in the opening game, coach Graham Moodie will be looking for the three points in today`s encounter.  Read more


Scotland U18M win Euros

Scotland U18 Men Talent Day

27 August 2012

Scotland U18 Men's management team would like to extend an invite to U18 male players (as at 1 January 2013) to a talent days on 30th September and 28th October.  Read more


Scotland U21 men

Scotland juniors among Europe`s elite

23 August 2012

Graham Moodie, Scotland`s under 21 coach, leads his side to Den Bosch to compete in the Volvo European Nations Championships next week, and in the initial pool competition the Scots youngsters are up against Germany, Belgium and Spain.  Read more


Inverclyde Pitch

Ellice Milroy

23 August 2012

Scottish Hockey notes with great sadness that Ellice Milroy died last week aged 97.  Read more


Scotland U21 men

Young Scots lose to Germany in Den Bosch

26 August 2012

Scotland`s under 21 side went down 6-1 to Germany in the opening pool match of the European Junior Nations Championships in Den Bosch today. In the other game Belgium beat Spain 4-0 to share pole position with Germany.  Read more


U21M vs Wales JNT 2010

Scotland take on Europe's elite in Junior Nations Championship

20 August 2012

Scotland U21 Men will face the most challenging test of their summer programme when they compete in the EuroHockey Junior Nations Championship  Read more


Holly Cram

Scots qualify for next round of World League

19 August 2012

Scotland beat France 4-0 in their final match of the first round of the World League, they finished third in the table on goal difference, but qualify for the next round of the competition.  Read more


Scotland Women Squad

Scots fall to Italians in Prague

18 August 2012

Scotland women`s chance of finishing head of the table in the first round of the World League took a dent when they lost 2-0 to Italy in Prague. Italy now lead the table by three points with one match remaining, tomorrow the Scots play second bottom side France.  Read more


Scotland Women Squad

So far, so good, for Shepherd

17 August 2012

Three wins in three games in the first round of the World League is mission accomplished so far for Scotland women`s coach Gordon Shepherd. Over the weekend the Scots play Italy, who share top spot with Scotland, and then France on Sunday.  Read more


Scotland Women Squad

A Ralph penalty stuns Belarus

16 August 2012

A penalty conversion by Catriona Ralph with five minutes left gave Scotland a fighting 2-1 win over Belarus in the World League in Prague. The Scots now share top spot in the table with Italy who lead on goal difference.  Read more


Scotland Women Squad

Ralph hat-trick sinks Czechs

15 August 2012

A hat-trick of penalty corner strikes from vice-captain Catriona Ralph was the catalyst that sunk the Czechs in the second pool match of the World League in Prague. Linda Clement and Ailsa Wyllie were the others on target in a 5-1 win.  Read more


Inverclyde Pitch

Governance Update

15 August 2012

Scottish Hockey update on the Governance Review process following the AGM in June.  Read more


Whistle

URGENT - September Umpire Availability Imminent

14 August 2012

Clubs are reminded that the deadline for entering umpire availability for 1-30 September 2012 expires at midnight on Wednesday 15 August 2012.  Read more


Scotland Women Squad

Scots stuff Turkey in Prague

14 August 2012

Scotland opened their account in the first round of the World League with a 12-1 crushing of Turkey. Sam Judge notched a hat-trick and there were two each for Catriona Ralph and Ali Bell.  Read more


Nikki Kidd vs Japan

Shepherd goes to win in Prague

13 August 2012

Scotland open their campaign in the first round of the World League in Prague with a game against Turkey tomorrow, a team 23 places below them on the world rankings.  Read more


U21M vs Wales JNT 2010

Scots junior go down again in Hamburg

12 August 2012

Scotland men`s juniors lost 4-2 to Grossflottberger in the final match of their tour to Hamburg to play top German club sides before the European Nations Championships in two weeks time.  Read more


U21M vs Wales JNT 2010

Under 21s lost to Uhlenhorster

11 August 2012

Scotland`s under 21s lost 5-1 to German club side Uhlenhorster in the second match of their Hamburg tour, part of the final build-up for the European Junior Nations Championships in Den Bosch in two weeks time.  Read more


GB men

GB men fail to make bronze

11 August 2012

GB men failed to emulate the women by losing out on the bronze medal when they went down 3-1 to Australia at the Riverside Arena, Iain Lewers scored the only GB goal.  Read more


Alan Forsyth

Under 21 win in Hamburg

11 August 2012

Scotland`s under 21 side started their trip to Hamburg with a 3-2 win over German club side An der Alster, the final build-up for the European Junior Nations Championships in Den Bosch in two weeks time.  Read more


London 2012

Maguire and Bartlett win bronze

10 August 2012

Scots duo Emily Maguire and Laura Bartlett have won the bronze medal as Team GB beat New Zealand 3-1 at the Riverside Arena amid wild celebrations from a capacity and very raucous crowd.  Read more


Whistle

Curran appointed to Olympic final

10 August 2012

Ged Curran has been appointed to the men`s Olympic final between Germany and the Netherlands, the first Scottish umpire to receive such an accolade.  Read more


GB men

GB men sunk by Dutch in the Olympic semi-final

09 August 2012

Great Britain men came up against a rampant Dutch side in the semi-final of the Olym;pic Games at the Riverside Arena and went down 9-2, they now play Australia on Saturday for the bronze medal.  Read more


Laura Bartlett

GB women miss out on the Olympic final

08 August 2012

Great Britain women failed in their attempt to reach the Olympic final when they lost out to world number two Argentina 2-1, and now face outsiders New Zealand in the attempt to capture the bronze.  Read more


GB men

A semi-final place for GB men

07 August 2012

A penalty corner strike by Ashley Jackson secured a 1-1 draw with Spain in a tense final pool match, a result that was sufficient to launch Great Britain men into the semi-finals and keep alive their aspirations for an Olympic medal.  Read more


GB Alex Danson

GB women finish second in the pool

06 August 2012

Although both Great Britain and the Netherlands had already qualified for the semi-final stages, it was the Dutch who finished top of the pool with a 2-1 win.  Read more


Laura Bartlett

GB women in semis without striking a ball

06 August 2012

Great Britain women marched into the semi-finals of the Olympic Games when third placed China unexpectedly lost 1-0 to Japan in an earlier pool match, and remain two points behind GB with their pool programme complete.  Read more


GB men

Courageous fight-back by GB against Australia

05 August 2012

Great Britain men looked dead and buried at 3-0 down against Australia in the penultimate pool match at the Riverside Arena, but Jason Lee`s charges initiated a courageous come-back to finish the match at 3-3, a result that keeps alive a place in the semi-finals.  Read more


Senior Men squad

Unlucky loss to Poland in Poznan

05 August 2012

Scotland were unlucky to lose 3-2 to Poland in Poznan in part of the build-up for the first round of the World League in Portugal next month.  Read more


GB

Semi-final on hold for GB women

04 August 2012

Only needing a draw to qualify for the Olympic semi-finals, Great Britain women went down 2-1 to China in the crucial pool match, and they now have to beat Olympic Champions on Monday to keep their medal hopes alive.  Read more


Kenny Bain

Bain`s hat-trick against Austria

04 August 2012

Kenny Bain notched up a hat-trick against Austria in a 3-3 draw in Poznan, the next stage in the build-up for the first round of the World League in Portugal at the end of next month.  Read more


GB men

The Ashley Jackson show against Pakistan

03 August 2012

Ashley Jackson was the tormentor in Great Britain men`s 4-1 win over Pakistan in their third pool match, a result that puts Team GB level with Australia at the top and a place in the semi-finals significantly closer.  Read more


Golden Whistle for Ged Curran

01 August 2012

Ged Curran umpired his 100th international game on Wednesday.  Read more


Senior Men squad

Austria and Poland are next up for Scots

03 August 2012

Scotland`s senior men will take on Austria and Poland in Poznan this weekend, the next stage in the build-up for the first round of the World League in Portugal at the end of next month.  Read more


Laura Bartlett

Bartlett`s first Olympic goal for GB

02 August 2012

Laura Bartlett, along with Asleigh Ball and Crista Cullen, were the scorers in Team GB`s 3-0 win against Belgium in the third pool match in the Olympictournament, a result that leaves GB in pole position ahead of the Netherlands on goal difference,  Read more


New Rules and Seminar

2 August 2012

There are new rules being implemented by the FIH for all competitions from 1st September 2012. This will apply to competitions run by Scottish Hockey.  Read more


GB men

GB men stutter against South Africa

01 August 2012

Ashley Jackson was the hero with two goals but Great Britain men were still held to a 2-2 draw against South Africa, a result that puts a slight dent in the chances of a semi-final place.  Read more


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