January 2012 News Headlines

GB

Great Britain secure second pool win in Rosario

31 January 2012

A penalty corner double from Crista Cullen and a goal from Slough’s Ashleigh Ball helped Great Britain to a 3-1 victory over China, the Olympic silver medallists, at the Champions Trophy in Rosario.  Read more


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Scottish Hockey announces new National Primary Festival Sponsor

31 January 2012

Scottish Hockey is proud to announce a new partnership with NASUWT, the largest teaching union in the UK, to be title sponsor of the National Primary Festival (NPF).  Read more


Monarchs INL 4 winners

Promotion and relegation issues confirmed for Men's INL Div.3/4/5

31 January 2012

A number of promotion and relegation issues were settled last weekend in the Men's Indoor National Leagues.  Read more


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Enter free prize draw by completing our new membership survey

31 January 2012

As part of our ongoing goal to increase hockey participation in Scotland, we have launched a membership survey today. Respondents completing the survey will enter a free prize draw.  Read more


Derek Forsyth

Derek Forsyth appointed head coach of Scotland Senior Men

30 January 2012

Scottish Hockey is delighted to confirm that Derek Forsyth has been appointed as the head coach of Scotland Senior Men.  Read more


Scotland U21 men

Vacancy for Scotland U21 Men Head Coach

30 January 2012

Scottish Hockey is now recruiting for a new head coach of the Scotland U21 Men.  Read more


Indoor Western vs Menzieshill

West triumphant at Forthbank

29 January 2012

West District won the boy`s under 18 Inter-District tournament at Forthbank after beating Midland 4-1 in the final.  Read more


GB

Great British comeback secures draw with Netherlands

29 January 2012

Two Crista Cullen goals helped Great Britain fight back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with the world’s number one team, the Netherlands.  Read more


Indoor Dundee Wanderers Women vs Grove Women

Clydesdale cause an upset

29 January 2012

Clydesdale have opened up the race for the Subway indoor national league by beating leaders VWS Dundee Wanderers 6-4. Grove Menzieshill are now on the same points as their city rivals after seeing off Milne Craig Western 2-0.  Read more


Clean sweep for East

28 January 2012

East District won the under 18 girl`s Inter-District tournament at Forthbank with four back to back victories in a pool competition.  Read more


GB

Opening victory for Great Britain

29 January 2012

Great Britain women’s hockey team got their Champions Trophy campaign underway with a 3-0 victory over Japan  Read more


Inverleith Men

Goals a plenty at Perth

28 January 2012

Grove Menzieshill are still three points ahead in the Subway indoor national league, but Inverleith now have a better goal difference after both sides head for the ultimate clash next weekend to decide the destiny of this year`s crown.  Read more


GB

BBC to show Great Britain's Champions Trophy matches

27 January 2012

BBC Sport will broadcast Great Britain Women's FIH Champions Trophy matches live via their Red Button service, starting this weekend.  Read more


Indoor Western vs Menzieshill

U18 Boys and Girls Inter-District at Forthbank

27 January 2012

U18 Boys and Girls Indoor Inter-District will take place this weekend at The Peak, Forthbank, Stirling.  Read more


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Scottish Hockey recruiting for a Club Development Co-ordinator

27 January 2012

Scottish Hockey has an immediate vacancy for a Club Development Co-ordinator to deliver it's CashBack for Communities hockey programme in Edinburgh and East.  Read more


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Scottish Hockey recruiting for Scotland U18W Manager

27 January 2012

Scottish Hockey is now recruiting for a manager for Scotland U18 Women. Closing date for expressions of interest is Friday 24 February.  Read more


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Umpiring Craft Night in Galashiels

26th January 2012

Maggie Connacher, East District Umpire Convener will be hosting an ‘Umpire Craft Night’ on Monday 30th January at 6.30-9pm at the Volunteer Hall, Galashiels.  Read more


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Grove Menzieshill appoint Club Development Co-ordinator

26 January 2012

Grove Menzieshill Hockey Club have announced the appointment of Andrew Gillespie to the role of Club Development Co-ordinator.  Read more


Craig Cathie

Craig Cathie

25 January 2012

Scottish Hockey was today saddened to hear of the tragic death of Stepps HC player Craig Cathie, 19.  Read more


Bonagrass Grove Women vs MCC Western Women

Win or bust for Western

25 January 2012

Milne Craig Western`s aspirations for the Subway indoor national league title will depend on taking the three points from Grove Menzieshill in the game of the day this weekend, while champions VWS Dundee Wanderers play CALA Edinburgh and Reid Kerr College Kelburne.  Read more


Inverleith Men

Tough day out for Inverleith

25 January 2012

Inverleith must take full points from their three confrontations against Glynhill Kelburne, VWS Dundee Wanderers and Greaves Clydesdale to make up some ground on Subway indoor national league leaders Grove Menzieshill who have only two fixtures this weekend.  Read more


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Scottish Hockey now recruiting for a Development Manager

24 January 2012

Scottish Hockey is now recruiting for a Development Manager - closing date is Friday 17 February  Read more


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Umpire Ged Curran selected for London 2012 Olympics

24 January 2012

There was good news for one Scot just after Christmas when Dundonian Ged Curran was informed that he had been selected to umpire hockey at the London 2012 Olympics.  Read more


London 2012

Hockey volunteers selected as 'London 2012 Games Makers'

23 January 2012

A number of Scottish Hockey members and employees have been selected as volunteers for the Olympic Games this summer.  Read more


GB

Great Britain finish second in Cordoba Four Nations

23 January 2012

Great Britain’s women have had to settle for second place in the Cordoba Four Nations Tournament as they went down 3-2 to Korea in the final.  Read more


Indoor SW vs Germany

Scots finish off the Russians

22 January 2012

Scotland finished the European Indoor Nations Championships in Denmark with a 4-2 victory over Russia, a result which leaves the Scots top of the relegation pool and in 5th position overall.  Read more


Menzieshill - Indoor Eurohockey club championship

Menzieshill six points clear

20 January 2012

Wins over Tayside rivals VWS Dundee Wanderers, Glynhill Kelburne and Grange have pushed Grove Menzieshill into a six point lead at the top of the Subway indoor national league, Inverleith kept in touch by beating CALA Edinburgh and Western Wildcats. <br/>  Read more


Indoor SW vs Germany

Survival achieved by Scots

20 January 2012

Two goals from Susan McGilveray ensured that the Scots staved off relegation in the European Indoor Nations Championships with a 3-2 victory over Slovakia.  Read more


Indoor SW vs Germany

Cruel last gasp goal

20 January 2012

A goal 10 seconds from time deprived Scotland`s women of the 3-3 draw with France that would have ensured their qualification for the promotion pool in the European Indoor Nations Championships in Slagelse. The 4-3 defeat means that the Scots are consigned to the relegation pool.  Read more


Indoor SW vs Germany

Hardly a Swiss roll

20 January 2012

Scotland failed to capitalise on the win over Denmark and were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland in the second pool match of the European Indoor Nations Championships in Slagelse.  Read more


Indoor SW vs Germany

Opening win in Slagelse

20 January 2012

Scotland opened with a narrow 5-4 victory over host side Denmark in the first pool match of the European Indoor Nations Championships in Slagelse.  Read more


GB

Excellent win over Argentina takes GB to top of Cordoba standings

20 January 2012

Great Britain’s women pulled off an excellent 2-0 victory over World Champions Argentina at the Cordoba Four Nations  Read more


GB

Great Britain off to a winning start in Cordoba

20 January 2012

Great Britain women recorded a winning start at the Cordoba Four Nations tournament on Wednesday evening with a deserved 3-1 win over Korea.  Read more


Menzieshill - Indoor Eurohockey club championship

Menzieshill on course for six point lead

18 January 2012

Grove Menzieshill could open up a six point gap at the top of the Subway national league if they take full points from Saturday`s encounters with VWS Dundee Wanderers, Glynhill Kelburne and Grange, while Inverleith are restricted to two games against Western Wildcats and CALA Edinburgh.  Read more


Indoor SW vs Germany

Shepherd aims for return to top eight

18 January 2012

Gordon Shepherd leads Scotland`s indoor women to Slagelse with a view to returning his side to the top eight in Europe.  Read more


2012 Hockey Diagram

World's best announced for Olympic test event

18 January 2012

Some of the world’s best hockey teams have been announced to play in the Visa International Invitational Hockey Tournament, a test event for London 2012 and part of the London Prepares series.  Read more


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Glasgow 2014 'Sport Your Trainers' campaign re-launched

16 January 2012

TV Star Carol Smilie is urging Scots to Step Up and be part of Glasgow 2014's 'Sport your Trainers' campaign to kick-start a positive new attitude to exercise and lifestyle.  Read more


Indoor-Vikki Bunce charges up the court-Photo by Duncan Gray

Inverleith and Strathallan triumph in U18 Indoor Cup finals

16 January 2012

Inverleith claimed the U18 Girls Indoor Cup with a 7-2 win over Hutchesons' GS, whilst Strathallan School won the U18 Boys Indoor Cup with 2-1 victory over Watsonians.  Read more


Senior Men squad

Scots relegated in Europeans

15 January 2012

Scotland lost their final game 2-1 to Slovakia and were relegated from the European Indoor Nations Championships in Lignano.  Read more


Senior Men squad

Relegation looms in Lignano

14 January 2012

Scotland`s men are facing the possibility of relegation in the European Indoor Nations Championships after losing 4-3 to Sweden in the final pool match and then 3-2 to Belarus in a relegation pool match.  Read more


Senior Men squad

Promotion in doubt in Lignano

13 January 2012

Scotland now have an uphill struggle to make the promotion pool in the European Indoor Nations Championships in Lignano after drawing 0-0 with Italy and losing 4-3 to Ukraine in today`s group matches.  Read more


Indoor Western vs Menzieshill

New national & regional indoor league structure announced for 2012-13

12 January 2012

Scottish Hockey statement announcing a new National & Regional Indoor League structure to be implemented from the 2012/13 season onwards  Read more


Tick

Membership survey close to launch

12 January 2012

Scottish Hockey will launch a membership survey early next week with respondents completing the entire survey entered into a prize draw  Read more


Senior Men squad

Promotion on the agenda

11 January 2012

Billy McPherson takes the Scotland men`s indoor squad to Lignano for the European Nations Champions in search of promotion to the top flight. The Scots are up against Sweden, Ukraine and hosts Italy in the pool competition.  Read more


Indoor Western vs Menzieshill

U18 Boys & Girls Indoor Cup

11 January 2012

The boys & girls U18 Indoor Cup will take place this weekend at Bell's Sports Centre, Perth  Read more


Indoor-Vikki Bunce charges up the court-Photo by Duncan Gray

Gordon Shepherd names Scotland Women's squad for European competition

10 January 2012

Scotland Head Coach Gordon Shepherd has named his senior women’s squad for Scotland’s participation in the EuroHockey Indoor Nations Championship II  Read more


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Scotland Men's squad for EuroHockey Indoor Nations Championship II

09 January 2012

The Scotland Men's squad for this weekend's EuroHockey Indoor Nations Championship in Lignano, Italy has been named by coach Billy McPherson.  Read more


Indoor Dundee Wanderers Women vs Grove Women

No change at the top

08 January 2012

There is no change at the top of the Subway women`s indoor national league as leaders VWS Dundee Wanderers, Grove Menzieshill and Milne Craig Western all won.  Read more


Richard Docherty

Germans lift the Richard Docherty cup

08 January 2012

German side Grossflottbecker won the inaugural Richard Docherty Indoor Cup with a narrow 6-5 victory over Highland Jaguars in a thilling final before a capacity crowd, and Inverleith grabbed the bronze with a 9-8 win over Dutch side HC RGD.  Read more


Inverleith Men

Scots guaranteed a place in the final

07 January 2012

A Scottish side is guaranteed a place in tomorrow`s final of the Richard Docherty Indoor Cup as Scotland and Inverleith are paired in the semi-final while the Dutch and Germans contest the other.  Read more


Inverleith Men

Opening wins for Scotland and Inverleith

07 January 2012

In the opening matches of the Richard Docherty Indoor Cup Inverleith saw off Grove Menzieshill while Scotland had a comfortable win over Welsh side Celtic Panthers.  Read more


Richard Docherty

Richard`s occasion

04 January 2012

The inaugural Richard Docherty Indoor Cup gets under way this weekend at Edinburgh`s Napier University with quality opposition from Germany, Holland, Wales and Scotland on view.  Read more


Indoor Dundee Wanderers Women vs Grove Women

Wanderers still on course

04 January 2012

VWS Dundee Wanderers should retain their pole position at the top of the Subway indoor national league with wins over CALA Edinburgh and Granite City Wanderers this weekend at Bells Sports Centre in Perth.  Read more


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