July 2012 News Headlines

GB Alex Danson

GB top of the pool

31 July 2012

Team GB women are top of the pool after two games following a thrilling 5-3 win over South Korea at the Riverside Arena, GB lead favourites Netherlands on goal difference with fifth seed China two points behind.  Read more

Gavin Byers

Austria & Poland for Scotland Men

31 July 2012

Scotland Men will play both Austria and Poland in international matches on 4 & 5 August, as they continue their preparations for the FIH World League Round 1 in September.  Read more

GB men

Double for Middleton against Argentina

31 July 2012

A double from Barry Middleton was the catalyst in Great Britain men`s comfortable 4-1 win over Argentina in their opening pool match of the Olympic Games in London, the result leaves GB in second spot behind Australia on goal difference.  Read more

GB men test event

Great Britain put four past Argentina

30 July 2012

Great Britain men got their London 2012 Olympics campaign off to a great start with a 4-1 victory over Argentina at the Riverbank Arena tonight.  Read more

London 2012

International Hockey House Bar in London

30 July 2012

Whether you're on your way to or from the Riverbank Arena, or want to meet up with other hockey enthusiasts, the International Hockey House at the Grange St Paul's Hotel in London is the place to be.  Read more

Kaz Marshall

Scotland Women squad for FIH World League

30 July 2012

Scotland Women Head Coach Gordon Shepherd has selected his squad of 18 players for the inaugural FIH World League Round 1 in Prague next month.  Read more

GB Alex Danson

Four up for GB against Japan

29 July 2012

A good start for Team GB women with a 4-0 win over Japan in the opening pool match of the Olympic Games at the Riverside Arena, Alex Danson grabbed a couple while Sarah Thomas and Sally Walton got the others.  Read more


Good Luck To Great Britain

27 July 2012

London 2012 will officially get underway at tonight’s opening ceremony, and it won’t be much of a wait for our Olympic hockey stars to be involved in the action as the hockey competition begins on Sunday 29 July.  Read more

London 2012

Follow Great Britain at London 2012

26 July 2012

Follow the progress of the Great Britain hockey teams throughout their London 2012 Olympic Games campaigns.  Read more

U21M vs Wales JNT 2010

Scots youngsters defeated in Spain

26 July 2012

Scotland`s under 21 squad lost the final test match 5-0 against Spain in Barcelona.  Read more

U21M vs Wales JNT 2010

Under 21 Scots lose twice in Spain

25 July 2012

Scotland`s under 21 squad lost 7-2 and then 4-0 against Spain in warm-up games for the forthcoming European Junior Nations Championships in Den Bosch.  Read more

Glasgow 2014 - Two Years Launch

Two Years to Go Milestone for Glasgow 2014

24 July 2012

Former Scottish hockey player Rhona Simpson celebrated 'Two Years to Go' with the Glasgow 2014 Organising Committee at the site of the Athletes' Village.  Read more

Nikki Kidd vs Japan

Five down to world number five

22 July 2012

Scotland lost 5-0 to world number five China in their final preparations for the Olympic Games in London.  Read more

U21W vs England

Scots youngsters two minutes away from promotion

21 July 2012

A goal two minutes from the end effectively scuppered Scotland under 21 side`s chances of promotion at the European Nations Championships 11 as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Russia in the last match.  Read more

Scotland Women Squad

Three down to Chinese

20 July 2012

Scotland`s senior women went down 3-0 to China in the first challenge match at Wakefield today, the teams play again on Sunday at the same venue.  Read more

U21W vs England

Scots shocked by Lithuania

20 July 2012

Scotland under 21 women`s chances of promotion took a considerable dent when they went down 2-1 to Lithuania in the penultimate pool match in the European Nations Championships 11 in Aleksin.  Read more

Nikki Kidd vs Japan

China - a real challenge for Scots

19 July 2012

Scotland`s senior women take on Beijing silver medallists and current world number five China in two challenge matches at Wakefield over the weekend. This will represent China`s final build-up for their opening match against South Korea at the Olympic Games in London.  Read more

U21W vs England

On the brink of promotion in Aleksin

19 July 2012

A victory over Lithuania in tomorrow`s fourth fixture in the European Nations Championships 11 in Aleksin could secure promotion for Scotland`s under 21 squad, depending on other results on the day.  Read more


Youth summer camps selling out fast

19 July 2012

Only a handful of spaces left on the Strathallan Camp - call now to book your place!!  Read more


Hockey Nation 'Give it a Go' Website Launched

18 July 2012

Does your club have any 'Give it a Go' opportunities over the Olympic period, if so let us know!  Read more

U21W vs England

A Campbell double sinks Austria in Aleksin

18 July 2012

Two second half goals by Grove Menzieshill striker Louise Campbell proved crucial in Scotland under 21 women`s 2-0 win over Austria in the European Nations Championships 11 in Aleksin, a result that keeps alive the Scots youngster`s aspirations for promotion.  Read more

U21W vs England

Next up Austria in Aleksin

17 July 2012

Scotland women`s under 21 side slipped back into second spot in the pool after a goalless draw against Ukraine on Monday at the European Nations Championships 11 in Aleksin, so three points against Austria tomorrow is vital if Dave Stott`s aspirations of promotion are to be realised.  Read more

U21W vs England

Scots goalless against Ukraine

16 July 2012

Scotland`s under 21 women were held to a 0-0 draw by Ukraine in the second pool match of the European Junior Nations Championships 11 in Russia, they now have four points from the opening two matches.  Read more

U21W vs England

Winning start in Aleksin

15 July 2012

Scotland women`s under 21 side made a winning start to the European Junior Nations Championships 11 by beating the Czech Republic 3-1, the goals coming from Alex Wilson in the first half and then Fiona Bruce along with Kerry Hall from the spot after the interval.  Read more

U21W vs England

Stott in search of gold

14 July 2012

Scotland women`s under 21 squad are in Aleksin for the European Junior Nations Championships 11 and coach Dave Stott is in search of the gold medal and promotion back to Europe`s top flight. Tomorrow the Czech Republic are the opposition, then Ukraine Austria, Lithuania and hosts Russia in a league competition.  Read more

DISC reopening

Reopening of DISC

12th July 2012

The official reopening of the water-based pitch at DISC, Dundee took place on 23rd June. This was an opportunity to showcase the new surface to invited guests as well as recognise the important input of the hockey community in getting to this point.  Read more

Scotland Women Squad

Scotland women to play China

11th July 2012

Scotland Women's squad will be playing 2 games v China, at Wakefield HC on the 20th and 22nd July.  Read more

Scotland U18W

Scotland girls come second in the Celtic Cup

08 July 2012

Scotland under 18 girls came second in the youth Celtic Cup at Peffermill after beating Wales 3-1, while the men were held to a 1-1 draw by the same side.<br/> Meanwhile, both under 16 sides lost to England at Forthbank.  Read more

U16 Girls Thumb

Scotland under 16`s beat England

07 July 2012

Scotland`s under 16 girls surpassed themselves by beating England 3-2 in the first test match at Forthbank, however the men lost 5-3 in the equivalent fixture.  Read more

Scotland U18 vs Italy - Euros

Irish reel in the double

07 July 2012

Ireland completed the double over Scotland in the under 18s Celtic Cup at Peffermill, the men lost 3-0 while the women went down 4-2, leaving the Irish favourites to take both titles.  Read more

Scotland U18M vs Austria

Scotland complete double Swiss roll

6 July 2012

Scotland`s under 18 squads completed the double over Switzerland in the opening games of the Youth Celtic Cup at Peffermill, the men won 4-2 while the women surged into a 8-0 victory.  Read more

U16 Girls Thumb

u16 Boys & Girls Take on England

4 July 2012

Scotland’s u16 boys and girls take to the pitch this weekend to both play two friendly matches against England at Forthbank Stadium in Stirling.  Read more

Inverclyde Pitch

u18 Celtic Cup Comes to Edinburgh

3 July 2012

Scotland’s U18 men and women take to the pitch in Edinburgh this weekend to compete in the u18 Celtic Cup. The inaugural event in this age group, sees teams from Wales, Ireland and Switzerland travel to the capital with games getting underway on Friday night.  Read more


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