September 2012 News Headlines

Gordon Shepherd

Scots draw with Ireland in Dublin

30 September 2012

Scotland coach Gordon Shepherd continues to defy the world rankings with a 1-1 draw with Ireland in the second pool match at the Electric Ireland Champions Challenge in Dublin, a result that leaves both sides in pole position in the table with four points.  Read more

Alan Forsyth

Scots on cloud nine in Lousada

30 September 2012

Scotland`s men finished off the first round of the World League in Lousada with a 9-0 win over Italy and finish top of the pool table. The final of the Presidents Cup will be between Grange and Inverleith after the latter beat Grove Menzieshill while Edinburgh University could only draw with AMN Hillhead.  Read more

Scot vs USA

Robertson`s strike gives Scots victory in Dublin

29 September 2012

A single strike by Edinburgh University`s Sarah Robertson gave Scotland a famous victory over the United States in the opening pool match of the Electric Ireland Champions Challenge in Dublin, and puts Gordon Shepherd`s charges in pole position along with hosts Ireland.  Read more

Kenny Bain

Magnificent seven for Scots in Lousada

29 September 2012

Scotland remain in pole position in the pool table in the first round of the World League in Lousada with a seven goal victory over host Portugal. This result guarantees the Scots will qualify for the second round of the competition in the new year.  Read more

U16 Girls Thumb

Youth tournament at Peffermill

29 September 2012

Midland are the leaders in the under 18 girls inter-district tournament at Peffermill while West lead the under 16s with three straight wins.  Read more

Inverleith Men

Inverleith march on

29 September 2012

Inverleith are now favourites to reach the final of the Presidents Cup with a 3-1 win over Western Wildcats in a pool A match, now they only have to win or draw against Grove Menzieshill for that final place.  Read more

Senior Men squad

Scots rock Gibraltar

27 September 2012

Scotland`s men recorded their second win in the first round of the FIH World League with a five goal win over Gibraltar, and are now in pole position in the single pool table, a point ahead of Gibraltar who have played a game more. Meanwhile Scotland`s women lost 3-2 to South Africa in a training game in Dublin.  Read more

Scotland celebrate Bronze Medal

Top six finish in Dublin

27 September 2012

Gordon Shepherd, Scotland women`s coach, has set himself a target of a top six place in the Champions Challenge in Dublin, the first stage is a pool competition against the United States, hosts Ireland and South Africa.  Read more

Inverleith Men

Showdown for Presidents Cup final places

27 September 2012

Pole position in both pools of the Presidents Cup are up for grabs this weekend, Western Wildcats, Inverleith and Grove Menzieshill are all in contention in pool A while Edinburgh University could top pool B if they can take three points from AMN Hillhead.  Read more

Max Brors

Brors on fire for Edinburgh University

27 September 2012

Max Brors has fired Edinburgh University to within touching distance of a place in the men's President Cup final.  Read more

Alan Forsyth vs Germany

Nine up for Scots in Lousada

26 September 2012

Scotland`s men beat Morocco 9-0 in their opening pool match in the first round of the World League.  Read more

Laura & Emily Medals

Olympians to visit Girls Inter-Districts

25 September 2012

Following on from the success of last weekend’s boys inter-districts, it’s the girls turn this weekend and spectators and players are in for a special visit from Scottish Olympians Emily Maguire and Laura Bartlett.  Read more

Deadline for Club Head Coach applications extended

25 September 2012

Scottish Hockey, in partnership with Aberdeen Asset Management, is delighted to announce that it is now recruiting for three full-time Head Coaches to work within the Professional Coaching Programme. Closing date for applications has now been extended to Monday 1 October.  Read more

Senior Men squad

Scots in Lousada

25 September 2012

Scotland`s men are up against Morocco, Gibraltar, hosts Portugal and Italy in the first round of the World League in Lousada, the top two qualify for the next round. Meanwhile, Edinburgh University beat Grange 2-1 in the Presidents Cup and have a good chance of making the final.  Read more

Holly Cram

Hat-trick for Cram

23 September 2012

Milne Craig Western and Grove Menzieshill will meet in the final of this years Peregrines Cup, Western beat Edinburgh Univeristy 3-0 while Grove overcame Western Wildcats by a single goal. Meanwhile, West won the youth under 18s inter-district cup and East took the under 16 trophy.  Read more

Bonagrass Grove Women vs MCC Western Women

Six of the best from Grove

22 September 2012

Grove Menzieshill ended Glynhill Kelburne`s interest at the top of pool A of the Peregrines Cup with a 6-0 win, but VWS Dundee Wanderers nine goal victory over Giffnock puts them temporarily in pole position. Meanwhile at Peffermill, West are the leading district in both the boy`s under 16 and under 18 inter-district tournaments.  Read more

CALA Women v Western WIldcats Women-Arthur McKay semi-finals

Wildcats purring along

20 September 2012

Western Wildcats sit at the top of pool A in the women`s Peregrines Cup but have a real challenge when they entertain champions Grove Menzieshill at Auchenhowie, meanwhile in the other pool unbeaten Milne Craig Western take on Edinburgh University at Titwood.  Read more

Senior Men squad

Scotland Men's squad for World League announced

19 September 2012

Scotland Head Coach Derek Forsyth has announced his squad of eighteen players ahead of the FIH World League Round 1 competition taking place in Lousada, Portugal from 25-30 September.  Read more

Scots ready to face Champions Challenge

18 September 2012

Scotland Women Head Coach Gordon Shepherd has revealed the squad of eighteen players for the FIH Champions Challenge taking place in Dublin from 29 September-7 October.  Read more


The Queen Elizabeth Fields Challenge - Funding Opportunity

18 September 2012

The Queen Elizabeth II Fields Challenge (known simply as The Queen Elizabeth Fields Challenge in Scotland), operated by Fields in Trust, is a fantastic campaign to protect 2012 outdoor recreational spaces in communities all across the country as a permanent living legacy of this great event.  Read more

Home For Hockey Sign

Glasgow Green 'Home for Hockey' Meeting

18 September 2012

Ground work on the new Glasgow green “Home for Hockey” is now underway. The project completion time is 50 weeks and as such Scottish Hockey would like to invite all clubs in the West District to a meeting to discuss the impact and future use of this facility.  Read more

Inverclyde Pitch

Scottish Hockey members invited to meeting on Governance Review

17 September 2012

Scottish Hockey will run two Governance Meetings for members to have open discussions with representatives of its Board of Directors and the Governance Review  Read more

Scotland women celebrate

Scottish Hockey launches recruitment of club head coaches

21 September 2012

Scottish Hockey, in partnership with Aberdeen Asset Management, is delighted to announce that it is now recruiting for three full-time Head Coaches to work within the Professional Coaching Programme.  Read more


Kelburne Ladies - Coach Required

17 September 2012

Glynhill Kelburne Ladies are urgently looking to recruit a coach for the forthcoming season.  Read more

Dundee Wanderers Women

McMullan sinks Grove in Tayside derby

16 September 2012

A single goal from Jude McMullan gave VWS Dundee Wanderers a narrow 1-0 win over Tayside rivals Grove Menzieshill in the Peregrines Cup.  Read more

Inverleith Men

Six goal thriller at Auchenhowie

15 September 2012

Western Wildcats and Grove Menzieshill finished level in a six goal thriller at Auchenhowie, but Inverleith moved to the top of pool A of the Presidents Cup with a 4-1 win over Watsonians.  Read more

Western Wildcats Men-Penalty Corner

Top clash at Auchenhowie

13 September 2012

Grove Menzieshill`s visit to Auchenhowie is the top match in the men`s Presidents Cup while in the women`s Peregrines Cup the all-Tayside confrontation between Grove Menzieshill and VWS Dundee Wanderers should as always be an intriguing contest.  Read more

EM and DM

Olympian Emily Maguire visit to Kelburne

12 September 2012

Emily Maguire returned to her roots at Whitehaugh in Paisley last Saturday to display her bronze medal and also inspire the next generation of over a hundred Glynhill Hotel Kelburne youngsters.  Read more

Inverclyde Pitch

National and Local Awards Nominations now open

11 September 2012

A number of national and local awards across Scotland are now open for nominations, including the sportscotland National Awards, Active Stirling Awards and Edinburgh Leisure Awards.  Read more

London 2012

Homecoming Celebrations for Scottish athletes

10 September 2012

The homecoming celebrations to honour Scottish Olympians and Paralympians will take place in Glasgow on Friday 14 September.  Read more

Inverclyde Pitch

Appeal Decision : Greenock Hockey Club

10 September 2012

Please find a statement from Scottish Hockey following the outcome of a complaint and subsequent appeal from Greenock Hockey Club  Read more

Linda Clement

Ralph notches the winner

09 September 2012

A single strike by Catriona Ralph proved to be the winner as Scotland beat Ireland 1-0 at Auchenhowie, the result means that the Scots take the three test match series 2-1 against a side four places above them in the world rankings.  Read more

Bonagrass Grove Women vs MCC Western Women

Good start for the Hill

09 September 2012

Grove Menzieshill under new coach Chris Anderson made a good start with a 4-1 win over AAM Gordonians in the Presidents Cup, meanwhile Grove and Western won, and Wildcats and VWS Dundee Wanderers drew 3-3, in the Peregrines Cup.  Read more

Nikki Kidd vs Japan

Scots women see off Ireland

08 September 2012

Scotland`s women gained revenge with a 3-1 win over Ireland at Auchenhowie to draw the series after two games. In Germany Scotland`s men drew 3-3 with Flottbecker. While in the Presidents Cup there were wins for Grange, Inverleith and Western Wildcats.  Read more

Scotland Women Squad

Single goal defeat to Irish

07 September 2012

Scotland`s women lost 1-0 to Ireland in the final build-up to the Champions Challenge later this month, meanwhile in Germany the senior men went down 6-1 to Club an der Alster in their preparation for the World League in Portugal.  Read more

Nikki Kidd vs Japan

Playing for selection at Auchenhowie

07 September 2012

Scotland`s women play three test matches against Ireland over this weekend at Auchenhowie, the final part in the warm-up for the Champions Challenge in Dublin at the end of this month.  Read more

Alan Forsyth

Scots beat Uhlenhorster

06 September 2012

Scotland`s men beat Germany Bundesliga side Uhlenhorster 4-2 in the first game of the final warm-up for the first round of the World League in Portugal at the end of this month. Clydesdale lost 1-0 to English premier league side Loughborough at Titwood.  Read more

Bon Accord 40 Logo

Aberdeen Bon Accord MBC Turns 40!

5 September 2012

Aberdeen Bon Accord MBC Hockey Club celebrated 40 years of being a club having provided hockey to the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire areas since 1972.  Read more

Masters World Cup Logo

World Cup Masters 2012

5 September 2012

Scotland’s Masters recently headed south to Canterbury to take part in the Masters World Cup, competing against some of the best and most experienced players from around the world.  Read more

Linda Clement

Scotland entertain Ireland at Auchenhowie

05 September 2012

Scotland Women will continue their preparations for the forthcoming FIH Champions Challenge I competition with three international matches against Ireland at Auchenhowie, Glasgow this weekend  Read more

Grange men vs Strathclyde Uni men

Banana skin fixture for Grange

05 September 2012

The meeting of Clydesdale and Grange in the opening fixture of the Presidents Cup is a repeat of the final of the same tournament a couple of years ago. Western Wildcats face VWS Dundee Wanderers in the Peregrines Cup after their fine opening result against Giffnock last weekend.  Read more

CALA Women v Western WIldcats Women-Arthur McKay semi-finals

Wildcats claw eight against Giffnock

02 September 2012

Western Wildcats were the team of the weekend with an 8-1 win over Giffnock on the opening day of the Peregrines Cup, elsewhere there were wins for Milne Craig Western and Glynhill Kelburne.  Read more

Scotland U21 men

Scots youngsters finally relegated after English defeat

01 September 2012

Scotland`s under 21 side finally bowed out of the European Junior Nations Championships in Den Bosch after losing 5-0 to England in the final relegation pool match.  Read more


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