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Scotland relegated following 1-0 loss to Czech Republic

A heart-breaking single goal loss has relegated Scotland to EuroHockey Championship II after they lost their final match of the women’s RABO EuroHockey Championship 2017 to Czech Republic.

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The Scotland squad are all smiles as they pose with their winners medals following yesterdays European Nations Championship II final victory over Wales at Glasgow Green. Photograph: Duncan Gray

Scots on the up as Alan Forsyth goal seals win

Gold medals and promotion were the rewards for Scotland following their 2-1 victory over Wales in the final of the European Nations Championship II at Glasgow Green.

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Kenny Bain was on target in Scotland's win over France. Picture: Greg Macvean

Scotland stun favourites France at European Nations

Scotland shocked the tournament favourites France with a spirited 2-1 victory in the opening pool match at the European Nations Championships II at Glasgow Green yesterday and now share top spot with Ukraine, writes Craig Madden.

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Katie Holmes celebrates pulling a goal back for Scotland during the 2-1 defeat by Italy at the Women's Hockey World League tie in Brussels. Picture: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images for FIH

Brave Scots lose narrowly to Italy in World League

Scotland coach Gordon Shepherd billed yesterday’s crucial pool match against Italy at the World League in Brussels as a must-win event, but unfortunately his charges went down 2-1 and face a tough task to qualify for the quarter-finals and a place in the World Cup finals next year.

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Wei Adams of Scotland battles for the ball with Thierry Brinkman of the Netherlands.  Photograph: Alex Morton/Getty Images

Dutch leave Scotland pointless but hopeful

Scotland went down 3-0 to the Netherlands, 19 places above them in the international rankings, in their second pool match at the World League semi-final in London. But crucially the scoreline means Derek Forsyth’s charges are still above bottom side Pakistan on goal difference.

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Team captains Kareena Cuthbert, left, and Becky Merchant raise a glass to the Graham's sponsorship deal. Picture: Julie Howden

Graham’s eyes healthy goal with Scottish Hockey link

Graham’s the Family Dairy has kicked off its sponsorship of Scottish Hockey and the Scottish Women’s Hockey Team, the latter training at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre for the upcoming World League semi-finals.

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Amy Brodie in action for Scotland. Picture: Craig Watson/SNS

Wales pip Scotland in first Test

Scotland’s build-up to next month’s World League semi-final took a dent when they lost 2-1 to Wales in the first of three Test matches at Glasgow Green.

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Grange are in possession but they were eventually overpowered by league champions Kelburne.

Bromac Kelburne overwhelm Grange in Scottish Cup final

It may not have been a vintage season for Bromac Kelburne but the league champions swept to another double with a convincing 5-2 win over Grange in the Scottish Cup final.

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Grange's Cameron Fraser keeps the ball from Kelburne's Adam Bain. Picture: Duncan Gray

Grange find Kelburne too hot to handle in Scottish Cup Final

Grange failed to cope with Bromac Kelburne’s lethal finishing and went down 5-2 in the Scottish Cup final at Glasgow Green.

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Grove Menzieshill Hockey Club has a thriving youth development programme.

Dundee and Angus pupils thrive at Grove Menzieshill Hockey Club

Grove Menzieshill does its utmost to encourage hockey in local schools – and so it is terrific that the European Hockey Federation has named the Dundee-based club the 
European Small Club of the Year for 2016.

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Mixed fortunes for Glasgow High rugby and hockey sides

Mixed fortunes for Glasgow High rugby and hockey sides

High School of Glasgow’s top hockey and rugby squads have just completed an enlightening five-day tour of 
Portugal.

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Mary Erskine School and Fettes College win first hockey titles

Mary Erskine School and Fettes College win first hockey titles

Mary Erskine School and Fettes College are the first winners of the new Coach Logic 1st XI title. Mary Erskine won eight of the nine girls’ matches to pip Edinburgh rivals George Watson’s College by two points.

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Dollars Jenny Walls, left, is in the Scotland Under-18 squad.

Dollar Academy girls make it three Scottish Senior Cups in a row

It’s the end of season and 
Dollar Academy has plenty to celebrate.

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Stewarts Melville take the lead against Loretto as Robbie Croll, out of picture, opens the scoring.
Picture: Mark Pugh

Stewart’s Melville celebrate a hockey cup double

Stewart’s Melville College had a great day at the Scottish Schools’ Cup finals at the National Hockey Centre in Glasgow, winning both the boys’ Open and Senior three trophies

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Fettes and St George’s vie at top of Coach Logic Schools League

Fettes and St George’s vie at top of Coach Logic Schools League

It is hotting up in the final stages
of the inaugural Coach Logic Schools’ League, with Fettes College and St George’s tied on 15 points after nine matches in the girls’ 1st XI. Dollar Academy are just two points behind having payed two fewer matches.

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Craigholme School Under-18 hockey team, who have become the Scottish Indoor  Champions, with their coach, Wendy Justice.

Justice sisters star as Craigholme win Scottish U18 indoor title

Craigholme School, with the impressive Justice sisters in the line-up, repeated their triumph of 2015 when they were crowned Scottish Indoor Champions at the Scottish Under-18 Girls’ Hockey 
finals at Bell’s Sports Centre in Perth.

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Stewarts-Melville top Coach Logic Scottish Schools League

Stewarts-Melville top Coach Logic Scottish Schools League

Stewart’s Melville College are forging ahead in the boys’ 1st XI of the inaugural Coach Logic Scottish Schools’ League.

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The Clydesdale team celebrate

Clydesdale Western win Under-18 Scottish Girls’ Club Cup

A group of West of Scotland schoolgirls joined forces to help Milne Craig Clydesdale Western win the under-18 Girls’ Scottish Club Cup at 
Peffermill in Edinburgh.

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George Watson’s to fore in Scotland Under-18 hockey squad

George Watson’s to fore in Scotland Under-18 hockey squad

George Watson’s College have a handful of players – Ellie Wilson, Katie MacCallum, Lucy Nickerson, Lucy Howgarth and Milly Wood – included in this season’s Scottish Under-18 squad.

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Dollar Academy's girls' first XI top their league.

Dollar Academy girls top Coach Logic Schools hockey league

Dollar Academy, with three wins out of four, are the new leaders in the girls’ 1st XI of the inaugural Coach Logic Schools’ hockey league.

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