Scottish Hockey looking for undiscovered talent

Scottish Hockey is hosting an Under-16 Talent Day this Sunday at Peffermill Playing Fields in Edinburgh.

High School of Glasgow Girls 1st XI hockey team players with Colin Mair are   left to right  vice captain Stephanie Wood, captain Samantha Bell, Victoria Maguire, Mirrin Gillespie and Katie Bulloch. Picture: Contributed

Hockey girls unveil £1.2m upgrade at Old Anniesland

Colin Mair, the former High School of Glasgow rector, joined players, parents and former pupils for the unveiling of a new world-class synthetic water-based hockey pitch that completes a £1.2 million upgrade of the sport ground at Old Anniesland.

Ross High Schools Senior One team.

Hockey kids give Dan Wallace and Olympic swimmers a beating

Team GB’s golden success in women’s hockey was one of the standout moments of the Rio Olympics, and Scottish Hockey added to the celebrations on Saturday with a day dedicated to the sport in 

Concerns that Paralympics in Rio might not match heights of Olympics where Britain's Georgie Twigg (left) and Shona McCallin celebrate historic gold. PICTURE: PA Wire.

GB women win historic hockey gold in dramatic shoot-out

GREAT Britain’s women are Olympic champions for the first time after Maddie Hinch and Hollie Webb’s penalty shoot-out heroics ended the Netherlands’ dynasty in the Games.

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Mary Erskine School defeated Craigholme 3-2 in the Open Girls final. Picture: Duncan Gray.

Loretto and Mary Erskine Schools take national titles

Loretto and Mary Erskine Schools came out top in a thrilling finale to the Quilter Cheviot Scottish Schools Cup and Plate titles at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre.

Dollar Academy has unearthed a treasure trove of sporting talent. Picture: Greg Macvean

Scotland reap hockey and rugby talent at Dollar Academy

This season, six players from Dollar Academy were selected to the Scotland Under-16 girls’ hockey squad.

Work with schools has helped Uddingston Hockey Club win a Club of the Year award. Picture: contributed

Uddingston Hockey Club win prestigious award

Congratulations to Uddingston Hockey Club in becoming the first Scottish winners of the prestigious European Hockey Federation’s Club of the Year Award for Small Clubs (maximum 300 members). Work with the local schools helped contribute to the success.

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Loretto boys teams create cup landmark

Loretto has made hockey 
history as the first school to have two boys’ teams through to the Scottish Hockey National Finals next month.

George Heriot's squad: McKenzie Bell, Naomi Parks, Lorna Cruickshank Robin Robeson, Emma Tennant, Mhairi McGregor, Kate Franklin, Julia Caton, Lucie Keenan, Rachel Smith, Emily Powell, Amy Harrison Ella Watt, Erin Stringer, Susie Robertson, Vicky Hydes, Iona Holmes. Picture: Contributed

George Heriot’s usurp capital rivals

GEORGE Heriot’s have stood out as the top girls’ hockey school this season.

Bradley Dredge chips at the 10th hole at the start of a superb homeward run in Aalborg.  Picture: Getty

Bradley Dredge four shots in front in Aalborg

FORMER World Cup winner Bradley Dredge produced a brilliant finish to take command of the inaugural Made in Denmark event at the halfway stage yesterday.

Australia men's hockey team triumphed over India in 2010 with an 8-0 win. Picture: Getty

Commonwealth Games: Kookaburras eye 2010 repeat

Today’s Commonwealth Games men’s hockey final at Glasgow Green brings together Australia and India, a repeat of Delhi four years ago when the Aussies triumphed 8-0.

Scotland dominated the second-half but were edged out by England. Picture: John Devlin

Commonwealth Games hockey: England edge out Scots

FOR those monomaniacs obsessed with a single sport not featured in these Games – and I include sportswriters here – yesterday at Glasgow Green presented a familiar scenario of gloweringly grey skies, a green rectangle, two goals, 11-a-side and Scotland versus England. Unfortunately the outcome was pretty predictable as well – England won.

Ross Stott is hit by the ball'South Africa - Andrew Cronje shoots a penalty corner. Picture: Greg Macvean

Commonwealth Games hockey: South Africa 2 - 0 Scotland

SCOTLAND lost their opening match of the men’s hockey event by conceding two second-half goals to South Africa at Glasgow Green.

Vikki Bunce: scored second goal. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Hockey: Bronze for Scotland women as men lose out

THERE were mixed fortunes for Scotland in the final day of the Investec Cup in London yesterday, the women came away with the bronze medal after a 3-2 win over Wales, while the men 
collected the wooden spoon after losing 3-0 to South Africa.

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Nikki Lloyd celebrates scoring Scotland's second goal in the 5-0 win against Wales in the Investec Cup match in London. Picture: PA

Hockey: Bunce at double as Scotland thrash Wales

DUNDEE Wanderers playmaker Vikki Bunce once again proved to be the catalyst as her two late strikes sealed Scotland’s 5-0 win over Wales yesterday in the women’s Investec Cup at the Lee Valley Centre in London.

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Catriona Ralph on the Swilken Bridge at the Old Course in St Andrews. Picture: Alistair Devine

Glasgow 2014: Catroina Ralph at her 3rd Games

CATRIONA Ralph is not a newcomer to the Commonwealth stage but this year’s games will be unlike the experiences the international hockey player enjoyed in Melbourne and then Delhi.

The Grange players celebrate after winning the Scottish Cup at Glasgow Green. Picture: TSPL

Grange mount comeback to claim cup win

GRANGE took possession of their fourth Scottish Cup trophy after a remarkable comeback against Edinburgh rivals Inverleith at Glasgow Green. Bill Robson’s charges certainly contributed to their own downfall.

Edinburgh University made it a capital double by lifting the women's trophy. Picture: John Devlin

Edinburgh clean sweep in the hockey Scottish Cup

IT WAS an Edinburgh clean sweep in the Scottish Cup finals at Glasgow Green, Grange went to a penalty shoot-out to settle their affair with city rivals Inverleith, while Edinburgh University saw off Milne Craig Clydesdale Western 4-1 in the women’s final.

Adam Mackenzie hoping to win the Scottish Cup for Inverleith. Picture: TSPL

Adam Mackenzie key for Inverleith in final

INVERLEITH set-piece expert Adam Mackenzie could be the catalyst that brings the Scottish Cup to the club for the first time since 1975, but standing in the way are local rivals Grange in an all-Edinburgh final at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre today.

The FIH Champions Challenge will take place at Glasgow's National Hockey Centre. Picture: Johnston Press

Glasgow 2014: Scotland name hockey Challenge squad

SCOTLAND’S senior women’s hockey team have named their eighteen-strong squad for the FIH Champions Challenge at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre.

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