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Katie Robertson helping put the village of Freuchie back on the national sporting map

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Mention Freuchie in a national sporting context and many will instantly say cricket, a reference to 1985 when the village team from Fife, captained by David Christie, triumphed over a team from Surrey in the National Village...

Edinburgh University travel to Grange in final men’s Premiership game

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FIXTURES: Saturday: Clydesdale v Watsonians (11.30, Titwood), Inverleith v Grove Menzieshill (12.30, The Mary Erskine School), Dunfermline Carnegie v Western (13.30, Woodmill High School, Dunfermline), Uddingston v Hillhead (13.30, Uddingston Cricket and Sports Club), Dundee...

Edinburgh University secure promotion to BUCS top league

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Goals from Declan Bradley, Ian McFadden, Robbie Croll and Costas Stylianou secured promotion for Edinburgh University into the elite of British university hockey with a 4-1 victory over Oxford Brookes at Peffermill. Next year, the...

Harwood treble for Western as they close in on league and Scottish Cup glory

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Western, the men's Premiership pace-setters, took another step towards a league and cup double when they thrashed Dunfermline Carnegie 8-0 in their Scottish Cup semi-final at Glasgow's National Hockey Centre. Captain Rob Harwood netted a treble and Fraser...

Razor-sharp Christie claims winner

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Gavin Sommerville reflected on Western's come-from-behind, 3-2 men's Premiership success at Edinburgh University and admitted: "They really pushed us." Jonny Christie claimed the game-winner three minutes from time for the long-time men's Premiership leaders. The victory extended their...

Students collect national silverware

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SCOTTISH international Robbie Croll slotted from a penalty corner to claim the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Vase Final for Edinburgh University at Nottingham University. Croll, a 21-year-old who captains the side, struck the game-winner in...

Grange still in title race

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Grange kept in the Men's Premiership title chase with a hard-earned 2-1 victory at a spirited Edinburgh University side thanks to goals from two teenage players and some quality saves from Scottish international David...

Grange under pressure in title race

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Grange are five points behind Premiership leaders Western and can't afford a slip when they visit Peffermill on Saturday (13.00) to face Edinburgh University as league games are fast running out.Western are unbeaten in...

Showchoir back on stage

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Showchoir is an exciting performance group formed in 2011 which has gone from strength to strength. The choir strives for a high standard of performance, with exciting challenges and diversity in singing and movement...

Grange can’t afford to slip-up

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Second-placed Grange can't afford to slip-up when they visit former Premiership pace-setters, Dunfermline Carnegie, on Saturday (13.30, Woodmill High School, Dunfermline).The Fife club, only promoted this season, have slipped to fifth spot and have...

Semple clinches welcome win

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Scotland edged Ireland 3-2 to earn their first win in the EuroHockey Indoor Championships, Division 2, in Ourense, Spain, but their promotion hopes suffered a hammer blow after a crushing 6-2 defeat to hosts...

Scots hopes dashed by late strike

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Scotland's hopes of a moral-boosting win in the EuroHockey Indoor Championships, Division Two, in Spain were dashed by a goal 40 seconds from full time. Razor-sharp Sofie Stomps capitalised on a loose ball near the...

Duncan issues warning to squad

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Premiership combine Inverleith, boosted by their 7-1 victory over Kelburne in the league, host Strathclyde University (Mary Erskine School, 13.30) in the Scottish Hockey Cup on Saturday. And coach Chris Duncan (pictured) warned his men...

Harwood double keeps Western ahead in title race

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Men's Premiership: Western 8, Uddingston 1; Grange 4, Watsonians 2; Edinburgh University 1, Dunfermline Carnegie 1; Inverleith 7, Kelburne 1; Grove Menzieshill 3, Dundee Wanderers 2; Clydesdale 6, Hillhead 1. Experienced Gavin Sommerville said that...

Grange lying second

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Grange hope sixth-placed Uddingston can derail Western's nine-game unbeaten run since the start of the season when the pair clash at Auchenhowie on Saturday (15.00). Western have scored 54 goals and lost only 16 collecting...

Grange close gap on Western

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Rob Harwood netted a double as men's Premiership pace-setters Western beat Watsonians 3-0 in Edinburgh to extend their unbeaten run to nine games. The three points takes the Glasgow club on to 25 points but...

Marwaha warns his unbeaten squad

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Western Wildcats coach Vishal Marawha has issued a warning to his Premiership-chasing squad: "Don't drop your intensity." The early-season, men's pace-setters square-up to a Watsonians side desperate to bounce back after their impressive recent six-match unbeaten run came to...

Inverleith punished as students move third

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Johnny Christie (pictured, red shirt) and Scottish international Rob Harwood both netted trebles as Glasgow-based Western Wildcats moved three points clear at the top of the men's Premiership. They dominated play against struggling Inverleith after...

Grange fire 14 to go top

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Fraser Heigh and Albert Rowley both claimed five goals each as Grange fired 14 goals to destroy Kelburne and move into pole position in the men's Premiership on goal difference. The Edinburgh combine, who had...

Students aiming high in top flight

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Robbie Croll believes that the new-look Edinburgh University side have not reached their full potential and revealed they are aiming high in the men's hockey Premiership this season. Draws against two of the front-runners have,...

Carnegie face toughest test

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Dunfermline Carnegie face their biggest test since being promoted to the top flight of Scottish Hockey when they travel to joint leaders Western Wildcats (Auchenhowie, 13.30) on Saturday. Western, Dunfermline and Grange all have 16...

Students set for Grange test

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Edinburgh University visit men's Premiership title-chasers Grange on Tuesday (8pm) with player/coach Hamish Imrie looking to continue the club's development. The students come into the floodlit hockey clash at Fettes College, Edinburgh, after thrashing...

Imrie back to provide inspiration

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Hamish Imrie gambled when he left Scotland to develop his hockey skills in The Netherlands, Germany and Belgium but the Scottish international is back In Scotland's Capital and guiding Edinburgh University as their player...

Hockey – Scotland blow as Campbell suffers injury

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Edinburgh schoolteacher Louise Campbell has been forced to withdraw from the Scotland women's squad on the eve of their World Cup qualifiers in Italy. The experienced, Perth-born international, who plays for Edinburgh University and is...

Hockey – Edinburgh players in Scotland squad

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Four players from Watsonians and three from Edinburgh University are included by Chris Duncan, Scotland's interim coach, for this weekend's double-header against Wales. Duncan, director of hockey at Edinburgh Academy, believes the matches will be...

Men’s Premiership – Grange have healthy lead at the top

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Men’s Premiership: Grange 4, Watsonians 0; Edinburgh University 3, Uddingston 0; Dundee Wanderers 1, Clydesdale 1; Grove Menzieshill 4, Kelburne 2; Hillhead 4, Western Wildcats 2 Grange are now nine points clear of the chasing...

Men’s hockey – Grange and Edinburgh University in final four

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Scottish Cup, quarter-finals: Edinburgh University 6, Gordonians 1; St Andrews University 0, Grange 8; Perthshire 2, Grove Menzieshill 11; Hillhead 1, Western Wildcats 2. Dan Coultas, a former Scottish international, netted a treble as Grange...

Women’s hockey – Edinburgh students earn call to senior squad

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Two Edinburgh University players are among a group of six added to the Scotland women’s international squad after impressing in the last 12 months. Ruth Blaikie and Ellie Wilson (both Dundee Wanderers), Catriona Booth (Western...

Hockey – Grange still top despite being frozen out

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Premiership: Kelburne 4, Edinburgh University 4. Watsonians 0, Dundee Wanderers 2; Grove Menzieshill 1, Western Wildcats 4. Division Two: Inverleith 3, Dunfermline Carnegie 1; Hillhead v Grange (postponed, frozen pitch) Grange remain on top of...

Milne looking to maintain unbeaten run

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Callum Milne took over a much-changed squad at Grand Slam winners Grange in September and the soft-spoken, former Scottish international and his co-coach Stevie Grubb have guided the Edinburgh side to the summit of...

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