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Sarah Robertson is Scotland’s new hockey captain as part of a new long-term strategy

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Olympic bronze medallist Sarah Robertson (pictured by Duncan Gray playing for Scotland) has been confirmed as Scotland's new women's hockey captain as the build-up continues towards the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in July, and the...

Watsonians aim for back-to-back doubles in women’s Premiership hockey

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Sarah Jamieson looked back on the Premiership and Scottish Cup wins with Edinburgh hockey club Watsonians and said: "We're aiming for more success." The 28-year-old Watsonians and Scotland forward finally claimed a Scottish Cup medal on...

2022 Scottish Hockey Women’s Club Finals

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Rounding off Scottish Hockey's Club Finals , Sunday saw the Women's Club Finals at Peffermill. With no reserve competitions, there were only four matches but that didn't detract from the spectacle, as the crowds...

2022 Scottish Hockey Men’s Club Finals

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Over the weekend, Scottish Hockey held their Club Finals at Edinburgh University's, Peffermill sports' facility, hosting 20 teams, playing 10 matches, in the Men's and Women's competitions. Saturday was dedicated to the Men's Competition Finals...

Undefeated Western win third national trophy this season

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Scottish Cup Final: men: Western 6, Hillhead 0 (at Peffermill, Edinburgh) Western triumphed in the Scottish Cup for the tenth time in their history to complete the Grand Slam having previously won the indoor title...

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...

Jamieson and Burnet on target as Scotland beat Wales

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Scotland women beat Wales 2-0 in Altrincham in the first of a two-match, uncapped series, the goals coming from Fiona Burnet (Wimbledon) and Sarah Jamieson (Watsonians) in an impressive second-half performance. The Scots defended well...

Scotland women face Wales back-to-back as Commonwealth Games build-up continues

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Scotland women’s head coach Chris Duncan aims to continue the good work when they play Wales back-to-back  in uncapped matches this weekend. Duncan's squad won two of three matches against a strong Irish side in...

Duncan making progress with national women’s squad ahead of the Commonwealth Games

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Scotland women's head coach Chris Duncan believes his squad are making progress despite letting slip a 4-3 lead late in the game to go down 6-4 to Ireland in Belfast but claim the Test...

Duncan aiming for triple whammy over highly-ranked Irish side

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Coach Chris Duncan (pictured at training with Scotland) aims to claim a third straight win over Ireland when the teams meet in Belfast today (11am) in the third game of their three-Test series. Scotland's women...

Scotland women clinch deal with Bell Ingram estate agents

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Bell Ingram are the new property partner of the national women’s squad which will compete in the Commonwealth Games this summer and the deal will also help nurture Scotland’s hockey talent, encouraging girls to...

Evergreen Christie eyes domestic Grand Slam with Western

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Jonny Christie reflected on his 14th men's Scottish hockey title win thanks to a 7-2 win over Edinburgh side Grange and left the door open for another season in the top flight.  Now, if the 38-year-old (pictured by...

Western coach dedicates Premiership win to club volunteers

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Coach Vishal Marwaha paid tribute to the volunteers who helped Western regain the men's Premiership title for the first time in 18 years and his men did it in style with a magnificent seven goals after going...

Two missing for Grange Hockey Club for title decider at Western Hockey Club

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Grange have two key men missing for the men's Premiership title showdown with long-time pace-setters Western at Auchenhowie on Saturday (1.30pm). Scotland's leading goalscorer this season, Fraser Heigh (pictured by Nigel Duncan during a recent league...

EuroHockey League success for Grange Hockey Club in Ranking Cup

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Martin Shepherdson, Grange's team manager, saluted his men who beat former Austrian champions, Post SV, 3-0 in Terrassa, Spain, to claim seventh place in the eight-team EuroHockey League Ranking Cup. It is the Edinburgh club's maiden victory...

Heartbreak for Grange in EuroHockey League as Hampstead & Westminster snatch late win

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Edinburgh side Grange came within five minutes of making EuroHockey League history but ended up losing 2-1 after London-based Hampstead & Westminster snatched two goals in the final five minutes, the game-winner coming in the last...

Fraser aims to be flying Heigh in EuroHockey League Ranking Cup in Spain

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Fraser Heigh (pictured) has been the scourge of defences in Scotland's men's hockey Premiership this season, now the country's top marksman hopes to shoot Edinburgh club side Grange to glory in Europe. The 21-year-old has netted 41...

Grange captain relishing the prospect of playing top sides in EuroHockey Ranking Cup in...

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David Forrester captains Grange against "world-class" opposition in the EuroHockey League Ranking Cup and the 32-year-old said is was crucial that Grange maintain the intensity they showed in the first quarter of their last domestic game...

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...

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...

Dark in the spotlight

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Emily Dark blasted herself onto the European indoor hockey stage with a sensational performance for Scotland in their series win over Ireland in Belfast last month. The Tayside-based player who is an RAF Reservist with...

Scotland enjoy double success

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Coach Iain Strachan believes that edging Ireland 2-1 in the women's indoor mini-series was a real bonus. The Dundee-based playcaller used three different systems and experimented during the three games in Antrim this week. And this,...

Grange five behind in title race

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Grange slipped five points adrift of in-form Western in the men's hockey Premiership after a comfortable 9-0 win by the Auchenhowie-based club over lowly Grove Menzieshill in the West of Scotland. The Glasgow club, who...

Sands strike sparks Watsonians win

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Watsonians player-coach Dan Coultas (pictured, white shirt) set a target of gaining a place in the top six of the men's Premiership ahead of the winter shut-down and he has achieved that comfortably. In fact,...

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...

Scotland coach proud of bounce back

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Scotland's interim coach Chris Duncan (pictured) praised the women's squad who finished third in the World Cup qualifiers in Italy. The team did not achieve their goal of booking a ticket to next year's World...

Hockey – coach Duncan praises squad after win double

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Scotland women's interim head coach Chris Duncan (pictured) looked forward to potential matches against Wales in a positive mood following an encouraging win double over a capable Great Britain Elite Development squad at Peffermill. The...

Hockey – encouraging start in World Cup build-up

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Scotland's senior women, with a number of Lothians players involved, began their build-up for the World Cup qualifiers with an encouraging 2-0 win over Great Britain Elite Development Programme in a challenge match at...

Wilson moves on with World Cup qualification on horizon

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Scotland's senior women’s national team coach, Jen Wilson (pictured), has decided not to renew her contact which expires at the end of August. She leaves as World Cup qualification begins later this year. Wilson was...

Hockey – Robertson books her Olympic ticket

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Former University of Edinburgh forward Sarah Robertson (pictured) has been selected for Great Britain's hockey squad for the Tokyo Olympics. But former Inverleith player Amy Costello and ex-Kelburne star Alan Forsyth are named as reserves...

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