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Eadie joins Scots trio in GB squad

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Borders-born Sarah Robertson, a former Edinburgh University player, Amy Costello from Edinburgh and Dundonian Charlotte Watson have been joined in the Great Britain women's hockey squad by Jen Eadie (pictured, left). She targeted a place...

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,...

Dark puts lights out on Ireland

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Watsonians player Emily Dark slotted a series-winning running penalty to spark a double celebration for Scottish Hockey bosses. The men won all three games against Ireland in Antrim in their mini-series and the women edged...

Accies man in as Scotland coach

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Former international, Chris Duncan, is the new head coach of Scotland's senior women's side with a three-year contract starting on January 1. The 30-year-old steps-up from being interim head coach at the recent FIH World...

Mixed fortunes for Inverleith

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Defending champions Inverleith suffered mixed fortunes in the opening round of fixtures in men's Division One (indoors) with a 4-3 defeat by Grove Menzieshill and a 6-0 victory over Capital rivals Watsonians. Patrick Christie (pictured)...

Students march on in the Cup

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Edinburgh University finally disposed of stuffy Clydesdale 5-1 thanks to a four-goal, second-half burst to march on in the Scottish Men's Hockey Cup. Player/coach Hamish Imrie and his new-look side, who are third in 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...

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...

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...

Dunfermline lead title charge

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Shock-troops Dunfermline Carnegie sit at the top of the men's 12-strong Premiership in their first ever season in the top flight thanks to four wins, a draw and two defeats. Coach Steven Glass' men on...

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 – Burnet double key for Scots

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Fiona Burnet claimed a glory double as Scotland women finished third in the World Cup qualifiers with a gutsy 2-1 win over Belarus in Pisa, Italy. The Wimbledon star netted after four and 26 minutes...

Hockey – shootout shatters Scotland World dreams

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Scotland's dreams of squeezing into next year's women's World Cup in The Netherlands and Spain were shattered underneath the Italian sun. The Tartan Hearts battled to a 0-0 scoreline at the end of regular time...

Hockey – Burnet double claims World Cup semi slot

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Fiona Burnet claimed a glory double as Scotland's women booked a World Cup qualifiers semi-final slot against Wales on Saturday (14.30) after a convincing 3-0 quarter-final victory over Poland in Pisa, Italy. Sarah Jamieson (pictured)...

Outstanding first aid to be rewarded

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St Andrew’s First Aid is calling on Edinburgh citizens to nominate people in the community who have performed outstanding acts of first aid. The appeal is targeted for the organisations Scottish First Aid Awards which...

Hockey – Robertson and Costello back for Scotland

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Scotland welcome back to Great Britain players Sarah Robertson (pictured) and Amy Costello for next week's World Cup qualifiers in Pisa, Italy. Borders-born Robertson, who plays in London but previously enjoyed league and cup success...

Hockey – Grange travel after Hillhead demolition

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Grange defend their 100 per cent men's Premiership record at Titwood against Clydesdale on Saturday (14.30) and are on a high after their 8-2 demolition of bottom club Hillhead last weekend. And they need to...

Hockey – Fraser on a Heigh after double hat-trick

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Razor-sharp Fraser Heigh scored six as Grange drew level on points at the top of the men's Premiership table with an 8-2 demolition of Hillhead in Edinburgh (picture courtesy of David Reid). Western thrashed...

Hockey – win double as Scots eye World qualifiers

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Scotland's senior women completed a win double over a Great Britain Elite Development squad to kick-start their build-up to the World Cup qualifiers. They won 3-2 on Monday night, after leading 2-0 and 3-1, and...

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...

Hockey – Scots let slip 3-0 lead against Ukraine

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A late comeback by Ukraine saw them share of the points in Pool B as Scotland were held to 4-4 draw in their opening match of men’s EuroHockey Championship II in Gniezno, Poland. Scotland took...

Scottish Hockey has new boss

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Barry Cawte is the new chief executive officer for Scottish Hockey and joins Scottish Hockey from the Welsh Rugby Players Association (WRPA), which represents and supports professional rugby players in Wales. He believes there are...

Hockey – Scotland name four Edinburgh players

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Four Lothians-based players - Dan Coultas, Robbie Croll, David Forrester and Robbie Shepherdson - plus Great Britain international Alan Forsyth, are in Scotland's EuroHockey Championship II squad for Gniezno, Poland from August 11 to 22. The return of...

Hockey – Scotland men draw opening game of Test series

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Scotland men earned a 1-1 draw with Ireland at Titwood in the first of three uncapped Test matches in their build-up to next month's EuroHockey Championship II in Poland. Ireland opened the scoring through a...

Hockey – Duncan and Bunce lead Scotland into Worlds

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Chris Duncan said that his appointment as interim Head Coach for the Scotland women’s national team was an honour and privilege. The Edinburgh-based playcaller, who is director of hockey at Edinburgh Academy, will have Dundee-based...

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...

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