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Tartan Hearts broken by Canada in Commonwealth Games showdown

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COMMONWEALTH GAMES: WOMEN'S HOCKEY: fifth/sixth place: Scotland 1, Canada 3; seventh/eighth: New Zealand 1, India 1 (India win shootout 2-1). Scotland finished sixth in the Commonwealth Games women's hockey tournament in Birmingham after being beaten...

Seven up for Scotland men in last Commonwealth Games outing

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Ninth/tenth place play-off: Scotland 7, Ghana 2 (at The University of Birmingham) Scotland men claimed ninth place in the ten-team Commonwealth Games men's hockey tournament with a 7-2 win over tournament debutants Ghana. Four goals in seven, fourth-quarter minutes...

Robertson says Scotland women’s hockey is on the way up

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Whatever happens in today's (Sunday) fifth/sixth place play-off with Canada in the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham Scotland women are on the way up. That's the view of Sarah Robertson (pictured), captain of the Tartan Hearts, ahead...

Scotland’s men in wooden spoon clash in Commonwealth Games

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Victory for Ghana over Scotland men on Saturday (9am) would mean the Blue Sticks would take the wooden spoon in the Commonwealth Games hockey tournament at the University of Birmingham arena (pictured). Coach Derek...

Scotland’s women must beat Canada to claim fifth spot in Commonwealth Games

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Victory over Canada would secure fifth place for Scotland at the Commonwealth Games. The sides square-up on Sunday (11.15am) in Birmingham and the pairing arrived when New Zealand, ranked No 8 in the world,...

Scotland women anxious for more experience against top level hockey sides

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Scotland's vice-captain Katie Robertson admitted she is relishing the prospect of a fifth/sixth play-off in the Commonwealth Games with Canada, ranked No 15 in the world, two places above the Tartan Hearts. The Fife-born midfielder admitted...

Costello recovering after bruising battle with Aussies

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Amy Costello emerged battle-scarred as Scotland were booked a fifth/sixth play-off game in the Commonwealth Games despite a 2-0 defeat by Australia. Coach Chris Duncan's squad accumulated six points from four Pool B games after beating South...

Brave Scots edged by Hockeyroos in Commonwealth Games

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Commonwealth Games: women hockey: Pool B: Australia 2, Scotland 0 (at The University of Birmingham) Scotland will know if they are in the fifth/sixth play-off on Thursday morning after ruled being out of medal contention in...

Forsyth urges his men to move on after being blitzed by Australia

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Scotland captain Alan Forsyth urged his squad to move on after they were beaten 12-0 by the ruthless Australian side in their second Commonwealth Games clash in Birmingham. The Blue Sticks square-up to South Africa...

Brave Scots edged by physical Kiwis in key Commonwealth Games clash

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The scoreline confirmed that Scotland’s women were edged 1-0 by New Zealand in a bruising battle in Birmingham, but it does not tell the whole story in a Commonwealth Games encounter in which the...

Eadie prepares to face mighty Kiwis in Commonwealth Games

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Commonwealth Games: Pool A (women): Scotland 4, South Africa 2 Jen Eadie (pictured in training) eyed Scotland's clash with mighty New Zealand on Saturday night in Pool A of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham but...

Captain Sarah Robertson aims high at Commonweath Games

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Sarah Robertson (pictured) has an Olympic medal safely tucked away, the acclaimed Scottish hockey player producing a sublime finish in the bronze medal match at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to help Great Britain finish on the podium.  Now she has re-focused...

Scotland’s women receive new kit ahead of Commonwealth Games 2022

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Scotland's women's hockey team were presented with their Commonwealth Games 2022 team shirts ahead of their departure for Birmingham. Jim Aitken, director of sport and exercise for The University of Edinburgh, did the honours at...

Army insight learning curve for Scotland women

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Katie Robertson believes that Scotland's women's hockey team took more than team building from a fun day with the Army. The Freuchie-raised player feels that lessons learned during team building at Edinburgh's Redford Barracks can...

Commonwealth Games here we come

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Sarah Jamieson (pictured) was at her desk before attending a media day for Scotland women's hockey team ahead of the Commonwealth Games. Yes, Scotland are in the fortunate position of having five members of the...

Bex Condie says goodbye to international hockey

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Bex Condie believes this is the right time to retire from international hockey despite being named as one of five reserves for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The Birmingham-based player collected 76 caps and scored...

Lothians athletes picked for Scotland’s Euro bid

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Scotland under-21 women squad head to the Junior EuroHockey Championships bidding to retain their position at the top table of European hockey. Scotland also has the opportunity to qualify for the Junior World Cup...

Now all roads lead to Birmingham for Scotland women

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Test: Scotland 3, Italy 1 (at Peffermill) Scotland can now look forward to their opening Commonwealth Games fixture against South Africa in Birmingham after signing-off their competitive build-up with a 3-1 victory over a battling...

Forsyth captain of Scotland’s Commonwealth Games squad

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Great Britain international Alan Forsyth skippers Scotland in his fourth Commonwealth Games as the Blue Sticks face Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Pakistan in an Pool A in Birmingham. Left out are Kenny Bain,...

Montserrat stars as Italy test Games-bound Scots

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The learning process continues for Scotland women and their coach Chris Duncan as the Commonwealth Games loom at the end of this month, and time is running out. The squad have one more competitive outing...

Costello double helps sink Italy in opening clash

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International: women: Scotland 3, Italy 0 (at Peffermill, Edinburgh). 4-Nations tournament: men: Ireland 5, Scotland 3; Wales 5, USA 0 (at Uddingston)Amy Costello claimed a glory double as Scotland beat Italy 3-0 in a...

Watson returns to boost Scotland’s midfield heartbeat

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Dynamic midfielder Charlotte Watson is expected to return to the Scotland squad on Sunday against Italy in Edinburgh after a two-month injury lay-off. The 24-year-old Dundonian has received intensive treatment on an ankle injury.Chris...

Golden fires Scotland into 4-Nations final

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4-Nations: Day three: Scotland 2, Ireland 1; Wales 2, USA 1 (at Uddingston)Jamie Golden fired a late game-winner as Scotland came from behind to edge Ireland 2-1 on Day Three of the men’s 4-Nations at Uddingston. The sides meet...

Tough pre-Games tests for Scotland’s men and women

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Scotland face unbeaten 4-Nations pace-setters Ireland on Saturday at Uddingston 3pm as they bid to bounce back from a 2-1 defeat by Wales on Thursday in the same competition.Derek Forsyth's men need a win to...

Scotland slip-up to Wales in 4-Nations

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Grange captain David Forrester (pictured by Mark Pugh with coach Derek Forsyth) celebrated his 50th cap for Scotland but the home side lost 2-1 to Wales in the men’s 4-Nations at Uddingston. The Blue...

Riddell on target as Scotland beat USA

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Scotland's men got off to a winning start in their men’s 4-Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over USA at Uddingston and looked dangerous from the start. The Blue Sticks created a number of...

Moodie quits Scottish Hockey for school job down south

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Edinburgh-raised Graham Moodie (pictured), Scotland men’s under-21 head coach and assistant coach of Scotland's senior men, is leaving Scottish Hockey after over ten years with the organisation. Moodie, from Balerno, is a former Scotland...

Three Edinburgh-based players in Scotland men’s squad

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Dan Coultas, David Forrester and Hamish Imrie, who play for Edinburgh clubs, are listed along with four other home-based Scots in the squad for 4-Nations hockey tournament involving Ireland, Wales and America from Wednesday,...

Italy last test for Scotland women ahead of Commonwealth Games

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Scotland women play Italy in a three-match Test series as they continue final preparations for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham at the end of July. Italy visit Peffermill, Edinburgh, on Sunday 3 July (3:30pm), Monday...

Hockey – Scotland v GB Elite Development Programme – Match 2

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Following on from Saturday's drawn match, Scotland's women came back on Sunday with a better performance and outcome. Scoring early from a penalty corner, they were never under a great deal of pressure and ran...

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