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Watsonians face tough test

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Veteran striker Jonny Christie (pictured in red shirt by Nigel Duncan) claimed the game-winner in the 3-2 success over Edinburgh University to take his total for the season to 13 and the former Kelburne forward will...

Students aiming high

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Robbie Croll would like nothing better than to end Western's 16-game unbeaten run when Edinburgh University square-up to the long-time men's Premiership pace-setters at Peffermill on Saturday (13.00). The talented 21-year-old netted a penalty corner...

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...

Christie dents Grange title hopes

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Grange let slip a 4-3 lead late in the game but kept their title hopes alive with a battling draw with long-time men's Premiership pace-setters Western at Fettes College in Edinburgh.Veteran Johnny Christie slotted...

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...

Scotland finish fifth in Euros

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Scotland travelled to Spain seeking promotion to the top tier of women's European indoor hockey, but they finished a disappointing fifth out of six countries in the tournament in Ourense. Coach Iain Strachan saw his...

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...

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...

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...

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