23. October 2013 · Comments Off on Awesome October · Categories: Hockey, Hockey - Men, Hockey - Women, Photo Set

Scottish Hockey held a Big Weekend of hockey at Glasgow Green on 19 – 20 October with eight Division 1 games held over the two games, and all broadcast live online.

Day 1 started in heavy rain. Clydesdale men came back from a 2 goal deficit to draw 2-2 with Dundee Wanderers and preserve their unbeaten league record. In the second game the champions Kelburne led 5-0 a half time against Gordonians. What followed was a four goal comeback by Gordonians, the game finished at 5-4.

photos – Clydesdale v Dundee Wanderers
photos – Kelburne v Gordonians

The afternoon session started with a meeting of the two favourite teams for the ladies title, Clydesdale Western and Grove Menzieshill, On this occasion Grove came out on top, winning by 3-1. The rain was back for the last game of the day which saw Kelburne Ladies hold on for a 2-1 win over GHK.

photos – Western v Grove
photos – Kelburne v GHK

Western v GroveThe first game of day 2 Clydesdale were back to meet one of the other still undefeated men’s teams, Western Wildcats. This was a ding-dong battle in which the lead switched several times before Clydesdale came out on top by 4-3. The second game was just as close. League leaders Hillhead kept up their pace with a 4-3 win over Inverleith, also by 4-3.

photos – Western Wildcats v Clydesdale
photos – Hillhead v Inverleith

Hillhead v InverleithThe goalscoring kept going in the afternoon. Western Wildcats ladies made up for their men’s team defeat earlier by handing GHK their second defeat of the weekend, by 7 goals to 4. Kelburne and Clydesdale Western Ladies were both back for the second time. Western rounded off the weekend by winning 7-0.

photos – Western Wildcats v GHK
photos – Western v Kelburne

The video coverage of the games is available on Quipu TV’s youtube channel.

14. October 2013 · Comments Off on Western Wildcats v Edinburgh University · Categories: Hockey, Hockey - Women, Photo Set

Western Wildcats v Edinburgh University
Wildcats played host to Edinburgh University, one of the top teams in National Division 1 for this game at Auchenhowie on 12th October.

As expected, the students had the best of the game, but the Wildcats fought well all game and in the end University won by the only goal of the game.

photos – Western Wildcats v Edinburgh University

14. October 2013 · Comments Off on Western Wildcats v Grove Menzieshill · Categories: Hockey, Hockey - Men, Photo Set

Western Wildcats v Grove MenzieshillThis National Division 1 game at Auchenhowie on 12th October featured two of the teams which were unbeaten so far during the season and chasing top spot in the league.

After the first half finished at 1-1 the second was very tense. Wildcats took the lead then Menzieshill scored twice to lead at 3-2 before two more Wildcats goals gave them a 4-3 win.

Both teams will feature in Scottish Hockey’s Awesome October event next weekend at the National Hockey Centre, Glasgow Green.

photos – Western Wildcats v Grove Menzieshill

06. October 2013 · Comments Off on Clydesdale Western v Dundee Wanderers · Categories: Hockey, Hockey - Women

Clydesdale Western v Dundee Wanderers
The Scottish Hockey National Leagues are in full swing now and two of the unbeaten Ladies teams, Clydesdale Western and Dundee Wanderers met at Titwood on 5th October.
The home side ended up well on top in this one, scoring three goals in the first half and another two in the second before Wanderers could come back with a couple of late goals. Final score: 5-2 to Clydesdale Western.

photos – Clydesdale Western v Dundee Wanderers