28. September 2015 · Comments Off on Boys Interdistricts 2015 · Categories: Hockey - Men

This year’s Under 16 and Under 18  Interdistrict tournament was held at Glasgow Green on 26-27 September.

In the Under 16 category West District were clear champions while North edged East for second place.

East were the first qualifiers for the Under 18 final while Midland edged out West for the second place. In a reversal Midland took a single goal lead in the first half of the final and then held on through heroic efence to take the trophy.

photos – Boys Under 16 Interdistricts

photos – Boys Under 18 Interdistricts
Boys Inter-District Hockey Tournament

23. September 2015 · Comments Off on Uddingston v Hillhead · Categories: Hockey - Men, Photo Set

Uddingston Hockey Club, newly promoted to the Men’s national Division 1, have a newly laid pitch adjacent to the well known cricket facility, and got to use it for the first time on 19th September. Unfortunately they didn’t get much else to celebrate as the visitors, Hillhead, won by 6-0. Hillhead fimnished the weekend on top of Division 1 after three wins out of three.

photos – Uddingston v Hillhead
Uddingston v Hillhead

14. September 2015 · Comments Off on Wins for Hillhead & Menzieshill men · Categories: Hockey - Men, Photo Set

The opening Saturday of the Scottish Hockey league season on September 12  featured two men’s Division 1 games at Glasgow Green. Both games saw teams which finished in last season’s top four start their year with a defeat.

First up were Western Wildcats who went behind to Hillhead early in the game and never quite caught up. It was close in the end but Hillhead held on to win 3-2.

photos – Hillhead v Western Wildcats

In the second game Kelburne took a two goal lead  against newly promoted Grove Menzieshill only to have one pulled back before the break. Menzieshill found an extra step forced themselves into the lead in the second half and were then able to add goals on the break as Kelburne pressed for an equaliser. The game finished 5-3 to the Dundonians.

photos – Kelburne v Grove Menzieshill

Kelburne v Grove Menzieshill

01. September 2015 · Comments Off on Edinburgh Wolves v Clyde Valley Blackhawks · Categories: American Football, Photo Set

Edinburgh Wolves v Clyde Valley Blackhawks Two Scottish teams qualified for the semi-final play-off of the National League Division 1 this year. The game was played at Meadowbank Stadium on 29th August, the weekend after the other play offs. Unfortunately this left the Blackhawks short of some players and we ended up with a one sided scorleline, 42-0 to Edinburgh.
The Wolves go on to play Merseyside Nighthawks in the final for the second year running. The game is being played in Leeds on September 12th.

photos – Edinburgh Wolves v Clyde Valley Blackhawks

Earlier in the day the Wolves junior team played a fixture against Clackmananshire Ravens. This was an entertaining game won by the home side.

photos – Edinburgh Wolves Juniors v Clackmananshire Ravens