Haryana-XI vs RCF Kapurthala in Women Finals of Surjit Hockey, Punjab XI (Pakistan) and PSB in men’s semis

Jalandhar November 6, 2014: Haryana-XI will take on RCF Kapurthala in Women Finals of the 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament, while in Men’s Semi finals defending champions Punjab & Sind Bank will face Army XI and Punjab XI (Pakistan) will lock horns with Indian Oil Mumbai on 8 November at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium.

Action during Haryana XI vs Rest of Pakistan women's match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Action during Haryana XI vs Rest of Pakistan women’s match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Today Haryana XI beat Rest of Pakistan by 5-0 to jump ahead of Punjab XI on the basis of better goal average and booked a place women’s finals against RCF Kapurthala will be played on 7th November at 5-00 PM. Punjab-XI and Haryana-XI earned 4 points each from three outings each.

Though in the Pakistani girls lost this match by 5-0, but today their exhibited good hockey, well coordination but for their poor finishing, they failed to score. The Haryana girls were leading by 3-0 at half time and the scorer were Pritam Siwach (2), Jyoti, Devika and Preet one goal each. Continue reading →

India Held New Zealand for 2-2 Draw in 2nd Match: Jr Women Test Series

New Zealand, 06 November 2014: The Junior Women Hockey Team of India put up a tough fight in the ongoing series against New Zealand today and held the hosts 2-2 in their second match of the six-match test series being played at the TET Multisports Centre, Stratford after losing 1st Match by 1-2.

The junior black sticks women had a good start to the game as Kelsey Smith scored the initial goal of the match, giving the hosts a lead of 1-0 in the first half itself. India made desperate attempts to score but, given the strong defense line of the opponents, could not succeed in putting the ball in the net. At the end of the first half the scores stood at 0-1, indicative of a trail for India. Continue reading →

FIH Women’s Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 Mendoza: Schedule/Results

FIH Women’s Hockey Champions Trophy 2014

FIH Women's Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 Mendoza Logoat Estadio Mendocino de Hockey, Mendoza, Argentina
from 29th November – 7th December 2014

Participating Teams:
Pool A: Netherlands, New Zealand, China, Japan
Pool B: Australia, Argentina, England, Germany

Final Standings:
1. Argentina (gold medal); 2. Australia (silver medal); 3. Netherlands (bronze medal); 4. New Zealand; 5. England; 6. China; 7. Germany; 8. Japan

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Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 Bhubaneswar: Schedule/Results

Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014

Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 Bhubaneswarat Kalinga Hockey Stadium, Bhubaneswar
from 6th – 14th December, 2014

Final Standings: 1. Germany; 2. Pakistan; 3. Australia; 4. India; 5. Netherlands; 6. Argentina; 7. England; 8. Belgium

Participating Teams:
Pool A: Australia (WR-1), Belgium (WR-4), England (WR-5), Pakistan (WR-11)
Pool B: Netherlands (WR-2), Germany (WR-3), Argentina (WR-7), India (WR-9)

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 Detailed Schedule and Results of Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 Bhubaneswar:
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RCF in Women Finals; IOCL & Army XI in men’s semi finals: Surjit Hockey

Jalandhar, November 5, 2014 : Star Studded Rail Coach Factory (RCF Kapurthala) reserved their berth in Finals of the 31st IndianOIl Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament, in women section being played at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium, Jalandhar.

Olympian Prabhjot in action during Indian Oil vs Indian Overseas Bank match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Olympian Prabhjot in action during Indian Oil vs Indian Overseas Bank match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

In the Men sections, Indain Oil defeated Indian Overseas Bank by 4-1 and Army XI defeated Bharat Petroleum 3-2 to entered semi finals of the tournament from their respective pools.

In the men section of the tournament, last year’s rumnners up Indian Oil, Mumbai defeated indian Overseas Bank by 4-1. The bankers took the lead in the 5th minute of the game when they earned their first penalty corner. Their penalty corner expert D Matthuselvan did not make any mistake to find the target. Continue reading →

MCL joins Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 as Principal Partner

New Delhi, 05 November 2014: Hockey India today announced Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) , a subsidiary of Coal India Limited as their new Principal Partner for the upcoming Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 which is scheduled to be held in Bhubaneswar (Odisha) from 6 -14 December 2014.

Elena Norman (CEO, Hockey India) with A N Sahay (CMD MCL) and Board Members of MCL after signing the agreement

Elena Norman (CEO, Hockey India) with A N Sahay (CMD MCL) and Board Members of MCL after signing the agreement

Being one of the most supportive organisations towards hockey as a sport, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) one of the largest subsidiaries of Coal India Limited has been associated with the Hero Hockey India League as the co-owner for the Kalinga Lancers’ team. MCL now takes a leap ahead will be seen as the Principal Partner of the Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014. Continue reading →