Glasgow 2014 (W): South Africa and England to face Australia and New Zealand in Semis

Poonam Rani of India taking on Marsha Cox of South Africa during their pool game at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

England and South Africa completed the women’s semi-final line up at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games with hard-fought victories. England defeated the host nation by 2-1 while South Africa edged past talented Indian side by 3-2 and will now face New Zealand and Australia respectively for a place in final. It was a very tense affair at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre with so much at stake for both teams Scotland and England, each team knowing that a win would take them through to the final four. Later in evening same was seen between India and South Africa. South Africa … Continue reading →

Glasgow 2014 (M): Australia and New Zealand men in Semis

Kieran Govers of Australia Kookaburras and Sardar Singh India during Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Australia’s men’s hockey team along with New Zealand booked their place in the semi-finals of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games as they defeated India by 4-2 and England by 2-1 respectively in Pool A and Pool B with a prelim match each to spare. India and South Africa meet on Thursday with both sides looking to join Australia in the semi-finals. While England is almost sure of a place in final four until Canada or/and Malaysia pull a major upset by defeating England and New Zealand with big margins. In the other matches of the day, South Africa defeated Wales … Continue reading →

Glasgow 2014 (W): Australia and New Zealand women in Semis, India stays in race

New Zealand team celebrate with Krystal Forgesson after her goal during a Black Sticks Women v South Africa pool match at of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games (Credits: Andrew Cornaga /

The New Zealand Women’s hockey team have confirmed their place in Semis of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games from Pool A, while Australia booked their place in final four from Pool A. New Zealand and Australia defeated South Africa (2-1) and England (3-0) to continue their winning streak, while Indian women defeated Trinidad & Tobago by 14-0 and Scotland beat Wales by 2-0 to keep their semi-finals chances alive along with South Africa and England. Author: “The Hockey Fan”; Last updated on July 29, 2014 16:09 . … Continue reading →

Glasgow 2014 (M): India to Face Red Hot Australia in next match

Kothajit Singh of India and Kieran Govers of Australia in action (Credits: Raghu Prasad RV)

Scotland, 28 July 2014: Post back to back wins against Wales (3-1) and Scotland (6-2) in the Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games, India will be facing Australian men, who are in red-hot form. Aussies have won their first two matches against Wales (7-1) and South Africa (6-0) and looking in red-hot form specially after the big win against South Africa. India will be trying to continue its winning momentum and form against the defending champions Australia. In the last Commonwealth Games at Delhi in 2010, India were outclassed by Australia (8-0) in the final to win the title and they … Continue reading →

Glasgow 2014 (W): Australian Women score 4 past Malaysia, England beat Wales

Her Majesty The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh come to see some of the England v Wales pool game at the XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014 (Credits: Ady Kerry / England Hockey)

Hockeyroos, the Australian women began the defence of their 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medal with a 4-0 victory over Malaysia on day one of Glasgow 2014. While India defeated Canada 4-2, England beat Wales 2-0 and South Africa scored 16 without any reply from Trinidad & Tobago in women’s competition at Glasgow National Hockey Centre. Goals in each half from Alex Danson and Nicola White made the difference for England against a determined Wales outfit. England lost midfielder Georgie Twigg to injury inside the first minute before Danson’s 29th minute shot from the edge of the circle put them ahead. … Continue reading →

Hockey: Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Schedule & Results

Hockey at XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014

XX Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 Glasgow National Hockey Centre, Glasgow (Scotland) (Time Zone: BST) from 23rd July to 3rd August 2014 Men’s Pools: Pool A (MA): Australia, India, Scotland, South Africa, Wales Pool B (MB): Canada, England, New Zealand, Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago Women’s Pools: Pool A (WA): Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago Pool B (WB): Australia, England, Malaysia, Scotland, Wales Points Tables: Detailed Schedule and Results of Hockey at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games: Author: “The Hockey Fan”; Last updated on October 20, 2014 14:36 . … Continue reading →