Air India (Men) and Haryana (Women) dethrone defending champs in Bengaluru Cup 2015

Star-studded Air India dethroned Indian Oil Corporation Limited 3-1 in the men’s final to lift the 2nd Bengaluru Hockey Cup, while in women’s competition Haryana XI edged past defending champions Madhya Pradesh Academy 2-1 in shoot-out to win the title. Both the teams played a 0-0 draw in the regulation time at the hockey Stadium here on Monday.

Air India (Men) and Haryana (Women): Champions of Bengaluru Cup 2015 Hockey Tournament

Air India (Men) and Haryana (Women): Champions of Bengaluru Cup 2015 Hockey Tournament

Winners Haryana XI (women) and Air India (men) got richer by 2.5 lakhs and runners-up MP Academy (women) and IOCL (men) were awarded with 1.25 lakhs each.

Special Awards:
Women
: Best Player: Rashmy PP (Karnataka); Best Goalkeeper: Rukmini Virk (Haryana); Best Defender: Nisha (Haryana XI); Midfielder: Manpreet Kaur (MP Academy); Forward: Reena Khokhar (MP Academy)
Men: Upcoming Player: Md Raheel (Karnataka); Best Goalkeeper: Adrian D’ Souza (Air India); Best Defender: Cheeyanna (Air India); Midfielder: Sonu Ponnanna (Karnataka); Forward: Binay Bengera (Army XI). Continue reading →

Indian Oil Retained on MCC-Murugappa Cup Title

Defending champions Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) team retained the title of All India MCC Murugappa Hockey Tournament 2015 by defeating 3-2 Army XI in the final at Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium, Egmore, Chennai.

Indian Oil: Champions of 89th All India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2015

Indian Oil: Champions of 89th All India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2015

Earlier in the tournament, Army XI had defeated CAG by 3-0 and IOC came over Punjab & Sind Bank by 2-1 in semi-finals to reach the final. Continue reading →

Indian Oil defeated Punjab & Sind Bank to Win Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Jalandhar November 9, 2014: Last edition’s runners-up Indian Oil defeated defending champions Punjab & Sind Bank (5-2) to emerge 4th time winner of the 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today.

Indian Oil winners of 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Indian Oil winners of 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

The Winners bagged Rs 5 Lakh and Trophy where as Runners-up got Rs 2.50 Lakh and Trophy. The first cash prize was sponsored by Tut Brothers USA and 2.5 Lakh Cash prize was sponsored by CT Group Jalandhar. Sikandar Singh Maluka Hon’ble Panchayat Minister Punjab gave away the prizes to the winners. Continue reading →

It’s Punjab & Sind Bank vs Indian Oil in Surjit Hockey Final 2014

Jalandhar November 8,2014: Defending Champions Punjab & Sind Bank and last years Runners Up Indian Oil will lock horns in the finals of the 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament here on Sunday at 6:00 PM.

Action during Punjab & Sind Bank vs Army XI Semi-Final match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Action during Punjab & Sind Bank vs Army XI Semi-Final match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Today in the first semi finals Holders Punjab & Sind Bank beat Army XI by 3-2 in tough fight and in second semi finals Indian Oil defeated Punjab XI (Pakistan) by 4-2 to reserve place in the finals at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here. Punjab & Sind Bank entered in the finals for the 16th time and Indian Oil reserve berth for the 9th time. Both teams facing each other in the Surjit Hockey Tournament finals for the third time. Continue reading →

RCF Kapurthala won the Women’s Surjit Hockey Tournament

Jalandhar November 7, 2014: Star Studded Rail Coach Factory (RCF Kapurthala) clinched the title in women section of 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here by beating Haryana XI via penalty shoot-out by 3-2.

Rail Coach Factory (RCF Kapurthala) winners of women's title in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Rail Coach Factory (RCF Kapurthala) winners of women’s title in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Both teams were locked 1-1 at the end of stipulated time. The winners bagged Rs One Lakh and glittering trophy where as Runners-up got richer by Rs 51 thousand and trophy from the Chief Guest of the match Olympian Pargat Singh (MLA Jalandhar Cantt). At this occasion Rest of Pakistan women’s team was also honoured by the Society. Continue reading →

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 →