Indian Railways defeated Haryana (5-0) to win Women’s Hockey Nationals (India)

Bhopal, Oct 23: Railways defeated Haryana 5-0 in the final of 2nd Hockey India Senior Women National Championship to defend their title at Aish Bagh Hockey Stadium here on Tuesday.

Hockey India LogoRailways took 3-0 lead in the first half scoring through Vandana Katariya (14th , 34th minute) and Roselin Dung Dung 16th minute.

In the second half Railways again dominated the proceedings as they scored two another goals through Deep Grace 63rd and Ritu Rani 65th minute putting 5-0 on board. Haryana failed to score any goal. Continue reading →

Haryana face Railways in the final of Women’s Hockey Nationals (India)

BHOPAL, Oct 22: Defending champion Railways will face  Haryana in the final of 2nd Hockey India Senior Women National Championship at Aish Bagh Hockey Stadium, Bhopal on Tuesday at 6:30PM.

Haryana defeated MPHA 3-0 in the second semifinal of the tournament to set up summit clash against defending champions Indian Railways. Reena Devi opened scoring for Haryana in the 14th minute on a penalty corner to earn 1-0 lead for her team, which stood till lemon break. Continue reading →

Indian Railways defeated Jharkhand 7-2 to reach the final of Women’s Hockey Nationals

BHOPAL, Oct 22: Defending champion Railways scored a comprehensive 7-2 win over Jharkhand to enter the final of 2nd Hockey India Senior Women National Championship at Aish Bagh Hockey Stadium, Bhopal on Monday.

Railways looked the better drilled outfit and showed a lot of character and composure through the match, It started well and got breakthrough in the second minute through a field goal scored by skipper Jaspreet Kaur. Jharkhand levelled in the eighth minute when Binita Lakra converted a penalty corner. Continue reading →

Jharkhand, Railways, MPHA & Haryana enter Semi-finals of Women’s Hockey Nationals

Bhopal, October 21: Jharkhand scored a hard fought 1-0 win against Odisha to enter the semi-finals of 2ndHockey India Senior Women National Championship at Aish Bagh Hockey Stadium, Bhopal on Sunday morning.

After a goalless half, Jharkhand scored through Sushila Lakra in the 47th minute.

In another quarter-final match MPHA beat Punjab 7-6 via penalty shoot-out to book their berth in the semi-finals.

In the semi-finals Railways will face Jharkhand while Haryana will take on Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy.

Scoring five goals in each half, defending champions Indian Railways defeated Uttar Pradesh 10-1 to become the first team to enter the semi-finals. Continue reading →

Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand complete Quarter-finals line-up of Women’s Hockey Nationals

Bhopal, October 19: Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Jharkhand completed the quarter-final line-up with emphatic victories in the concluding league matches of 2nd Hockey India Senior Women National Championship, Bhopal on Friday.

The quarter-final line-up is holders Railways vs Uttar Pradesh (7am), Haryana vs Chandigarh (9:30 am), Odisha vs Jharkhand (5 pm) and Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy vs Punjab (7:30 pm). All the four matches will be played on Sunday at Aish Bagh Hockey Stadium. Continue reading →

Chandigarh enter Quarter-finals of Women’s Hockey Nationals

Bhopal, October 18: Chandigarh registered their third win in Pool G to book their berth for the quarterfinals of 2nd Hockey India Senior Women National Championship, Bhopal on Thursday. MPHA, Railways and Odisha have already entered the quarterfinals.

In a high voltage clash of Pool G Chandigarh defeated Karnataka 3-2. Chandigarh opened their account through Rajini in the 8th minute while Karnataka scored an equalizer in the 34th minute through field goal by Chitra Korakutira. Continue reading →