Today at Junior and Senior Women’s Hockey National Championships 2013: Punjab, Haryana and MPHA Completes QF Line Up in Lucknow

26 April 2013: Punjab, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy completed the quarter-final line-up with emphatic victories in their concluding league matches of the 3rd Hockey India Senior Women National Championship at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in the Guru Govind Singh Sports College in Lucknow.

Quarter-final Schedule (Sunday, 28 April 2013)
Railways vs Uttar Pradesh (6:30 am)
Haryana vs Sports Authority of India (8:30 am)
Jharkhand vs Karnataka (2:00 pm)
MPHA vs Punjab (4:00pm)

Punjab defeated Delhi 7-0 in their concluding league match played today. Goal scorers for Punjab were Sadhna Singh (2, 18, 39 min), Monika (5 min), Gurwant (54 min), Sukhjeet (56 min) and Lalremruati (66 min). Continue reading →

Junior Women’s Hockey National Championship 2013 Updates, Haryana & Odisha Reach Quarter-finals

23 April 2013: Pooja Rani, Jyoti Gupta and Reena Rani scored four goals each, as Haryana raced to 23-0 win against Uttarakhand in their concluding Pool A league game and entered the quarter-finals of 3rd Hockey India Junior Women National Championship being played at Astroturf Hockey Stadium in Ranchi.

Haryana went on to dominate from the starting of the match. Haryana who led 12-0 at the half time scored through Pooja Rani (1, 2, 7, 19), Nicky (9), Jyoti Gupta (11, 52, 53, 69), Deepti (13, 26), Navdeep (17), Navneet Kaur (20, 70), Reena Rani (22, 41, 44, 61), Navpreet Kaur (27, 50), Jyoti Dahiya (42), Malkeet Kaur (59) and Own Goal (68). Continue reading →

Senior Women’s Hockey National Championship 2013 Updates, Railways and Karnataka are in Quarter Finals

Karnataka (from Pool G) has entered the quarterfinals of the 3rd Hockey India Senior Women National Hockey Championship being played at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in the Guru Gobind Singh College.

Hockey India LogoWhile Railways have qualified for quarterfinals from Pool A, where the defending champions outclassed Uttarakhand (19-0) and Tamil Nadu (19-0).

23 April 2013: Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy (MPHA) won 20-0 against Jammu & Kashmir in a Pool D league match. Goal scorers for MPHA were Preeti (2, 4, 23 min), Reena Khokhar (6, 19, 34 min), Anuja (39, 40, 42 min), Jyoti (37, 41, 45 min), Rakhi (53, 67 min), Reema Katariya (1 min), Karishma (11 min), Shivani (14 min), Neha Rawat (68 min) and own goal (22, 58 min). Continue reading →

Jharkhand Win Both Men and Women East Zone Sub-Junior Hockey Nationals

Jharkhand Men and Women teams defeated Odisha to emerge winners of the 3rd Hockey India Sub-Junior Men & Women National Championship (East Zone) played at Nagaon, Assam.

In women’s final, Diva Dung Dung and Betan Dung Dung scored twice each while their opponent Odisha failed to score, as Jharkhand registered victory over Odisha 4-0.

Jharkhand who led 3-0 at the half time scored through Divya Dung Dung (14th and 16th minute) and Betan Dung Dung in the 28th minute, while Betan Dung Dung scored another goal for Jharkhand in the 66th minute to complete the tally. Continue reading →

Odisha boys & MPHA girls emerge Champions of Sub-Junior Nationals

Rohtak, November 7: Odisha boys defeated Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy 5-1 in the final of 2nd Hockey India Sub-Junior Boys & Girls National Championship here on Wednesday, while MPHA girls defeated hosts Haryana 3-1 to clinch the title.

Hockey India LogoPunjab boys and Jharkhand girls defeated SAI Bhopal (2-1) and Mizoram (4-3) to finish at third position in their respective categories.

Odisha boys took 4-0 lead in the first half scoring through Anand Lakra (8th minute), Peophill Kujur (10th minute), Nilam Sanjeer (16th minute) and Ashok Lakra (34th minute).

In the second half MPHA reduced the margin scoring field goal through Ravi in the 47th minute but Odisha scored another goal in the 62nd minute through Anand Lakra. Continue reading →

Odisha and MPHA boys enters semi-finals of Sub-Junior Boys & Girls Hockey Nationals

Rohtak, November 4: Both boys and girls team of Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy (MPHA) and Odisha boys entered the semi-finals of 2nd Hockey India Sub-Junior Boys & Girls National Championship at Rohtak on Sunday.

Hockey India LogoPunjab and SAI Bhopal are the two other teams who have already qualified for semi-finals in boys category, while Jharkhand, Haryana and Mizoram girls have already reached the semi-finals.

In the semi-finals to be played on Tuesday November 6, MPHA boys take on Punjab, while girls will face Jharkhand. In other semi-finals Odisha boys take on SAI Bhopal while hosts Haryana girls will face Mizoram. Continue reading →