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 →

All India MCC – Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament -2015: Schedule and Results

All India MCC – Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament -2015

All India MCC – Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament -2015 LogoVenue: Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium, Egmore, Chennai
Date: 16th-26th July, 2015

Participating teams in All India MCC – Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2015:
Pool A: Indian Oil Corporation (IOC); Karnataka Hockey; Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG); Mumbai Hockey; Namdhari XI.
Pool B: Indian Overseas Bank (IOB); Punjab & Sind Bank (PSB); Army XI; Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL); Indian Railways.

Detailed Schedule and Results of All India MCC – Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2015: Continue reading →

Indian Oil Won 88th MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup 2013

Chennai, 22 September 2013: Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) defeated Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) 6-4 to win the 88th MCC Murugappa Hockey Tournament at Mayor Radhakrishnan Hockey Stadium in Egmore, Chennai.

Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL): The Champions of 88th All India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013, Chennai

Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL): The Champions of 88th All India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013, Chennai

In the final between IOCL and IOB, the first half saw the co-champions of last edition, stacking up goals. After the half-time break, Indian Overseas Bank fought back to score 4 goals. But IOC (which was the joint winner last year) consolidated its dominance of the match, to emerge the Champions of this 88th edition of the tournament. Continue reading →

It’s Inter-Oil and Inter-Bank in Semis of MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey

With BPCL defeating Air India 3-1, the semi-final line-up of the 88th All India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013 is confirmed. It will be inter-oil i.e. IOCL vs BPCL and inter-bank i.e. PNB vs IOB in the semi-finals at Mayor Radhakrishnan Hockey Stadium at Egmore in Chennai on Saturday, 21st September (Detailed schedule and results here).

Pundalik Bellary

Pundalik Bellary scored 2 goals for BPCL

The defending co-champions Air India failed to make it final four after losing to SAIL (2-5) and BPCL (1-3) in pool stage and finished 3rd in their Pool B behind PNB and BPCL. PNB and BPCL have lost one match each in the pool stage as PNB sneaked ahead on 1st place with better goal difference.

The defending co-champions of MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup, IOCL progressed to semi finals with four wins from four matches, while IOB finished 2nd in their Pool A with just one defeat to IOCL (1-3) and winning three other matches to make it semi finals. Continue reading →

88th All India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013: Schedule and Results

88th All India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013: Schedule and Results

Prabodh Tirkey, Arjun Halappa and VS Vinaya of Air India vs Indian Bank in MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013Date: 12th-22th September, 2013
Venue: Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium, Egmore, Chennai

Pool A: Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), South Central Railways (SCR), Army  Xi, Comptroller & Auditor General Of India (CAG), Indian Overseas Bank (IOB)
Pool B: Air India, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Punjab National Bank (PNB), Steel Authority Of India Limited Rourkela (SAIL), Indian Bank (IB)

Detailed Schedule and Results (Points Table and Scorers are given below): Continue reading →

Air India and IOCL score big wins in MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey

Riding on hat-tricks of Indian International star players, Air India and IOCL scored big wins on 2nd day of MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013 being played at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium, Egmore, Chennai, while IOB defeated Army XI in final game of the day.

Prabodh Tirkey, Arjun Halappa and VS Vinaya of Air India vs Indian Bank in MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013

Air India vs Indian Bank in MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2013

Star forward Prabhjot Singh and ace drag flicker V R Raghunath scored 3 goals each; Deepak Thakur (29″-FG) and Didar Singh (37″-PC) added one each for IOCL to beat Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG) 8-1 in Pool A. SS Bundela scored lone goal for CAG in 31st minute on a penalty corner. Raghunath scored in 24th, 26th and 67th minutes on penalty corners while Prabhjot was on target in 34th, 44th and 49th minutes in open play. Continue reading →