Victories for IOCL, Punjab Police Men’s; and RCF Eves: Surjit Hockey Tournament,

Jalandhar November 3, 2014: Indian Oil Mumbai beat Rail Coach Factory (RCF Kapurthala) by 5-3 and Punjab Police beat Bharat Petroleum by 4-2 to earn full points in men’s section of the 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today. In Women’s section RCF Kapurthala registered second consecutive victory by beating Haryana XI by 6-3.

Action in Indian Oil vs Railway Coach Factory Kapurthala match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Action in Indian Oil vs Railway Coach Factory Kapurthala match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

In men section first match in Pool A last year’s runners-up Indian Oil beat RCF Kapurtahala. In the 10th minute of the match Olympian Parabhjot Singh netted the ball from left flank (1-0). In the 15th minute Vikas Sharma scored the goal from the top of the circle to make it 2-0 for Indian Oil. In 20th minute RCF’s Simrandeep Singh converted the penalty corner to reduce the margin. In 22nd minute Indian Oil’s Sunil Yadav sounded the board with penalty corner conversion regain the lead of 2 goals. At half time Indian Oil was leading by 3-1. Continue reading →

Army XI, PNB and Punjab & Sind Bank register Victories: Surjit Hockey

Jalandhar November 2, 2014: Army XI, Punjab National Bank and Punjab & Sind Bank earned three full points by winning their league encounters of the 31st Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today.

Action in Railway Coach Factory Kapurthala vs Punjab XI (India) women's hockey match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Action in Railway Coach Factory Kapurthala vs Punjab XI (India) women’s hockey match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

In Women section’s first match Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala beat Punjab XI (India) by 5-1 to get three points. In men sections Army XI beat Punjab Police by 4-1, Punjab National Bank edged past ONGC by 1-0 and Holders Punjab & Sind Bank defeated Namdhari XI by 4-2.

In men section Pool B match Army XI grounded Punjab Police by 4-1. Army took lead in 12th minute when their Siraju AP converted the penalty corner (1-0). In 19th minute Punjab Police scored equalizer with the field goal by Jagmeet Singh (1-1). In 29th minute of the play Army once again took lead with penalty corner conversion by Siraju AP (2-1). After lemon break Army’s Binoy Bhengra in 54th minute and Bhushan Kujur in 57th minute of the play (4-1). Continue reading →

RCF Started Surjit Hockey Tournament League Stage on winning note

Jalandhar November 1, 2014: Former Champion Rail Coach Factory (RCF Kapurthala) started their the 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament campaign on winning note and earned full points in their first match in league stage, here at local Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium, Burlton Park.

Action in Railway Coach Factory Kapurthala vs Indian Overseas Bank match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Action in Railway Coach Factory Kapurthala vs Indian Overseas Bank match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

In the today match, young and spirited RCF defaeted Indian Overseas Bank by 4-0. In the first league fixtures, the Rail Coach Factory displayed controlled hockey in the first half. They took lead in the 25th minute of the play when RCF’s Sandeeep Singh netted the ball from the pass of Captain Gaganpreet Singh (1-0). In the 30th minute of the play Rail Coach Factory’s Gouravjeet Singh converted the first penalty corner to double the lead. At Half time Rail Coach factory Kapurthala leading by 2-0. Continue reading →

Punjab & Sind Bank Won the 30th Surjit Hockey Tournament

Jalandhr, October 18: Backed by a vociferous crowd, Punjab & Sind Bank beat defending champions Indian Oil to win the 30th Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2013 at the Burlton Park Stadium here late this evening.

Punjab & SInd Bank: The Champions of 30th Surjit Hockey Tournament (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

In the final see-saw battle, the bank men outpaced and outsmarted Indian Oil by two goals to one (2-1) to lift the trophy besides pocketing Rs 5 lakh, a winner’s cheque. Sarvanjit Singh, the Captain of Punjab & Sind Bank, scored both the goals for his side, who was later adjudged as player of the tournament. Continue reading →

It is IOC vs Army and PSB vs ONGC in Surjit Hockey Semis

Jalandhar 16 October 2013: The semifinal line up of the 30th Indian Oil Sarvo Surji Singh Hockey Tournament is known. The defending champions IOCL will face Army XI, while ONGC take on PSB in the semi-finals to be played tomorrow, which will be live on PTC channel.

BPCL vs PSB during Surjit Hockey 2013 (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

BPCL vs PSB during Surjit Hockey 2013 (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

On the last of day quarter-final league stage, Punjab & Sind Bank became the third team to qualify for semis while ONGC completed the semi-final line-up.

ONGC defeated BSF 3-0 to top the Pool-B. It was a bad day for BSF which conceded a self-goal to their rivals through Raj Singh in the 24th minute. ONGC leading 1-0 at half time, doubled the lead through Bikash Topo in the 49th minute. And Sarabjit Singh scored a field goal in the 61st minute to complete the tally of 3-0 for ONGC. Continue reading →

IAF & PSB Start Surjit Hockey Tournament on Winning Note

Jalandhar October 11, 2013: Indian Air Force Delhi and Punjab & Sind Bank Delhi started their 30th Surjit Hockey Tournament on winning note.

Sarvanjit Singh (Captain PSB) during introduction in Surjit Hockey 2013 (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

IAF and PSB earned three points each by defeating their Punjab Police Jalandhar by 4-2 and Punjab State Power Corp Patiala by 7-1 respectively in quarter final league matches of the tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today. Continue reading →