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 →

PSPCL and Indian Navy Won their Opening Matches at Surjit Hockey

Jalandhar October 9, 2013: Young Side of Punjab State Power Corp Ltd Patiala beat Corps of Signals Jalandhar by 4-3 in the first match of the 30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today, while Indian Navy Mumbai beat Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala by 5-4 via Penalty Shootout to enter in the next round.

PSPCL will face Indian Navy at 5:30PM on 10th October to the one spot in quarter-final stage of the tournament, where a total of 12 teams in 4 pools will play for 4 semi final spots.

30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament  (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

30th Servo Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament (Courtesy: Surjit Hockey Society)

Earlier K D Bhandari Chief Parliamentry Secretary Punjab inaugurated the tournament and also announced grant of Rs 5 lakh for the Tournament committee.

For Indian Navy Hira Singh opened the account in the 11th minute of the play when he stricks from the right flank (1-0). After that Rail Coach Factory wasted three penalty corners in the first half. At lemon break Indian Navy was leading by 1-0. Continue reading →

Bharat Petroleum derailed Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala by 4-3: Surjit Hockey

In Pool B Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala and Bharat Petroleum Mumbai displayed good controlled hockey. In the 15th minute Railmen took lead when Palwinder Singh found the target from right flank (1-0). Bharat Petroleum equalized in 24th minute , through penalty corner conversion by Gurpreet Singh (1-1).

Hari Prasad (BPCL) scoring a Goal Against RCF in a Surjit Hockey 2012

Hari Prasad (BPCL) scoring a Goal Against RCF in a Surjit Hockey 2012

Two minutes later, Railmen’s Palwinder Singh netted the ball from top of the circle (2-1) to restore the lead for his team. Just before the lemon break, Hari Prasad scored on a penalty corner to restore parity (2-2).

After the lemon break both teams relied on counter attacks. In the 49th minute of play RCF boys earned the penalty corner, this time Karanpal’s hard push found the target to lead (3-2) third time in the game. In the 66th minute, Bharat Petroleum’s Gurpreet Singh equalized through Penalty corner conversion (3-3). While Tushar Khandekar scored winner for Bharat Petroleum on a penalty corner (4-3) in last minute of the game. Continue reading →