2nd Bengaluru Cup from 10th Oct and 32nd Surjit Hockey 30th Oct Onwards

The 32nd edition of the Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament, will be held in Jalandhar Olympian Surjit Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Burlton Park from October 30 to November 5. And the 2nd edition of the Bengaluru Cup will be organized by Hockey Karnataka from 10th-19th October at KSHA Hockey Stadium in Bangalore.

Cricketer Rahul Dravid and Swimmer Nisha Millet with players like Nithin Thimmaiah, PL Thimmanna, PR Aiyappa, etc unveiling Karnataka XI jersey for Bengaluru Cup 2015

Cricketer Rahul Dravid and Swimmer Nisha Millet with players like Nithin Thimmaiah, PL Thimmanna, PR Aiyappa, etc unveiling Karnataka XI jersey for Bengaluru Cup 2015

After a successful first edition last year, Hockey Karnataka announced the second edition in the presence of guests of honor Rahul Dravid and Nisha Millet. The occasion also saw the unveiling of the official uniform of team Karnataka XI, by star hockey players from the state. Continue reading →

Indian Oil defeated Punjab & Sind Bank to Win Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Jalandhar November 9, 2014: Last edition’s runners-up Indian Oil defeated defending champions Punjab & Sind Bank (5-2) to emerge 4th time winner of the 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today.

Indian Oil winners of 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Indian Oil winners of 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

The Winners bagged Rs 5 Lakh and Trophy where as Runners-up got Rs 2.50 Lakh and Trophy. The first cash prize was sponsored by Tut Brothers USA and 2.5 Lakh Cash prize was sponsored by CT Group Jalandhar. Sikandar Singh Maluka Hon’ble Panchayat Minister Punjab gave away the prizes to the winners. Continue reading →

It’s Punjab & Sind Bank vs Indian Oil in Surjit Hockey Final 2014

Jalandhar November 8,2014: Defending Champions Punjab & Sind Bank and last years Runners Up Indian Oil will lock horns in the finals of the 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament here on Sunday at 6:00 PM.

Action during Punjab & Sind Bank vs Army XI Semi-Final match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Action during Punjab & Sind Bank vs Army XI Semi-Final match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Today in the first semi finals Holders Punjab & Sind Bank beat Army XI by 3-2 in tough fight and in second semi finals Indian Oil defeated Punjab XI (Pakistan) by 4-2 to reserve place in the finals at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here. Punjab & Sind Bank entered in the finals for the 16th time and Indian Oil reserve berth for the 9th time. Both teams facing each other in the Surjit Hockey Tournament finals for the third time. Continue reading →

RCF Kapurthala won the Women’s Surjit Hockey Tournament

Jalandhar November 7, 2014: Star Studded Rail Coach Factory (RCF Kapurthala) clinched the title in women section of 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here by beating Haryana XI via penalty shoot-out by 3-2.

Rail Coach Factory (RCF Kapurthala) winners of women's title in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Rail Coach Factory (RCF Kapurthala) winners of women’s title in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Both teams were locked 1-1 at the end of stipulated time. The winners bagged Rs One Lakh and glittering trophy where as Runners-up got richer by Rs 51 thousand and trophy from the Chief Guest of the match Olympian Pargat Singh (MLA Jalandhar Cantt). At this occasion Rest of Pakistan women’s team was also honoured by the Society. Continue reading →

Haryana-XI vs RCF Kapurthala in Women Finals of Surjit Hockey, Punjab XI (Pakistan) and PSB in men’s semis

Jalandhar November 6, 2014: Haryana-XI will take on RCF Kapurthala in Women Finals of the 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament, while in Men’s Semi finals defending champions Punjab & Sind Bank will face Army XI and Punjab XI (Pakistan) will lock horns with Indian Oil Mumbai on 8 November at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium.

Action during Haryana XI vs Rest of Pakistan women's match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Action during Haryana XI vs Rest of Pakistan women’s match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Today Haryana XI beat Rest of Pakistan by 5-0 to jump ahead of Punjab XI on the basis of better goal average and booked a place women’s finals against RCF Kapurthala will be played on 7th November at 5-00 PM. Punjab-XI and Haryana-XI earned 4 points each from three outings each.

Though in the Pakistani girls lost this match by 5-0, but today their exhibited good hockey, well coordination but for their poor finishing, they failed to score. The Haryana girls were leading by 3-0 at half time and the scorer were Pritam Siwach (2), Jyoti, Devika and Preet one goal each. Continue reading →

RCF in Women Finals; IOCL & Army XI in men’s semi finals: Surjit Hockey

Jalandhar, November 5, 2014 : Star Studded Rail Coach Factory (RCF Kapurthala) reserved their berth in Finals of the 31st IndianOIl Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament, in women section being played at Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium, Jalandhar.

Olympian Prabhjot in action during Indian Oil vs Indian Overseas Bank match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

Olympian Prabhjot in action during Indian Oil vs Indian Overseas Bank match in 31st Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament 2014

In the Men sections, Indain Oil defeated Indian Overseas Bank by 4-1 and Army XI defeated Bharat Petroleum 3-2 to entered semi finals of the tournament from their respective pools.

In the men section of the tournament, last year’s rumnners up Indian Oil, Mumbai defeated indian Overseas Bank by 4-1. The bankers took the lead in the 5th minute of the game when they earned their first penalty corner. Their penalty corner expert D Matthuselvan did not make any mistake to find the target. Continue reading →