EuroHockey Club Trophy, Women,Loughborough

The Russian Champions proved their pedigree with a marginal win over Loreto to claim the first Final slot. Heavy showers dogged the day and forced some stoppages. But play did go on and the hosts Leicester made the final, again by the smallest of margins with a 1-0 win over Sumchanka. Royal Antwerp and Complutense played a feisty final game of the day, and draw being enough for the Spaniards to face Loreto tomorrow in the 3/4 playoff…

Sunday 8th June 2014
11:00A HC Victorya Smolevichi – HC Metrostroy 0-9 (0-3) Match Report
13:00A CSP Izmaylovo – Loreto HC 2-1 (2-0) Match Report
15:00B Leicester HC – MSC Sumchanka 1-0 (1-0) Match Report
17:00B Royal Antwerp HC – C.H. SPV Complutense 3-3 (3-1) Match Report

Final Day – Monday 9th June 2014
10:00  7/8 4A HC Victorya Smolevichi – Royal Antwerp HC 4B
12:00  5/6 3A HC Metrostroy – MSC Sumchanka 3B
15:30  3/4 2A Loreto HC – C.H. SPV Complutense 2B
17:30  1/2 1A CSP Izmaylovo – Leicester HC 1B

EuroHockey Club Challenge I, Women, Catania

Day 3 and Grodno knew that they need a win to have a shot at a promotion place! A 5-0 win over the ladies from Clydesdale though wasn’t quite enough for the top slot as Wellington also won their final pool game and edged past Grodno by a point. In Pool B the hosts had a solid win over their Italian compatriots of HF Lorenzoni which means they avoid the strong Belgian girls in their promotion game tomorrow and instead play Grodno.

Sunday 8th June 2014
11:00A HC Ritm-Azot Grodno – Clydesdale Western 5-0 (3-0)
15:00A Royal Wellington THC – Grove Menzieshill HC 4-2 (0-1)
17:00B HC Universitario Catania A.S.D. – HF Lorenzoni 5-0 (1-0)

Final Day – Monday 9th June 2014
09:00 4A Grove Menzieshill HC – SK Slavia Praha 3B
11:15 2A HC Ritm-Azot Grodno – HC Universitario Catania A.S.D. 1B
13:30 1A Royal Wellington THC – HF Lorenzoni 2B

EuroHockey Club Challenge II, Women, Lambersart

Gintra, keen to avoid relegation came out of the traps with their A game and a comprehensive 10-0 victory over Baglum means they have another bite at the cherry of staying in the Division tomorrow. Swansea, Lambersart, Arminen and HC RWW are all in contention for promotion depending on their final game tomorrow.

Sunday 8th June 2014
11:00B Gintra Strekte Uni HC – Kecioren Baglum SK 10-0 (4-0)
13:00B SV Arminen – HC Rotweiss Wettingen 3-0 (0-0)
15:00A HC Hostivar – Swansea City HC 0-1 (0-1)
17:00A Iris Hockey Lambersart – HC Olten 4-0 (3-0)
Final Day – Monday 9th June 2014
08:30 4A HC Hostivar – Gintra Strekte Uni HC 3B
10:45 3A HC Olten – Kecioren Baglum SK 4B
13:00 2A Iris Hockey Lambersart – SV Arminen 1B
15:15 1A Swansea City HC – HC Rotweiss Wettingen 2B

EuroHockey Club Challenge III, A, Women, Vienna

Boryspil and Tauras both played themselves into contention for the only promotional slot from this Tournament with a 13-0 ,  7-0 wins respectively.

Sunday 8th June 2014
15:00B HC Boryspil – HK Moravske Toplice 13-0 (8-0)
17:00A HFTC-Tauras – KPH Raca 7-0 (2-0)

Final Day – Monday 9th June 2014
08:30 3A KPH Raca – HK Moravske Toplice 3B
11:00 2A Post SV – Cardiff University LHC 2B
13:30 1A HFTC-Tauras – HC Boryspil 1B

EuroHockey Club Challenge III, B, Women, Porto

The day began, as always, with the installation of support equipment of the tournament, with nice and warm weather.
Match nr. 1: HC Imittos x Eagles HC, with the final result 0 – 3. Match nr. 2: Highway Hockey SC x Sport Club de Porto. The Turkish team dominated the game and started to build the result early in the first half. The final was result 6 – 0.
Sunday 8th June 2014
15:00A HC Imittos – Eagles HC 0-3 (0-2)
17:00B Highway Hockey SC – Sport Club de Porto 6-0 (4-0)
Final Day – Monday 9th June 2014
10:00 3A HC Imittos – Hawks HC 3B
12:00 2A Eagles HC – Sport Club de Porto 2B
14:00 1A Sport Athletique Merignacais – Highway Hockey SC 1B

 

Photograph: Leicester celebrate scoring and reaching the Final of the EuroHockey Club Trophy (Andy Smith (c))