India begin Hockey World League Semi-final with 4-1 win over Scotland

India begin Hockey World League Semi-final with 4-1 win over Scotland

India begin Hockey World League Semi-final with 4-1 win over Scotland India claimed their first win of the Hockey World League Semi-final after they beat Scotland 4-1 in their opening game in London. Ramandeep Singh scored two goals for India while Akashdeep and Harmanpreet Singh scored a goal each.   Scotland would have given themselves a chance to cause a big upset after the scoreline read 1-0 in their favour at half-time break. They had India on the back-foot in their first match of the Hockey World League Semi-final in London.…

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Six Nations 2017 Scotland v Wales starts pivotal weekend

Six Nations 2017: Scotland v Wales starts pivotal weekend

Six Nations 2017 Scotland v Wales starts pivotal weekend Scotland will attempt to end their decade-long winless streak against Wales with a team missing five key men as the Six Nations resumes this weekend. Not since 2007 have Vern Cotter’s men won a Six Nations match against Wales, with the average margin of defeat 15 points in that period. Ireland have recalled Lions fly-half Jonny Sexton as they look to re-establish themselves in the title race with a win over a resurgent France. And Sexton’s main rival to be the…

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Six Nations: Jeremy Guscott on Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales

Six Nations: Jeremy Guscott on Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales

Six Nations: Jeremy Guscott on Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales The Six Nations opening weekend has prompted as many questions as it has provided answers. Is Scotland’s win over Ireland the start of some sustained success? Was England’s scrappy, but nonetheless victorious, performance against France a sign of greatness or a symptom of something amiss? And will Wales’ failure to score a fourth try in beating Italy be the first significant part that bonus points have to play in Six Nations history? Here is my attempt to pick through the…

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