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2017 Celtic Cup

Cork Church of Ireland Hockey Club, Ireland 28-30 April 2017

The 2017 Celtic Cup, for the first time incorporating a Senior Grand Masters (Over 70) competition, took place in Ireland from Friday 28 April to Sunday 30 April.

Scotland fielded teams at Grand Masters, Great Grand Masters and Senior Grand Masters level. The first two competitions involved France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales and the Senior Grand Masters only Scotland and Wales.

The tournament was played at Garryduff Sports Centre, Rochestown, County Cork, Ireland, where there is a water based pitch with all seater covered stand and a sand based pitch.

The hosts, Ireland, won the premier trophy, the Grand Masters Celtic Cup, with three wins out of three, narrowly pipping the holders Scotland 1-0 in a tense final match of the tournament. Wales surprised Ireland in the Great Grand Masters tournament with another 1-0 win on the final day to take the trophy. There was no cup as such for the Senior Grand Masters, who won the medals courtesy of a 1-0 victory in the tournament itself, also beating Wales 2-1 in a friendly international on the last day.

Tournament Schedule

Scotland Grand Masters and Great Grand Masters played one match each day, while the Senior Grand Masters side played Wales twice, on the Saturday for the Celtic Cup and on the Sunday as a friendly international.

Time

Pitch 1

 

 

 

 

Pitch 2

 

 

 

Friday 28th April
17:00 Ireland O60 3 Wales O60
1 Scotland O60 7 France O60 0
18:45 Ireland O65 8 France O65
0 Wales O65 0 Scotland O65 0








   
Saturday 29th April
13:15 Ireland O65 2 Scotland O65
0 France O65 0 Wales O65 9
15:00 Wales O70 0 Scotland O70
1


 
16:45 Ireland O60 7 France O60
0 Wales O60 0 Scotland O60 5








   
Sunday 30th April
09:15 Ireland O65 0 Wales O65
1 Scotland O65 2 France O65 1
11:00 Scotland O70 2 Wales O70
1


 
12:45 Ireland O60 1 Scotland O60
0 France O60 0 Wales O60 11

Tables

Grand Masters P W D L F A Pt GD
Ireland 3 3 0 0 11 1 9 10
Scotland 3 2 0 1 12 1 6 11
Wales 3 1 0 2 12 8 3 4
France 3 0 0 3 0 25 0 -25
Great Grand Masters P W D L F A Pt GD
Wales 3 2 1 0 10 0 7 10
Ireland 3 2 0 1 10 2 6 8
Scotland 3 1 1 1 3 3 4 0
France 3 0 0 3 1 19 0 -18

results and reports

Scotland Squads (click on images for larger photographs)

Over 60

Scotland Over 60 Squad Celtic Cup 2017

Hew Bishop
John Candlin
Ben Gibson
Ali Hay
John Hay
Derek Johnstone
Ian McCreath
Bernie Morrison
Ali Ogilvie
Danny Onn
Glenn Paton
Arthur Robertson
David Rowlands
Ronnie Stott
Niall Sturrock
Billy Taylor
Chris Taylor
Ian Wilson

 

Over 65

Scotland Over 65 Squad Celtic Cup 2017 Cork

Jim Bate
Jim Chisholm
Graham Conkie
Doug Turner
Donald Dunbar
George Finlayson
Colin Gallacher
Peter Gordon
Chris Kalman
Gordon Loudon
Gerry McBride
Ken Moore
Alan Parker
Peter Robertson
John Smith

Over 70

Scotland Over 70 Squad Celtic Cup 2017

David Ballingall
Alan Bremner*
Roy Crichton*
Nigel Dixon
Ian Downie*
Andy Ferrol
Alan Strachan
Fred Lawson
Kieran McLernan*
Doug Morrice*
Robbie Robertson
Norrie Springford
Colin Tucker*
Sandy Weir*

* played in inaugural Celtic Cup (Over 60) v Wales in Aberdeen in 2007