Hockey: Grange take EuroHockey Trophy spoils in Vienna

Grange crowned a huge season when they added EuroHockey Trophy gold to the Division One and Scottish Cup titles.

Tuesday, 22nd May 2018, 3:09 pm
Updated Tuesday, 22nd May 2018, 3:16 pm
Cammy Fraser

The 5-2 victory over Vinnitsa from the Ukraine in the final in Vienna was secured by three goals in 12 minutes.

It also guaranteed a second place for a Scottish team in the Euro Hockey League, Europe’s top club competition.

Jacob Tweedie opened the scoring after seven minutes, but Vinnitsa levelled after 28 minutes.

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However, Calum McKenzie started the goal rush after 35 minutes and captain Cammy Fraser added a third ten minutes later. Frank Ryan netted the fourth two minutes after that.

The Ukrainian side scored their second two minutes later but Todd Mills slotted a fifth with a minute left to secure the title.

Elsewhere, Edinburgh University edged Scottish rivals Milne Craig Clydesdale Western 1-0 with a goal after 39 minutes from player/coach Sam Judge in their final game in the EuroHockey Club Challenge One tournament to guarantee the students promotion.