Hockey: Grange take EuroHockey Trophy spoils in Vienna

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

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.

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.