Hockey round-up: Grange thrash Wildcats to keep treble hopes alive

Grange’s drive for a domestic treble remains on course following an 8-3 demolition of Western Wildcats in the Scottish Cup semi-final.

Monday, 29th April 2019, 10:58 am
Updated Monday, 29th April 2019, 9:35 pm

They will play Dundee side Grove Menzieshill in the final and the clash is a repeat of the play-off final after the Tayside team beat under-strength Edinburgh University 6-1.

Robbie Shepherdson opened the scoring for the Division One and play-off champions and No.2 fell to Duncan Riddell.

Western pulled the contest back to 2-2, but Jacob Tweedie netted to put Grange in front and Dan Coultas scored for 4-2.

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Western responded in the second-half and pulled the score back to 4-3 before Coultas put the Capital side 5-3 ahead.

Further goals from Frank Ryan, Alan Johnston and Cammie Fraser made it 8-3.

Edinburgh University women’s bid for a domestic double continues as they made for the Scottish Cup final, where they will play Dundee Wanderers, who defeated Erskine Stewart’s Melville 3-0 in the other semi.

Uni secured their place with a 2-0 win over rivals Watsonians thanks to goals from Kathryn Meenan and Sophie Maunder.