Ranchi Rays Register 2nd Consecutive Win: HIL 2016

Ashley Jackson continued to lead the Ranchi Rays by example as the defending champions beat Delhi Waveriders 2-1 in their first home game of the 2016 Hockey India League at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium in Ranchi on Tuesday. Skipper Jackson scored twice from penalty corners to help his side recover from a 0-1 deficit and

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Punjab Warriors Beat Mumbai To Claim Top Spot: HIL 2016

Match 7 of the Coal India Hockey India League was played between the Jaypee Punjab Warriors and Dabang Mumbai at the Sector 42 Hockey stadium in Chandigarh. On a cold Sunday evening, it was the home side that prevailed with a 3-1 victory and hence picked up five points to go to the top of

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Uttar Pradesh Wizards Suffer Second Defeat: HIL 2016

The Uttar Pradesh Wizards suffered their second successive defeat on home turf at the hands of Delhi Waveriders on Saturday. At the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in Lucknow, the PR Sreejesh-led team went down 1-3 against the visitors in an evenly contested game. Indian defender Rupinderpal Singh and Steven Edwards scored for the Waveriders while

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Ashley Jackson Leads Ranchi Rays To First HIL 2016 Victory

A stunning last-quarter effort from the Ranchi Rays, led by skipper Ashley Jackson helped them pick up five points and join the league leaders. The Rays defeated Uttar Pradesh Wizards 4-2 at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in Lucknow on Friday. The Wizards, who were leading for most part of the game were jolted by

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Punjab Warriors Avenge 2015 Defeat Against Ranchi: HIL 2016

Tuesday witnessed two Hockey India League heavyweights up against each other as the Jaypee Punjab Warriors took on defending champions Ranchi Rays in Mohali. In a closely-fought encounter, the home side escaped with a narrow 2-0 win, thus avenging their defeat in the 2015 HIL final. Interestingly, this was the first win for the Punjab

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UP Wizards Edge Out Kalinga In Seven-Goal Thriller

The opening game of the Coal India Hockey India League 2016 was played on Monday and was no less than an edge-of-the-seat thriller. In a nail-biting encounter where seven goals were scored, the Uttar Pradesh Wizards made a terrific comeback to beat hosts Kalinga Lancers 8-6 (2 points for a goal being scored according to

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Hockey India League 2016: Ranchi Look To Defend Title

The fourth season of the Coal India Hockey India League kicks off tomorrow. The new-look league comes with new squads, new coaches and also with an increase in the tournament prize money. At the end of the three-year contract period, Fresh auctions were held and teams managed to retain a handful of players along with

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HIL Auctions – Moritz Fuerste Goes For $105,000

The new rules introduced by the Hockey India League have made the teams opt for more strikers to earn extra goal points. Hockey India’s announcement that every field goal would be awarded two goals each,was done to bring about more exciting play and there was a direct impact on the auctions. The teams chose to

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Hockey India League 2015: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

The Hockey India League concluded with the Ranchi Rays claiming the title. The penalty shoot-out was perhaps a fitting end to what was an exciting tournament. Hockey India League: The Good- Ranchi Rays, UP Wizards And Punjab Warriors Ranchi Rays In terms of performances put up, there is absolutely no doubt that the Punjab Warriors

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Ranchi Rays Beat Punjab Warriors To Win HIL Finals

The Ranchi Rays were crowned the new Hockey India League champions after they defeated Punjab Warriors in an exciting HIL final. Tied 2-2 at full time, the game went into the penalty shootout where MS Dhoni’s Ranchi Rays emerged ultimate winners by defeating their opponents 3-2. This is the second time in three seasons that

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