Defence Services clinch a double
Jan 23, 2011 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Defence Services men’s and women’s teams bagged the titles at the 54th National Hockey Championship which concluded at CH and FC grounds yesterday. Defence Services men’s team defeated Matale District by 2-0 in the final while Defence Services women’s team beat Colombo by 6-0 in the final to retain the title for the second successive year.
Kandy Men’s and Women’s teams were able to win the third places by beating Galle (3-2) and Schools (1-0) respectively.
In men’s first semi final Defence Services beat Kandy by 7-1 while Matale overcame Galle 5-1 in the second semifinal. The first semifinal of the women’s category was won by Defence Services beating Schools 2-1 and the second semifinal went to Colombo where they beat Kandy by 1-0.