Motion S5M-07133: Gold Medal for Scotland at EuroHockey Men’s Championship II

18 Aug 2017

That the Parliament congratulates the Scottish hockey men’s team on its 2-1 victory over Wales to secure the gold medal for Scotland at the EuroHockey Men’s Championship II in Glasgow; understands that the Scotland hockey team will be going on to compete in the European A division for the first time since 2005 as a result of reaching the final; notes that, not only did the team win the title, it was also undefeated in every one of its matches over the week; further notes that Pakistan will play its home matches in the Hockey Pro-League from January 2019 in Glasgow, and considers that hockey has the potential to grow further as a sport in Scotland as it is suitable for players of all ages and backgrounds.