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Aug 15, 7 days ago

GB suffer opening defeat at Women’s U17 European Championship

GB suffer opening defeat at Women’s U17 European Championship

The GB under-17 women’s team lost its opening game 18-36 against Finland at the EHF under-17 Championship in Lithuania.
With all the players making their international debut, the GB team entered the game with a healthy mix of nerves and excitement.
GB battled well in the first 20 minutes pushing the more experienced Finnish team all the way. Finland switched to a more offensive defence in the last 10 minutes of the first half. The change yielded some success as Finland went into the break with a nine-goal lead
GB started the second half positively and pulled the deficit back to six goals …

Apr 26, 4 months ago

Livingston clinch the league title

On Saturday at Oriam Livingston won the league title for the first time in their history with a 31-27 win over local rivals Edinburgh. It was a tight match throughout but Livingston edged ahead in the last 10 minutes. They followed up this victory with a 34-24 victory over East Kilbride at the same venue. This meant they have went through the season unbeaten. This is a great achievement for the young team led by coach Allan Stokes. It is the realisation of all of the development work carried out over the past 10 years …

Jan 24, 7 months ago

Livingston Win Top of Table Clash

Livingston won on Saturday against Edinburgh in their top of the table clash at Oriam. The Livingston side started the match very quickly and caught Edinburgh cold. Taking a 4-1 lead early in the match. The Edinburgh side soon came to life and brought match back to 5-5. It then stayed close till half-time with a score of 13-12 to Livingston at the break. After halftime it was Edinburgh’s turn to start quickly. Livingston seemed to have lost some of their intensity and Edinburgh looked stronger at this stage. Livingston pulled themselves back …

Jan 16, 7 months ago

Weekend matches

Tryst 77 and Edinburgh both kept up their unbeaten record at the weekend in the league. Edinburgh had a home win at Oriam with a 33-27 victory over Ecosse. Tryst 77 were playing away at East Kilbride and ran out 27-21 winners. This keeps the race close at the top with Livingston, Tryst and Edinburgh still unbeaten this year. Next weekend sees Edinburgh take on Livingston at Oriam which will give a chance to see who is strongest team between the two this year.

Aug 25, 12 months ago

First Handball Event at Oriam – New National Performance Centre

This Saturday sees the first handball event to be held at Oriam prior to it’s opening to the public on Monday 28th of August. There will be matches between the top 4 Men’s league teams from last year and the top 2 Women’s teams. The matches start at 9am and run till 4.30pm. Entry is free. It provides a great chance to come along and see the Handball and get a look around the venue. Oriam is in the grounds of Heriot-Watt University just off of the Edinburgh bypass at Hermiston Gate.

May 11, 1 year ago

East Kilbride clinch Scottish Cup Semi-Final Spot

At the Alistair McCoist Centre last week in East Kilbride local team EK82 clinched their place in the Scottish Cup Semi-Final after defeating Livingston. They made a quick start in the match taking a 4-0 lead early on but Livingston fought well to get back in the match and the score stayed close for the remainder of the first half. EK82 were leading 16-13 at half-time. At the start of the 2nd half EK82 again made a very strong start and started to extend their lead. At one point midway through the half they managed to …