Harris Academy FP Hockey Club - 2013-14 news items

1st team outdoor games season 2013-14

Harris 0 - 6 Wanderers
Scottish Cup (last 16)
Riverside Saturday 12th April 2014 
Two goals midway through the first half and two at the the end of the first period gave Wanderers a 4-0 half time lead. Another two goals, one in the middle of the second half and another towards the end of the game gave Wanderers a comfortable 6-0 win to take them through to the quarter final stage of the competition.


Dundee University  8 - 2 Harris

National Outdoor League Division 3
Riverside Saturday 22nd March 2014 
Harris opened the scoring in the second minute through Neil Martin. The University went 2-1 ahead before Albert Rowling equalised from a short corner. The University scored two more goals in the last part of the first half to take a 4-2 half-time lead. Four more goals without reply in the second half gave the University a comfortable 8-2 win and sealed their promotion to Division 2. 


Harris  5 - 0 Ayr

National Outdoor League Division 3
 DISC Saturday 15th March 2014 
Harris opened the scoring when a Gavin Martin cross was deflected past the Ayr keeper by Neil Martin. Harris scored their second after three short corners in quick succession led to a penalty flick which was converted by Albert Rowling. Both teams had chances in the second half before Harris sealed victory with three goals in the last four minutes of the game. Marc Callaghan grabbed a double and Albert Rowling scored from an overtime short corner. 


Strathclyde University  1 - 2 Harris

National Outdoor League Division 3
 Millerston Saturday 8th March 2014 
Harris went one behind after 15 seconds but worked hard to get back into the match. Greg Whittet eqaulised from a short corner in the 16th minute. Harris led 2-1 at half -time thanks to a Marc Callaghan goal from a Neil Martin cutback in the 26th minute. Although both teams created scoring chances in the second half there were no further goals.  


Harris  2 - 2 Highland

National Outdoor League Division 3
 DISC Sunday 16th February 2014 

Harris opened brightly and appeared to have taken the lead when Ferg Wilson had the ball in the net following a short corner, but the goal was disallowed. After having the best of the play Harris went behind when Highland scored from a  short corner. Highland extended their lead with a reverse hit shot from the top of the D which went into the roof of the net. In the second half Harris got back into the game when Neil Martin scored from close range and the equaliser from Ferg Wilson came in the last minute of the game.  

Aberdeen University  0 - 1 Harris

National Outdoor League Division 3
 Aberdeen Sports Village Saturday 15th February 2014 

Hamish Galt got the vital goal for Harris 30 minutes into the first half when he drag flicked into the corner of the net from a short corner.



Perthshire 3-3 Harris
National League Division 3 Outdoor
Kilgraston Saturday 30th November 2013

Harris went two up after 15 minutes from their first two short corners both scored by Albert Rowling. Perthshire made it 2-1 before half-time when they scored from a short corner. Harris went 3-1 up after a good passing move led to Greg Whittet sweeping the ball into the roof of the net. Two goals from Perthshire in the last ten minutes left the teams level at full time 


Harris 8-2 Waverley
National League Division 3 Outdoor
DISC Saturday 23rd November 2013

Harris started well scoring through Albert Rowling in 43 seconds and they went 4-0 ahead after 10 minutes with further goals from Greg Whittet (2) and Ferg Wilson. Waverley came back into the game and scored from a short corner to make it 4-1 at half time. Another short corner from Waverley in the second half made it 4-2 before two more goals each for Greg Whittet and Ferg Wilson made the final score 8-2 to Harris.(full report)












Giffnock 4-3 Harris
National League Division 3 Outdoor
Eastwood HS Saturday 16th November 2013

Harris struggled to get their passing game going at the start of this match and fell behind to a short corner goal. Albert Rowling converted a penalty shortly before half-time after Neil Martin was upended by the Giffnock keeper. Twenty minutes into the second half and Harris were 4-1 down. Harris then applied pressure and a short corner goal from Gavin Martin and a neat deflected goal from Ferg Wilson got Harris back to 4-3. Despite a lot of late pressure Harris could not get the equaliser.

Stirling Wanderers 0-3 Harris
National League Division 3 Outdoor
Forthbank Saturday 9th November 2013

Both teams had opportunities to go ahead but at half-time it remained 0-0. Harris scored three minutes into the second half through a good individual effort from Ferg Wilson. Marc Callaghan increased the Harris lead after he picked up a rebound from a Euan Simpson short corner. The scoring was completed when Ferg Wilson netted his second at the near post after good work from Finlay Wright and Neil Martin. 


Harris 4-2 Dundee University
National League Division 3 Outdoor
DISCSaturday 2nd November 2013
Harris started well and opened the scoring through Neil Martin from an Albert Rowling cross. The University hit back and scored twice before half-time. Harris started the second half well and goals from Neil Martin and Albert Rowling in the first eight minutes put them 3-2 ahead . There were chances at both ends before Harris sealed victory when Neil Martin completed his hat-trick to make it 4-2 


Ayr  4-3 Harris

National League Division 3 Outdoor
Cambusdoon Saturday 26th October 2013
Harris started poorly going 3-0 down. A Steven Moir goal before half time got Harris back into the game. Harris dominated the 2nd half but it was Ayr who scored on the counter attack to make it 4-1. With much of the game now being played inside the Ayr 25 Harris finally got back through goals from Ferg Wilson and Greg Whittet. The game finished with a short corner to Harris but as on several occasions earlier the Ayr keeper saved well.


Harris  4-3 Strathclyde Univ

National League Division 3 Outdoor
DISCSunday 20th October 2013

A good start by Harris saw Neil Martin open the scoring from an Albert Rowling pass. Midway through the first half Strathclyde equalised but Albert Rowling put Harris ahead again a minute later with a great solo goal. Five minutes later the scores were level again and it remained 2-2 at half time. A short corner early in the second half from Albert put Harris ahead but Strathclyde equalised 12 minutes from the end. With 5 minutes left Albert completed his hat-trick and there was no futher scoring.







Greenock  3-1 Harris
National League Division 3 Outdoor
Inverclyde Academy Saturday 12th October 2013

Despite a lot of possession Harris were a goal down at half-time. In the second half Harris paid the penalty for missing short corners and were three behind before Ferg Wilson scored a consolation goal near the end of the game.


Highland  3 - 4 Harris
National League Division 3 Outdoor
Bught Park Inverness Saturday 5th October 2013

Ferg Wilson equalised for Harris after an early goal for Highland
and it stayed 1-1 at half-time. Highland scored early in the second half but Harris got level quickly with a goal from Greg Whittet. An Albert Rowling double put Harris ahead 4-2 midway into the second half and although Highland got back to 4-3 with 10 minutes left, Harris finished well to win the match. 

Harris  1-2 Aberdeen Univ
National League Division 3 Outdoor
DISC Sunday 6th October 2013

After a goalless first half it was Aberdeen University who took the lead midway into the second half. Harris pressed for an equaliser and had opportunities from corners and open play to get back on level terms but five minutes from time it was the students who got their second goal. A late consolation goal from Ferg Wilson came too late to get Harris back in the game. 
(Harris were awarded a 5-0 win by SHU for this game as Aberdeen University fielded a player registered with Gordonians.)


Harris  2-2 Perthshire
National League Division 3 Outdoor
DISC Saturday 28th September 2013

Harris drew their third game in a row in National Division 3. Perthshire scored midway through the first half but Ferg Wilson equalised to make it 1-1 at half time. In the second half Perth took the lead again but constant Harris pressure produced an equalisier 6 minutes from time when Neil Martin deflected an Albert Rowling short corner high into the net.


Waverley 5 - 5 Harris

Edinburgh Saturday 14th September 2013
National League Division 3

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lbert Rowling opened the scoring for Harris from a short corner. Waverley scored twice to go ahead 2-1 at half-time. Any ideas of a fightback seemed to have gone when Waverley opened the second half with two goals in the first two minutes to go 4-1 ahead. Neil Martin got Harris back into the game from an Albert assist and two short corners from Greg Whittet and Albert made the scores level. Greg scored again to make it 5-4 to Harris and Waverley made it 5-5 five minutes from time. 


Harris 5 - 5 Giffnock
 
DISC Saturday 7th September 2013
 
In a high scoring National League Division 3 match at DISC, Harris and Giffnock shared the points. A first half hat-trick from Greg Whittet put Harris into a 3-2 lead at half time. Giffnock then fought back to take a 4-3 lead but Albert Rowling levelled the scores with 6 minutes to go and Greg grabbed his fourth goal shortly after to put Harris ahead 5-4. However following a short corner in the last minute Giffnock netted with the last action of the game. 


Harris Off to a Winning Start in League
Saturday  31st August 2013
Harris 7 - 1 Stirling Wanderers
 

Harris started their National League Division 3 season with a 7-1 win against Stirling Wanderers at DISC. Harris led 4-1 at half time with Greg Whittet and Albert Rowling each scoring twice. In the second half Greg and Albert both completed their hat-tricks and Steven Moir finished the scoring to make it 7-1 to Harris.


Harris and Monarchs Share 12 Goals
Friendly
Saturday 17th August 2013

The first game of the new season, a friendly against Monarchs at Riverside, finished 6-6. Monarchs led 3-2 at half-time with goals scored at regular intervals during the first half. The pattern continued into the second half and with minutes to go Harris were leading 6-5 but Monarchs scored to make it 6-6 with virtually the last attack of the game. Greg Whittet got four of the Harris goals and Ferg Wilson and Euan Simpson got the others. 










1st team indoor games season 2013-14

HARRIS INDOOR TEAM FINISH THIRD  
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arris 14 - 4 Stepps
National Indoor League Division 2
Bells Sports Centre Sunday 9th February 2014 (3rd /4th play-off)

Harris went four ahead after six minutes with goals from Albert Rowling, Greg Whittet and Neil Martin (2). Another five goals in the last six minutes of the first half put Harris ahead 9-0 at half-time. The Harris goals were scored by Finlay Wright, Hamish Galt, Greg Whitett and Albert Rowling (2). Stepps got the score back to 9-2 at the start of the second half before Harris increased their lead to 13-2 midway through the second half with goals from Gavin Martin, Albert Rowling and Greg Whittet (2). Stepps then converted a short corner and penalty flick before Albert finished the scoring his fifth goal in the last minute of the game. 



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arris 2 - 6 Uddingston
National Indoor League Division 2 (group play-off)

Dundee University Saturday 1st February 2014 (group play-off)

The win against Monarchs took Harris into a promotion play-off against Uddingston who had beaten them in the earlier league game at Forthbank . Harris took the game to Uddingston at the start of the first half and although the scores were tied 2-2 at half time,Harris were unlucky to have a goal awarded and then disallowed. Uddingston started best in the second half and scored two quick goals. For the next sixteen minutes both sides played well without scoring. Uddingston sealed victory with two goals in the last two minutes of the match as Harris pressed forward taking off Stevie in goal. Harris now play Stepps next weekend in Perth for 3rd and 4th place. 

Harris 5 - 3 Monarchs
National Indoor League Division 2
Dundee University Saturday 1st February 2014 (group play-off)

In a closely contested game Monarchs led 2-1 at half time after Harris had taken the lead in the third minute through Marc Callaghan. Greg Whittet equalised for Harris early in the second half and two goals in a minute from first of all Albert Rowling and then Greg Whittet put Harris into the lead 4-2 with ten minutes to go. A Monarchs goal with six minutes left was quickly cancelled out by a Greg Whittet penalty flick which also completed his hat-trick. 



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arris 4 - 12 Clydesdale
National Indoor League Division 2 (group play-off)
Forthbank Saturday 25th January 2014

Clydesdale gained revenge for their earlier defeat in the league match against Harris with a convincing win. Early Harris mistakes were punished and they could not get back into the match. Scorers for Harris were Albert Rowling, Greg Whittet, Gavin Martin and Steven Moir.

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arris 13 - 6 Gordonians
National Indoor League Division 2
Forthbank Saturday 25th January 2014 (group play-off)

Harris needed to get back on track after their defeat in the first game against Clydesdale and they managed to do this. After leading 7-1 at half -time they took a 13-2 lead after eight minutes of the second half and went on to win 13-6. Goalscorers for Harris were Greg Whittet (4), Albert Rowling (3), Gavin Martin (2), Neil Martin (2) and Marc Callaghan (2). 



Harris 2 -9 Grove Menzieshill 2nds
Midlands Indoor League Division 1 play-offs
Douglas Centre Thursday 23rd January 2014

Harris went five goals behind after 8 minutes and never recovered from their poor start. The Harris goals were scored by Greg Whittet and Neil Martin

Harris  4 - 4 Monarchs
Midlands Indoor League Division 1 play-offs
Douglas Centre Thursday 23rd January 2014
Harris opened the scoring from a Euan Simpson penalty and after Monarchs equalised Euan put Harris ahead again from a short corner. Monarchs took the lead but Harris quickly equalised through Gavin Martin. Neil Martin put Harris ahead with 4 minutes to go but a last minute penalty awarded to Monarchs was converted to tie the scores.



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arris 2 - 8 Uddingston
National Indoor League Division 2
Forthbank Saturday 11th January 2014

In their final game of the day the first half was closely contested, but a goal just before half time for Uddingston gave them a 3-1 lead. Greg Whittet scored the first half goal for Harris from a Finlay Wright assist. Uddingston went further ahead in the second half and went on to win 8-2 with Hamish Galt getting the second Harris goal.    

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arris 8 - 5 Clydesdale
National Indoor League Division 2
Forthbank Saturday 11th January 2014

In their second game of the day an Albert Rowling double put Harris two up after 3 minutes. By half time Harris had increased their lead to 6-3 with further goals from Marc Callaghan, Albert Rowling and Greg Whittet (2). Seven minutes into the second half Marc Callaghan scored to put Harris 7-3 ahead. Clydesdale pressure produced two goals but another goal from Marc Callaghan sealed an 8-5 victory for Harris 


Harris 9 - 11 Dunfermline Carnegie
National Indoor League Division 2
Forthbank Saturday 11th January 2014
In a high scoring game Harris were trailing 7-5 at half-time after leading 5-4 with five minutes of the first half left. First half goals for Harris were scored by Greg Whittet (3) and Albert Rowling (2). With four more goals for each team in the second half the gane finished 11-9 to Carnegie. Second half scorers for Harris were Greg Whittet, Albert Rowling, Marc Callaghan and Gavin Martin. 

Harris 6 - 7 Grove Menzieshill 2nds
Midlands Indoor League Division 1
Douglas Centre Thursday 9th January 2014
Harris went 3-0 down early in their final Midlands indoor league match before two goals from Hamish Galt got them back into the game. Menzieshill extended their lead to 5-2 with eight minutes to go before a hectic end to the game. Two goals from Albert Rowling made it 5-4. Menzieshill scored to make it 6-4 before a short corner from Neil Martin reduced the deficit to one goal again. Another Menzieshill goal was followed immediately by a goal from Greg Whittet and in the last minute Greg hit the post as Harris pressed for an equaliser.





Harris 7 - 5 Stepps
National Indoor League Division 2
Forthbank Saturday 21st December 2013

Harris led 4-3 at half-time through two goals from Greg Whittet and one each from Gavin Martin and Neil Martin.Stepps equalised early in the second half before a Marc Callaghan goal midway through the second half was cancelled out by Stepps to make it 5-5. With eight minutes left two goals from Greg Whittet ensured a Harris victory. 

Harris 7 - 3 Gordonians
National Indoor League Division 2
Forthbank Saturday 21st December 2013

In an even first half Greg Whittet scored both Harris goals as the teams turned round at 2-2. A goal apiece at the start of the 2nd half made the score 3-3 with Neil Martin scoring for Harris. Three goals in three minutes midway through the second half sealed victory for Harris with Greg Whittet scoring twice and Gavin Martin getting the other. Greg completed the scoring with his own fifth goal to make it 7-3. 

Harris 3 -9 Wanderers 1sts
Midlands Indoor League Division 1
Douglas Centre Thursday 19th December



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arris 6-5 Grove Menzieshill 2nds
National League Division 2 Indoor
Forthbank Saturday 14th December 2013

Harris went two behind early on before Greg Whittet pulled back a goal. Another GM goal and a second from Greg made it 3-2 at half time. An early second half goal from Marc Callaghan and a penalty for GM made it 4-3 before Greg completed his hat-trick after a great solo run to tie the scores at 4-4. A goal from Gavin Martin and a second from Marc Callaghan after a one-two with Finlay Wright put Harris 6-4 ahead. GM got back a goal before the final whistle. 

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arris 3-3 Monarchs
National League Division 2 Indoor
Forthbank Saturday 14th December 2013

Harris went ahead after 9 minutes when Marc Callaghan opened the scoring. After Harris went a player down Monarchs scored two quick goals to make it 2-1 at half-time. Harris worked hard to equalise through Finlay Wright and then took the lead with a Marc Callaghan goal. Monarchs equalised from a short corner with a minute to go. 


Harris 2-10 Inverleith
Midlands Division 1 Indoor
Douglas Centre Thursday 5th December 2013
After a winning start in their first league game last week Harris went down heavily to a well-drilled Inverleith side. The Harris goals came from Marc Callaghan and Gavin Martin   



Harris 7-6 Wanderers 2nds
Midlands Division 1 Indoor

DISC Thursday 28th November 2013

Hat-tricks for Neil Martin and Albert Rowling and one from Hamish Galt got Harris off to a winning start in Midlands Division 1 indoors. The winning goal came in the last seconds of the game when Marc Callaghan drove down the left and squared for Albert Rowling to score. 






2nd and 3rd team indoor 2013-2014

Harris 2s Win Midlands Indoor Division 2
DISC Thursday 21st November
Harris 2nds won the Midland Indoor Division 2 title although they were not involved in any of the games on Thursday at DISC. Wanderers 3rds failed to win by the 25 goals which would have seen them pull ahead of Harris on goal difference. The Harris team will now play in Midlands Division 1 next season.


Harris 3rds 4-6 Monarchs 2nds
Midlands Division 2 Indoor 
Douglas Centre Thursday 21st November

Harris 3rds completed their league programme on Thursday at DISC. Playing without a goalkeeper Harris went down 6-4 to Monarchs 2nds. Goalscorers for Harris were Naill Mckay (3) and Kevin Ancell.

Harris 2nds 7-1 Wanderers 3rds
Midland Division 2 Indoor 
Douglas Centre Thursday 14th November

On Thursday at the Douglas Sports Centre Harris 2nds all but secured the 2nd Division title with a 7-1 win over Wanderers 3rds their main rivals. Only a win for  Wanderers 3rds in the last game in Division 2 next week over Perthshire 1sts by a margin of 25 goals can deprive Harris 2nd of the title and promotion. The goalscoring hero for Harris was schoolboy Sam Owen-Hughes who scored five with Ethan Drew getting the other two goals.

Harris 2nds 6-3 Grove Menzieshill 4ths
Midlands Division 2 Indoor
Douglas Centre Thursday 7th November

Harris remained equal on points with Wanderers 3rds at the top of the table with this win. The Harris goals were scored by Ethan Drew (3), Sam Owen-Hughes (2) and Pete Black


Harris 3rds  4- 4 Wanderers 4ths

Midlands Division 2 Indoor
Douglas Centre Thursday 7th November

Niall McKay and Ferg Wilson each scored twice in this drawn game with Wanderers 4ths  


Harris 2nds 10-0 Perthshire
Midlands Division 2 Indoor
Douglas Centre Thursday 31st October
Perthshire were unable to field a team and Harris 2s were awarded a 10-0 walkover. 


Harris 2nds 7-2 Monarchs 2nds

Midlands Division 2 Indoor
Douglas Centre Thursday 24th October
A hat-trick from Ethan Drew and goals from Finlay Wright, Sam Owen-Hughes, Steven Moir and Pete Black gave Harris a comfortable win

Harris 3rds  2- 5 Wanderers 3rds
Midlands Division 2 Indoor
Douglas Centre Thursday 24th October
Harris 3s went into this match as league leaders but goals from Ferg Wilson and Pete Fowlie were not enough as Wanderers scored five at the other end.

Harris 3rds  10- 3 Grove Menzieshill 4ths
Midlands Division 2 Indoor
Douglas Centre Thursday 24th October
?In their second match of the evening Harris 3s returned to winning form with a comfortable 10-3 win. Ferg Wilson and Pete Fowlie each scored hat-tricks and Roy Dowie and Niall Mckay scored two each.


Harris
 2nds 10-0 Wanderers 4ths
Midlands Division 2 Indoor
Douglas Centre Thursday 17th October



Harris
 2nds 10-5 Grove Menzieshill 3rds
Midlands Division 2 Indoor
Douglas Centre Thursday 10th October

Four goals for skipper Steven Moir, two each for Ethan Drew and Ferg Low and a goal apiece for Finlay Wright and Sam Owen-Hughes gave Harris a comfortable win.


Harris 3rds 12-5 Grove Menzieshill 4ths
Midlands Division 2 Indoor
Douglas Centre Thursday 10th October

Five goals each for Greg Whittet and Ferg WIlson and one each for Daniel McAndrew and Niall Mckay continued the 3s good start to their indoor season.