Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) scored a resounding 4-1 win over Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) in the second-leg of the TNBMHL 2015 Premier Division match at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday. Pakistan’s Ali Shan gave KLHC the lead with a fourth minute field goal, beating goalkeeper Kairulnizam Ibrahim with a powerful close-range reverse stick shot, only for Ireland’s Richard Sykes to equalize 21 minutes later through a penalty corner. Coach K. Dharmaraj’s side, better known for their come-from-behind brand of hockey to claim victory in most matches, did it once again. Muhammad Noor Faeez than made it 2-1 off a...

Sapura Hockey Club squeezed out a 3-2 win over Maybank in the second-leg of the TNBMHL Premier Division match at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday. Norsyafiq Sumantri opened accounts for Sapura just two minutes into the game with a field goal – his third in the league before Maybank equalised through Muhammad Hafiz Zainol in the 41st minute. Tai Beng Hai’s Sapura, who finished fifth in the six-team Premier Division last season, then shot ahead 2-1 from Muhammad Zulhairi Hashim’s penalty corner seconds after the Maybank equaliser. Maybank and Pakistan’s national team goalkeeper Imran Butt was once again beaten in...

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Maybank once again failed to break Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club’s (KLHC) domination as the four-time champions registered a 2-1 win in the second round of the TNBMHL Premier Division match at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil today. In the first round of the league, KLHC defeated Maybank 3-1. Terengganu Hockey Team (THT) continued to close the gap with KLHC at the top of the table standings with a 3-0 win over Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) at the adjacent pitch. National forward Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin struck home a sixth minute field goal while siblings Fitri Saari (42nd) and Faizal (45th) added...

Terengganu Hockey Team (THT) turned on the heat in the third quarter to subdue Sapura HC 5-2 in the return leg of the TNBMHL 2015 Premier Division match at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil today. In the first leg, THT won by a solitary goal scored by Azlan Misron at the Batu Buruk Stadium in Kuala Terengganu. In other matches, four-time champions Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) pounced back to defeat Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) 2-1 with a penalty corner drag-flick specialist Razie Rahim scoring both goals (13th and 36th) after Mohd Amin Rahim had given TNB an 11th minute...

Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin scored two goals as Terengganu Hockey Team (THT) rallied back to beat Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) 4-2 in the TNBMHL 2015 Premier Division match at the Batu Buruk Hockey Stadium in Kuala Terengganu today. The double champions were down 1-0- by an 11th minute Sufi Ismat field goal but national forward Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin equalized for THT in the 22nd minute from a penalty corner. UniKL, who has been rather unlucky in their last three matches before closing their proceedings on the losing end, went ahead 2-1 by the 30th minute through Rafizul Ezry field goal but Fitri Saari...

Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club continued their unbeaten run with a 3-1 demolition of Tenaga National Berhad in the TNBMHL 2015 Premier League match at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil today. It was TNB who scored first through Muhammad Shahril Saabah off a penalty corner in the 25th minute but Pakistan’s Ali Shan leveled for KLHC five minutes later from a field goal and Rashid Baharom increased the lead to 2-1 with a 47th minute field goal. Muhammad Umar Bhutta scored the third for KLHC a minute later off a penalty corner. As for TNB, their game plan once again ditched...

Maybank and Pakistan national hockey team goalkeeper Imran Butt gave a sterling performance but failed to thwart Sapura from pulling away from a 2-1 win in the TNBMHL Premier Division match at the National Hockey Stadium yesterday. Mohamad Syafiq Mohamed Zain gave Maybank an early lead with a ninth minute field goal but Sapura, who had defeated Tenaga Nasional Berhad 2-1 and held Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) to a 3-3 draw last Friday, replied through Dangerous Lee Mathew (38th) and Pakistan’s forward Abdul Haseem Khan (54th) off a penalty corner. Butt was instrumental in keeping Sapura’s forwards at bay especially Faiz...

While the focus of attention will once again be on Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) and Terengganu Hockey Team (THT) in the second week of the TNBMHL 2015 Premier Division matches tomorrow, it is underdogs Tenaga Nasional Berhad and Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) who are expected to steal the show at the Kuala Lumpur Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil. With no marquee signings unlike THT and KLHC who boasts of players from Argentina and Pakistan, TNB is the only side in the six-team Premier League who rely on local players and coach Nor Saiful Zaini is determined to see his charges...

Buoyed by two straight wins in the opening season of the TNBMHL 2015 Division One Group A matches, TNB Thunderbolt will be the team to watch as the league progresses on Friday. TNB Thunderbolt have earned six points following a 4-3 win over Bukit Jalil Sports School (BJSS) and 3-1 against Majlis Bandaraya Ipoh (MPI) respectively and go into their third match on Friday against MSP-YP-SSP, a combination of players from Pahang Sports School, Pahang Sports Council and Pahang Foundation, at Stadium Hoki Wisma Belia in Kuantan. The Pahang outfit, with three points in the bag, will be eager to get back...