Western Railway bag double crown

May 14, 2012, 10:39 IST | A Correspondent

Western Railway completed a grand double, winning the men's and women's titles, in the Mt Carmel Annual Invitation Floodlit Rink Hockey Tournament.

In a tense and well-contested women’s final, Western overcame F United 5-3 via the tie-breaker after the scores were tied 2-2 at the end of regulation period at the Mt Carmel Church compound, Bandra.

The men’s final also witnessed a keen battle for supremacy between Western Railway and Wenden Carters. But prolific scorer Amit Gowda hogged the limelight as he produced three superb goals to steer Western to a narrow 4-3 win.

Final results:
Men: Western Railway 4 (Amit Gowda 3, Vinod Kumar) beat Wenden Carters 3 (Vijay Alphonso, Ashish Gonsalves , Karan Kapoor).
Women: Western Railway 5 (Manoramma Pete 2, TH Ranjita, Changai Chanu) beat F United 3 (Tanaz Mohd, Jemmima Monteiro, Naomi Monteiro). 

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