Poonam Rani

  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team beat Canada 4-2 July 24, 2014

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team got off to a rollicking start as it comfortably beat Canada 4-2 in its opening group A match at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. Seasoned Rani Rampaul opened the scoring in the 22nd minute followed by Poonam Rani in the 29th minute while...
  • India women go down 2-4 against Belgium in Champions Challenge 1 May 3, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian women hockey team fought well before losing 2-4 to Belgium in a classification match of the Champions Challenge 1 tournament, here on Saturday. Belgium captain Charlotte de Vos scored the first goal for her team in the 20th minute. Five minutes later Poonam Rani drew parity for India by...
  • Hockey: Poonam, Chanchan complete 100 international caps April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Members of the Indian women's hockey team, Poonam Rani and Chanchan Devi have achieved the rare feat of featuring in 100 international games for the country. The two forwards now have to their credit 100 international caps. While Poonam completed her 100th international match during the Indian eves European...
  • Indian women stun China 4-2 in Asian Champions Trophy Hockey November 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Poonam Rani struck twice as India scored an upset victory over higher-ranked China 4-2 in their opening match of the third Asian Women Champions Trophy hockey tournament at Kakamigahara, Japan Saturday. Rani gave India the lead in the eighth minute by converting a penalty corner. Five minutes later, Amandeep...
  • Indian women enter semi-finals of Asia Cup hockey September 24, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: India defeated hosts Malaysia 2-0 to qualify for the semi-finals of the eighth women's Asia Cup hockey tournament here Tuesday. Poonam Rani (39th) and Lily Chanu (46th) scored two second half goals at the Stadium Hoki Nasional to seal India's place in the last-four stage of the eight-nation...
  • Women's Asia Cup Hockey: India thrash Hong Kong 13-0 September 22, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: With their eyes firmly set on a berth in next year's World Cup, Indian women's hockey team started the eighth Asia Cup tournament campaign on a rollicking note, spanking minnows Hong Kong 13-0 in their opening Pool A match here on Saturday. Knowing well that only a win in...
  • Hockey Haryana announces cash prize for women hockey players August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Hockey Haryana on Saturday announced a cash prize of Rs 50,000 to each of its five players who were part of the Indian Junior women's team that won a bronze medal in the FIH Junior World Cup in Monchengladbach, Germany. The five players represented Hockey Haryana are Rani Rampal,...
  • Indian Women defeat HC Rotterdam 4-3 in warm-up game April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Ritu Rani scored twice as India defeated Hockey Club Rotterdam 4-3 in their first game played in Rottterdam, Tuesday. According to information received here, Poonam Rani scored first goal for India in the 8th minute. HC Rotterdam tried to reduce the margin in the 13th minute through field...
  • Ritu scored a hat-trick beating S'pore in Asia Cup June 29, 2012

    Bangkok: Skipper Ritu Rani led form the front with a hat-trick as India spanked Singapore 9-0 for their second successive Group A win in the sixth Women's Junior Asia Cup Hockey Championship here. Vice-captain Poonam Rani also scored three goals on Thursday as the team followed up its 15-0 win against...