Hockey in SA and womens sport in general will receive a shot in the arm

Glasgow - The Investec South Africa women's hockey team's 1-1 draw with Spain at the Champions Challenge in Glasgow Wednesday sees SA finish in second place in Pool B and they will now face Scotland, third in Pool A, in the quarter-finals at 7pm SA time Thursday .

World number 14 Spain scored first through Maria Gomez in the 25th minute while world number 11 South Africa equalised via a Lisa Deetlefs penalty corner in the 31st.

World number 16 Scotland drew 2-2 with world number eight and Pool A winners South Korea in the day's late game.