The City Highlanders beat the University Huskies convincingly 6-0 at women’s club hockey on Saturday.
International hockey returned to New Zealand last night after long Covid restrictions as the Black Sticks Women squandered a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2 with Australia in North Harbour.
Kings United retained the Challenge Shield with a gritty 1-0 win over the University Whales in the Dunedin premier men’s competition on Saturday.
The University Huskies built on a solid start to beat Kings United 4-2 in the Dunedin premier women’s competition game on Saturday.
The University Whales produced a dominant first half on their way to a 7-1 win over their clubmates, the Panthers, in the Dunedin premier men’s competition on Saturday.
Jolene Casey is officially a new face at the Otago Hockey Association as its community hockey manager, but she is very familiar with the turf. Hayden Meikle tracks her down for a chat.
It was not exactly the longest representative campaign in history but Otago’s hockey teams made the most of a belated tournament in Christchurch at the weekend.
Black Sticks captain and legend Stacey Michelsen has called time on her illustrious international career, after announcing her retirement to the team on Tuesday night.
There were dramatic scenes as the University Blue Whales were crowned Otago premier men’s champions for the first time since 2017 following a 3-2 win over the Taieri Tuataras on Saturday.
Teams from throughout the lower South Island took part in a U13 Hockey Festival hosted by Otago Hockey at the Alexander McMillan Hockey Centre in Dunedin at the weekend.