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.
Momona still has an opportunity to defend its Dunedin premier women’s crown after winning a thriller against Taieri on Saturday, but Kings will not go for five men’s titles in a row after falling...
The opponents have been decided and the semifinals are in the books after the end of the Dunedin premier hockey round robin on Saturday.
The Black Sticks women have been knocked out of the Olympic Games, being stifled 3-0 by the Netherlands in their quarter-final match-up.
The Taieri Tigers kept their hopes of securing second spot in the premier women’s competition alive with a thrilling 4-3 win over Momona A, which went to a penalty shootout.
The men's Black Sticks' chances of progressing to the hockey medal rounds were dealt a blow when they were held to a draw by hosts Japan.
Albany marked a day of upsets in the Dunedin club competition on Saturday with a 3-1 win over Kings United, thanks to a couple of screamers by Jakob Annison.
The Black Sticks women have made an opening statement by stunning Argentina to put their counterparts on notice at the Tokyo Olympics.
Otago came charging home to claim the bronze medal at the New Zealand under-18 men’s tournament in Hamilton at the weekend.
The Taieri Tigers nearly proved to be their own worst enemy but held their nerve in a 4-2 win over Kings United in the Dunedin premier women’s competition on Saturday.
Australia retained its dominance over the Black Sticks men with a 2-0 victory in Perth on Sunday night in the final game for both teams before the Tokyo Olympics.
A scare in the final moments was not enough to stop the Albany Alligators beating the University Black Panthers 2-1 in their premier hockey match at McMillan Turf on Saturday.