FNB Varsity Hockey Player of the Tournament Tuks striker Onthatile Zulu wants to use the accolade to propel herself to the highest echelons of South African hockey.
York have won the South Western Districts leg of the Spar Eastern Cape Hockey Challenge for the last three years, but know they face another testing examination on Saturday in George
The North-West University are the 2019 Varsity Hockey champions. NWU overcame a determined Maties side to win the final 2-1 in a penalty shootout at the Maties Astro turf in Stellenbosch on Monday evening.
Queenstown Girls' High School has won the East London Inland leg of the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge in King William's Town, beating Kingsridge in King William's Town on Sunday.
Woodridge has beaten Collegiate to win the PE Central leg of the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge, at Alexander Road in Port Elizabeth on Sunday
The Varsity Hockey final will be played between Maties and NWU at the Maties Hockey Astro on 20 May, at 18:45, and will be broadcast live on SuperSport channels 206 and 210.
The Madibaz women's team faced some tough Varsity Hockey challenges over the past two weeks, but coach Andrew Beynon believes they are better for the experience.
Alexander Road will be hoping to take their momentum from recent schools matches into the PE Central leg of the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge on Sunday.