The SA Women’s 2019/2020 Squad have been announced as coach Robin van Ginkel begins his preparations for the next period of his reign with the hockey team
Wineland Wings, Namaqualand Daisies, Orange River Rafters and Madikwe Rangers complete the Premier Hockey League semi-final fixture list, kicking off this weekend at the Randburg Astro Hockey Stadium
The Wineland Wings top the 2019 CTM Premier Hockey League log with three wins in three days, as Wings, Daisies and Rafters secured vital wins on Day 3 on Saturday
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 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.
It came down to the wire in Potchefstroom when Maties beat Tuks 7-5 in the first semi-final on Monday 13 May.
Maties secured their spot in Monday’s semi-final when they beat a struggling Madibaz 7-0 in Potchefstroom.
Wits may have caused the upset of the tournament when Nomnikelo Veto scored the final penalty to hand Wits a 2(3)-2(2) win against Maties at the NWU Astro.
A third quarter blitzkrieg ensured that Maties trashed UJ 7-0 in their Varsity Hockey match at UCT on Sunday.
It was revenge for Maties in a repeat of the 2017 final as the Maroon Machine beat Tuks 2-0 on Friday afternoon in Cape Town.