South African hockey volunteer, Nonhlanhla Mtolo, is using her vast domestic experience to positively impact the international scene. Mtolo currently plays a duel role as Team Manager and Technical Official.
Pukke Sport have women participating competitively in 19 to 24 active sporting codes as their vision entails equal participation
Keabetswe Taele, Marisa Calvert and Lali Stander – exceptional women who have all gone above and beyond in raising the profile of women’s sport in South Africa – are finalists for the 2019 gsport Women in PR and Sponsorship award.
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.
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.
NWU pulled a goal out of the bag in the last minute of the game to secure their spot in next week’s Varsity Hockey final after beating Kovsies 5-4 in Potchefstroom.
Tuks did enough to book their place in Monday’s semi-final at the NWU Astro when they beat Wits 3-0.
Kovsies, who were 3-1 down at half time, managed to pull back three points to win 4-3 at the NWU Astro in the opening game on Sunday 12 May.