Raiders face WP in hockey semi-finals

2013-05-03 00:00

YESTERDAY’S fifth and final day of pool play in the interprovincial hockey tournaments in Pretoria and Durban decided the SA U21 men and women semi-finalists.

In today’s women’s semi-finals at Queensmead, Kaspersky Southerns tackle Western Province at 4.30 pm while North West face Northern Blues at 6.30 pm.

In the men’s semi-finals at Tuks in Pretoria, Northern Blues meet Free State at 4.30 pm and KZN Raiders face Western Province at 6.30 pm.

There was disappointment for KZN Inland’s men’s team, who missed out on the semi-finals after a 6-3 defeat by Eastern Province. The KZN Inland women, like their men’s side, will be playing in the fifth to eighth place playoffs on Friday and Saturday.


Men: Kaspersky Wits 3 Eastern Gauteng 0;

WP Peninsula 6 Namibia 1; EP (2) 6 (Winchester Scott, Libongo Vatyi, Curtis Samboer 2, Kevin Carrol, Kyle-Dean Davidson) KZN Inland (1) 3 (Le-Neal Jackson, Mzamo Cele, James Gearing);

WP 4 Free State 0; KZN Raiders 4 North West 2; Northern Blues 2 Kaspersky Southerns 1.

Men’s final logs (all played 5, goal difference, points) Pool A: 1 Northern Blues (GD 33) 15 pts; 2 KZN Raiders (GD 15) 12 pts; 3 Kaspersky Southerns (GD 16) 9 pts; 4 North West (GD 8) 6 pts; 5 Kaspersky Wits (GD -25) 3 pts; 6 Eastern Gauteng (GD -47) 0 pts.

Pool B: 1 WP (GD 20) 15 pts; 2 Free State (GD 2) 8 pts; 3 KZN Inland (GD 8) 7 pts; 4 WP Peninsula (GD 4) 7 pts; 5 Eastern Province (GD 9) 6 pts; 6 Namibia (GD -43) 0 pts

Women: EP 7 Namibia 0; Northern Blues 5 WP Peninsula 0; North West 2 Kaspersky Southerns 1;

WP 1 Free State 0; KZN Inland (1) 3 (Nadia Stella, Vicki Jonker, Amy Greaves) Kaspersky Wits (1) 1 (Jade Pinnock); KZN Raiders 9 Eastern Gauteng 0.

Women’s final logs (all played 5, goal difference, points) Pool A: 1 North West (GD 28) 15 pts; 2 Kaspersky Southerns (GD 14) 10 pts; 3 EP (GD 11) 10 pts; 4 KZN Raiders (GD 7) 6 pts; 5 Namibia (GD -11) 3 pts; 6 Eastern Gauteng (GD -49) 0 pts.

Pool B: 1 WP (GD 26) 15 pts; 2 Northern Blues (GD 13) 12 pts; 3 Free State (GD 11) 9 pts; 4 KZN Inland (GD -13) 6 pts; 5 WP Peninsula (GD -8) 3 pts; 5 6 Kaspersky Wits (GD -29) 0 pts.

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