Four big hockey games for top schools today

2008-05-23 00:00

There are four big games among the top hockey-playing schools this morning.

The match at Glenwood, against Hillcrest, and at St Charles, who met Clifton, were both played yesterday.

Kearsney are the only unbeaten KZN team at this stage and they meet Hilton on Beckinghams starting at 10.15 am. Home side Hilton had not lost against another KZN school until they met Maritzburg College in a midweek game.

Both Hilton and Kearsney have played four other schools and the results against them show that today’s match will be very keenly contested. Against Northwood, Hilton won 9-0 and Kearsney 5-1, against Auckland Grammar Hilton won 2-0 and Kearsney drew 2-2, and against St Charles, Hilton won 3-1 and Kearsney 2-1.

Michaelhouse, who at the beginning of the season were predicted to be the side to beat in the province, have not fulfilled their potential, playing 10 matches with two losses. They play against St Johns from Johannesburg today with the scheduled start at 11.15 am.

Maritzburg College meet DHS, with the start at 10.40 am on Papes at College. The young College side have improved greatly since the beginning of the season and should enjoy a little more freedom on the field than they have had in a number of their encounters.

College’s record shows they have played 10 matches, winning just four with four losses. DHS have played 11 games, winning four and losing six. The statistics and home ground advantage favour College.

Fixtures (home side first):

Hilton vs Kearsney; Michaelhouse vs St Johns; Maritzburg College vs DHS; Northwood vs Pinetown.

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