Hockey National Tournaments at Maritzburg College

2018-07-11 06:00
Pictured is the local KZN Inland Boys U13 team with one of the support vehicles. PHOTO: supplied

Pictured is the local KZN Inland Boys U13 team with one of the support vehicles. PHOTO: supplied

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THE KZN Schools Hockey Association are delivering and hosting six National Hockey Tournaments in Pietermaritzburg during the July school holidays. This is biggest series of hockey tournaments ever organised in the country and sees over 2 000 players in the Capital, and many more parents and supporters. Barloworld Ford, Mazda, and Barons VW Pietermaritzburg have partnered with the local organising committee in supplying support vehicles to deliver the events. Barloworld have been a valued local partner to these events.

Maritzburg College had an exceptional number of boys selected for the KZN inland teams; College boys made up an outstanding 43% of the teams with 22 of the 44 A team places and 18 of the 44 B team places being held by College boys!

In the recent U18 tournament, held at College last week, the KZN Inland team took silver behind KZN Coastal.

College is exceptionally proud of the five boys selected for the SA U18A team who played Australia in a three match series from July 9 to July 11; A Bradford, M Maphumulo, J Campbell, A Walstroom and S Ngcongo. In addition, A Greaves was selected for the SA U18B team and S Ngcobo and G Pio were named in the SA U17 Team. Saturday sees the start of the U16 IPT tournament at College; College has seven players in the U16A side and nine in the U16B team.


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