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Oikawa and Ockenden claim MVP honours

A Japanese international and one of Kookaburras’ co-captains have been named the Sultana Bran Hockey One League 2019 Women’s and Men’s MVPs. Canberra Chill defender Shihori Oikawa edged out Hockey Club Melbourne pair Amy Lawton and Madi Ratcliffe, and Brisbane Blaze’s Ashlea Fey to win the women’s top individual prize. read more »

No ill-feeling for Pearce ahead of the decider

The Brisbane Blaze will be hoping some insider knowledge could give them an edge over HC Melbourne in the inaugural Sultana Bran Hockey One Women’s Grand Final on Saturday. When it comes to knowing your opponent, the Queenslanders have an ace in the form of Meg Pearce. Before joining the Blaze this year, the 25-year-old pla read more »

Women’s Grand Final Preview

A solitary goal from HC Melbourne striker Laura Desmet decided the result in the teams’ previous encounter back in Round 2, and with both teams boasting the best attacks and stingiest defences in the competition, one mistake or moment of brilliance could again be the difference. Tickets are available through Ticketek and both ma read more »

Men’s Grand Final Preview

NSW Pride and Brisbane Blaze have been head and shoulders above the rest this season and will fittingly square off in a mouth-watering showdown that will feature 12 current members of the world number one ranked Kookaburras and a host of outstanding local talent. Tickets are available through Ticketek and both matches will be broa read more »

How to get around Sultana Bran Hockey One – Grand Finals

It’s time for the big dance in the Sultana Bran Hockey One League! Here are all the ways to get around Saturday’s Grand Final double header.   Both the Men’s and Women’s Grand Finals are sure to be exhilarating contests, and whoever lifts the trophy will have certainly earned their title as inaugural Sultana Bran read more »

Melbourne to host inaugural grand final

The ticketing and match details for the Sultana Bran Hockey One 2019 Grand Final have been released as the inaugural season comes to its exciting climax. The Sultana Bran Hockey One 2019 Grand Finals will be played as a double header at the State Netball and Hockey Centre in Melbourne on Saturday 16 November 2019. Tickets for read more »

Men’s Semi Final Review

The inaugural Sultana Bran Hockey One League grand finalists have been determined, with the top two women’s and men’s teams to go head to head in the season deciders. The Brisbane Blaze will feature in the Sultana Bran Men’s Grand Final when they come up against the unbeaten NSW Pride at the State Netball and Hockey Centre read more »

Women’s Semi Final Review

The inaugural Sultana Bran Hockey One League grand finalists have been determined, with the top two women’s and men’s teams to go head to head in the season deciders. Minor Premiers Hockey Club Melbourne will take on Brisbane Blaze in the Sultana Bran Women’s Grand Final, to be played as a double header at the State Netba read more »

Neumann’s double act

One week she was umpiring Olympic qualifying games overseas – the next she was tackling some of Australia’s top players. Such is the life of hockey all-rounder Aleisha Neumann. The 30-year-old has been juggling international umpiring commitments with playing for Brisbane Blaze in the inaugural Sultana Bran Hockey One Leag read more »

HC Melbourne v Canberra Chill Women’s Preview

Canberra Chill find themselves heading south for a do-or-die showdown against the top of the table HC Melbourne and will be keen to make the most of their lucky fortune that saw them cling onto fourth spot. With the bye in the final round of the season, the Chill could only sit and watch anxiously as Perth Thundersticks needed t read more »