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Fire burn Tigers with third-quarter thrust

The Adelaide Fire made it two wins from two matches with a comfortable 4-0 win away from home against the Tassie Tigers in Hobart, sending them temporarily top of the Sultana Bran Hockey One women's ladder. Round 2 of the new national league marked the first look at the Tassie Tigers franchise, who had a bye during round 1, and read more »

Sister act headlines Canberra Chill vs NSW games

Morning storms cleared but a Chill was still in the air at the National Hockey Centre Lyneham for two big games – the Canberra Chill verse the NSW Pride. The Canberra Chill had six players making the debut in front of a home crowd. The women’s game was close right from the first whistle. With five minutes to go in the first read more »

Ockenden and Tassie ready to turn it on

He had to watch the first round on Kayo but now Eddie Ockenden is gearing up to lead the Tassie Tigers in their first match of the season.   The Tassie Tigers had the bye in the opening round of the Sultana Bran Hockey One 2019 Season but they are ready to launch in as they host Adelaide Fire in a prime Saturday afternoo read more »

How to get around Sultana Bran Hockey One – Round 2

It’s Round 2 of the Sultana Bran Hockey One League! Here are all the ways to stay across it so you don’t miss any of the action.   This week’s double-header matches hit Canberra, Hobart and Melbourne – the latter two hosting their first home matches of the season.   The action begins on Saturday, with read more »

Round 2 preview

The Sultana Bran Hockey One League heads to Hobart and Melbourne for the first time, while it’s a cross border rivalry between the ACT and NSW in Round 2 of the season.   After a cracking opening weekend, Round 2 promises more of the same. First up Canberra Chill are at home for the second straight week, this time for read more »

Thundersticks promote inclusion at season opener

A group of Inclusion athletes showcased their hockey skills prior to the inaugural Perth Thundersticks games in the new Sultana Bran Hockey One League matches at Perth Hockey Stadium last Sunday. 16 Athletes came together to demonstrate their hockey talent in the Inclusion match. “Inclusive Hockey has provided great outcom read more »

Thundersticks pipped at the post in openers

Mitchell Woodcock The West Australian Sunday, 29 September 2019 7:19PM Perth Thundersticks had two narrow losses to Hockey Club Melbourne to start their Hockey One campaigns at the Perth Hockey Stadium today. Melbourne’s Madi Ratcliffe was the star in the women’s game, scoring with 22 seconds left and converting the extr read more »

Thundersticks Men fall short in opening game

Perth Thunderstick’s men missed out on a dream start to the Sultana Bran Hockey One League when they lost 4-5 to Hockey Club Melbourne, at Perth Hockey Stadium on Sunday. The Thundersticks made the perfect start to the match opening the scoring in the seventh minute. Good work down the left-hand side by Tim Geers saw his pass read more »

All power but no glory for the Thundersticks Women

The Perth Thundersticks women’s team looked set for a shoot-out to decide their opening match of the Sultana Bran Hockey One League, but that was snatched away from them by a Madi Ratcliffe goal with 22 seconds left on the clock, that assured Hockey Club Melbourne of victory. The Melbourne side came out in the first quarter an read more »

Hockey Club Melbourne shock Perth Thundersticks

A scorching 30-degree day at Perth Hockey Stadium saw the Perth Thundersticks take on Hockey Club Melbourne in the Round 1 of the inaugural Sultana Bran Hockey One League. Following two convincing wins, Hockey Club Melbourne teams are now sitting on top of the ladder (Women) and second (Men). The Men matched the steaming conditi read more »