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HC Melbourne Men bow out with pride

It was a David and Goliath battle with the HC Melbourne men up against a star studded and undefeated NSW Pride. NSW continued their dominance while HC Melbourne matched their press until a goal scoring third term split the game wide open. In what was a fiercely contested opening half that saw NSW Pride and HC Melbourne only spli 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 »

Melbourne Chill Canberra in Semi Shootout

Canberra Chill found themselves in Melbourne at a do-or-die showdown against the top of the table HC Melbourne in what was a fitting semi-final. Canberra had clearly done their homework and matched HC Melbourne’s press but the game came down to a battle of the goalkeepers. It was HC Melbourne who was favoured by fortune and came 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 »

Brisbane Blaze v Adelaide Fire Women’s Preview

Only four points separated the Blaze and Fire at the end of the regular season and all indications suggest this Saturday’s second edition of the ‘inferno rivalry’ will be close again. The Blaze’s clinical execution at penalty corners proved the difference in a 4-2 result when the teams met back in Round 3. Brisbane have read more »

Brisbane Blaze v Tassie Tigers Men’s Preview

An intriguing semi final awaits at Brisbane’s State Hockey Centre as the Brisbane Blaze take on Tassie Tigers for the chance to meet either NSW Pride or HC Melbourne in the season decider. The teams enter the finals with contrasting results from their most recent matches. The Blaze were humbled 5-0 by NSW Pride at home, while read more »

NSW Pride v HC Melbourne Men’s Preview

Can Hockey Club Melbourne stop the formidable force that is the NSW Pride? All signals would say they face a momentous task but when it comes to cutthroat finals anything is possible. Six wins from as many starts, 32 goals scored and only five goals conceded – the NSW Pride have been head and shoulders above the rest of the co read more »

How to get around Sultana Bran Hockey One – Semi Finals

It’s finals time in the Sultana Bran Hockey One League! Here are all the ways to make sure you don’t miss any of the action.   After seven rounds and 42 matches, the final four have been decided across the men’s and women’s competitions. A place in the inaugural Sultana Bran Hockey One League Grand Final and the read more »