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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 »

Semi-Final Match-Day Guide: NSW Pride vs HC Melbourne

With our NSW Pride Men finishing top of table after the regular season, they booked their spot in the semi-finals against the fourth-placed HC Melbourne this weekend. In the biggest and most important game of the year so far, our boys will battle it out for a spot in the inaugural Sultana Bran Hockey One Grand Final! Here is eve read more »

Semi Finals set for inaugural Sultana Bran Hockey One season

Semi Finals set for inaugural Sultana Bran Hockey One season The ticketing and match details for the Sultana Bran Hockey One 2019 Semi Finals have been released as the inaugural season draws closer to its exciting climax. Tickets for the Sultana Bran Hockey One 2019 Semi Finals will go on sale to club members in an exclusive read more »

Men’s Round 7 Review

NSW Pride stamped their claim as outright and deserved title favourites after dismantling the previously unbeaten Brisbane Blaze away from home, Tassie Tigers continued their impressive run, and bottom placed Adelaide Fire gave HC Melbourne an almighty scare. And the semi finalists for the inaugural Sultana Bran Hockey One seaso read more »