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CTM Premier Hockey League final four decided as group stage ends

30 games of hockey over 6 days produced 108 goals and now leave us with just four women’s sides and four men’s sides in the 2018 CTM Premier Hockey League. The weekend of four fixtures for most sides has taken its toll and the teams will be excited for a week off before taking on […]

CTM Premier Hockey League Semi-Final picture takes shape

If the previous four days of the 2018 CTM Premier Hockey League could be themed by the goal scoring exploits of all teams, day five showed the defensive class at the tournament as less goals were scored on a tough day at the Randburg Astro. Only one day and five matches remain in the group […]

A day of delight for Dragons, Elephants and Rafters

Day 4 of the 2018 CTM Premier Hockey League produced another 20 goals as the Addo Elephants and Orange River Rafters both continued to progress undefeated in the tournament. The Drakensberg Dragons inflicted the Cavemen to their heaviest defeat in PHL history, the Gazelles turned the Men’s tournament on its head and it’s a tether […]

Cavemen stunned as Orange River Rafters march on

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The Maropeng Cavemen were stunned by the Golden Gate Gladiators, the Orange River Rafters produced a class display to dispatch the Blyde River Bunters, the Drakensberg Dragons got their first win, while the Namaqualand Daisies and Wineland Wings face early elimination in the 2018 CTM Premier Hockey League. There were another 18 goals scored on […]

SPAR South Africa complete a whitewash in historic indoor test series

SPAR South Africa today completed a series whitewash against Zimbabwe in the first ever indoor hockey test series played in the country. The victory, in front of a full crowd at Hellenic Academy in Harare, was the fifteenth consecutive victory for SPAR South Africa. Zimbabwe were desperate to give the home crowd something to celebrate […]

SPAR South Africa shine in defensive masterclass

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The fourth indoor hockey test match in the Psi International series between Zimbabwe and SPAR South Africa took place at Hellenic Academy in Harare today. With the series already decided after SPAR South Africa won the opening three games the expected release of pressure for both sides did not materialise. A cagey first half was […]

Defending Champions make a charge at the CTM Premier Hockey League

It was a day filled with goals, 21 in just five games as the defending champions in the Men’s and Women’s tournaments, the Maropeng Cavemen and the Orange River Rafters, finished perfect weekends with two wins from two. They are joined by the Addo Elephants and the Blyde River Bunters as other teams who got […]

SPAR South Africa seal historic indoor test series against Zimbabwe

The SPAR South Africa indoor side was able to seal the first ever indoor hockey test series in Zimbabwe as they won both test matches played at Hellenic Academy in Harare today. The series, being played in conjunction with the launch of Pro Series Indoor in Zimbabwe, is a fantastic sign of the growth of […]

Opening day of CTM Premier Hockey League 2018 provides thrilling entertainment

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Tarryn Glasby scores for the Wineland Wings – Picture: Sean Burke (PHL) The Addo Elephants struck a devastating blow as Julian Hykes netted a late winner for the 2016 Runners-up, the Orange River Rafters came from behind to win their opener and the Mambas gave coach Lungile Tsolekile the perfect start as the 2018 CTM […]

SPAR South Africa win historic indoor test match against Zimbabwe

It was a perfect afternoon at Hellenic Academy School in Harare as Zimbabwe and SPAR South Africa took to the field in the first ever Indoor Hockey International match in the country. With the Pro Series Indoor launching on the same day, the crowd was full of excited youngsters and hockey lovers. It was always […]