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After the dust has settled following the Easter weekend where many of the leading teams played matches, we have a tightly compacted top 15 which augers well for the standard of hockey that has been played.

Rondebosch hit the top of the Belgotex Sports Top 50 Rankings for this week after a stunning start to the season which has seen them complete 11 matches without tasting defeat yet.

Eunice enjoy their first visit to the top spot on this week’s Belgotex Girls Rankings although it is still very early days in the 2017 season.

It’s Jeppe Boys who have thrown down the gauntlet to the teams in South Africa as they occupy the top spot in the first publishing of the Belgotex Top 40 Rankings for 2017.

The season opener for College was against Grey College from Bloemfontein. It was an unusually balmy morning on the Pape’s Astro with heavy clouds in the sky and a very wet turf following an eve of heavy rain.

All This Week’s hockey Fixtures and Results from around South Africa.

All This Week’s hockey Fixtures and Results from around South Africa.

Queen’s College Taunton (UK)- Head of Hockey (Full Time) – Approximately £25,000 p/a - To Start –Late August 2017

Thursday, 12 January 2017 08:54

Hockey: The Boland Success Story

IT is remarkable how a relatively small group of people in a geographic region can make such an “outsize” impact on the national scene.

Hilton College in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, recently installed a second GreenFields artificial hockey turf from Belgotex Floors in April 2016, ahead of the winter hockey season.

After a somewhat shaky start to their 2016 season which saw them tasting defeat twice, Maritzburg College got into their traditional stride and started peeling off the wins and just did enough at the end to top the SA Schools Rankings for 2016.

Oranje Meisies once again end the season as the leading team in South Africa and few would argue with their status as the top team on the SA Schools Rankings.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 08:35

Hockey: Drag-flick King Ferreira

IT looks like SA hockey has an exceptional talent in the making in Pretoria Boys High School striker Donovan Ferreira.

There is little change on the SA Schools Top 70 Rankings for this week as the trickle of results slowly are coming to an end.

Oranje Meisies crowned off their scarcely believable season with a win over Eunice to win the Bloemfontein League Final for the 5th year in a row and underline why they rest at the top of the SA Schools Rankings for 2016.

In what has fast become one of the premier events on the Schools Hockey calendar, Oranje Meisies once again hosted the cream of SA’s hockey teams in the FNB Private Wealth Super 12 Tournament.

Thursday, 11 August 2016 09:17

Hockey: 200+ for Oranje's Jana and Mika

“The playing kit with the number 200 on the back was a surprise from me. The girls didn't expect anything. It was a very emotional moment,” says Meisieskool Oranje head coach Morne Odendaal.

The Oranje Meisie’s machine rolled on with yet another win over a strong Collegiate side which leaves them as the leading team on the SA Schools Girls Rankings for this week.

Pretoria Boys High turned back the clock to produce their early season form and gain a valuable victory over high-flying Maritzburg College to shake up the SA Schools Rankings late in the season.

A successful Brothers Cape Town Tournament by St Mary’s Waverley has allowed them to close the gap marginally on Oranje Meisies which augers well for a tight finish in this year’s SA Schools Hockey Rankings for Girls.

Maritzburg College continued their spectacular form when they outplayed Affies 3-0 and in so doing tighten their grip on the No.1 spot of the SA Schools Rankings for 2016.

The Spur Cape Town Hockey Festival formed the bulk of the results this match with some high quality hockey taking place amongst some of the top team in SA which included quality international opposition.

 Durban is gearing upfor this year’s annual Greenfields Elite Club Challenge that will be hosted at theRiverside Sports Centre in Durban North from Friday the 15th – 16th of July 2016. This is the only tournament in the history of South African hockey to offer the largest prize money to the winning team.

DSG make their first entry into the top three on this week’s SA Schools Rankings as Rustenburg makes room for them after their unexpected loss.

It has taken them the better half of the season but after an uncustomary poor start to the season, the SA hockey powerhouse Maritzburg College have finally reached the top of the SA Hockey Rankings for this week.

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