Oranje Meisies have moved within a whisker of recapturing the No.1 spot on the Belgotex Sports Rankings for this week where we still find St.Mary’s Waverley hanging on to the leading position.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
St Mary’s Waverley had a great chance to narrow the gap on Oranje Meisies, who are on a break, but struggled to put away St.Andrews who hung on for a 2-2 draw. The result keeps St.Mary’s in second spot on the SA Schools Rankings for this week.
Oranje Meisies enjoyed a couple of wins last week to stretch their unbeaten season to a record 30 matches and remain firmly at the top of this week’s SA Schools Rankings for Girls.
Oranje Meisies regain the No.1 spot this week on the SA Schools Top 70 Rankings after a brace of high scoring victories.
St Mary’s Waverley nudge ahead of Oranje Meisies on this week’s SA Schools Hockey Rankings for girls after extending their unbeaten run to 12 matches.
Rustenburg climb into the top three of the SA Schools Hockey Rankings for Girls after putting together what has been a great season for them so far.
Oranje Meisies cling on to the top position on the SA Schools Girl’s Hockey Rankings for this week with an intact unbeaten record but they came very close to losing their first match of the season.
It is a fairly stable Top 10 on this week’s Hockey Rankings with Oranje Meisies still leading the pack followed closely by St.Mary’s Waverley and DSG.
DSG slip into the heady height of the top three this week on the SA Schools Girl’s Rankings with Oranje Meisies and St. Mary’s Waverley still laying claim to the top two positions.
There is little change in the Girls SA Schools Rankings for this week as the dust settles after the St.Mary’s Waverley Festival with many teams enjoying a weekend off, although there were some good results obtained for some of the leading teams.
For the third time in a row Oranje Meisies travelled to the St Mary’s Waverley Tournament and won, which helps to boost them to the top of the SA School Rankings for this week, a position that they have made their own for several seasons now.
Still the very early stages of the 2016 hockey season and we can expect many more teams joining the rankings as more matches are played. This is how the SA Schools Rankings look at this stage and they are bound to change following the St Mary’s Waverley Festival.
Oranje meisies played 46 games in 2015, won 44, drew 1 and lost 1. Scoring 235 goals and only conceding 17 goals and in so doing claimed the top spot for yet another year on the SA Schools Hockey Rankings.
Yet another highly successful Top 8 Tournament hosted by Oranje Meisies brought together some of the leading teams in the country and the high calibre of play resulted in some changes to the SA Schools Top 70 Rankings.
St Mary’s Waverley, after a string of victories, climb into a well deserved third place on the SA Schools Top 70 rankings and continue to put pressure on the front runners.