If you think about sport in south Auckland, your mind immediately jumps to it being a breeding ground for some of our most talented rugby league, rugby and netball stars. You certainly don’t think about hockey, and our next crop of Black Sticks. But Rick Child, chair of Papatoetoe’s Southern Districts Hockey Club, reckons the next Black Stick from his club might well be Samoan or Tongan.
Posted on Monday, 5 October 2015
Wellington Hockey has lofty goals aiming to increase youth club membership by 20% over the next four years. Utilising funding from Hockey Foundation to deliver the Small Sticks in School and Renegade Hockey Secondary Schools programmes is helping them in their goal to grow their player base.
Posted on Friday, 25 September 2015