SA Hockey Premier League gets off the ground
Six women’s teams and six men’s team will battle it out, with finals set for on the weekend of 24 September.
JOHANNESBURG - A new era in South African hockey will begin this weekend when the Hockey Premier League gets under way at the Randburg Astro Hockey from Saturday morning.
Six women's teams and six men's team will do battle throughout September with the finals taking place on the weekend of 24 September.
The franchises are all owned by the South African Hockey Association and the team identities have been inspired by famous tourist areas and are representative of all nine provinces.
These are the 12 teams involved in the inaugural event:
Milo Maropeng Cavemen
Greenfields Mapungubwe Mambas
Schick Garden Route Gazellas
Private Property Golden Gate Gladiators
Every Sun Addo Elephants
Tsogo Sun Drakensberg Dragons
Private Property Wineland Wings
Young Solutions St Lucia Lakers
Lip Ice Namaqualand Daisies
Ezee Tile Madikwe Rangers
Nestle Pure Life Blyde River Bunters
Clinix Orange River Rafters
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