2011 Junior Indoor Update

Tartans entered a mixed team in the Sydney Indoor Hockey Association under 13 competition played in fourth term 2011.  The team stepped up from under 11s last season, took on some new players and had some who were still under 11.

In a hard competition the team came in fourth and had to face the undefeated Stripey Stars in the semi-final.  The round result (5 – 1 loss) did not deter the team and they scored first to lead 1 – 0.  The  game was tight until the last 5 minutes, when the representative experience of the Stripey Stars players shone through giving them a well deserved 4 – 1 victory.  Congratulations to our team on a well played season.

Representative News Update

Zoe from our junior third grade side, has been selected to play as goalie for City U13 in the City v Country tournament to be played at Macarthur Hockey Complex on 3-4 March 2012.  What a fantastic achievement Zoe.

Senior Grand Final Results – Congratulations to the third grade Tartans Tarts – Premiers and Minor Premiers

As minor premiers in third grade and victors in the major semi-final, the Tartans Tarts went into the grand final as hot favourites.  They triumphed with a 2 – 1 win over the RSL Vixens.  Congratulations!

Junior Grand Finals  – Results

The 7A Anacondas were minor premiers and premiers, with a 2 – 1 win over the Bosco Blueberries in the grand final.  These teams were close all year and it was a well deserved win to the Anacondas.  The 7A Angels came in 5th at the end of the season and took out the 7A consolation grand final with a 1 – 0 win over Bosco Rascals in golden goal extra time. 

The fourth grade Cobras finished the season in second place, but were first into the grand final with a close 1 – 0 victory over minior premiers RSL Tricky Sticks in the semi finals.  They faced up against RSL Tricky Sticks again in the grand final.  It was another close game, with both teams having chances but finishing 0 – 0 at full time.  15 minutes sudden death extra time was played and the teams still could not be split.  They were declared joint premiers.

The third grade Titans began the season as underdogs, a team made up mostly of primary school aged girls playing in a competition  which was open to girls up to year 9 in high school.  They had a season which exceeded all expectations and finished as minor premiers.  They progressed to the grand final where they went down fighting 1 – 0 to Bosco Blazers in a hard fought game.  The winning goal was only scored 40 seconds from the end of the game. 

The second grade Cupcakes were promoted after being joint premiers in third grade last year.  They had ups and downs during the year.  They finished as minor premiers, but in an upset lost their semi-final to RSL Roos.  They came back to form in the final and finished the season with a bang, defeating RSL Roos 1 – 0 in the grand final.

Congratulations to all our junior players, coaches, managers and parents.  We had 5 junior teams playing in the competitive grades this season and all of them played on grand final day, taking out 3 premierships.

2011 Senior Finals Results

After a hard fought season, the Fourth Grade Creme Puffs went down 0 – 2 to the SuthoBlues Blue Jags in the final.  Only one game short Ladies, see you back next season to go one better.

Under 13 State Championships 2011

Sutherland had two sides compete in the NSW under 13 State Championships in Taree in the July school holidays.  Tartans was well represented by Zoe, Shannon, Lois, Julie, Hollie, Hannah and Emma.

High School Girls’ State Championships 2011

Congratulations to Emma and Renee who represented Sydney East in girls’ high school hockey.  Congratulations to the team for winning the State Championships.

Canberra Regional Girls Carnival 2011

Over the June long weekend, Sutherland Shire Women’s Hockey Association fielded 3 teams in the Canberra carnival.

Congratulations to the under 11 team which won the 11/2s division.  The team won 5 out of 6 round games losing only to Parramatta.  The final was between Sutherland and Parramatta.  Nil all at full time, still nil all after 10 minutes of golden goal extra time and then Sutherland prevailed 2-1 in penalty strokes.  Tartans was represented by Paris, Naomi, Kaleah and Elizabeth.  A big thanks to coaches Leah (a senior second grade Tartan) and Erin.

Sutherland also had two under 13 sides competing.  In the 13/1s, Sutherland narrowly missed out on the final by a single goal.  Although not posting a win, the 13/2s were competitive and played with a great spirit.  Tartans was ably represented in the under 13s by Zoe, Shannon, Lois, Julie, Hollie, Hannah and Emma.  Thanks to the 13s coaches, Marie and Lauren.

Tartans player, Rebecca, also participated at the carnival in the Sydney Juniors 11/1s team.

PSSA State Championships 2011

Congratulations to Elizabeth, Emma, Kira, Naomi, Rebecca, Sarah and Zoe who are the seven Tartans’ girls who represented Sydney East in girls’ primary school hockey.  Congratulations also to Julie who represented Mackillop (Catholic schools).


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