With the conclusion of the first round of the Golden Girls Hockey Tournament this afternoon all is set for the semi-finals of the biggest girls hockey tourney in the land. Peterhouse and Chisipite will battle it out for a berth in the tournament final tomorrow. Gateway who have been very impressive throughout the season will play Hellenic in the second semi-final after a similarly impressive run of form in the first round of the tournament on Friday and Saturday. Who is your money on to make it to the finals tomorrow?
Eaglesvale Girls 1st XI Hockey are through to the semi-final round of the Silver Girls tournament taking place at Arundel School in the capital. Grouped with Heritage, Tynwald, St John’s High, Westridge and Oriel, the girls from Willowvale escaped their pool unscathed registering a 100% win rate. What’s even remarkable about Eaglesvale’s performance is that they haven’t conceded a goal yet this weekend. Eaglesvale plays Goldridge in the first Silver Girls semi final on Sunday morning. Can Eaglesvale keep their record clean?
St John’s College Rams delivered a clinical performance to end their somewhat troublesome season in style with 29-19 victory over Falcon College’s Maddogs this afternoon in Harare. The score was 21-03 going into the half-time break. Falcon College fought back in the second half but it was a classic case of a little too late as St John’s held on for a well deserved victory at home. Watch St John’s vs Falcon – Full Match
We are halfway through the second day of the Golden Girls tourney at Arundel School in Harare and Chisipite’s first team has yet to record a loss in this year’s tournament. In their opener Chisipite registered 3-0 against Petra before winning 3-1 and 2-1 against Hillcrest and Arundel respectively. In their fourth fixture against a determined Hellenic side, Chisipite posted a 2-1 victory to secure a spot in the semi-finals with a game against Convent still in hand.
All roads lead to Arundel this weekend for the Golden Girls and Silver Girls tourney, the biggest girls’ hockey tournament in Zimbabwe. Among the hopefuls this weekend is Midlands Christian College who are making an appearance in Golden Girls, after winning the B league and being promoted from Silver Girls where they have played in the last few years.