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Hockey NSW Indoor State Championships Underway in Goulburn

Goulburn NSW -


The Hockey NSW Indoor State Championships will continue this weekend (8th-10th November) when the Women’s Masters Division take to the pitch at Veolia Arena, Goulburn.


A total of 34 teams from areas across NSW including Nepean, Bathurst, Dubbo, Illawarra South Coast, Sydney, Central Coast, Coffs Coast, Southern Highlands and Goulburn will compete.


The Championships began on October 25th with the Men’s Masters Division where Nepean defeated Illawarra South Coast 9-4 in the finals of division one, and New England Hockey defeated Orange 4-3 in division two.


Over the duration of the Championships, Goulburn will host more than 140 teams along with their families and officials.


These teams will compete in the following divisions: Open Men 15th-17th November, Open Women 22nd-24th November, Under 18 Boys 29th November – 1st December and the Under 18 Girls Division from 6th-8th December, 2019.


The 2019 Championships mark the beginning of a second, three year agreement between Hockey NSW and Goulburn Mulwaree Council to host the Championships from 2019-2021, furthering Goulburn’s status as a centre for Indoor Hockey. The first agreement saw Goulburn hold the Championships from 2016-2018.


According to Hockey NSW, the State Championships are expected to bring a total economic value of approximately $3.5 million per year to the regional centre.


Goulburn Mulwaree Council's Mayor, Bob Kirk stated, "We are delighted to welcome these teams and their families to Goulburn over the next five weeks, and many more over the next three years, as this has a significant economic benefit to our City and the region".


For a full preview and draw of the Championships www.hockeynsw.com.au and for more information on the Goulburn region visit www.goulburnaustralia.com.au.


Key Facts and Figures

When: Each weekend from 8th November – 8th December, 2019.
Where: Veolia Arena, 47 Braidwood Road, Goulburn NSW 2580.
Admission: Spectators free.

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Contact Details

MEDIA INTERVIEWS: Please contact Goulburn Mulwaree Council’s Events Officer, Angela Remington on 02 4823 4502.

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