We have six teams bringing both a men's and women's side playing in the Affilaites tournamnet for 2015. With five teams from N.Z we also are excited to announce Hong Kong will be joining the mix.
Hawke’s Bay will be bringing both a men and women’s team for 2015. The men were the champions of the Dave Craven Cup for 2014 so will be looking to hold their title.
Hong Kong are new to the Festival of Hockey and we are very excited to have them joining the mix. They will bring strong competition to the tournament with a men’s and women’s side who will be lead by Tina Bell-Kake who is an ex Black Stick.
The N.Z Indians will be back in 2015 bringing both a men’s and women’s side. The men finished 4th last year with the women finishing 6th.
The N.Z Maori men were runners up of the Dave Craven Trophy for 2014 and will be looking to go one better in 2015. The women will also be back after winning the 2014 Margaret Hiha Trophy.
After the National tournament a National Senior X1 team for the men and women is selected and have the opportunity to be play in the Affiliates tournament. With a range of players from all around the N.Z they will bring strong competition.
N.Z Universities join the Affiliates tournament for the first time in 2015 with a men’s and women’s side.