N Otago finish eighth in national tourney


The North Otago under-18 men’s hockey team finished in eighth place in the national under-18 men’s association tournament in Auckland on Saturday.

The tournament, which began last Monday, included 17 teams across five pools. The top two teams from each pool qualified for the competition’s top eight section.

North Otago competed in Pool C with Canterbury, Counties-Manukau and Tasman, finishing in second place with a win, a loss and a draw to qualify for the top eight behind formidable pool winners Canterbury.

By James Ford

PHOTO: SUPPLIED – The North Otago under-18 men’s hockey team performed well in Auckland.

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