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Mini Hockey

Mini Hockey is offered to Grade 1 & 2 boys during the 2nd & 3rd terms. Practices are held from 13:00-14:00 at the WPS field.

The aim of mini hockey is to equip the players with basic skills such as dribbling, passing, bunting, hitting, sportsmanship & avoiding dangerous play. Mini hockey is played on a quarter field with 6-a-side teams. Internal matches are arranged to allow the children to put into practice what they have been taught. Grade 2 learners are given the opportunity to travel to Treverton, to play in a mini festival on the Astroturf.

 

Mini Hockey for U9 & U10 boys is offered during the 3rd term. Practices are held from 14:00-15:15 at the WPS field. Their games are played on a quarter field with 6-a-side teams. Matches are played against local & Pietermaritzburg schools.

 

The sports uniform that must be worn is as follows:

Navy blue WPS golf shirt, navy WPS shorts, blue & white WPS socks & sports shoes. A gum guard, shin pads, hockey ball & stick are also requirements.

Midi Hockey

Midi Hockey is offered to U11 boys during the 3rd term. Practices are held at the WPS & WCC fields from 14:00-15:15. Their games are played on a half field with 8-a-side teams. Matches are played against local, Pietermaritzburg & touring teams.

 

The sports uniform that must be worn is:

Navy blue WPS golf shirt, navy WPS shorts, blue & white WPS socks & sports shoes. A gum guard, shin pads, hockey ball & stick are also requirements.

Maxi Hockey

Maxi Hockey is offered to U12 & U13 boys during the 2nd & 3rd terms. Practices take place at the WCC field from 14:00-15:15. The teams are made up of 11 players & games are played on a full field. A 1st & 2nd team are chosen depending on the number of players available. Matches are played against local, Pietermaritzburg & touring teams.

 

The sports uniform for the 2nd team that must be worn is as follows:

Navy blue WPS golf shirt, navy WPS shorts, blue & white WPS socks & sports shoes. A gum guard, shin pads, hockey ball & stick are also requirements.

 

The sports uniform for the 1st team that must be worn is as follows:

WPS 1st team shirt & shorts, WPS striped navy and white long socks & sports shoes. A gum guard, shin pads, hockey ball & stick are also requirements.

Trials, Squads & Teams

1st Term

U12-U13   Drakensberg Team selections

                 Uthukela Team selections

2nd Term

                 U12-U13 KZN Inland Trials

                 KZN Inlands Teams (U12 A & B, U13 A, B, C)

The selected players participate in regional and provincial festivals during the July holidays.

Colours & Honours

The following steps need to be taken to achieve colours & honours:

WPS U11-U13

Drakensberg Team (U12 &U13)

Uthukela Colours (U12 & U13)

KZN Inland Colours (U12A, U12B, U13A, U13B, U13C &U13D)

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