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U18 National Tournament – AKH Women’s and Men’s teams both finish 6th place

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The Vantage National Under-18 Tournaments have seen strong Top 6 finishes for both the Auckland U18 Women’s and Men’s teams at their respective tournaments in Nelson and Palmerston North.

Congratulations to Canterbury U18 Women who took out the final vs Hawkes Bay 3-1, claiming the National Under-18 Women’s title and Amanda Hooper Memorial Trophy in Nelson.

Congratulations also to North Harbour U18 Men, battling past Canterbury 4-3 in Palmerston North to win the National Under-18 Men’s Tournament and Paul Ackerley Memorial Trophy.

Well done to both our Auckland U18 Women’s and Men’s teams for your performances and top 6 finishes. A big thank you also to all of the volunteer coaches, managers and supporters who helped our teams throughout their campaigns.


Auckland U18 Women Results

Won 9 – 0 vs North Harbour 2, Sunday 10th July (Pool B)

Won 3 – 0 vs South Canterbury, Monday 11th July (Pool B)

Won 7 – 0 vs Tasman: Tuesday 12th July (Pool B)

Lost 1 – 3 vs Wellington: Thursday 14th July (Pool B)

Won 1 – 0 vs Otago: Friday 15th July (5th – 8th playoff)

Lost 1 – 2 vs Manawatu: Saturday 16th July (5th vs 6th)

AKH U18 Women Finished: 6th Place



Auckland U18 Men Results

Won 3 – 1 vs Wellington, Monday 11th July (Pool C)

Lost 1 – 3 vs Otago: Tuesday 12th July (Pool C)

Drew 2 – 2 vs North Harbour 2: Wednesday 13th July (Pool C)

Won 5- 0 vs Horowhenua: Thursday 14th July (Pool C)

Won 4 -3 vs South Canterbury: Friday 15th July (5th – 8th Playoff)

Lost 7 – 8 in Shoot Out (1 – 1 Full time) vs Tauranga: Saturday 16th July (5th vs 6th)

AKH U18 Men Finished: 6th Place


To watch CelloSport coverage of all the matches, visit the Hockey New Zealand YouTube channel here.

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