Hockey ?Origin? for City
ROUND two of the Australian Hockey League competition, to be held in Grafton on April 15 and 16, will be a hockey version of league's State of Origin.
NSW teams the Waratahs and Arrows battle it out against the Queensland Blades and Scorchers.
Hockey is played in every State of Australia and in more than 110 countries throughout the world.
There are National championships at all levels from juniors to veterans.
Internationally Australia participates in Champions Trophy, World Cups and the Olympic Games. The Australia Hockey League (AHL) is the most prestigious domestic hockey competition within Australia, with national championships that promote inter-state competition and development for junior teams, Country and Veterans teams.
The Waratahs, Arrows, Blades and Scorchers will contest two games each over the weekend and these will be complemented between the main games by a regional competition featuring some of the best Hockey players from northern NSW.
Australian representatives like Brent Livermore and Nikki Hudson are just two of the elite players on the field for this exciting competition.
Players and spectators from all over the region will be coming to the Clarence Valley to watch Hockey Stars in action on what will be great weekend of Hockey in Grafton.
Included in the weekend's activities will be plenty of food, free jumping castle and other activities for the kids, along with an outdoor rock concert on Saturday night that includes an opportunity to meet many of the players.