The Melbourne RHC Wins the Australia Day Cup 2014
Roller Hockey in Australia is rolling in the right direction. The 2014 Australia Day Cup Roller Hockey Competition has just completed and what a huge success!
18 teams from across Australia and New Zealand travelled to Melbourne to compete in the Australia Day Cup. The competition is the largest club roller hockey event in the Asia Pacific region and is the most sort after roller hockey prize in Australia. More than 300 players, family and spectators attended the event to watch a number of great matches across different divisions. Senior, Junior and Youth divisions were the made up the event and it was great to see our young players out there learning and playing our great game.
Australia is moving in the right direction and building roller hockey across the country. With more than 18 teams attending the event it shows the strong interest in the sport and the commitment from the administration to ensure its growth and development. The future looks strong and the sporting calendar for 2014 is busy. The Victorian and Queensland Roller Hockey leagues kick off in February and the Champions Cup will be hosted in Brisbane during September or October this year.
Most Valuable Player – Millie Williams from Stafford 2
Most Valuable Player – Max Cook from Mordialloc
Most Valuable Player (Horrie Polkinghorne award) – Jason Shah from Mordialloc
Congratulations to all players and teams for having such a great tournament. Hope to see you all next year!