Deciders Galore At Trans Tasman Masters Challenge

Author: Ben Somerford/

All six of Friday’s matches at the 2019 Trans Tasman Masters Challenge will be divisional deciders as the competitions heats up on the Gold Coast.

At 11am the 55+ men play on Pitch 1 and will be wanting a good score to win their series, while the 60+ women aim to win their series over on Pitch 2, a win or a draw will do it.

At 1pm the 60+ men will be hoping to capture their game one form to take their series while the 55+ women will be hoping to take their form from game 2 into today's match.

And the final set of fixtures at 3pm today sees the 65+ men looking for another good score line like their 4-2 win in game one. Finally on Pitch 2 the 65+ women will be hoping for a win to seal their series.

Meanwhile for Saturday’s final fixtures, Australia’s 35+ men, 40+ men, 45+ men and 50+ men have already won their series with 2-0 leads, putting the hosts in a great position take out the Country Championship.

However there will be deciders in all the women’s matches on Saturday, with the 40+ and 50+ series both at 1-1.

Australia’s 35+ and 45+ women’s teams have won on match and drawn the other against New Zealand, so they’re well placed too.

Hockey Australia agreed to a significant partnership with the Queensland Government, through Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ), and the City of Gold Coast to host the Trans-Tasman Masters Hockey Challenge on the Gold Coast and thanks them for their support.

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-Dean Lomax