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Hockey SA launches exciting new competition structure

Published Wed 14 Feb 2024

Hockey SA launches first of its kind, exciting new competition structure.

Hockey SA is pleased to announce a new competition structure for the 2024 Season.

Following an exhaustive process of consultation, analysis and collaboration, the Hockey SA Board last week endorsed the changes, which will now come into effect for this season. This new competition structure will only impact the format of the Belgravia Sports Apparel Premier League and Metro 1 fixtures.

The new structure supports the Hockey SA Strategic Plan in refreshing the metro competition, in collaboration with clubs, to innovate and help grow participation. 

The new structure features – 

  • 4-week Pre-Season competition
  • 14 regular Home & Away rounds 
  • Post Season Play-In’s (4 weeks, Home & Away, best of 2 Series, 8 Teams)
  • 4-week Finals Series (Quarter Finals, Semi Finals, Preliminary Finals, Grand Finals, 6 Teams)

To read the full announcement including overview of the changes, information on what this means for clubs and players, plus a list of FAQ's - CLICK HERE.