26 Sep 2008

Midland in form in national hockey league

5:42 pm on 26 September 2008

The Midlands men have cruised to an 8-1 win over Central in the National Hockey League after leading 6-0 at half-time, while the Midlands women picked up maximum points with a late goal giving them a 3-2 win over Wellington.

The Auckland women finished round six at the top of the table after a solid 3-1 over North Harbour. In other matches Northland beat Southern 3-0 for their fourth win and Central defeated Canterbury 2-1.

Auckland confirmed their status as the top men's team with a 5-1 win over Southern while Canterbury beat Northland 6-3 after leading 5-0 at half-time and North Harbour downed Wellington 5-2.

The last regular round is Saturday with finals on Sunday.