19 Sep 2015

National hockey finalists decided

7:10 pm on 19 September 2015

The Men's Challenge Shield and Women's K Cup are set to be decided at the National Hockey League on Sunday.

Canterbury's Kate Denning

Canterbury's Kate Denning Photo: PHOTOSPORT

Hosts Northland will do battle with Auckland in the women's final before the Capital Cobras go head to head against Southern Dogs in the men's final.

The Capital Cobras stunned top seeded Auckland 3-2 in their semi-final, relegating defending champs Auckland to the bronze medal game.

The Southern Dogs powered home to grab their berth in the final following a 2-0 victory against a strong Midlands side.

In the women's semi-finals, Northland booked their place in the final after a hard fought 4-2 win over the Canterbury Cats.

Auckland joined Northland in the final thanks to a narrow 3-2 victory over Midlands.