Women's Hockey in South Africa

General Information

Yes, there is ice hockey in Africa!! The major centre for ice hockey is in Johannesburg, Transvaal. Hockey is also played in Natal and in Cape Town.

In Cape Town, hockey is played at the Peninsula Ice Rink in Goodwood (Phone 021-535 2260/1). There is a women's team called the Devils that competes in the Under 19 division.

The Transvaal League

There are five women's teams that compete in the Transvaal League. These teams are called:

Here is some information about the Transvaal League, which was provided by Otto le Roux (star4@global.co.za):

National Roller Hockey Championships

The South Africa National Roller Hockey Championships, boasting over 50 provincial teams from around the country, as well as a special guest appearance from Namibia, will take place in Cape Town, December 17-22 1997. Participation will more than double from the 22 teams that participated in 1995. There will be six divisions: PeeWee (10 & under), Cubs (14 & under), Junior (17 & under), Senior Open, and Masters (30 & over) and women's. National television coverage is expected. For more information, contact David Landy at 011-27-11-403-1839.

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This page is maintained by © 1998 Andria Hunter (andria@whockey.com).

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