Tauranga Hockey was ready to host Masters in 2021 when the tournament was cancelled 11 hours from the first whistle, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020 World Cup Squads
Congratulations to Tauranga players who have been named in World Cup squads after the recent Masters' National tournament in Christchurch. We also have Tauranga coaches and managers selected for national duty.
Women's 35: Natasha Leong & Chelsea Roper
Women's 40s: Carol Orton, Aroha Thompson (BOP) & Rose Prisk (BOP),
Women's 45s: Jan Nikora (BOP)
Women's 50s: Anna Rossi, Deb Masters & Petrina Martelli (manager)
Men's 40s: Lance Workman & Luke Rutherford (non-travelling reserve)
Men's 55s: Alan Prestage, Dean Bowden, Geoff Williamson & Kevin Avery
Men's 60s: Kajal Mukherjee, Gene Coates-Reid (player and coach - player status subject to injury status) & Joanne Coates-Reid (manager)
Men's 65s: Jeff Garnett
Men's 70s: Barry Prestney & Mahendra Singh
2020 Masters' National tournament, 23 - 29 February, Christchurch
Canterbury Hockey hosted the 2020 National Masters Tournament at Nunweek and Ngā Puna Wai. There was a record 82 teams entered in the largest domestic Hockey NZ tournament. Tauranga had seven teams attend, some combined with BOP Hockey or Waikato Hockey.
Women's 60s and Men's 55s won the gold medal in their division. Women's 50s won the silver medal, with Women's 55s coming 4th. Women's 45s came 4th, Men's 40s finsihed 6th and Women's 35s ended up in 9th place. For further information see our news article:Click here
2019 Masters' National Tournament Results
Congratulations to our teams:
W60s - Gold Medal
W55s - Silver Medal
W45s - Bronze Medal
W35s - 4th
M55s - Silver Medal
M40s - 5th
2016 Masters Nationals 28 February - 5 March, Nelson
W55: coached by Gill Gemming, the defending national champs. The team is looking on track for the finals – wins 9-0 Wanganui, 4-0 Northland, 2-1 Auckland and 1-0 against Northland. They play Canterbury. Their stats so far are 16 goals for, one against. W50: playing off today in the 5th and 6th game against Nelson. They had a win against Nelson in the round robin and losses against Southern, Wellington and Auckland. W45: had a great win against North Harbour, beating their old foe 2-0. They have had losses against Northland, Auckland and Wellington and are currently sitting in 6th place. M50: had a win against Counties Manukau (3-0), two draws with Canterbury and a loss against Auckland. They played Manawatu in the 5th and 6th playoff. Gene Coates-Reid is second equal individual goal scorer.
2016 FIH Masters’ World Cup, Canberra
Congratulations to all our world champions and medal winners.
Women’s 60s win gold - beat England 2-1 in the final -Tauranga players