State Championships coming to Murwillumbah

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HUNDREDS OF athletes and their supporters are due to converge on the Tweed region from June 25 to June 27 for the 2017 Under 18s Women’s State Championships.

The Championships will be hosted by the Tweed Border Hockey Association and played at the fields on Brisbane Street, Murwillumbah.

The tournament will showcase 19 teams of upcoming talent in a round robin competition, with the locals welcoming visitors from Brisbane, Toowoomba, Ipswich, Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Mackay, Gladstone, Gold Coast, Gympie, Townsville, Bundaberg, Redlands, Warwick, Rockhampton and Fraser Coast.

Tweed Border Hockey Association will enter one team in Division 1 again this year.

The 2016 State Championship title for Division 1 was held in Townsville and was claimed by the Brisbane 1 team, whilst Mackay took out Division 2.

Spectators are welcome to come along and see the best Under 18 hockey players from across Queensland battle it out from 7.30am every day, with Tweed Border’s first game at 7.30am, on Sunday 25th June, on Field 1 against Gold Coast.