The Merv Goodridge & Doug Dawson Cup
Sydney Masters Hockey Association will play host for the Intercity Challenge 2022. All games will be played on 19 & 20 November at Cintra Park (the home ground of Briars Hockey Club) in Concord. This was the 3rd field used for the 2013 Australian Masters Hockey Championships and is 10 minutes from Sydney Olympic Park.
The initial planning is for 2 games per Age Group (4 x 15 minutes quarters each game) commencing at 12.30pm on Saturday 19 November (to enable Canberra players to drive up in the morning).
The Briars Hockey Club will be the hosts and manage the canteen and hospitality for the weekend – this will include a BBQ throughout each day and drinks after each game and at the conclusion (for presentations on the Sunday afternoon).
Age Divisions. Along the same lines as 2021 – 4 teams: 34 to 49’s (Masters), 50 to 59’s (Senior Masters), 60 to 67’s (Grand Masters) and Over 68 (Legends)
Saturday 19 November
2.00pm Grand Masters
3.30pm Senior Masters
7.30pm Dinner Function at The Locker Room Hotel in Sydney Olympic Park (Level 1 Function Room)
Sunday 20 November
10.30am Grand Masters
12 Noon Senior Masters
Presentation at 3.00pm (30 minutes maximum)
Nominations. Nominations will open on the ACT Masters website shortly. Keep a look out for a newsletter and Facebook post with details.
Accommodation. If you are interested in playing, you should make your own accommodation bookings NOW. There are a range of options close to Cintra Park/Sydney Olympic Park. Remember the Saturday night function is at Sydney Olympic Park and consider this when booking your accommodation.
Playing Strip. ACT Teams will wear our normal ACT championship strip.