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Collins' back in business

GREG Collins didn't waste anytime announcing he was back playing hockey in Maryborough on Saturday.

The former Australian Schoolboys, Queensland under-18 and under-21 representative scored twice on his debut as the player-coach for Brothers, the club where it all started for him.

Collins, who last played for Brothers in 2003 before he headed to Brisbane where he played for University in the Brisbane Hockey League Division I competition, and his teammates beat Colts 4-0 in round one of the Premier League competition.

Andrew Eaves and Joe Kettle scored the other goals.

Brothers' president Dale Dakin said the performance was a great way to start the season.

"Having Greg back at the club has given us a real boost," he said.

"He's a quality player (Collins finished third in the BHL best and fairest a couple of years ago) and there is no doubt that he'll really bring the best out of what is going to be a young line-up."

In the two other games played in Maryborough, Granville Tigers crushed Gympie's Cooloola Heat 7-0 with goals from Aaron Grevell (3), Cameron Bake (2), Travis Sutton and Dillon Hyland.

Shaun Goldenstein scored a hat-trick while his brother Cody scored twice as Wallaroos beat Hervey Bay 5-2.

Brayden Rodgers (2) was on target for Hervey Bay.

There was no shortage of goals in the women's division either.

Wallaroos, who lost in the grand final last season, hammered Hervey Bay 7-0 after goals from Cassie Pedersen (2), Trudi Pedersen (2), Leanne Wilson, Jodie Sanders and Emma Kingdom.

United Panthers almost made it into double figures after overpowering Brothers 9-0.

Trista Hyland led the rout with a hat-trick while Naomi Lynch (2), Lyn Tucker, Gabi Worner, Bianca Daley and Lauren Scholl also got on the scoresheet.

Maryborough District Hockey Association premiers, Tinana, didn't enjoy the best of days, losing 3-1 against Granville Rovers.

Sarah Hawker, Erin Crick and Lee Hillas were on target for Granville Rovers while Tahnee Manski replied for Tinana.



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