Colts wrap up the hockey season
THE Colts hockey club may be small, but it’s certainly big on ability.
The club has finished the Maryborough District Hockey Association with a report card that no other club can boast.
Colts, the smallest and oldest club in the Maryborough competition, won every grand final it contested in both the senior and junior ranks.
Not a bad effort when you consider the club only has four teams eligible to play finals hockey – the three other teams are juniors and play non-competitive games.
The Division II men’s grand final was an all-Colts showdown between the young and the old.
The Clydesdales, the older men’s team, won the premiership after defeating the youngsters and the minor premiers, the Stallions, 3-2.
The club, which is celebrating its 73rd anniversary this year, also tasted success in the Division II women’s grand final.
Colts beat Wallaroos Wallys 3-2.
To complete a great final day of the season for the club, the under-11 girls’ team was crowned the best in the competition after beating Wallaroos 2-0.
Diane Kersnovske, a life member of the club, not surprisingly said it had been a great year for those players who wear the famous red and white, the coaches and the supporters.
“To win three premierships is a fantastic effort in anyone’s books,” Kersnovske said.
“Everyone involved at the club should be feeling really proud of what we’ve achieved this season and rightly so.
“It doesn’t get any better than having a 100% success rate come the end of a year.”