With just a few weeks to go until the start of the innovative Premier Hockey League, the anticipation is building for this hockey revolution. Taking place at the Randburg Astro in Johannesburg, the PHL runs over four weekends from 3 September to 25 September 2016, every Saturday and Sunday from 08:00 to 18:00.
Two of the Premier Hockey League’s marquee players are expecting fireworks during September’s inaugural event. National team players, Sanani Mangisa (of the Orange River Rafters) and Clinton Panther (of the Maropeng Cavemen), were in attendance at Saturday’s player draft and expressed their enthusiasm for the upcoming competition. “I am extremely excited for the Premier
The South African Hockey Association (SAHA) has hailed, as a major success, the first ever Premier Hockey League (PHL) Draft. Saturday’s draft, to select the playing squads for the first ever PHL event was inspired by American sports leagues, such as the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Football League (NFL). Coaches from
The South African Hockey Association has revealed the marquee players who have been allocated to each 2016 Premier Hockey League team. The marquee players include a host of players who have represented the South African senior men’s and women’s national team at international level. Men’s national team captain, Tim Drummond, has been allocated to the
The Premier Hockey League has confirmed the coaching line-ups for the 2016 PHL teams. Check them out below. 2016 Men’s Teams: Team Head Coach Trainer Manager Every Sun Addo Elephants Cheslyn Gie Luke Makaleni Mark Jenneker Drakensberg Dragons Sihle Ntuli Keagan Pearce Nathi Ngubani Garden Route Gazelles Steve Evans Lundile Tsolekile David Joshua Golden Gate