Hockey sides close in on final rounds

Wests Illawarra, Albion Park and University are now in the forefront of the Illawarra South Coast women's hockey league as the competition draws to the final rounds.

Dominant: Former New Zealand international Piki McCreedy scored four goals as Wests Illawarra downed Jamberoo 7-2 last weekend.

Dominant: Former New Zealand international Piki McCreedy scored four goals as Wests Illawarra downed Jamberoo 7-2 last weekend.

With Park having the bye and still on top with 52 points, Wests Illawarra, under coach Wes Johnson, easily beat Jamberoo 7-2.

Piki McCreedy (nee Hamahona), a former Kiwi international, scored four goals with the other goals coming from Rebecca Beatie, junior state player Kelsey Hughes and Zoe Morell.

Wests followed this win the next day beating Meadow 5-0 with state Under 18 player Helena Tobbe scoring a hat-trick.

University also had a similar scoreline of 7-2 when they beat Fairy Meadow.

They scored through Julia Phillips who scored a double, Kate Davis, Chloe Barrett, Emma Corcoran and Kaitlin Rosser.

In men's hockey this Thursday, the Illawarra team will play the Pakistan under 18 team at Unanderra at 6pm in a friendly.

In their first game last week the teams drew 3-3 and Kookaburra Tristan White returns from his World league competition to lead the Illawarra side.

The Pakistan junior team recently won the national Under 18 championships beating the NSW team 3-2 in the final in Hobart.

In the Blues team were local players Daine Richards and Tom Miotto.

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