Midlands (field hockey team)

The Midlands women's field hockey team are an amateur sports team based in New Zealand. The team competes annually in the Ford National Hockey League (NHL).

LeagueFord National Hockey League
Founded2000 (2000)
ColoursOrange, Black
Head coachReiner Vellinga
CaptainSamantha Charlton

In the past 17 editions of the tournament, Midlands have only won the championship once, in 2013.[1]

Team RosterEdit

The following is the Midlands team roster[2] for the 2017 Ford NHL:

Head coach: Reiner Vellinga

  1. Sally Rutherford (GK)
  2. Anita Hope (GK)
  3. Frances Davies
  4. Abbie Johnston
  5. Kate Kernaghan
  6. Shiloh Gloyn
  7. Tarryn Davey
  8. Ellie McCleery
  9. Megan Hull
  10. Gemma McCaw
  11. Alex Lukin
  12. Samantha Charlton (C)
  13. Kate Savory
  14. Kim Tanner
  15. Amy Robinson
  16. Rose Keddell
  17. Natasha FitzSimons
  18. Julia Ebert


  1. ^ "Past Ford NHL Winners". Hockey New Zealand. Archived from the original on 20 September 2017. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  2. ^ "2017 Ford National Hockey League Women" (PDF). Hockey New Zealand. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 February 2018. Retrieved 19 September 2017.