Rich choice of men’s hockey Test matches

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JONATHAN COOK

Cape Town is set for a smorgasbord of international men’s hockey when the Hartleyvale Summer Series plays out from January 14 to 31.

South Africa, Ireland, Spain, Canada and Belgium will be in action in 17 Test matches at Hartleyvale while the Western Province men get a dab at Canada in the last game.

The 26-player South Africa squad for the national training camp and four Test matches includes a host of the country’s most promising young players as well as a core of experience.

FIXTURES
Jan 14: Canada vs Ireland (6pm)
Jan 16: Canada vs Ireland (4pm)
Jan 17: Ireland vs Spain (4pm); South Africa vs Canada (6pm)
Jan 18: Belgium vs Spain (6pm); South Africa vs Ireland (8pm)
Jan 20: South Africa vs Spain (6pm); Ireland vs Canada (8pm)
Jan 21: Ireland vs Canada (6pm)
Jan 22: Belgium vs Spain (6pm)
Jan 23: Spain vs Canada (11am); Ireland vs Belgium (2pm)
Jan 24: Ireland vs Belgium (2pm); South Africa vs Canada (4pm)
Jan 27: Belgium vs Canada (3pm)
Jan 28: Belgium vs Canada (3pm)
Jan 30: Belgium vs Canada (3pm)
Jan 31: Western Province vs Canada (6pm)

SA SQUAD
Goalkeepers: Gowan Jones (KZN Coastal Raiders); Rob McKinley (SA U21); Chad Durrheim (EP); Sizwe Mthembu (Southern Gauteng)
Defenders: Dylan Swanepoel, Daniel Bell, Rhett Halkett (WP); Tyson Dlungwana, Alex Stewart (SA U21); Jethro Eustice (Southern Gauteng); Robin Jones (KZN Coastal Raiders)
Midfielders: Dan Sibbald, Jonty Robinson (KZN Coastal Raiders); Reza Rosenberg, Owen Mvimbi (Southern Gauteng); Charlie Bowren, Ryan Julius, Matt de Souza (SA U21)
Forwards: Tevin Kok, Ryan Crowe, Bili Ntuli (SA U21); Lloyd Norris-Jones, Keenan Horne (WP); Taine Paton (KZN Coastal Raiders); Damian Kimfley (KZN Inland); Dalan Phillips (EP)

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