Heavy is the head that wears the crown. And that is exactly what the national juniors will feel as they commenced training in preparation for the 2nd edition of the Sultan Johor Cup that will be held from the 11-18 November at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium in Johor Baru.

Tweed's Jake Farrell, playing for East in the Brisbane Hockey League, will represent Australia. Tweed's Jake Farrell, playing for East in the Brisbane Hockey League, will represent Australia. Fred Husted

TWO Tweed hockey products have been named in the under 21 Australian team to play in the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia next month.

Jake Farrell and Andrew Butturini will represent Australia against Germany, India, Pakistan, Malaysia and New Zealand.

The Bennett name is synonymous with Mid Canterbury hockey, especially the Wakanui club. Now a Bennett is looking to burst onto the national scene with James Bennett being named in the junior Black Sticks squad to contest the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia in mid-November.

The junior training camp in preparation of the second Sultan Johor Junior Hockey Tournament will be held at Hockey Club of Pakistan from October 16, it was announced Friday.  The international junior event will be played at Johor, Malaysia from November 11 to 18. Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has invited 28 players for the training camp, who will report to camp commandant Rana Mujahid Ali on October 16.

It will be once again a 6 nation affair at the SOJC as Pakistan have got the clearance and support from their government to participate in the tournament.

Earlier Report

For reasons only best known to them, Pakistan have withdrawn from the 2nd edition of the Sultan of Johor Cup which is scheduled for November 11 to 18 at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium in Johor Baru.

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27 Sep 2012

The Junior Black Sticks Men’s team, which is part of the Owen G Glenn Future Black Sticks programme, has been named for the 2nd Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia from 11-18 November.

The 18-strong line-up has been finalised following the selection camp in Counties Manukau last weekend. Coach Grant Edwards says the young team is impressive and shows real potential.

A glittering launch, more then RM1 million in sponsorship and a world class field are the ingredients that ensures that the 2012 edition of the Sultan of Johor Cup will be one of the most eagerly anticipated world hockey tournament this year.

14 Sep 2012

With Belgium having declined the invitation, the 2012 edition of the Sultan Johor Cup will be a 6 team affair.

The tournament will be held from the 8-18 November at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium in Johor Baru and the countries that have confirmed participation are Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, India, Germany and hosts as well as defending champions Malaysia.

A ceremony to mark the 2012 edition will be held on September 22 in Johor Baru.

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