PLAYER of the final Talicia Canty was pleasantly surprised to score four goals in the most important Reserve Grade game of the season.
An experienced Norths side held out a developing Easts combination 3-2 in summer-like conditions at the Ipswich Hockey Complex on Saturday.
IN his first year as Wests captain, grand final winner Corey Jaenke received an unexpected bonus.
Ipswich Grammar School's newly-crowned GPS champions can showcase their trademark determination, heart and winning qualities at this week's state championships.
GRIPPING the premiership trophy like a treasured heirloom, Wests co-captain Eden Jackat could finally relax.
A-GRADE player of the final Shahna Hamment was nursing a right knee that looked like a big red party balloon after her amazing deeds.
AFTER finally sharing in a deserved triumph, Ipswich hockey warrior Sara Rogers is keen to continue coaching the Hancocks men.
IT doesn't matter how many premierships you win, it still hurts to lose.
AFTER securing their first A2 grand final success since 1990, a group of Wests mates shared in a memorable achievement.
IT'S not often a club has a perfect record in grand finals so Ipswich's spirited Vets had plenty to celebrate.
David, known as "Lemsy" around Ipswich, has been with the QT since 1984. He has been sports editor for more than two decades and has won numerous awards for his sports writing, including being named APN Journalist of the Year and Sports Editor of the Year. Away from work, he enjoys fishing, spending time with his family and watching sport.