Some of Illawarra's best indoor hockey players are preparing to be challenged over the coming month.
Illawarra/South Coast will send a strong contingent of representatives to 2019 Hockey NSW Indoor State Championships, which returns to Goulburn this Friday.
The championship's format - which began last month - sees teams from one grade playing each weekend at Goulburn's Veolia Arena.
The women's masters teams will take to the arena this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Illawarra/South Coast will have two teams compete in divisions one and two, and one side compete in division three.
The championship is part of a three-year agreement between Hockey NSW and Goulburn Mulwaree Council to host the state competition.
Goulburn mayor Bob Kirk said his council was proud to host the championship.
"We are delighted to welcome these teams and their families to Goulburn over the next few weeks," he said.
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