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Auckland ladies versus the navy, 1922 (3rd of 3)

Auckland ladies versus the navy, 1922

Hockey skirts were shorter and women occasionally played against men by 1922, when this game took place between the Auckland ladies' team and the navy. This photo shows the 'close play at midfield'.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: AWNS-19220803-40-5

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How to cite this page:

Geoff Watson, 'Hockey - Origins of New Zealand hockey', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/38918/auckland-ladies-versus-the-navy-1922 (accessed 31 May 2020)

Story by Geoff Watson, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015