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Over here at the Asgiriya Stadium  on Saturday  and  Sunday, Trinity College will be organsing   a  six  a-side hockey tournament, where 34  boys and 16  girls  from  Kandy, Colombo, Jaffna, Galle, Colombo, Chilaw, Matale and Badulla will be seen in action . Key difference between six-and seven- a -side hockey is that 6-a-side   has  no  goalkeepers, added  restricted  zones for defenders,  amended  penalty corners (4v2 power plays),  amended penalty strokes (called penalty shots).

This is how it is played in other countries.  Duration of six- a-side hockey is 30 minutes with an interval (half-time) of not more than 5 minutes.  Former Trinity hockey player Roshan  Rajadurai will be the chief guest at the opening day, and at the finals will be played under the patronage of  former coach Paul Jayaraj  who was  also one time vice principal.