EAST Gippsland Hockey Association clubs had last weekend off as the association sent five teams to the junior country championships at Essendon, Footscray and Greensborough.
The championships were played in ideal conditions, with the EGHA having a very successful weekend.
The under 17 boys team taking out the championship, while three other teams, the under 13 boys, under 15 boys, and under 17 girls, finished third.
THE regular East Gippsland competition will resume with round six on Saturday.
Maffra will host Bairnsdale, Wellington will travel to Orbost and Swan Reach will host Sale. Nagle will have the bye.