MANNING'S Jayden Manusu was a member of the NSW Stars side that finished second in the Australian under 13 boys' hockey championship played in Hobart.
Victoria Venom won the championship.
Jayden, who returned to hockey this year after a season of soccer, played 11 of the 12 games in the championship.
He plays for Chatham in the Manning junior competition in the under 13 and 15 grades while he also has a run in Newcastle.
Lillianah Williams from Taree played for NSW Lions in the under 13 girl's championship.
The Lions finished fifth.
Lillianah featured in all 12 games. She plays in the Manning junior competition with Chatham under 13s and 15s and also division two women. Lillianah also played with Camden Haven under 13s and 16s in the Hastings competition.
Meanwhile, Manning Hockey Association's indoor competitions will start next week.
Matches will be played at Taree PCYC.