About Geelong Hockey Association

Find out more about our hockey club history including our hall of fame and life members. Please contact us for more information.

Best & Fairest

The Best and Fairest award is voted on for all senior grades for each match during the season (with the expectation of finals series) in a 3, 2, 1 system. The winner is decided on the total number of votes for the season.


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John Stephenson Junior Hockey Award

The John Stephenson Memorial Trophy is presented on an annual basis to a Junior member from the Hockey Geelong. The Award has been created to perpetuate the memory of John Stephenson and his love of hockey, along with his unselfish commitment to the interest and benefit of Geelong hockey. Details of the Award are: The...


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Most Improved Umpire

The great game of hockey could not be played without the valuable contribution umpires make. The Most Improved Umpire award is voted on by the Umpire committee and awarded annually. We thank all umpires who are dedicated to fairness and make playing the game possible in Geelong. 2016 Jess Welsh 2015 Ted Whittem 2014 Pearce...


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Presidents Award

This is awarded annually to the club which has made a significant contribution to Hockey Geelong over a season.


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Hall of Fame

If people devote a great deal of time and effort to the Association or their local hockey club, they can be recognised via life membership. Those who play or umpire and therefore contribute to the game of hockey under the Hockey Geelong banner have no such direct recognition from the Association or club. There shall...


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Premierships

NB: A Grade Men – Donated by JB Urqhuart Year A Grade Women Year A Grade Men Year B Grade Women Year B Grade Men 1967 Belmont 1968 Old Collegians 1969 Belmont 1970 Belmont 1971 Winchelsea 1972 St Josephs 1973 Gordon 1974 Saints 1975 Bellarine 1975 Winchelsea 1976 Bellarine 1976 Old Collegians 1977 Bellarine 1977...


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Life Members

2014 Terry Moore 2013 Alan Climpson 2013 David Fitzgerald 2011 Ricky Burns 2010 Greg Stephenson 2009 Brett Bingham 2009 Peter Climpson 2008 Gillian Armstead 2008 Graeme Dent 2008 Charlie Martin 2007 David Burns (deceased) 2007 Peter Kolsch 2007 Peter O’Reilly 2007 Lynette Williams 1994 John Stephenson (deceased) 1990 Jim Kirk 1990 Ian Sayers 1989 Jan...


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Club History

Jim Urqhuart is a keen hockey enthusiast. When he first settled in Geelong the only way Jim could get a game was to travel to Melbourne, where he played with the Brunswick Hockey Club. In 1954, the Geelong Men’s Hockey Club was formed by Jim Urqhuart and Roland Oliveiro. Together with students from the Gordon...


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Coaching & Umpiring

Following Hockey Victoria’s decision to increase umpire payments, umpires will be entitled to the following match payments, applying from 17 April 2012 onwards. Division 1 Men – $35 Division 2 Men – $30 Division 1 Women – $35 Division 2 Women – $30 U14, U16 Shield & Pennant (Friday Nights) – $30 Vic League 1 Reserve –...


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