Geelong Hockey Association News

Growing Membership In 2022

October 16, 2021

Growing membership numbers for the Geelong Hockey Association is one of the major priorities of the GHA Strategic Plan. Strategic Plan Pillars. The Strategic Plan has 6 pillars, each focusing on different aspects of hockey in Geelong. All are important to achieve a sustainable hockey community, which is important for teams in the local GHA...


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Summer Hockey Entries Are Open

September 21, 2021

The COVID situation makes our planning for summer hockey still a little unpredictable, but we are keen to start our competitions as soon as the regulations allow. At the moment, due to the lockdown which is in place, community sport training and competition is not permitted in the City of Greater Geelong and the Surfcoast...


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Level 1 Coach Workshop

September 15, 2021

The winter season might be finished but that makes it a great time to start planning for 2022. Could your club use some help with coaching?  Check around and see who in your club might like to take on the role of coach, or gain some new ideas and confidence to take into the 2022...


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Congratulations to the 2021 Premiers

September 10, 2021

What a year it has been! At least we managed to get 2/3 of a season in and it’s fantastic to see how much our members enjoy playing hockey. We have appreciated the support given by all for the efforts to continue the season. That last little hope that we might have been able to...


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2021 Finals Update

August 31, 2021

What a year it has been! It is very unlikely that we will be returning to hockey this weekend, September 4/5. We are hopeful (but not certain) of returning to play on September 11/12 and being able to finish the season with Grand Finals. The ladders have been checked and adjusted as necessary to compensate...


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Strong Junior Performances in 2021

August 25, 2021

The 2021 hockey season has again been interrupted by COVID but our junior members have made the most of the opportunities they have been given. There have been some excellent performances by all teams participating at Hockey Victoria regional and metropolitan levels. The Junior State Championships in July saw 31 members from Geelong participatinga s...


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Hockey Is In Lockdown

August 21, 2021

With the reintroduction of COVID lockdown and restrictions on community sport, effective from 1 pm August 21 until 11.59 pm on Thursday September 2, there will be no hockey played during this time. The facilities at Stead Park and the building facilities at Lloyd Reserve will not be accessible during this time. All members are...


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2021 Season Finals

August 20, 2021

As COVID lockdowns have forced the cancellation of  some games for the 2021 season (4 junior rounds and 5 senior rounds), the GHA Competition Committee has agreed to alter the normal format of the finals series. The aim of the change is to allow teams to play some extra games before being forced to finish...


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Have A Go At Hockey

August 15, 2021

The fantastic performances at the Olympics by the Australian hockey teams has generated lots of interest among local players, with many children aspiring to be future Kookaburras and Hockeyroos. Enquiries have also been received from children and adults who think this might be the sport for them, and are keen to try it out. The...


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COVID Safe Update August 12

August 11, 2021

Regional Victoria is out of lockdown and we are back to playing games and full contact training for all teams. But please follow all the COVID Safe rules. We only have a few weeks left in the season, and we would really like to be able to keep playing without any further lockdowns. Check the...


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