Monthly Archive: July 2021

Games Are On This Week!

July 29, 2021

With the lifting of the COVID lockdown, we are pleased to be able to return to playing games this weekend, as per the published fixtures. Please check your team’s fixtures for the remainder of the season as there have been some changes made in order to adjust for the cancelled rounds. Please abide by the...


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Member Profile – Jesse Allthorpe

July 22, 2021

The Geelong Hockey community is one big family – but it’s so big that we can’t know everyone who is part of it. So we would like to introduce you to some of the members of our family. We are starting with a member profile of Jesse Allthorpe – fresh from winning a Gold Medal...


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Aussies Begin Quest For Olympic Medals

July 19, 2021

The Tokyo Olympics will begin with the Opening Ceremony on Friday July 23. This will be the prelude to what every nation and every athlete hopes will be a safe and successful event. Field hockey was first played for men’s teams at the Summer Olympics in 1908, but it was not until 1980 that a...


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Fantastic Support for the Burns Family

July 16, 2021

Many  thanks to all the local businesses and people in the Geelong community who have given such great support to the Burns family following the passing of Ricky Burns, Life Member of Geelong Hockey Association and Corio Hockey Club. The Ricky Burns Testimonial hockey match was originally scheduled to be played in May, but unfortunately...


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Play Suspended

July 16, 2021

As Victoria is now in COVID lockdown until at least Wednesday July 21, all Geelong Hockey Association matches and training are suspended until further notice. In compliance with directions received from the City of Greater Geelong, facilities at Stead Park and Lloyd Reserve will not be available to use for any hockey activities. Compliance with...


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Coaches Wanted for School Clinics

July 14, 2021

2021 has been a year in which the Geelong Hockey Association has focused on recovering ground after the interruption by COVID in 2020.  The lack of a viable competition for both junior and senior teams and the interruption to our usual school visits and Hookin2Hockey programs resulted in a drop in membership numbers, and the...


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Junior State Championships Success

July 9, 2021

The Hockey Victoria Junior State Championships, held from July 1 to July 4, proved to be an enjoyable and successful tournament for the Western Wildcats teams. Teams are selected from across the state to represent 7 Metropolitan and 5 Regional Zones. Players in the Western Wildcats teams come from Altona Hockey Club, Footscray Hockey Club,...


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