Monthly Archive: August 2021

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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COVID Update

August 5, 2021

Some changes to the restrictions are now applicable, effective as of Wednesday August 4 and included in the updated HV Return to Hockey Guidelines. The major changes are: Spectators are permitted, subject to venue limits and density quotient The limit of 20 players per half pitch for training has been removed However it is important...

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COVID Message to Our Members

August 3, 2021

Dear members As you would all be aware we are in the middle of a COVID pandemic. We have been very fortunate (or perhaps very well led?) to this point in time in this country. As hockey players,supporters, officials and administrators we have done all we can to ensure you are kept up with the...

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Umpires Wanted For School Competitions

August 2, 2021

Umpires are wanted for the School Sport Victoria hockey competitions, which will be held at Stead Park in August. Reimbursement is available. Game times are usually between 9.50 am to 2.20 pm. Umpires are needed for: Thursday August 12 Friday August 13 Tuesday August 17 Thursday August 19 If you are available to assist, please...

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