Yearly Archive: 2023

Hockey Facilities Update

December 22, 2023

On 18th July, 2023 the Victorian Government announced a $2b Regional Funding Package which included a $550m commitment to Regional Sports Infrastructure to deliver the sporting infrastructure that was planned as part of the 2026 Commonwealth Games. For further details, please refer to this media release. The media release initially makes the commitment to deliver...

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Humans of Hockey Geelong – Deb O’Shannessy

December 10, 2023

We have added a profile to the Humans of Hockey Geelong page, featuring Deb O’Shannessy. Deb’s enjoyment of and commitment to hockey, and to hockey in Geelong is amazing, and sets a great example to everyone around. Deb also has 2 generations of her family (son and grand daughter) who have followed her into hockey...

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Geelong Regional Hockey Academy

December 6, 2023

The Geelong Regional Hockey Academy is a new intiative for the 2023 year, aimed at helping players from Geelong, Horsham, Corangamite, Ballarat, St Arnaud, Wimmera and Warrnambool to develop their skills and improve the chances of selection in State teams and programs. In addition to the development of individual skills, the Academy program will see...

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Geelong Hockey Association Committee for 2023/ 2024

December 5, 2023

The Annual General Meeting of the Geelong Hockey Association was held on Wednesday November 29 to receive the Annual Report and to elect the committee for the coming 2023/2024 year. Members are invited to view the Annual Report and the Annual Financial Report for the 2022/2023 year. Thanks to the members of the Executive Committee...

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Merv Crowley Funeral Service

November 25, 2023

Members and friends are invited to attend the funeral service for Merv Crowley, who passed away recently. Merv was a respected member of both the Geelong Hockey Club and the Geelong Hockey Association, providing a valuable umpiring service for many years.  More details here. The funeral service for Merv will be held on: 📅  Monday...

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Vale Merv Crowley

November 18, 2023

It is with great sadness that we received the news of the passing of Merv Crowley at the age of 89. Merv was a loyal servant of Hockey Geelong in general and of Geelong Hockey Club in particular.  He is survived by current players Debbie O’Shannessy and her son Glenn and great grand daughter Luka....

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Hockey Geelong Sharks – Coaches Wanted

November 10, 2023

Hockey Geelong Sharks are seeking coaches for three men’s teams for the 2024 season, competing in the Hockey Victoria competitions at Vic League 1, Vic League 1 Reserves and Pennant C levels. Submit your EOI by November 22 to be part of the journey with an exciting and enthusiastic group of players.  

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Geelong Hockey Association Annual General Meeting 2023

November 1, 2023

Affiliate nominees and interested persons are invited to attend the 2023 Annual General Meeting of the Geelong Hockey Association, to be held at Stead Park, Corio at 7.00 pm on Wednesday November 29, 2023.  The Annual Report will be presented, detailing the activities of the Association for the 2022/2023 year. Affiliate nominees are entitled to...

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Junior Academy Program Begins

November 1, 2023

There are 95 players from around Country Victoria coming to Stead Park to take part in trials for a Junior Academy program on Sunday November 5. Those who are successful at trial will progress to the 4 week academy where they will spend 2 hours each Sunday morning being coached by experienced and talented players...

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2023 Season Review Meeting

October 20, 2023

  Please come and join us next Wednesday 25th October at 7pm. We would love to hear your thoughts, feedback and any ideas you have for hockey in the future! We realize for some that this coincides with summer hockey, so feel free to pop in, share your thoughts and then get to your game....

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