Update To Training Rules

June 29, 2020

In line with the further relaxation of restrictions, Hockey Victoria have made some additional changes to the Return-to-Hockey-Guidelines. There is no limit on the number of players aged 18 and under who can train and compete in the one group. Social distancing rules do not now apply to players aged 18 and under. Coaches and...

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Club Training Is Back

June 6, 2020

With the relaxation of COVID-19 guidelines regarding group training limits, we are pleased that clubs are able to recommence training as from June 9. Groups of 20 players may now train on 1/2 field, with 1 coach (total 21 people). Please carefully read the revised GHA Return to Play guidelines June 1 . This document...

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Lloyd Reserve Access Approved

May 30, 2020

The City of Greater Geelong have considered the Return to Play plan submitted for King Lloyd Reserve, and given approval to resume hockey training activities at the facility. COVID-19 Return to Play GHA Lloyd Reserve NCHC return to play approval- Return to play approval GHA A Site Management Plan for both Stead Park and Lloyd...

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We Are Back For Training!

May 27, 2020

The City of Greater Geelong has approved the ‘Return to Play’ plan submitted by the Geelong Hockey Association for Stead Park. A similar plan has been submitted for King Lloyd Reserve, with access not available until the Plan has been approved. COVID-19 Return to Play SP COVID-19 Return to Play Lloyd Reserve CoGG – Return...

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Hockey Victoria Fees Reduced

May 25, 2020

As the return to training and to hockey draws a little closer, Hockey Victoria have announced that the compulsory registration fees to play in the 2020 season will be reduced. The Hockey Australia component of the fee remains the same, but the Hockey Victoria fee has been reduced by 15%. The combined Hockey Victoria/ Hockey...

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Return To Play Plan for Geelong Hockey

May 22, 2020

In the last month, the Executive of the Geelong Hockey Association has been working on producing a ‘Return to Play‘ plan for hockey in Geelong. The Executive have taken into account the advice and information provided by government and health authorities, as well as that available from the City of Greater Geelong, FIH, Hockey Australia...

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Access To Geelong Council Facilities

May 18, 2020

As both Stead Park and Lloyd Reserve facilities are owned by the City of Greater Geelong, their use by the Geelong Hockey Association and affiliated clubs is dependent on Council granting access. We have received the following note from the Council this week. Dear Community Tenant, Thank you for your ongoing efforts in keeping our...

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When Can We Get Back To Training?

May 16, 2020

Recent advice from the Victorian Government and Health authorities has relaxed the restrictions on outdoor gatherings and now allows groups of 10 people to exercise or train together.  However, there are many things to consider before this guideline can be applied to hockey training and hockey games. The Executive Committee of the Geelong Hockey Association...

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Return To Hockey Update

May 12, 2020

The relaxation of community restrictions announced by the Victorian Government and Health authorities on May 11 gives us great hope of seeing a return to the hockey field in the 2020 season. The community restrictions will allow groups of 10 people to train together, as from 11.59 pm on May 12. However, the finer details...

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2020 Season Update

April 27, 2020

The Hockey Geelong Committee of Management is considering various scenarios for what Season 2020 (The Covid/Corona Cup) may look like.  Until we are able to resume regular practices we will continue to be guided by the relevant governing authorities in regard to resuming both training and games. The date given by Hockey Victoria of May...

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