General 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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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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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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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 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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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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