Geelong Hockey Association News

Summer Hockey Team Entries Open

October 6, 2020

Team entries are now open for the Geelong Hockey Association 2020/ 2021 Junior Summer Hockey Competition.   The easing of restrictions for community sport in regional Victoria has allowed the return of the summer competition for players aged 18 and under. At this stage there is no competition for senior players as DHHS restrictions allow...

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Community Fitness Event

September 28, 2020

Want to work on your fitness and win some prizes? Join the Hockey Geelong Community Fitness event.   Runners and cyclists are invited to participate in the event, which runs from October 5 until November 2. Join the group and record how many kilometres you run or cycle each day, and be in the running...

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Strategic Plan for Hockey in Geelong

September 27, 2020

The Geelong Hockey Association Strategic Plan has been formulated following input from members of the Geelong hockey community. You told us what you wanted the Geelong community to be. But now we need your help to make the plan work and achieve the desired outcomes for the benefit of all!   Geelong Hockey Association Vision...

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Summer Hockey Is Coming Back

September 25, 2020

We are delighted to announce that there will be a summer hockey competition in 2020/2021. At this stage, the competition will be for junior players only i.e. 18 years and under, in compliance with the current COVID restrictions in place for regional Victoria. We are hopeful of a return to senior, Masters and Family hockey...

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2021 Competition Survey Open Now

September 19, 2020

The disruption of the 2020 hockey season due to the COVID-19 pandemic provides the opportunity to consider the conduct of future hockey competitions across Victoria. Should competitions run as they always have, or do we consider new formats? As there is no guarantee that similar disruptions will not occur again at some point, Hockey Victoria...

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Hockey Victoria/ Hockey Australia Fees Decision

September 4, 2020

Hockey Victoria and Hockey Australia have completed a review of the organisations’ financial situation, and are now able to inform members what will happen to the registration fees paid for 2020. 8600 members had registered to participate in the 2020 season in Victoria, but this is a significant drop compared to the 22,000 players who...

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COVID Support Grant For GHA

August 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic, and its effect on the 2019/20 season, has resulted in significant impacts on the economic circumstances of many individuals and sports clubs in our community. The impact is also felt further up the chain for the Geelong Hockey Association, as well as Hockey Victoria and Hockey Australia. With the suspension of play...

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HA Safe Hockey Framework

August 13, 2020

Hockey Australia have launched a new and updated suite of policies to safeguard children participating in hockey, titled the Safe Hockey Framework. The policies have been supported and adopted by the State hockey organisations, providing a consistent approach across the sport. Our sport is committed to providing safe environments for children and young people, and...

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SportAUS Support for Sport Leaders

August 10, 2020

Community sport helps to develop and reinforce social networks and connections within communities. With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen how much the members of our community value their participation and the enjoyment and benefits they derive from membership of the hockey community. The COVID-19 pandemic has demanded a lot from our...

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Australian Hockey Championships for 2021

August 9, 2020

Hockey Australia have confirmed the dates for the Australian National Championships for 2021, so that gives us something to look forward to. The Calendar of events kicks off in April with the U18 Men’s and Women’s Championships to be played in Launceston, Tasmania, followed closely by the U15 Boys and Girls tournament in Bathurst, NWSW....

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