Geelong Hockey Association News

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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Stead Park Garden Spectacular

April 23, 2020

Huge thanks to John Zele and Palm Life for the time and money they have given to design and landscape the garden area at Stead Park. The garden bed at the North end of Pitch 1 has had a fantastic makeover, thanks to John. This end of the pitch now provides an amazing backdrop to...


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Training To Be An Umpire – Level 1 Course Open

April 6, 2020

The aim of the umpires in a game of hockey is ultimately to facilitate the enjoyable experience of everyone involved in the hockey match. The umpire will apply the rules of the game in a fair and impartial manner, so that neither teams or players gain an unfair advantage. This does not mean that the...


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Level 1 Coach Course Online

March 31, 2020

Who Needs A Coach? The team coach is important in helping players develop their skills and reach their full potential. The coach can assist this process by providing instruction, analysis and encouragement. This requires a knowledge of the game and the skills involved in the game, as well as the ability to inspire players to...


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Country Championships Cancelled

March 22, 2020

Hockey Victoria have advised that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the following decisions have been made: Junior Country Championships – CANCELLED for 2020 Women & Girls Breakfast – CANCELLED for 2020 Senior Country Championship – CANCELLED for 2020 Junior State Championships – POSTPONED until later in 2020 It is important to note that the...


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COVID-19 Statement

March 18, 2020

Please read this Statement from the Geelong Hockey Association Executive, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the activities of the Geelong Hockey Association, effective as of March 17. This requires action from members to reduce the number of people gathering in any one area, as well as actions to reduce physical contact.  Clubs...


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School Sport Victoria Teams Cancelled

March 17, 2020

Due to the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 epidemic, School Sport Victoria have cancelled trials and training for Victorian teams, and will not be sending teams to the School Sport Australia Championships. More information here ……  


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2020 Competition Results Management

March 13, 2020

Hockey Victoria are running two training sessions for club administrators and team managers who will be involved in entering match results for the 2020 competition. Monday March 16 – 7 pm, Waverley Hockey Club, 30 Winbirra Pde, Ashwood. This session will also be livestreamed. Tuesday March 17 – Footscray Hockey Club, Fogarty Ave, Yarraville. Register...


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Reduce Your Risk of coronavirus

March 13, 2020

Hockey Victoria have advised that all competitions will continue as usual at present, but the situation is being monitored constantly, and advice will be updated as necessary. In the meantime, there are steps we can all take to reduce our risk of contracting the virus.


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School Sport Victoria Hockey Teams

March 12, 2020

Nominations are open for the School Sport Victoria 12 & Under teams, 16 & Under hockey teams and Umpires. The selected teams will participate in the School Sport Australia Hockey Championships: 12 Years and Under Boys Dates: 16/8-21/8/20 Venue: National Hockey Centre, Canberra ACT 12 Years and Under Girls Dates: 16/8-21/8/20 Venue: National Hockey Centre,...


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