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Local Rules for Hockey Geelong Competitions.

The following local rules apply for Hockey Geelong competitions for the winter season.

  1. Match times for Hockey Geelong competitions are:
    • Senior men and women – 35 minute halves plus 5 minutes half time
    • U10 to U17 junior – 25 minute halves plus 5 minutes half time
    • U8 – 20 minute halves plus 5 minutes half time
  2. Tomahawk shots are allowed for U12, U14, U17 competitions as long as the stick is not raised above the shoulder and the shot is not dangerous or does not lead to dangerous play.
  3. In U17 competitions, a girl must take the first shot at a short corner. If there is no girl on the field at the time for the attacking team, the first shot at goal may be taken by a male but must be a push.
    • Teams are asked to avoid intentionally passing the ball more than 5 m from the circle in order to allow a hit by a male.
  4. For the 2019 men’s competition – In the last 4 rounds of the home and away competition, a Division 2 team may not include more than 2 players who are classed as Division 1 players.
  5. For the 2019 men’s competition – when any match features a D1 team competing against a D2 team, umpires shall award Best and Fairest votes (3,2,1) to both teams, and record both separately on the team sheet.

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Bendigo Bank

When you bank with your local Bendigo Bank branch in Geelong, you’re helping to support our club. How? It’s simple, Bendigo Bank share a percentage of their profits with the Geelong Hockey Association.

This means by simply doing your banking with the Bendigo, you’re helping grow Geelong Hockey Association.

Over the last 12 years, Bendigo Bank has contributed more than $2 million in grants and sponsorship to a variety of clubs and organisations in the Geelong region. But the club spirit does not stop there! By simply transferring your banking to the Bendigo, a percentage of the profits generated from your account will go back to help Geelong Hockey Association improve its services.

Geelong Hockey will be better able to provide improved additional playing facilities to aid current activites as well as developing a wider involvement in our community. This makes supporting your club as easy as 1, 2, 3:

  1. Fill the form below and drop in to your local Bendigo Bank branch.
  2. Ask your friendly staff about transferring your banking to the Bendigo or setting up your existing accounts with Geelong Hockey Association. Then sit back and watch as our club benefits with a share of the profits generated.
  3. Tell your family, friends and business colleagues today so that we can all support Geelong Hockey Association.

It’s as easy as that.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have.