Month: August 2012

Look out for the 2020 State League 1 Team!

This is our wonderful minkey group 2012 who participated this year every Wednesday nights from 5.30 – 6.30 for a one hour of skills, drills and mini games. They had their presentation function last night and were awarded a participation medal, certificate and a scrumptious break up party. Only 5 were missing from the photo. Thank you to J.A and helpers for running a terrific...

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Women’s Round 18 Results

State League 1 (2) def MCC (0) The Footscray Hockey Club would like to congratulate Amy Scott on being named player of the match in Saturdays State League 1 clash against MCC at the State Hockey Centre. Amy was an integral part of our backline and well supported with Penny Mather, Lexi White, Georgia Hopkins and Caitlin Duggan shutting up shop and delivering ball to our midfield and strikers all day to help cap off our season with a great win. The best on field medal was part of Hockey Victoria’s Women’s Round, the week long celebration of Women’s Hockey included a Women’s Breakfast and the presentation of various awards angled at the promotion of Women in Sport. Also Nicole Virtuoso took home outstanding Female Club Administrator award for her hard work over the last few years. You might expect players to slacken off when they have nothing to gain from a win or loss, regardless of the result we would finish fifth in our first year in WSL1. But we had nothing to worry about with some unfinished business for our girls finishing this season off with our last game against MCC. Last year we also finished off the season playing MCC amd with the hockey community watching we wanted to put in a good show to finish the year. The game got underway with Sam Ellis being...

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U/16 Secondary Schools Report-including Australian reps selected

The Boys and Girls Victorian Under 16 Secondary Schools teams both finished 4th in the recently held National touranament in Hobart. The boys drew the Bronze game but ended up 4th on a countback.The girls team had an excellent tournament as well. Congratulations to Andrew Scanlon who has made the Australian squad and Oscar Allan who was selected in the shadow team. This is a great acheivement for the 2 players and a reflection of their hard work. Also, well done to all concerned who have guided the 2 boys over the last few years.With the development opportunities that Footscray Hockey club has in place we look forward to producing more high level players. Other participants in the tournament who enjoyed representing the state were,..well done to all !!! Liam Braithwaite Peter Wroblewski Chelsea Pugh Holly...

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Congratulations Nicole!

Our very own Nicole Virtuoso was awarded Women’s Administrator of the Year at Hockey Victoria’s inaugural Women and Girls’ Breakfast this morning. Despite being listed amongst some very renowned and dedicated women administrators from across Victoria, Nicole took out the award (sharing it with Katrina Bales of Hockey Central Victoria). This is an incredible achievement and is well deserved recognition for the years of service Nicole has given to FHC, culminating in the women’s section becoming a SL1 club this year and continuing to field 9 teams. Good on you, Nicole! You are an inspiration to the women and girls of the club, who we hope will follow in your...

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Mens results – Round 17

State League One Opposition: Greensborough Result: 2-9 Goal Scorers: Weston Howell, Scott Sutherland Pennant B Opposition: Yarra Valley Result: 3-0 Pennant E Opposition: Camberwell Result: 2-0 Goal Scorers: Brendan Evans, Will Leeder Metro 1Opposition: MCC Result: 6-0 Goal Scorers: Brendan Denning (2), Rico Virtuoso (2), Tom Doer, Liam Braithwaite Metro 2 North Opposition: Monash Uni Result: Walkover Metro 2 West Opposition: Kew Result: 7-1 Goal Scorers: Bobby Sharma (2), Simon Hoare (2), Will Huynh, Peter Grosz, Vinny Sharma Metro 4 White Opposition: Melbourne Uni (2) Result: Walkover Metro 4 Blue v Metro 4 Red Result: 4-3 Goal Scorers (Blue): Jerry Sutherland (2), Luke Michael, DARRYL JAHNKE Goal Scorers (Red): Geoff Peacock, Harjinder Sandhu Match Report: I was very concerned coming into this ultimate dog fight as friends that work at Melbourne international airport reported that there was a tall redhead flooding the floor with tears which had to be mopped up on more than one occasion near the departure gates. When the tall redhead arrived at the ground he was fine much to our delight. We suspect that Judy spoke to him and told him to harden up and he took her advice as most do. Byron is still a game away and has to come back into the side. The crowd was building with our number ticket holder present and showing a keen interest. By the start of...

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Hockeyroos and Kookaburras vs Netherlands & Belgium February 2nd & 3rd SNHC is just around the corner!

Tickets are available for sale in the Footscray Hockey Club Section Eastern Stand (or gains access to general admissions area). Tickets @ $ via direct deposit into the FHC bank account.

In addition the tickets also cover entry to 2019 New National Home & Away Competition – 3 Home match days (Men and Women) in October/November 2019 – dates TBC

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Thank you for your support of Footscray Hockey Club.

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