Month: April 2013

Women’s Round 1 Results

8 out of 9 of our women’s sides won in round 1! Was a near on perfect start to the season and Nicole Virtuoso, Ladies Director who would have had to shout if all 9 teams had won! Premier League 3 def MCC 0 Goals H McAlinden, L Merrett 2 Welcome to 2013, round 1 had the Premier League Team of Footscray Hockey Club facing the teams old rival of three years now, MCC. Both teams were very keen to get off to a great start and with a tough few rounds to follow the points are extremely important.A few new faces have been welcomed to the team with the inclusion of Hayley McAlinden, Bethany Russ, Emily Bannon, Lisanne Lamars, Greg Hopkins and Kevin Redden. A few nervous faces were observed in the pre-game talk but the warm up set the tone for the game.The first half got underway with FHC making some attacking moves up the pitch and getting off some shots. MCC lost the best player of the team, Carla Bond, with a hamstring injury which reduced some nerves for the FHC back line and FHC dominated the next 15 minutes creating opportunities to score but failing to convert. A great run up the left side from Sammy Ellis who then put the ball across the face of goals was clinically finished off by Hayley McAlinden, for her first goal in Premier League. FHC...

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Women’s Practice Match 3 Results

The FHC State League Team were in there to have one last hit out before the start of the season, playing MCC. It was  decided to rest a few players and give a run to some of the younger players of the team. The game started okay but the reactive style of hockey played allowed MCC to pile on the pressure. The lack of communication from the team resulted in hurt across the pitch and MCC scored twice leading into half time. Being very keen to get a young team firing meant the team came out hard and hit the ground running scoring two goals to level the game. MCC just wanted to win more and scored another two goals late in the game. FHC get to play MCC in round 1 at home, to hopefully return the favour.   The Pennant B team ended the Practice Match rounds on a high with a convincing win of 4/0 over MCC. The team started well dominating possession then converting the first short corner into a smashing goal. The defense was tight and the ball kept being fed up to some hungry forwards. At half time the score was 2/0. In the second half FHC maintained possession and kept MCC out of the goal circle for the most part and successfully shot another two goals. The team moved the ball around...

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JSC Nominations Open!

2013 G.J GARDNER HOMES JUNIOR STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS (JSC)   U17 JSC – July 1 to 3 U13/15 JSC – July 4 to 7   State Netball Hockey Centre & Footscray Hockey Centre   Follow the below link:   PLEASE NOTE IMPORTANT INFORMATION:   HV HIGH PERFORMANCE & ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION GUIDE   SSV State Team & HV Team Eligibility   Please Note – Change for 2013: This year players will be permitted to participate in both teams in 1 or 2 below if selected   1. U12 SSV team and the HV U13 state team and; 2. U15 HV state team and the U16 SSV team.   For example a player can be selected to participate in the U12 SSV Team & U13 HV State Team or the U16 SSV Team & the U15 HV State Team.   State Team Selection Process U13 & U15   All players wishing to be selected in the U13, U14, U15 State Teams must nominate via the Zone Team Nomination process. The Zone team nominations will be made available during late March and close on Monday 29 April.   Players will be observed throughout the hockey season at the State Development Program (SDP), preseason carnivals, club competition (metro), JCC, JSC.   For full details of the HV HIGH PERFORMANCE & ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION GUIDE, follow the below link:

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FHC has been very fortunate to secure the services of the highly experienced Jarrod Lester to coach our men for at least the next two seasons. After a decade of PL coaching, Jarrod took the 2018 season off to re-charge his batteries, and is now very keen to “help continue the growth of the current group”.

Click on the link below to see some background to our new Premier League Mens Coach:

Photo: Men's 2018 Premier League Squad

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