Month: July 2014

Round 13 Results: Premier League Men took control, defeating ESS 4-1, Women down 4-1

Premier League Men took control, beating Essendon 4-1 at Essendon (R Shand, W Howell, O Allan, S Shaw) Premier League Women unfortunately had the flip result, going down 4-1 (O Colasurdo) WOMEN’S  PL 1 – 4 ESS (O.Colasurdo) RES 0 – 1 ESS PA 1 – 0 CAM (K.Pinkerton) PB PC 1-0 MORN ( M. Gamble) M1N 0 – 1 ALT M1S 4 – 0 COLL (T. Hoang x 3, J.White) M2N M3N 1 – 1 (F.Holland) Master’s Round  Women 35 + AWomen 35 +...

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Friend of Lisa Wroblewski, Shrikant – is studying at Curtain University and doing a research project regarding drag flicking and associated injuries. He is seeking females or males who drag flick to please respond by filling in the survey below. The anonymity of the participants will be maintained throughout and the forms would be strictly used for the research purposes. Please return the surveys directly to Lisa Wroblewski or they can be e-mailed to her at Drag Flicking & Injury...

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Hello members and friends we are in the final stretch of the season of the home and away season. So all the very best for our teams in the lead up to finals and may your results go your way to reach the final four. In recent news around the Club we have appointed Bronwynne Livingston (who you may have already seen volunteering in Hockey HQ) as our new Canteen Manager and she has started. However may be out of action for a few weeks as she undergoes surgery and we hope she has a speedy recovery.  In the meantime we will be working with a team of people to meet the canteen requirements as well as having our members undertake their required canteen volunteer commitments during opening times on weekends. Mark White has resigned from the Board as Retail Director.  We wish to thank Mark for his work around the Club and managing the Canteen processes.  He will still be assisting until Bronwynne gets back on her feet and we certainly appreciate the ongoing support. Our Sponsors & Life Members Day was a success last week thanks to delicious food prepared by Giulia Wiseman and Bucks Bar run by Laura Anderson with helpers.  Thanks to Karen for co-ordinating the day. Many thanks to all who have this year obtained a sponsor in Premier League or Reserves as well as those outside the PL list. Our Platinum Sponsor...

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My introduction to hockey came mid-way through the season of 1947 whilst apprenticed in a Yarraville iron foundry. Two junior apprentices Don Hoath and Roy Taylor, drove us mad on Mondays talking about their Under 18 hockey match on the Saturday. I accused them on playing a “girls game” and was challenged to come the next week and watch. I said “I wont come and watch but I will come and play”. I did and then met the coach, George Sigley (Brother of Buck after home out bar is named) and father of Ernie who used to come and watch from time to time as a youngster. He took me onto the ground and asked the umpire and opposition to be nice to me as it was my first match. I was hooked. Our home ground was the Lynch Bridge ground between the bridge and the Pioneer hotel in Ballarat road, Footscray and right oppisite Angliss abattoir having moved from the Yarraville gardens. Later it was named Action Reserve after Ben Acton’s grandfather who had been Mayor of Footscray. The only shelter was a gum tree, out goals were collapsible wand together with the corner flags and ground marker were stored on the back verandah of the “pioneer”. The gun tree is still there bit the hotel is now part of a residential development and the abattoir dwellings. There...

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This year we are pleased to announce the exciting new Academy program we will be offering for Footscray Junior Athletes. This term 4, 6 week long program will run 6:00pm - 8:00pm on a Thursday night at FHC, November 15th-December 20th.

This program is designed for athletes aged 10-14 years old. The goal of this program is to prepare athletes for transition from half field to full field competition with key focuses to develop junior athletes skills, knowledge, game awareness and conditioning.

Booking can be confirmed via this link:

Please contact Georgia Hopkins at for any questions.

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