Month: April 2018

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK

It is with great enthusiasm that all players, coaches and volunteers have started the 2018 hockey season. In Premier League, we hope to build on the fantastic 2017 season where for the first time in our history, both Men’s & Women’s PL & PLR teams played finals.  No stone has been left unturned over the pre-season to ensure that we continue to build teams of skill & character. Winning is important & playing the game in good spirits is equally important. Our Juniors are looking in tremendous shape. With large numbers of girls & boys coming through various programs...

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FHC INCLUSION CALENDAR

Once again FHC are planning a series of activities linked with Hockey Victoria’s initiatives in the area of Inclusion. We look forward to celebrating these rounds with past and present members and hope that you can put these dates in your diary and also make contact with others that you know. CALENDAR FOR 2018 Women’s Health Round- Hockey Victoria Round 5  Main Club Activities- Saturday 12th May FOCUS: Recognition of female players Respect for women Celebration of girls in sport Recognition of the contribution of female supporters Re-establishing connection with past players, administrators and families Awarding of MVP to...

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WHEN YOU HAVE A LONG TERM VISION FOR YOUR CHILD

FROM A HOCKEY PARENT: One of my friends asked “Why do you pay so much money and spend so much time running around for your children to play hockey ?” Well I have a confession to make: I don’t pay for my children’s hockey. Or their equipment and uniforms. Or their turf time, clinics and camps. So, if I am not paying for hockey, what am I paying for? – I pay for those moments when my children become so tired and feel like quitting but they don’t – I pay for the opportunities that my children can have...

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NEW PAVILION IS ON ITS WAY!

The design is finished, and we’re awaiting a costing on the finalised drawings. Fingers crossed that it’s in the ballpark of what Council can afford. By agreement with Council we have to have the pavilion fully vacated (every stick, can of drink, honour board, items in storerooms, etc, by September 1 so that the builders can start their almost total internal...

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20th ANNIVERSARY – SL2 PREMIERSHIP

2018 brings up the long awaited 20th anniversary of our great 1998 State League 2 Premiership. Our men were victorious over Toorak East Malvern (TEM). Top: Tom Edgar, Michael Morgan, Rico Virtuoso, Rohan King, Warren Mazurek Middle: Trung Nguyen (Jac), Brent Cosgriff, Damien Edgar, Truc Nguyen (Chooka) Bottom: Tung Le, Scott Vaughn, Wayne D’Souza, Danny Colasurdo, John Jumpertz Coach: Scott Vaughn Team Managers: Stevie Carew & Neil Coster We found out the following season that it was virtually impossible to survive in State League 1 (Premier League) unless something extraordinary was done to bolster your playing stocks. An important lesson...

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FIH PRO-LEAGUE TICKETS FOR SALE $75

Would make a great Christmas Gift & would support our club! Come and see the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos!

Tickets are available for sale in the Footscray Hockey Club Section Eastern Stand (or gains access to general admissions area). Tickets @ $75....pay via direct deposit into the FHC bank account.

Pro League – Round 1 Australia Kookaburras & Hockeyroos vs. Netherlands – Saturday, 02 February 2019

Pro League – Round 2 Australia Kookaburras & Hockeyroos vs. Belgium – Sunday, 03 February 2019

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

Please contact any of the board members below to arrange purchase.

Thank you for your support of Footscray Hockey Club.

John Mason
General Secretary
general.secretary@footscrayhockey.com.au

Rodney Johnstone
President
rodneyj.fhc@gmail.com

Nicole Virtuoso
Vice President
womens@footscrayhockey.com.au
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