Welcome to the Norths Hockey Club Website

Congratulations to Norths Div 1 Men, Div 3 Men and Masters Women – Premiers 2018!

From the links below and to your left, you’ll be able to find out all kinds of information relevant to playing/coaching or being involved with the Norths Hockey Club.

We are proudly sponsored by the Northside Hotel. See Sponsors page for more details or talk to a Committee member if you’re interested in sponsoring the club!

If you’re interested in coaching – let the committee know!

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Hockey Victoria update re: Corona Virus

From HV:

HV COVID-19 STATEMENT, Thursday 19 March 2020
The purpose of this communication is to provide an update from the position statement that we released on Tuesday. In the past 24 hours we have directly engaged with Sport & Recreation Victoria, Sport Australia and Hockey Australia to seek the latest information.
Effective immediately Hockey Victoria will suspend all HV hockey activities and postpone the start of the Winter competition until 1 May 2020.
We have not taken this decision lightly given that the current advice from State and Federal Governments remains that community level sporting activities should continue. Working closely with Affiliates however, we recognise that some of them are losing access to their facilities and temporarily suspending their own hockey activities. Our decision today therefore reflects these developments, as well as the prevailing concern to ensure the health and safety of our players, officials and the wider community.
It is important to note that the season is not cancelled. Going forward we will continue to:
• Monitor the situation closely
• Keep you updated
• Work collaboratively with our Affiliates
• Develop a range of competition scenarios for the 2020 season. Our intent at this stage is to
deliver all competitions in their entirety, while working with the affiliates to embed as much flexibility as possible.
On Friday 20 March, HV will provide further updates on the HV events (JCC, JSC and SCC).
We appreciate all the support received from so many members of our community over the past 24- 48 hours and look forward to working with you and collectively providing hockey to the community after 1 May 2020.
We look forward to your ongoing support of Hockey Victoria, as without it we will not be able to effectively deliver hockey in 2020.

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Clubbies Announcement!

Congratulations!
Our nominee (GAY HARVEY) is a finalist in the 2020 Sportscover Clubbies Awards.
Clubbies HQ pored over hundreds of stellar entries from the length and breadth of Australia to bring you eight shortlisted categories. In all, more than 1100 entries were logged, making 2020 one of the biggest Clubbies yet!
Now it’s time for members of the public to have their say. But you don’t have long.
Voting closes March 11 – so get cracking!
The eventual winners will be decided by online votes<http://antispam.csu.edu.au:32224/?dmVyPTEuMDAxJiYwNGQyZWEwNThkMGQyNGExYT01RTVCMTlFOV82NjQwMF81NDc2XzEmJmJiM2ZmNmUyYjQ0YjhhMD0xMzMzJiZ1cmw9aHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZ3d3clMkVpbnNpZGVzcG9ydCUyRWNvbSUyRWF1JTJGY2x1YmJpZXMlMkZ2b3Rl> and an expert panel, and share in prizes worth more than $10,000. Our eight champs will be notified in a few weeks, ahead of a presentation luncheon where they will get to rub shoulders with sports industry leaders.

 Let’s give Gay the vote!

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Season 2020

I hope you all have had a Merry Christmas.

It is a little hard at the moment with all the devastation and heartbreak that is happening in Australia, to be thinking of 2020 Hockey Season.

Norths Newsletter, Season 2020

January edition.

This Newsletter is designed to give you the information you need ahead of another great year of hockey for Norths Hockey Club Inc:

Dates:

1- Registration Day, Sunday 16th February 2020 at Northside Hotel in the Beer Garden 10am- 12 noon.

2- Norths Annual General Meeting, Sunday 16th February 2020, 12 noon in the Northside Function Room.

3- Registration Day, Sunday 23rd February 2020, at the Albury Hockey Centre, 9am to 12 noon.

4- First Senior training night, Tuesday 25th February 2020, Grd 2 at 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

5- First Junior training night, Tuesday 3rd March 2020, 5.30pm to 6.25pm, Grd 2.

6- Coaches & Managers meeting in HAW Club rooms on Tuesday 24th March 2020 at 7.30pm.

7- Round 1 for Seniors, Juniors and Masters,

Friday 27th, 28th, 29th & Monday 30th March 2020.

8- Club Weekend (TBC) Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd May 2020.

9 – Junior Presentation Day, Northside Beer Garden, 2pm to 5pm on Saturday 22nd August 2020.

10 – Grand Final Weekend, Friday 11th to Monday14th September 2020.

11 – Senior Presentation Night, St Ives, Friday 18th September 2020 at 6pm.

Team Nominations for 2020.

Norths have entered 1 Team in each Men & Women Senior Divisions and 1 Womens Masters team.

We have also entered the following Junior Teams. 2 mixed U10 Teams, 1 team in each of the Boys & Girls U12, U14 & U16 Teams.

We will be doing our best to ensure each of these teams have enough players. Any help anyone is able to give us with finding/recruiting Junior players, will be much appreciated.

Hockey Victoria Registrations.

2020 will see a change, OneSport/Sports TG is no longer the portal for HV Registrations.

RevolutioniseSport is the new one. We will keep you all informed and updated as soon as we know what, where, how etc.

2020 Coach Nominations.

Nominations for Coaches for all Norths teams close on Friday 31st January 2020.

All coaches must be registered with Hockey Victoria (even if non-playing)

It is compulsory to have a current Working with Children check in NSW and/or Victoria.

It is compulsory to have completed the Community Coaching and be working towards gaining your Level 1 Coaching by the end of the year. This is a HAW requirement.

Coaches must be able to commit to attending at least 80% of all training sessions and matches and to ensure an assistant can cover you if you are not available.

Coaches are expected to communicate and work with all other coaches, teams and the committee.

Joint coaches work well, especially with our Junior teams.

Please email your nomination to

northshockeyclub@hotmail.com

Fees for 2020.

The Committee has decided we are able to keep our Registration Fees the same as the last 4 years. This is despite increasing costs from HAW. Our successful fundraising efforts this past season have been a major factor in being able to keep costs to our members down as much as we can.

We have several options with regards to payment of Fees.

Online transfers, Eftpos, cheque or cash.

Senior Fees – $150

Student Fees – $120

Senior/Junior – $120

Junior Fees – $55

Masters – $80

Masters/Senior – $180

Goalie (own gear) – $50

Under 10 – $20

Non-Playing member – $10

Newbie – $10

Norths Hockey Club Inc:

BSB 64 0000

Account No: 367680 S16

External transfer No: 111110235

Eftpos will be available both Registration days and most training nights.

Synthetic/Match Fees for 2020.

Senior games – $14

Junior games – $8

Masters games – $10

Senior/Junior – $18 ($8 Junior game & $10 Senior game)

Grass games – $2

Ground Fees can be paid in advance for the season with registration fees.

They can be paid each week via online bank transfer.

They can be paid with cash each week to your manager prior to the start of the game.

Or they can be paid with eftpos which will be available MOST weekends.

Working with Children Check.

All committee members, coaches and mangers over 18 years of age, must have a current Working with Children check.

Volunteers donor have to pay to do this but you do need to be registered.

Fundraising for 2020.

Our first Fundraiser will be a Raffle book of 10 tickets for each player/family when they register. This will be drawn at our last A Grade match on our Club weekend.

We have our Club Weekend (date to be confirmed)

We hopefully have a Bunnings BBQ day, we have submitted our application for one this season.

Delegates for HAW Committees.

We are seeking members to volunteer to be Norths delegates for HAW Committees for the following:

Competitions

Permits

Masters

Umpires

Development

Representative

U10’s

If you are interested in any of these positions, please send an email to the Club (northshockeyclub@hotmail.com) asap.

For more information, please contact Gay Harvey

Just One Thing.

We will be posting shortly our ‘Just One Thing’ form. It is very true that many hands do make light work of work loads.

Thank you everyone

Gay Harvey

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CL Spitfires Player nomination

Hello all clubs,

Our nominations for CL Spitfires have to be in on 7 January.  We still need more players for our Womens team.

Please send this out to all your eligible members who might be interested and have them nominate on this link.

I will also be reposting on Facebook – so if you can share that on your club pages that would be great.

Spitfire people – if you could share on your sites please.

Please be aware if there are insufficient numbers for the womens team they will not be entered into the Capital League competition, so if you are hoping to play but have not yet made yourself known, make sure you have registered your interest here: https://forms.gle/LjwoEdkesL2T8BuL7

Kind Regards

Cayte Campbell

Sports Operations Manager

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2019 Finals Results – Veterans Ladies

And we top off the grand final weekend with another premiership win.

Congratulations to our veterans ladies 6-2 win against Beechworth.

Best on ground Belinda Bourke.

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2019 Final Results – A Grade Men

3 years in a row! North’s A Men win the Grand Final 4-3 against a determined United. Full credit to the team and a wonderful game of hockey!

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2019 Finals Results – B Grade Women

What a year for our Div 2 women, talent mix of young and “experienced” ladies.

Tough game and the ladies put up a strong fight in the very end going down 4-2 to United.

Congratulations ladies on a fantastic season.

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