31st August 2012
Back 2 Hockey in St. Clears!
St. Clears Leisure Centre, Carmarthen Athletic Hockey Club and Rae Ellis, Carmarthenshire's Hockey Development Officer worked in partnership to launch Back 2 Hockey in the area.
31st August 2012
Hockey Agent, Conwy
Hockey Wales (HW) is looking for a hockey agent to work as part of the new Hockey Framework.
Inspired by London 2012?
Sport Pembrokeshire & Hockey Wales are organising Back to Hockey sessions from 19th September at Fishguard Leisure Centre. If you have been inspired by London 2012 or have stopped playing and would like to start again this is for you!
28th August 2012
Siemann picks up RAF award
Welsh international Andrew Siemann has graduated from RAF training and is now ready for the World League!
Be an International for the day!
Hockey Wales and Wrexham Glyndwr Hockey club are teaming up to provide young players of North Wales the opportunity to train like an international player for the Day. Women’s head coach Amanda Partington along with some of the Welsh Women’s squad will be in attendance at Glyndwr University on 1st September to answer questions on what it is like to play for Wales and what players need to do to be in with a chance of being a Welsh Player.
Club info for World League
With the start of the season fast approaching clubs might like the opportunity of making their members aware of 'what’s on' at the World League. Please download the flyer for the event which details all entry pricing as well as the Evening function flyer which details the discounts available for the two dinners.
Men's Welsh Cup competition entries now invited
The calendar has been finalised and we now have pleasure in inviting clubs to enter teams into the 2012/13 National Competitions.
New rules seminar
WHUA are inviting all WHUA members to the pre-season Umpires meeting to discuss the New Rules at 10.00 a.m. on Sunday 9th September at the National Hockey Centre during the Men's World League tournament weekend. This will be followed at 11.00 a.m. by Workshops for umpires at all levels who would like to improve their umpiring and a General Introduction to Officiating. This would mean classroom sessions and pitch side work during the World League games. These sessions would be free of charge. For full details please see the pdf below.
All are welcome to attend. Please register here (webticketmanager.com) to book your place. Don't forget that the World League is being played over 7th – 9th September so please come along to support Wales for the whole tournament – full information available on our special tournament website: hockeywales.org.uk/worldleaguecardiff.
FIH World League Round 1
International Hockey comes to Cardiff when Hockey Wales hosts the new World League. Austria, Ireland, Sweden & Wales will all be competing for the two places on offer for Round 2. Entertainment, fun and games, refreshments, parades and evening functions are all on offer! Please click here to find out more!
Games Legacy Coaching
Penarth Ladies HC are holding a Coaching session for Years 7 to 9 (all abilities) on 23rd September at the NHC, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. To book your place (limited availability) please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date for applications is 19th September. Download poster (below) for further details.
Vets in World Cup action!
Welsh Vets Men at 40s, 45s, 50s, 60s and 65s and Women at 40s and 50s will all be competing in their respective World Cups over the next few days. The Women's two squads and the three younger Men's squads (Masters) will all be competing in Canterbury whilst the Men's 60s & 65s (Grand Masters) will be playing in Oxford.
'Back 2 Hockey' in North Wales
North Wales are hosting free 'Back 2 Hockey' sessions at Hawarden High School on 18th & 25th August. For full details dowload the poster below or contact Ian Warren on 07974 083404.
11th August 2012
GB Men finish 4th
GB Men bounced back from their semifinal defeat to Holland to run Australia close before going down 1-3 to their Commonwealth rivals.
10th August 2012
GB Women win bronze
Many congratulations to GB Women who put the heartache of their semi final defeat behind them to beat New Zealand 3-1 in a convincing display with Sarah Thomas scoring the final goal.
New rules introduced for 2012/13 season
All players, coaches and umpires should note that some new rules will be introduced shortly.
Olympic Fun at Abergavenny!
Abergavenny HC plans an afternoon of Olympic Fun at Llanfoist Village Hall on Sunday 5th August. The event will start at 3pm with coverage on a big screen of the first match where FIH 2nd ranked team in the World, Germany, take on the 3rd ranked team the Netherlands. There will then be an interval with a bar provided and some fun based activities for children and adults. Activities to include face painting, nail art, a hockey challenge for all ages, cakes and a raffle. Following this, Great Britain’s men currently ranked fourth in the world will play Australia who are the top ranked team in the world. The event will be open to all everyone in the community and will be a family based event. We hope you can make it. Please bring your own food for the afternoon and come and enjoy the family atmosphere.