2021 Season Dates

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Dates for your diary

Juniors

Junior free come and try days: Wednesday 10th and 17th of March 5pm for U6, U9 and U13 age groups, register your interest here: https://forms.gle/UWYuPar7bSRLQX329

Junior free round robin/bring a friend days (new and experienced juniors encouraged to attend): Wednesday 24th and 31st of March U6/U9 5pm, U13 6pm.

Junior Competition begins Wednesday 21st April U6/U9 5pm, U13 6pm.

Open Women’s

Women’s comp is Saturday afternoons beginning 13th March. Registrations are now open https://www.revolutionise.com.au/mhockey/registration/ if you are looking for a team please email treasurer@maitlandhockey.org.au

Note registrations have not open for Juniors yet. These will open during the come and try event, please have your active kids vouchers ready.

New grandstand seating

A big thank you to all involved in getting the new grandstand seating complete – from the initial thought concept, to the grant submission process, to the boys (and gals) on the tools to get them in place and secured. Covid may have slowed the process down a bit, but they will be worth the wait. Don’t they look great!!!!

Announcement re Maitland Hockey end of season, due to Covid restrictions

26th August 2021

Dear Maitland Hockey Inc players and families,

We hope that everyone is staying safe and healthy during the pandemic, despite being unable to play hockey and not seeing our hockey friends each week.

This morning the Premier announced that the Hunter Region will continue in lockdown until 10th September.  After that date, it is likely that there will be a gradual easing of Covid restrictions, so it is uncertain when community sport will be allowed again.

In the light of this uncertainty, the MHI Executive met and has sadly decided to abandon the remaining weeks of our 2021 Women’s and Junior Winter competitions.

The MHI Treasurer will be refunding four weeks’ turf fees to each of the women’s teams.  Team organisers will then contact their players to let them know refund options. Junior players/families will be contacted separately by the MHI Treasurer about refund options.

The Executive discussed some possible scenarios for Summer and the 2022 season, including a possible pre-season competition or other format.  Options will be further discussed and will be organised when it is safe to do so. We will keep you all informed via Revolutionise, the website, email and Facebook.

We would like to acknowledge and thank all players, parents, umpires and volunteers who have contributed to the 2021 MHI hockey season.  It’s very disappointing that we are unable to celebrate the culmination of our competitions with finals and presentations, however we look forward to when our hockey community can meet together again and enjoy playing hockey safely.

Yours in hockey,

Sally Carratt

President Maitland Hockey Inc

COVID 19 Update MHI Hockey

NSW regions will remain in lockdown until 28th August, so unfortunately there will be NO HOCKEY at Maitland this Saturday 21st August or next Saturday 28th August 2021.

Training and Junior matches are also cancelled until further notice,

Please watch this space for further updates. Stay safe everyone!

COVID update – games and training cancelled

Unfortunately due to the new Newcastle/Hunter lockdowns we will be unable to train or play hockey for the next 7 days (5-12 August 2021).
The Execs have made the decision to also cancel the Women’s round scheduled for the following week (14/8) and the Junior carnival scheduled for the 15th. 

Stay safe and we look forward to seeing you all when we come back.

Under 13 Draw

U13 Term 3 · Full field · Round 2

Wednesday 28 July 2021 at Maitland Hockey Centre:

5.30pm Black v Blue

6.20pm White v Grey

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your game to warm up (and to kit up, if you are the goal-keeper for your team).

Dates for your Diary

Wednesday 14 July 2021
U13 term 3 full field competition starts from 5:30pm, new players welcome $100 competition fee.

Monday 19 July 2021
Level 1 Coaching Clinic – a time to coach the coaches, if you are interested in becoming a coach the course will be 5:30-9:30, please register here: https://www.hockeynsw.com.au/events/104037/

Sunday 15th August 2021
Maitland Junior Carnival U10, U13 & U15’s email treasurer@maitlandhockey.org.au if you would like to be part of a team, or if you are from another association and would like to put a team in.

29 September – 9 October 2021
Hockey Australia MegaMasters is coming to Maitland. Volunteers will be needed to help showcase our hockey centre and friendly atmosphere. Contact Honey or email treasurer@maitlandhockey.org.au if you are available to help organise or volunteer at the event.

MHI WOMEN’S TRAINING CANCELLED

Women’s 6-7pm Thursday training sessions at Maitland Hockey Centre this week (tomorrow 1/7) and next week (8/7) have been CANCELLED to reduce contacts re COVID safety. (Saturday matches are still on.) Apologies for any inconvenience.

MAITLAND HOCKEY INC: UPDATE RE COVID SAFETY REGULATIONS


Dear Clubs and Members,

Following the recent COVID Public Health Orders by the NSW State Government please be aware of and action the following:

  1. If you live, work or have visited the Greater Sydney area since (and including) Monday 21st June for ANY reason, you are required to Stay At Home for 14 days after you last left Greater Sydney. This means you cannot attend the Maitland Hockey Centre and participate in any games or training in any form. If you do not follow this requirement you are in breach of the NSW Government Public Health Orders and can be fined by police.
    The Greater Sydney Area includes: All Sydney Local Government Areas and Central Coast Local Council area.
    o This means if you have been on the Central Coast for any reason since Monday 21/6/2021 you are required to stay at home for 14 days after you last left the Central Coast.

2. There is a mandatory requirement for masks to be worn at outside organised sporting events. As our sport is an organised sport, you will be required to wear one. Masks may be removed if you are playing or officiating, eating or drinking, but must be worn at all other times. It is expected that coaches, duty officers, technical bench etc will comply with this requirement.
o MHI will be enforcing the requirements and if you arrive without a mask, you will be asked to wear one by the Duty Officer at the gate.


3. All visitors to the Maitland Hockey Centre are required to complete the Service NSW QR Code check-in. Please make sure you have the app available on your phone. If you are unable to login using the QR code for any reason you must make sure that your details are recorded on the sheet, for contact tracing if required.

4. Please observe 1.5m social distancing at the Hockey Centre (except on the field!)


Thank you for your co-operation, enabling everyone to stay safe at Maitland Hockey Centre.


Sally Carratt
MHI President & Covid Safety Officer