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Victorian Hockey Fan Package

  Register you Expression of Interest  for the “HOCKEY FAN PACKAGE” in a  MENTONE RESERVED SECTION of the  Eastern Stand!   Coming up at the end of this year the HOCKEYROOS, KOOKABURRAS, and the Victorian state teams – the VIPERS and VIKINGS are all playing at the State Netball Hockey Centre in Melbourne.  This is a vitally important event for all hockey fans to get behind and support by attending. Hockey Victoria is offering clubs the chance to reserve tickets in a section. This will allow our supporters to buy tickets through us rather than through the standard purchase, and all our seating will be …

AUCTION ITEMS NEEDED

AUCTION ITEMS NEEDED I’m calling out for any Auction items for the upcoming Mentonians Association dinner on the 25th of August. If you have something that you could donate on behalf of the club please get in touch with me (details below). It could be goods, services, memorabilia travel in fact anything of value. It is important to note that all funds raised from donated Silent Auction items will come back to the Hockey club. ( I would need the item so I can deliver it to the Mentonians Association as well a description of the item and an estimated …

MHC Trivia Night

TRIVIA Night   Calling all Trivia Newton Johns, start poaching your teams for our annual trivia night. Here’s what you need to know: The event is on the 18th of August starting at 7.00pm Discounted Tickets are available through QKR! $10 for juniors including a free soft drink $20 for adults including free beer, cider, wine or soft drink $140 prepaid table deal if paid by 13/8/18 Tables Up to 8 people and don’t forget to BYO food. Drinks will be available for purchase at bar prices. We’ll have some extra shenanigans planned for the night so bring some gold …

Term 3 Indoor Development Programs – REGISTRATIONS CLOSING SOON

Term 3 Indoor Development Programs Over the past few weeks Hockey Victoria  have been advertising Term 3 Indoor Development Programs. Interest in the programs has been strong, with over 125 players signed up,  but HV still have positions available for any further players that would like to be involved. Registrations are being accepted up until close of business 13/07/2018. There is no better way  to prepare for this years Indoor Competitions, Club Championships and State Team trials than being a part of this program! This program will be open to both boys and girls born in the following years only: Age Group Year of Birth …

SmashFM Interviews

  SmashFM Interviews Will Taylor from SmashFM, travelled to Keysborough to interview some of Mentone Hockey Club’s leading personalities on Tuesday July 10th. Firstly we hear from Women’s Premier League players Jessie Dean, Sam Dobrich and Megan Anderson. They share their experiences and insights in what it means to play for Mentone reveal some of the inside talk about their fellow players. Secondly South African International Matthew Guise-Brown reveals what he has found since coming to Australia and playing in the Men’s Premier League for the Mentone Hockey Club. Finally Men’s coach Joshua Burt opens up on what hockey has …

Mentone Grammar Paid Coaching Roles

Mentone Grammar School is looking for a number of enthusiastic coaches to round out the 2018 Coaching Panel. Successful applicants will work in conjunction with the Head of Hockey to provide training and match day coaching to teams in a variety of year levels from Year 7 to Year 12. The School Hockey season runs form March till early August. If you are an individual who will: * Bring your specialist knowledge and experience, passion and enthusiasm to coach, mentor and role model students of varying abilities * Can be available Wednesday or Thursday afternoon from 1.00 pm to 3.30 …

Hookin2Hockey starts 18th of February

    The Mentone Hockey Club is again pleased to offer  Hookin2Hockey, the national junior development program designed by Hockey Australia. This year’s program starts on Sunday the 18th of February at Keysborough Playing Fields Keysborough Playing Fields are located at 732-742 Springvale Rd, Braeside Sessions are held on Sunday mornings from 9.00 am till 10.00 am and continue for 8 weeks with breaks for the Labour Day week-end and school holidays. The first week is a no obligation Come and Try Session – we will have all the equipment necessary to participate.  We do ask you to register your interest for this so we …

Hockey Roadshow Coaching calling for Expressions of Interest

Over the last few years the Mentone Hockey Club has participated in the HV schools Roadshow Program. This is an introductory program for primary students from grades 3-6 run within their schools The emphasis of the program is very much on the kids having fun and enjoying hockey in a safe way. The program starts on the 5th of Feb (NEXT WEEK) and concludes on the 9th of Feb with morning and afternoon sessions across 15 schools. This is a PAID role with the money provided by hockey Victoria.  The rate is about $75 per full day This is a VERY …

2018 January Summer Series kicks off this Monday.

The return of the summer series sees four new teams battle for the eventual prize, no flag, no prize money, just a well earned sense of satisfaction. Team list.   and the fixture…   for the competition rules and details. Summer Series Information.  

Can you spare some time on Australia Day?

Dear Members, The Club has been approached for the use of the ground on Friday the 26th of January to host a six team round-robin hockey carnival.  The Community organisation making the request has indicated about 200 spectators with a couple of the teams made up of people from interstate.  You’d appreciate this is a very late request, but the previous ground they have used hasn’t be able to accommodate them this year, but that Club wasn’t organised enough to be able to tell them that till yesterday.   The reason for raising this is that the organisers have asked …