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Mentone is going to the Dogs!

An exciting new  social event is planned for Sunday July 2nd at Sandown Park Greyhounds. Tickets are $30 per person and includes a $10 betting voucher per adult. Tickets can be purchased through Qkr!  – Look under Club Events Finger food with drinks at bar prices Transport to and from the track by bus is included if we get twenty people (Pickup  point to be  advised). There will also be a race named after the Club      

SHARK NOMINATIONS FOR TRIALS CLOSE SOON

The start of the Junior season is only a few sleeps away, nominations for players to attend the Southern Shark Trials CLOSES THIS MONDAY MAY 2nd at 10am The Shark teams will compete against other zones at Hockey Victoria State Junior Championships The selected teams will train for 5 weeks prior to the competition that will be held in Melbourne at the State Netball and Hockey Centre Tuesday 4th July – Friday 7th July U13 and U15 boys and girls trial on Sunday May 7th U17 boys and girls trial Sunday May 14th You must register your nomination in order …

School Sport Victoria Team Vic Team Registrations

Each year, talented Victorian School students have the opportunity to trial for a place in the School Sport Victoria (SSV) Team Vic State team.  Selected students participate in annual School Sport Australia (SSA) Championships. These championships offer gifted and talented students the opportunity to participate in higher levels of sporting competition against students from other Australian States and Territories. Participation in a School Sport Victoria Team Vic state team is self funded.  As a guide it may cost between $2,000-$3,000 to participate.  Costs may include uniforms, host state levies, flights, transport, accommodation and meals.  Costs will vary depending on the location of …

Players Wanted for 2017

We have a target of growing the Club to 600 members by 2020 (or sooner).  We would welcome new players in all sections of the Club.  We have a team to suit your ability.

Cocktail Party AND the Movies –

The Cocktail Party is on March 25th.  Tickets are available now on Qkr! (download Qkr! from your App Store and look for Mentone Hockey – tickets are avialable under Events) Anyone who pays on Qkr for the Cocktail Party goes into the draw for the chance to win! To help promote the rollout of Qkr! within the Club, Mastercard are providing us with 2 x Village Family Ticket to use as prizes.   A Family Ticket consists of   1 Adult & 3 children or 2 Adults & 2 Children   Plus   Food and Beverage component entitles the family …

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to everyone! The 14th of January is fast approaching. Which means Portsea Polo. Help the Club raise a significant amount of revenue by volunteering you time to help with some the the activities the club is responsible for. This year we are using Signup.com to help with the process. Register you interest here on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/SqghD7

We achieve Good Sports Level 2 Accreditation

We are now a Good Sports Level 2 accredited club. Sporting clubs such as ours play a significant role in the community and have a responsibility to our members and their families. We have chosen to join over 6,500 clubs across Australia taking part in the Australian Drug Foundation’s Good Sports program. Through Good Sports we are committed to managing alcohol responsibly and ensuring smoke free areas, which we believe will help us to provide a healthy, safe and family friendly environment. Through Good Sports we aim to: Eliminate risky drinking in the club through the promotion of a responsible …

COACHING Opportunities at Mentone Grammar

Mentone Grammar is looking for experienced, enthusiastic coaches for the 2017 Winter Season commencing in March.   The senior coach will be appointed first, but coaching positions exist for other year levels as well. Reporting directly to the Head of Hockey and working closely with the Director of Sports Coaching, the individual team coach is the central person responsible for the skill development of players at all levels and needs to appreciate all aspects of School philosophy, pastoral care and general student management and wellbeing. The incumbent is required to coach the designated sport team. The incumbent must be able to …

MENS PRE-SEASON

With the great news from Hockey Victoria confirming  Mentone’s Men’s Section promotion to Premier League for 2017, we must offically get our pre season underway. Whilst most of you have started, we have a catch up night planned with details of the up coming season, training and fitness testing. This is open to whole men section as well as all juniors looking to play seniors and Masters men too. Come down and participate and hear our plan for the future season that will be focused on the whole mens section. Our focus is on  getting better as a whole and facing the …