News

Vale – John Ellem

The Club is sad to announce the passing of John Ellem,  father of Tim Ellem. John was involved as a coach with the Mordialloc Ladies Hockey Club in 1984 and 1985.  This was when the club, played at the Walter Galt Reserve in Warren Rd on grass grounds. He offered to coach, as his daughter Kirsty began playing in the 3rd XI (D Grade).  This was a team of essentially juniors, who all went to Mordialloc High School.  He coached the beginnings of a new era that still has impact at our Club today.  Those who were around in those day …

Fair Go Sport

This is Hockey Victoria’s 5th Year of Fair Go Sport initiative which the Club fully supports. “Fair Go, Sport!”  was developed in conjunction with Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission to promote inclusivity and understanding with the aim to increase awareness of sexual and gender diversity and to promote safe and inclusive environments.  This initiative has spread to more sports each year. In this round,  Medals will be awarded to a player from each team in the Premier League games that displays courage, acts of sportspersonship, leadership and fair play on the field. Fair Go Sport bands will be available at …

Mentone Juniors in action at The Junior State Championships

During the first week of school holidays the Junior State Championships were held at Footscray Hockey Club and the State Netball and Hockey Centre, with teams representing zones across Melbourne battling for the championship in under 13, 15 and 17 age groups. Mentone are proud to have been well represented by the following players: Under 13 Sharks Girls: Sierra Lee, Zara Geddis, Jayde Temby Under 13 Sharks Boys: Micah Quenette, Thomas Robinson, Kaden Lukes, Cody Ingram Under 15 Sharks Girls: Emily Butler Under 15 Sharks Boys: Steven Chandler Under 17 Sharks Girls: Millie Geddis, Gracie Geddis, Abbey O’Brien, Isabelle Hill, …

Juniors in the mix for U13 State Selection

Congratulations to Micah Quenette, Zara Geddis, Sierra Lee and Jayde Temby who were today invited to the Final Player Assessment for Under 13 State Teams on the 16th of July. Their inclusion reflects their performances at the Junior State Championships which concluded last week. Good luck to you all to be able to proceed through to the  next phase.  

Update on Fees for 2017 and the PL/PLR uniform cost

The Committee of the Club is very mindful of the costs associated with playing hockey, and is always looking for ways to help reduce those costs. The playing fees that the Club charges, cover ground hire for matches, ground hire for training, Hockey Victoria affiliation fees, coaching costs, umpire fees, administration costs, equipment purchases and consumables like balls and first aid kits etc.  The Committee is very aware of the costs associated with our sport and tries to set fees at a level consistent with our costs and to keep fees affordable and comparable with other Premier League Clubs of …

SNHC Entry and SportsPass

There was a technical issue with the SportsPass app and the HV entry barcodes for the State Netball Hockey Centre over the weekend of the 16th June 2017, and your card may not be linked properly anymore. If your membership card is not showing in your SportsPass member profile and you do require your membership card for entry to the State Netball Hockey Centre before season ends please follow the next important steps. Step 1: Click here sportspass.com.au/sports/hockey-victoria/ Step 2:  LOGIN and re-add your card Step 3: Your sporting association is: HOCKEY VICTORIA Step 4: Your unique membership code is: HV17XXXXX …

Bunnings Sausage Sizzle July 2nd

Volunteers are needed for our Bunnings Sausage Sizzle on July 2nd at Bunnings Keysborough. Sign up @  SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/XuYOXkR Please help support the Club with this fundraising effort.   Its an easy few hours that generates a nice amount of revenue for the Club For more details contact Dean Sheppard 0418 848 386    

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 …