Premier Championship Round Finals!!!!


The conclusion of the Premier Championship Round was held on the 25th of May to coincide with the opening of the new pavilion extension which saw Storage King Premier women take on Fraser Tech White. In the mens grade, CBD University Men took on CKL Suburbs for 3 and 4th placings and Admor Premier Reserve Men took on Ecolab Te Awamutu for 5th and 6th in the Mens grade.

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Premier Grade Championship Finals Day


So our Premier teams have been slogging it out this round to make it to this one awesome day, their Championship Finals Day! All our teams are playing and are listed below:

  • Admor Promotions Premier Reserve Men vs Te Awamutu @ 1:30pm on Turf 1 - Playing for 5th or 6th place
  • CBD Premier Men vs Suburbs @ 3pm on Turf 2 - Playing for 3rd or 4th place


  • Storage King Premier Women vs Fraser Tech White @ 3pm on Turf 1 - Playing for 1st or 2nd place

The new pavilion is also having it's opening at 3:30pm! We will have a tent on site and some yummy food for our players and supporters, so come on down!!

Hope to see you all there!

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Good Luck to the Midlands U21 2013 Squads


The 2013 University of Waikato Midlands U21 teams were selected earlier this month with both squads consisting of a number of Waikato University Hockey Club members. The National U21 tournament for 2013 will be held in Whangarei from the 4th to the 11th of May. 

Congratulations to those men and women selected:

Women:  Brooke Neal, Kate Southee, Alia Jaques, Natasha Jaques, Emma Andrews and Kim Tanner. 

Men: Daniel Atkin, Connor Herewini, Tuwharetoa Hapi, Lachie Musgrave, Matt Rees-Gibbs and Wesley Vick.

Full team lists can be found here

For update on how our teams are doing, follow the Midlands Hockey website

Good Luck!

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CBD Varsity Quiz Night


Since we have now kicked off into the 2013 season, we are happy to annouce our first social event! CBD has very kindly offered to arrange our Quiz Night this year. Please see the following details: 

Venue: CBD Corner Pub

Date: Tuesday 21st May 2013

Time: 7pm start and finish approx 9:30pm. 

Cost: Free!

CBD will put on their $10 express menu so people can have dinner (they have GREAT food) before the quiz night and we will be able to use our CBD cards. First prize will be $100.00 CBD voucher, $75 for second and $50 for third. There will be spot prize rounds as well. No entry fee to enter the quiz. If members have a few mates that want to come along, feel free to invite them. The more people the better!! CBD is our biggest sponsor and to have them continue to support us, we want to get as many people as we can to these events to show them how much we love them! 

Please let Izzy or Craig know if you will be attending and roughly how many you are bringing with you either by text/email/facebook. Teams will be approx 5 people/team. It's going to be a great night, so we are hoping to see you there!

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Varsity Hockey Shirts


Training shirtsDon't forget that training shirts are available for order on our Club Hub page until Friday 3 May. They will have similar printing to the hoodies you may have seen some people wearing, but on a bright vibrant red shirt! We'll have some samples around at trainings and games shortly so you can judge size/fit etc. You can see a bigger version with sizing info here or by clicking on the thumbnail.

Also, speaking of hoodies, these will be making a comeback soon, after shirt orders are sorted. Keep an eye out for more information over the coming weeks.

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Club member needs your help.....


Brooke NealOur newest nominated Blackstick, Brooke Neal, needs some help. 

Brooke has been selected to play in the Junior Blacksticks Hockey team heading to Germany to compete in the Junior World Cup in July.  To help with covering costs Bayleys Real Estate is hosting a fundraising auction on behalf of her on May 21st at 5pm.  

If you would like to know more about the auction, items up for auction and ways in which you can show your support, please Click Here to visit her fundraising website. RSVP is required to Brooke by Monday 13th May. Details on her website. 

Good Luck Brooke, we wish you all the best. 

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Free Entry to Four Nations Hockey Tournament


Keen to see some world class hockey for free? Korea, USA and Argentina are up against our Black Sticks in a Four Nations Tournament this April and Waikato Hockey is hosting two days of it on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th. As part of this we need volunteers to help set up the grounds at 3pm on Tuesday 16th April. If you volunteer to help out you will get free entry to one of the two nights of hockey! Get in touch with Duncan or one of your other favourite committee members if you can help.

Game times are:

Wednesday 17 April 2013        
Match 9 - 17.00 - Korea v USA
Match 10 - 19.00 - New Zealand v Argentina

Thursday 18 April 2013
Match 11 - 17.00 - Argentina v Korea
Match 12 - 19.00 - New Zealand v USA

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CBD Quiz Night


CBD Corner PubHeads up, we have a quiz night coming! This is advance warning so you can mark 7pm Tuesday 21 May in your diaries for the Varsity Hockey Quiz at CBD. There will be $10 burger meals before the event so you can bring your team down early, hang out and have dinner.

More details to come!

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Brooke Neal....a new Blackstick


A massive congratulations to Brooke Neal for the recent call up to the New Zealand Womens Blacksticks squad.

See the full story here:

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2013 Season is almost here....


Wow, we are almost there......trials have taken place, teams have been named and trainings have begun as there is just over a week until the new season is underway.......April 6 and 7 is opening weekend of the Waikato Hockey Association senior competition.   

We are excited to see the introduction of a second reserve grade womens team and we welcome those new players to the club that has allowed us to rebuild this team.  

We are also sad to see the departure of New World (a reserve grade mens team) from our club.  We wish them all the best with their new club. 

This year we again have 10 teams representing Varsity, 5 men and 5 women:

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