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									                                                                                    Newsletter of Newtown City Hockey Club Inc.
                                                                                              P.O. Box 1098, Geelong
                                                                                             Pavilion phone 52225829
                            DEE NEWS                                            

                                                                                                   Volume 6, May 1, 2010
    DATES TO REMEMBER                              U15/U17 –Thursday 5.30 to 6.30 pm at                includes a hockey stick, ball and shin
        May 4 – RSVP for Pizza Night              Stead Park.                                         guards.
        May 8 – Pizza at the Pavilion             WE ARE ON TWITTER                                   RESPONSIBLE SERVING OF ALCOHOL
    PIZZA AT THE PAVILION                          Claire has signed up w ith Tw itter, so now         Leisure Netw orks are conducting a
                                                   there’s another w ay to keep up to date             Responsible Serving of Alcohol course at
    Saturday May 8                                 w ith the club information. Just follow us          Sports House, Moorabool St, Geelong on
    Pizza night at the Pavilion at                 on Tw itter at                                      Monday May 3 at 6.30pm. The course runs
    Lloyd Reserve.                                 tw tow nhockey                        for approximately tw o and a half hours
                                                                                                       and costs just $30 for Good Sports
    All club members, family and friends           NEED SOME INFORMATION?                              accredited club members or $45 dollars for
    w elcome.
    Pizza, garlic bread and salad, drinks at the   If you are looking for information about the        people not connected to a Good Sports
    kiosk. $8 per head for adults, $5 per head     club or matches, check these sources:               accredited club.
    for kids (under 15). 6.30 pm.                       New tow n Hockey Club w ebsite                Please register your interest w ith Patrick
                                                         w w w .new tow             Brow n at Leisure Netw orks on 5224 9926
    RSVP by May 4
                                                        Club new sletter – Dee New s –                or patrick@leisurenetw as soon
    Chris Stuart ph 52418836,
                                                         distributed w eekly, and also available       as possible!,
                                                         on the club w ebsite
    Or: Claire Barnes 0417 015130 or
                                                        Hockey Geelong w ebsite
                                                         w w w
    FIXTURE                                             Follow the club new s on                      SOCIAL CALENDAR
    The fixture for the remainder of the                 tw tow nhockey                  Mark these dates in your diary. Come and
    season is attached. Or check the club          Or contact a committee member.                      meet fellow members and have some fun.
    w ebsite or the Hockey Geelong w ebsite –      NEW PLAYERS WELCOME                                     May 8 – Pizza night.
    w w w
                                                   New players are w elcome for all teams,                 June 5 – Wine Tasting
    CANTEEN HELPERS                                but w e particularly need more players for:             July 17 – Xmas in July
    Helpers are required for the canteen at            Joeys - for children turning 4 and 5,              August 14 – Trivia Night
    Stead Park. Junior teams at Stead Park              providing fun games and skills,                SAVE AT REBEL SPORT
    are rostered to provide 1 canteen helper            w ithout playing matches.
                                                       Minkey – for children turning 6 and 7          All club members w ill be issued w ith a
    during their match, w hile senior teams are
                                                        w ith modified rules and ¼ size field.         Rebel Sport MVP Discount Card.
    rostered to provide 1 helper per team for
                                                       U11 – for children turning 9, 10, 11.          Collect your card from your team manager
    the match after their ow n.
                                                       U17                                            today.
    TRAINING TIMES CHANGE FOR MEN                                                                      Save 5% on your purchases from Rebel
                                                       Senior Men
    Starting from April 22, there w ill be a       So if you have a friend interested in               Sport and earn rew ards for New tow n
    change to training times for the senior        playing, please pass on their details to            Hockey Club. Simply present your free
    men’s teams:                                   Claire Barnes, 0417 015130, or                      MVP card at Rebel Sport and receive 5%

                                                                     off your full priced purchases of anything
         7.30 – 8.30 - Division 2 Gold and
                                                                                                       in store. Every time you present your card,
         White                                     UNIFORMS                                            Rebel Sport w ill also deposit 5% of the
         8.30 – 9.30 Division 1 Falcons and       New tow n uniform (including w hite socks)          total sales back to New tow n City Hockey
          Maroon                                   w ill be available for sale at Stead Park on        Club in the form of a credit to be used at
     This w ill help the coaches manage the        Saturday 1 May, from 10:30 - 12:30.                 Rebel.
    numbers on the half pitch allocation.          Sales of second hand unif orm & boots,              Rebel Sport w ill also have special
    All players are encouraged to attend           and new uniform for Minkey & U10/U11                promotion days w here the MVP discount
    training w here possible, but if you can’t     players only, w ill continue at Lloyd               w ill be increased to 20%. Keep your eye
    make it to your ow n group’s training, check   Reserve on Saturday morning also.                   on the new sletter for further information
    out the other groups.                          There is a small supply of second hand              and updates.
   Senior Wom en – Thursday 7.30 to 8.30          uniform, boots, shin pads, sticks and bags          Members are encouraged to purchase
    pm at Stead Park.                              for sale. Donations of second hand                  hockey items from Just Hockey but the
   Minkey – 8.45 am Saturday at Lloyd             uniform are w elcome.                               MVP card can be used for clothing,
    Reserve (before the match start at 9.00        Enquiries: contact Dianne Fitzgerald ph:            footw ear and other sports items at Rebel.
    am).                                           5241 9354,                 VICTORIAN U16 SCHOOL GIRLS AND
   U10/U11 – 10.15 am Saturday at Lloyd
                                                   JUNIOR STICKS FOR SALE                              BOYS TEAMS
    Reserve (before the match start at 10.45
    am)                                            Check out the uniform and equipment sales           School Sport Victoria (Formerly the
   U13 – Wednesday 5.30 to 6.30 pm at             at Lloyd Reserve. We have junior sets               ‘Victorian Secondary Schools Sports
    Stead Park                                     available for sale for just $25, w hich             Association’ (VSSSA) is calling for

                        Newtown City Hockey Club - Sponsored by Just Hockey,
nominations for the 16 years Boys and           CHANGE TO BANK DETAILS                       COMMITTEE FOR 2010
Girls teams i.e. only for boys and girls w ho
actually turn 16 this year. School Sport        Apologies to anyone w ho has been            We w elcome any comments or
Victoria w ill be entering teams in the Girls   confused about the Club’s bank account.      suggestions to improve the club & its
and Boys School Sport Australia Hockey          The information given says Bank of           organisation. Please contact a committee
Championships being held in Bunbury, 14-        Melbourne, but this is no longer correct.    member if you have a suggestion or
21 August 2010.                                 The correct bank is now Westpac, but the     comment.
Girls and Boys w ho turn 16 during 2010         account details are the same.                President     David Fitzgerald 0411
and are attending a school affiliated w ith     FEES FOR 2010                                109395
the Victorian Secondary Schools’ Sports                                                      Secretary                Peter Stuart 5241
                                                There has been a change to the U11 fees      8836
Association (VSSSA) for 2010 are eligible
                                                previously published for this year. As the   Treasurer                Peta Hanley 0418
to nominate and trial for the team.
                                                U10 and U11 teams w ill be playing in one    143816
Trials w ill be held on May 23, 30 and June
                                                combined competition, the fees w ill be      Committee      Andrea Crosbie 5243 9952
6.   See the attached form for further          averaged. This means that some players       Junior Teams Claire Barnes 0417 015130
information.                                    may now be in credit and some players        Womens Teams Claire Barnes 0417
                                                may need to pay an extra $10.                015130
GEELONG ENTERTAINMENT BOOKS –                   Fees for 2010 are                            Men’s Teams David Fitzgerald 0411
A GREAT IDEA FOR MOTHER’S DAY                       Membership fee              $20         109395
Looking for a gift to last the w hole year      Plus playing fees                            Summer Teams Claire Barnes 0417
through? Get Mum the brand new                      Joeys                       $25         015130
2010/2011 Geelong, Surf Coast and                   Minkey                      $70         Property     Peter Bartlett 0418 376430
Ballarat Entertainment™ Book and she w ill           U10 / U11                 $80          Uniforms     Dianne Fitzgerald 5241 9354
receive valuable offers on everything she           U13                       $120          Publicity     David Wyld 0423 121161
loves… dining, movies, travel and much              U15                       $130          Sponsorship VOLUNTEER WANTED
more!                                               U17                       $145          Fundraising Peter Stuart 5241 8836
Selling for only $55, each Book includes            Senior student            $250          Ground & buildings Peter Stuart 5241 8836
an Entertainm ent™ Gold Card, w hich                Senior                    $300
                                                     Student playing senior & junior        MATCH REPORTS APRIL 24/25
is valid for incredible offers from fine
restaurants and hotels. Entertainment™               $330                                    Team managers are reminded to
Books are filled w ith 25% to 50% off and       Fees may be paid in installments. See        submit match reports by
2-for-1 offers on almost everything else        registration form for details.
                                                                                             Wednesday evening to
you can imagine… family dining to sports        Discounts w ill apply for fees paid by May
events, theatres to special attractions,                                                     Minkey Gold vs Maroon
travel and more!                                Junior teams (Minkey to U17)        $10
                                                                                             Great teamw ork from Gold in the first half.
The 2010 | 2011 Geelong                         Senior teams                        $30
                                                                                             Gold show ed great determination in the 2nd
Entertainm ent™ Book is full of great           Plus discount for 2nd & successive family
                                                                                             half. In a fantastic effort, everyone scored
offers such as:                                 member                   $10
                                                                                             a goal for the Gold team. Encouraging to
 2-for-1 dining offers for new                 Contact the Treasurer, Peta Hanley,
                                                                                             see good teamw ork and calling. Best Team
      inclusions At The Heads and Chris'        52439935 ( to
                                                                                             Player: Harriet Jennett for her determined
      Restaurant;                               discuss any other arrangements.
 A new offer for 25% off the total bill,       LEARN TO COMMUNICATE                         Minkey White vs Geelong
      up to a maximum deduction of $30, at      Leisure Netw orks and Vicsport invite        White w ere up against a strong and
      The Drysdale Hotel;                       w omen w ho are involved in sport and        determined Geelong team. Some nice
 A brand new 2-for-1 offer at                  recreation clubs to join a Professional      defence by Luka Steinw edel, w ith some
      Reading Cinem as ;                        Development Workshops. The                   strong passing out of defence. The
 Over 1000 hotels and resorts ,                introductory w orkshop is designed to help   second half saw White develop some
      offering special Members-only rates,      clubs develop and implement strategies       great teamw ork and some w ell co-
      that you can brow se and book online;     that w ill assist                            ordinated runs into attack by Harry
 As w ell as hundreds of other 25%             communication w ith members, volunteers      Williams. Quick passing by Eryn Seaton
      off, 50% off and 2-for-1 offers           and other stakeholders.                      caught Geelong off guard and allow ed
      providing exceptional - and in many       Learn how to determine w hat the club        White to put pressure on the goal and
      cases, exclusive - value from the         needs, how to prepare a strategy, how to     Geelong defence. Best Team Player to
      best restaurants, attractions, sports     contact a journalist, how to join a Forum,   Harry Williams.
      and leisure activities!                   or how Blogs and Tw itter can convey         U11 Maroon vs Gold
                                                                                             U11 Maroon played their second match in
 For a com plete listing of                    information simply and easily to the right
                                                audience.                                    ideal conditions. The key focus for the
      participating businesses or
                                                At the end of the w orkshop participants     team is to put together an open game, and
      m ore inform ation about
                                                w ill be invited to attend a media panel     Saturday's effort w as very encouraging.
      Entertainm ent™ Books for other
                                                discussion w ith key members of the media    The youngsters are starting to show signs
      cities, please visit
                                                and sporting community to gain personal      of being able to share the ball around to
      w w w
                                                insights into w hat the media needs and      advantage and some of the tackling and
Order your Entertainment Book now from
                                                w ants from you.                             blocking w as very tenacious indeed!
Claire Barnes,
                                                Get in quick as places are lim ited          U11 Green vs White
or ph 0417 015130.
                                                Contact Chelsey Cam eron on 0439             What a close match this turned out to be!
                                                347 891 or chelsey@leisurenetw      The first half w as a fierce contest of
                                                                                             attack and counter attack - w ith many
                    Newtown City Hockey Club - Sponsored by Just Hockey,
attempts on goal saved on the line. Some         goal against the run of play. Good
great passing and running from the Green         defence by Nerida Thompson and Tracey
half backs - especially from Lachlan             Barnes saw some good co-operation w ith
Francis and Harry Hockley Salmon. Half           Jo Van den Brouk and Lauren Smith on the
time came w ith no score, and both teams         forw ard line. Good running by these
w ere show ing signs of fatigue. Then a          players and other forw ards Claire Watkins
determined offensive push by Amelia              and Emily Sheehan created a number of
Pow ell, Molly Duncan and Erin Ward finally      attacks for White, but no luck in front of
saw Erin push the ball over for the only         goals.
goal of the game. Well done to both teams
for a great game - best player for Green
going to Amelia for good passing and team
w ork.
U11 White vs Green
Some great teamw ork again by White, w ith
great defence at full back by Iona Bulford,
making some nice interceptions and
excellent quick passing. Players w orked
hard, and the second half saw some great
1-2 passing dow n the left w ing betw een
Ailish Seaton and Fletcher Adams. White
had a number of penetrations into the
circle and a number of shots at goal, but
w ithout success.
U13 White vs Green
Another great effort by everybody! The
absence of three team members gave
some of our players the chance to test
their skills in new positions again, and
everybody has to be congratulated on
keeping those positions even under the
most demanding pressure by our
opponents. We saw promising
passing betw een midfield, w ings and
forw ard line and great determination by
the defenders. Good job by Brodie Birse in
a goal that w as under constant attack. We
congratulate New tow n Green on a 4: 0
w in.
U13 Maroon vs Torquay 7-0
Another sunny morning saw the game off
to a good start for Maroon w ith great
tackling and attacking by Ryan Kew ley,
Oliver Clarke and Patrick Matthew s in the
forw ard line, w ith back up from Lucas
Arnold and Callum Dew ar. Torquay had
many good attempts to try and push the
ball through a solid midfield defence by
Perri-Giorgia Espinoza w ith support from
Brielle Cook and Kathy Tan and defending
the goals by Beth Gray-MacIntosh and
Todd Arnold on the back line. The Torquay
goalie had some fantastic saves, one of
w hich earned her a group hug from team-
mates to Maroons’ surprise! Tom Midgley
w as alw ays in perfect position to find the
back of the box, finishing w ith 3 goals.
Other goal scorers w ere Patrick 2, Oliver 1
and Ryan 1. Thanks to Darren Matthew s
for coaching on the day as fill in for Kim
Clarke. Well done Maroon! And it’s great to
see a new team in the competition.
Women White vs Geelong, 0-3
New tow n started the game w ell, having a
good proportion of the play in the first half.
But Geelong had the advantage of
numbers and strength and scored the first
                    Newtown City Hockey Club - Sponsored by Just Hockey,

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