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AHC Live Stream vs TEM HC – Round 7 2021

AHC Live Stream vs TEM HC – Round 7 2021

AHC Live Stream vs TEM HC - Round 7 2021 23rd of June, 2021In the middle of COVID Restrictions there were a few firsts this weekend: Our first ever Premier League home game with no crowd, and; Also our first ever live stream run by the AHC, pulled together in a couple...

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2011-2020 Legends Induction

2011-2020 Legends Induction

2011-2020 Legends Induction 27th of April, 2021For our first home games of 2021 in April we had a very special evening to welcome a new cohort of Altona Hockey Club Legends from the decade from 2011 to 2020. The main criteria was to have made a significant...

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Hookin2Hockey and Free Come & Try for 2021

Hookin2Hockey and Free Come & Try for 2021

Free Come & Try for hockey! On Monday the 1st of March at 5.30pm, the perfect introduction for primary school aged children to the game of hockey. The Altona Hockey Club has an 8-week program of Hookin2Hockey with the first week a free come and try session...

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COVID-19 Update from the Altona Hockey Club

COVID-19 Update from the Altona Hockey Club

COVID-19 Update from the Altona Hockey ClubView the Altona Hockey Club's latest COVID-Safe Plan, updated 13th of June, 2021. Including links to all relevant reference material from the Hobsons Bay City Council, the Victorian Government and Hockey Victoria.Update 20th...

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2021 AHC Social Summer Hockey

2021 AHC Social Summer Hockey

2021 AHC Social Summer HockeyStarting Wednesday 20th January, 2021 and running for 7 weeks, introducing AHC Social Summer. Mixed social summer hockey for open age players, only $5 per player and just turn up on the night with a blue and white shirt - put your name on...

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Vale Ross Ford

Vale Ross Ford

Vale Ross Ford 27th December, 2020Just prior to Christmas we had some very sad news that Ross Ford, much-loved member of the AHC since 1961 has passed away. Our sincere condolences to the entire Ford family. We wanted to take this opportunity to share some memories of...

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2020 Locked Down Trivia Night!

2020 Locked Down Trivia Night!

2020 Locked Down Trivia Night!We are coming to the end of lockdown in Melbourne (hopefully!), and Locked Down Trivia have been running all through lockdown and coming to the end of their season.The AHC Trivia Night is normally one of our biggest nights of...

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2020 Winter Season Cancelled

2020 Winter Season Cancelled

2020 Winter Season Cancelled Hi to all members, I’m sure many of you have already heard that Hockey Victoria have confirmed that the 2020 winter season has been officially cancelled for all teams. It’s not the news we wanted, and a shame that we cannot get...

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AHC Isolation Challenge

AHC Isolation Challenge

AHC Isolation Challenge Sport as we know it is off the cards for a little while, so we want to make sure that you can still practice your skills and have some fun at home. We want everyone to join in, so send a video or else tag us on Instagram @altonahc...

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Vale Norm Hunter

Vale Norm Hunter

Vale Norm Hunter It is with sadness that we announce that Norm Hunter passed away late in 2019. Norm was a longstanding member of the club, including as captain of the pictured 1960 B Grade Premiership team including Life Members John Bartlett, Cyril...

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Altona celebrates inaugural Pride Cup

Altona celebrates inaugural Pride Cup

Altona celebrates inaugural Pride Cup On Sunday the Altona Hockey Club hosted its inaugural Pride Cup to celebrate inclusivity and acceptance of the LGBTQI community as they faced Southern United in crucial Premier League clashes. The Men and Women played...

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Premier League Coaching in 2019

Premier League Coaching in 2019

At the conclusion of the 2018 season, both Greg Drake and Ben Newell stepped down from their respective roles as the Women's and Men's Premier League coaches. Tracey Drake is also stepping down from her role as Assistant. Greg has been in charge of the...

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Come & Try, Hookin2Hockey and Summer Games

Come & Try, Hookin2Hockey and Summer Games

SUMMER STICK2HOCKEY PROGRAM Small games and activities for under 8 and under 10 players Thursday Nights from 6:00  to 7:00pm at the Altona Hockey Club *COME & TRY 18TH OCTOBER, 2018* Dates: 25th of October to 13th of December, 2018 New and existing players...

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Junior Intra-Club Games & Training for 2018

Junior Intra-Club Games & Training for 2018

Junior training is underway from the 9th of April! Apologies for the delay, the pitch is now completely fixed and ready for a big season with full details on training times listed below. Coming up this Friday night and Saturday morning is the Junior Intra-Club Cup:...

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2018 Junior Season Launch

2018 Junior Season Launch

The Altona Hockey Club Junior Season Launch evening is next Thursday, the 22nd March. The BBQ will be going, the uniform shop will be open for business and it will be an opportunity to find out about what is happening around the club. See you there!

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2018 $5,000 Draw

2018 $5,000 Draw

After a couple of years off we are back with the best reverse raffle in tow - with a total prize pool of $5,000 available to win! Tickets: $100 – allows entry for 2 people including food & free drinks for 3 hours during the draw Date & Time: Starts...

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Revive Physiotherapy & Pilates Sponsorship

Revive Physiotherapy & Pilates Sponsorship

We are proud to announce a brand new Silver Sponsor, Revive Physiotherapy and Pilates in Altona North. They are there for all of your physiotherapy needs, including offering a special rate for Altona Hockey Club members!   Revive Physiotherapy and Pilates opened...

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Now Recruiting – Premier League Assistant Coach

Now Recruiting – Premier League Assistant Coach

The Altona Hockey Club is now recruiting for an Assistant Coach for our Men’s Premier League team. This is an exciting opportunity to assist coaching a MPL group that has been pushing finals for the last few years, driven by a great young group of players and core...

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Taylah Brennan plays her 100th game

Taylah Brennan plays her 100th game

This weekend Taylah Brennan is playing her 100th game for the AHC, becoming the 6th woman to do so, and incredibly the other 5 will also be joining her on the field on Saturday! We asked Taylah a few questions about her career so far. First started playing hockey: 4...

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Altona Bowling Club Partnership

Altona Bowling Club Partnership

Bowled over by sponsorship The Altona Bowling Club has now come on board on as a sponsor of the Altona Hockey Club.  The sponsorship provides a great benefit to the hockey club and our members.  The club will allocate the sponsorship funds directly to facility...

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Seagulls Overrun at the Snakepit

Seagulls Overrun at the Snakepit

Altona has relinquished a 1-0 half-time lead to go down 5-1 to Powerhouse-St. Kilda in the first game of the Premier League season. The A's started well, controlling possession for the first few minutes before the first half settled down to an even affair. Powerhouse...

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A’s off to Flying Start

A’s off to Flying Start

Altona’s Womens Premier League side had their best start to a season in recent years on the weekend, overcoming Mentone 3-1 in front of a great crowd J.K. Grant Reserve. The game didn’t go all the Seagulls way with Mentone taking a lead 20 minutes into the first half,...

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2016 Juniors News & Important Dates

NO JUNIOR TRAINING DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS Training resumes Monday 11th of April Junior Skills Development Sessions Commence Monday 11th of April 5:00-6:00pm - U/10's & U/12(Option) 6:15-7:15pm - U12(Option), U/14 & U16 PRACTICE MATCHES & BBQ Friday 22nd...

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Introduction of League Entry Criteria

Introduction of League Entry Criteria

On Wednesday, 2nd of December 2015, the HV Board approved the League Entry Criteria to be implemented from season 2017. I am writing to the club members to advise of this new approach to Premier League and Vic League competitions from the 2016 season. Three years ago...

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PRESENTING…the 2015 AHC Fundraising Gala

PRESENTING…the 2015 AHC Fundraising Gala

The Altona Hockey Club Fundraising Gala is back in 2015! We have a night full of entertainment, ranging from a World Cup playing Matilda, Western Bulldogs stars (including the All-Australian captain) to an international comedian. Join us at the Substation in Newport...

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O45’s Bounce Back with Big Win

O45’s Bounce Back with Big Win

The A's Over 45s bounced back to a big score on Monday night with a 7-0 scoreline against Powerhouse at Albert Park in the rain. Without 2 of our sharpshooters (i.e. David Stiles hanging out with the younger folk in the Over 35s team and Peter Symons unavailable), we...

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Women’s Premier League take down TEM

Women’s Premier League take down TEM

Round 8 saw the A girls match up against an always competitive foe T.E.M. Looking for that so far elusive home game win, the girls went out ready to give everything they had for the Snakepit crowd. The play was even for the first 15 minutes with both teams looking to...

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Altona take down MCC in Tuesday night thriller

by Phoebe Rothfield Altona’s Premier League girls were coming off a strong win against Footscray when they faced MCC on a cold and wet Tuesday night at the SNHC. MCC were coming off a surprising loss to TEM during their weekend game and had a day less to recover for...

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Altona girls take the points in the Western derby

by Phoebe Rothfield With one win to its name this season, the Women’s Premier League side were hoping to take the three points on the weekend against an up-and-down Footscray. Footscray won their first three games of the season before falling to their next three...

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Match Report – Over 45’s vs Essendon

Another win this week, albeit a hard fought one. While we locked away a brilliant goal early thanks to Caroline Brooker, half time scoreline was 1 – 1, and we were trying to find a way to cut through a dogged Essendon defence. PB’s half-time address again paid...

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Mixed Results against Essendon

Mixed Results against Essendon

Altona men’s Premier League side powered to a 4-1 win over a misfiring Essendon, whilst the women’s side fell short to last year’s runners-up Essendon Ladies in a tight contest. The Altona men continued their winning streak courtesy of four separate goal scorers to...

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AHC in your Veins

AHC in your Veins

AHC in your DNA - Part 1. For the last 2 seasons former member Bill Moffett has provided long distance support to junior members of our club. Bill now lives overseas but got in contact with the club with the offer to support a junior player. On a recent trip home to...

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Match Report – Over 45s Masters

By Peter Kennedy. Great to post another win on Monday night, this time a 5 – 0 result over Powerhouse. Unlike Round 2, Powerhouse fielded a full team this time.David Burns and David Stiles started the game warmed up and ready to go, having filled in for the more...

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Match Report – Under 14A Shield Altona HC v Hawthorn HC

Match Report – Under 14A Shield Altona HC v Hawthorn HC

By Cooper Burns & Nicholas Myyrylainen. On the 22nd of May, the under 14A shield team had arrived at their first game at the snake pit for Altona. The under 14s had their usual team talk, talking about the game, searching for the win we needed. It wasn’t long...

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Match Report – U16A vs KEW

By Bailey Willet. First half: Surprisingly last week’s game for 16a’s was quite atrocious. Goldie wasn’t there and we just couldn’t find our momentum. Zaige Porra had a ripper game, Kiara Porra quoted “Zaige had a great game! I am so proud of him. Mitchy Burns,Beama...

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Seagal’s Section – WPL vs KEW

Seagal’s Section – WPL vs KEW

by Phoebe Rothfield On a warm and sunny Saturday in May, The Altona WPL girls headed to Elgar Park to take on new-comers to the competition, Kew. From the outset we knew this would be a tough game as both teams sat on the bottom of the ladder 0-4 and desperately...

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Seagal’s Section – WPLR vs KEW

Seagal’s Section – WPLR vs KEW

by Taniciah Isorena On a pleasant Saturday morning the WPLR were out in Box Hill to front against the newcomers Kew Hockey Club. So far in the season they had lost all their games but only by small margins, indicating that they were not to be taken advantage of. The...

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Seagal’s Section – Premier League in Ballarat

Seagal’s Section – Premier League in Ballarat

by Taylah Brennan Last week we headed to wintery Ballarat, to face a fierce opponent in Greensborough. The game from the very first whistle was played at a high intensity, and we were under the pump in the first few minutes. We defended well with numerous corners...

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