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HOME OF THE UQHC RED ROOS

The University of Queensland Hockey Club is a family oriented sporting club home to over 600 members. Established in 1912, UQHC has a rich history with over 40 teams across mens, womens and junior divisions. In 2019, UQHC was awarded BWHA's Club of the Year with a record 11 teams making the Grand Final. In 2023 UQHC had four current and one former player representing the national team (Hockeyroos).

UQHC Junior Mid-Season Development Clinic 2024

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JUNIORS MID-SEASON DEVELOPMENT CLINIC

Ages: U12 to 17 - boys and girls.

UQHC is very excited to host this mid-season junior skills development clinic. The clinics will be directed by level 5 coach extraordinaire Amy Ryan along with guest coaches from division 1 mens’ team, including our very own Red Roo and goal keeper for the premiership winning Brisbane Blaze - Mitch Nicholson. Players will be coached in small groups with dedicated coaches at the UQ hockey turf field 4. The clinics will be held on Tuesday 25th June and Wednesday 26th June at the times below:

8.00 am to 9.00 am
U12 Mixed boys and girls
Goalkeepers

9.00 am to 10.30 am
U14 Boys
U14 Girls

10.30 am to 12.00 pm
J grade Boys
J Grade Girls

Across the two days a range of skills will be taught in a way that is appropriate for the age skill level of each player, with opportunities for players to put their new skills learnt on day one into practice on day two.

The fees for the clinics are:
GKs - $40 for both days
U12s - $40 for both days
U14s and J grade - $60 for both days

Please enter which group you are registering for in the Notes section.

UQ Contact Magazine - THE 100 CLUB

Champion generations unite to celebrate a century of UQ hockey

As UQ Hockey Club prepares to celebrate 100 years of men's hockey, Division 1 women's captain and Queensland and Australian representative Morgan Gallagher caught up with lifetime member and Hockey Australia Hall of Famer Don McWatters to reflect on the club's proud history. 
Click on this link to read the terrific article UQ Contact Magazine Article

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Indoor Hockey 2023/4

Click here to read the report for the 2023/4 season REDROO INDOOR 2023-24 SEASON REPORT

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Season 2024 New Players

Are you aged 5-17 and interested in junior grass or turf hockey? Email enquiries about registration, trials or tryouts, and playing to juniors@unihockey.org.au . Note that our junior sign-on is @ UQ hockey fields, St Lucia campus on 10 February from 9-11am. There is a free (no obligation) tryout for new players aged 5-11, we supply sticks and shinguards, just bring a mouthguard and trainers.


For general enquiries about senior hockey contact the club secretary: secretary@unihockey.org.au
For enquiries about playing elite level women's hockey (Premier League 1) contact the coach (Greg Collins): 0411 771 747 
For enquiries about playing elite level men's hockey (BHL1) contact the President (Richard James) via president@unihockey.org.au

UQHC Pre-season news

Online registration has now opened for the 2024 season. The uniforms and merchandise portal is also open, order online before Jan 26th to get kitted out before the season starts.

Coaching appointments: UQHC recently confirmed Amy Ryan as the new coach of our BHL1 men's team, to be assisted by Max Diamond. Club stalwart Alan Bolton steps up to coach our BHL2 men's team and Richard ('Sven') Clark will take BHL3. 
UQHC are delighted to announce club legend Greg Collins (GC) as the new coach of the Premier League 1 UQHC women's team, after tremendous success as our Premier League 2 coach of several years. The PL2 coach is former Assistant Coach, Phil Parkinson, and we are delighted to welcome back to UQ Irene Horvat as coach of PL3.

Club leadership: at the recent AGM Richard James was re-elected President, and Peter Billings as Vice-President of the Club. With Karen Nixon taking on the role of club secretary, Andrew Price continuing as treasurer, Kim Field as Junior Chairperson, and with Annabelle van Eck and Tracey McCormick joining the Board as new general members. The club are actively seeking a men's chair and women's chair for 2024. The club thanks and acknowledges the work of outgoing Board members, Tara Rasmussen, Brett Holland, Eliza White, Sam Howitt and Kylie O'Donohue.

Pre-season training details are progressively being posted to the website, also check out UQHC social media (Fb and Instagram) for communications from the club.

RED ROO HOCKEYROOS

ongratulations to Tatum Stewart and Morgan Gallagher who made their debut in the Hockeyroos this month in the recent 3 test match against China held in Perth. Morgan and Tatum joined fellow Red Roos Claire Colwill, Meg Pearce and Beck Greiner in the team. UQHC could not be prouder of the hard work and dedication these women have put in to get to this point, and would like to congratulate them all on this massive achievement in their hockey careers. 

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Calling all Volunteers

Do you have a talent you can share with the club?

We are a club built on the work and dedication of passionate volunteers, and we are always looking to improve the way the club functions. If you have a skill you are happy to share, or if you will try your hand at anything, drop us a line and let us know.

We would specifically love to hear from:

  • Anyone who is interested in helping plan the social events the club runs during the year;
  • Someone who has a flair for digital media; and
  • Anyone who loves sports writing;
  • Anyone who would like to learn to umpire or who can help out with umpiring 'rookey' games.
  • Anyone who is interested in coaching one of our junior teams.
    • There are plenty of new club events to be organised that need graphics designed and publicised, and we would love to get match reports from as many matches as possible each week.

      If you would like to offer your time and skills please contact us!

      Volunteers make our club!

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