Round 14 - Sports Technology Group

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JULY 2017- 2017 Season - 22nd April to 2nd September Whats on in: August 5th - ROUND 13 5th - Trivia Night 6th - U11 Boys Coulter Shield Carnival 6th -U11 Girls Southern Cross Carnival 12th - ROUND 14 13 th QLD Hockey Festival Training 19th - RHA Semi Finals 26th - RHA Finals September 2nd - RHA Grand Final 3rd - Junior Presentation 9th - 10th Year Gala Celebration / Senior Presentation

Round 14. UMPIRES -

You will have already been notified by email of your umpire duties but if not sure Click here to check. (if not up please check back). Local Rules for RHA can also be viewed here. NB. you require your own whistle (Fox40 Pea less) and an umpire shirt., these items are available to purchase from the shed; whistles $15 each and umpire shirt $35 each.

Outstanding Fees All players are reminded that settlement of all outstanding fees is a requirement in order to particpatei n the finals matches. If you have any outstanding fees please arrange for payment direct into the Redlands Hockey Association bank account or see Brian at the Shed on Saturday to settle the balance. BSB




Representative Hockey Well done to the U1 girls and boys who proudly represented Redlands Hockey at the Southern Cross and Coulter shields Carnivals. Thank you J1 Blue team, you are on roster this Saturday. Please arrive early to help setup and help out in the canteen. See your team manager for details.


Redlands Hockey Association

Over the last few weeks selections for the U15 girls team to compete in state championships in September have been conducted. Thank you and well done to all of those whom trialled. Congratulations to the following players who have been selected for the team: Ocean Barakat, Zoe Carter, Zali Carter, Kayley Clements, Jessica Frater, Emma Johnston, Naomi Southwell, Ella Stevens, EllaRose Turner, Chloe Wilson and Hannah Frater (Shadow).

Nominations for the Queensland Festival of Hockey (formerly State Open Championships) are still open. To nominate click here. RHA also invite interested parties to nominate for the positions of Coach and Manager for each team.

J1 Blue it is your turn to help out with setting up and in the canteen. Setting up includes putting out rubbish bins, setting up tables, chairs, Juniors Playing in the Seniors also gazebos, filling ice bags and whatever else is required. Canteen duties register here. include making sandwiches, BBQ, serving and whatever Stacey asks.


Team Reports

End Of Season Celebrations With the last round upon us and finals kicking off next week the end of the season is not far away. Over the season many people contribute greatly to the making of a successful season, players, managers, coaches, umpires and the many volunteers who do so much behind the scenes. The end of season allows us the opportunity to celebrate these contributions.

With this in mind it is time to consider nominations for : •

Coach of the Year

Manager of the Year

Junior sportsperson of the year

The criteria for these awards can be found by clicking on the relevant category. Full details about the nomination process and Presentation events will be distributed over the next week.

U7 Rookies Player of the Week Shona Ferguson Round 13 - 05.08.17 Field 2 J1 Blue Thunder vs Green Phythons. We got a short corner early up and Kate converted. Woo hoo Swanny!! Lots of running back and forth. Jay then got one. We had a few unsuccessful shots. Then Nick went in closely followed by Brooke. Half time 4 - 0.

Second half, great defence and attack by both teams. Jay got his second for the day. But to get his three he popped another in. Rhys then scored. 7 - 0 blue thunder.

Perpetual Trophies If you were an amazing award winner last year now is the time to return your spoils. All perpetual trophies need to be returned as soon as possible. Trophies can be returned to Stacey Freeman in the Canteen. Our timely assistance will be greatly appreciated.

Fundraising and Social

Trivia Night A big thank you to all those who attended and made the Trivia night a fun and successful event. If anyone took photos on the evening could you please forward them to he fundraising committee at [email protected].

Thanks green for a great game. Thanks to our J2's Sophie, Jacinta and Taylor. Thanks Karen and Jodie If you would like to see your team featured here please email a match report to [email protected]

Raffles Congratulations to Mary-Jane Turk on winning last week’s prize of a double pass to the Broncos V Sharks match. Up for grabs this week is a double pass to the Broncos V Eels match on Thursday the 24th of August.

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Team Training days are Monday - Blue Teams Tuesday - Green Teams Wednesday - Red Teams Thursday - Gold Teams

Chocolate Drive. If you have not already returned your chocolate money could you please do so as soon as possible.

Canteen Thank you to the amazing J1 RED team, it was fantastic to see so many helpers throughout the day!!!! FINALS are coming!



Our wonderful J1 Blue will be volunteering in the Canteen this week. As our season is drawing to an end, we will be selling off stock, so some items won’t be available but don’t worry – there will still be plenty of food & drinks to choose from.

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J1 Blue

Also making a special comeback will be the Finals Cupcakes….come taste one of the yummy cakes – even tastier when it’s your favourite team colours!



J1 Green



J1 Gold

Order a team supply to celebrate after your games…… Team Cake Sales - Orders must be received via TEXT by THURSDAY COB each week. 0409 872 707. Orders will be confirmed via reply text.

Grand Final Day! Need to get a few extra hours to be able to get back your volunteer levy???? Come up to the Canteen on Grand Final day to help stocktake, pack away & do our final clean out before handover back to the cricket club. I would love about 4 helpers from 8:00am - 10:30am! If interested, please email or text me. [email protected] or 0409 872 707. Canteen will still be operating from the Gazebo area. Limited menu for our final day….more details coming in the next few weeks! See you in the canteen Stace





U11 Girls Southern Cross Carnival The U11 Girls played their Southern Cross carnival on Sunday, 6 August at Downey Park. For many of the girls, this was their first ever carnival. Some had never even played full field before. It was a very early start to the day with them arriving at the fields at 7.15am to prepare for their first game.

The results were: Game 1 V Ipswich

0-1 loss

Game 2 V Warwick Game 3 V Toowoomba

0-2 loss 0-2 loss

Game 4 V Sunshine Coast

0-1 loss

Game 5 V Brisbane

0-1 loss

While some of the girls were very young and inexperienced, their enthusiasm and willingness to learn was nothing short of amazing. You could see them grow and improve with every game, so watch out this week back at RHA. They all had the opportunity to try different positions and some have discovered they love these new playing positions. We even had 2 goalies for the day with Ember and Angelina sharing the role.

Although they were very tired by the time they played Brisbane, the girls found something extra, keeping Brisbane out until 3 minutes before the full time hooter. The Brisbane team admitted it was their hardest game all day, which was very satisfying for us to hear, showing how much they had come together during the day.

We may not have scored any goals during the day, but it certainly wasn’t from a lack of trying. We were very unfortunate to miss several opportunities. Their defence was also amazing, keeping the scores very low against some strong competition. Other matches had some very high scores, so our girls should be very proud of how well they played and we very much look forward to seeing these girls having another go next year.

It was a fantastic day and the girls have made RHA proud, both on and off the field while still having the fun that RHA is renowned for.

Thanks to all the parents for your help with anything and everything on the day to help it run smoothly. Thank you also for your and your girls’ commitment and participation. A massive ‘Thank You’ to our wonderful Coach and Assistant Coach, Jade Davey and Emma Systa, who did a great job and I’m sure the girls really appreciated their efforts because it showed in their performance.

Lastly, ‘Thank You’ to our awesome umpire, Mikayla Hoekwater, who also had a great day out representing RHA.

U11 Boys Coulter Shield Carnival The Redlands U11 boys team had a fantastic day of hockey. They played with great energy and enthusiasm throughout the carnival. They played five games and were totally exhausted by the end of the day! Most of the players had the opportunity to play in different positions and got to learn key positional responsibilities such as marking in defence and supporting players with the ball. All the boys tried their hardest and displayed some awesome hockey skills throughout the day. Their understanding of the game improved with each new game, as most of the team had not played on a full field before.

The boys were very enthusiastic and willing to try new things and it was an absolute pleasure to watch them grow throughout the day.

The Redlands team was coached by Nic Thomas, who has had quite a few years experience as a player and more recently as a coach. While it was his first opportunity as a rep coach, he has a great passion for hockey and was very eager to pass on his expertise to the boys. Our assistant coach was Kim Curnow who also has had many years experience both as a player and a coach and she shared some valuable insight and experience with the boys. Both Nic and Kim did a wonderful job encouraging the boys and giving them very helpful feedback on their hockey skills. Our manager for the day was Bernadette Systa.

Our umpire was Dylan Papasian, who did a fantastic job for his first time representing Redlands in a state carnival. His confidence also grew throughout the day and his professional approach and positive persona were a great reflection of the Redlands Hockey Association.

Game 1 v Tweed Border (loss 4-0) The first game of the day saw Tweed come out firing and many were giants against our small team. Some of our boys were shell shocked by the intensity and overwhelmed by the full field. Game 2 v Maryborough (loss 5-0) Another very intense and tough game, but our boys fought hard and we saw a fantastic sky high save from our GK Riley. Game 3 v Toowoomba (draw 1-1) Finally a game that was well matched to our level and the boys were getting used to the full field and playing together as a team. We saw some fantastic breaks and some awesome attacking. Our first goal of the day was scored by Ilian. Game 4 v Warwick (loss 0-1) Another evenly matched game, which could have gone either way. However some disappointing decisions which did not go our way meant we went down 10. A great win for Warwick.

Game 5 v Ipswich (win 3-2) Another close match with some awesome breaks even though the boys were exhausted. Our goal scorers were Ilian 1 and Max 2.

2017 SPONSORS Active8 Sports Solutions has been a proud sponsor of Redlands Hockey since 2010. They offer in-kind Sports administration services , Sponsorship and Grant Writing Support. If you would like more Information email Melanie Woosnam at [email protected] Sponsoring RHA’s Umpiring program since 2009. Sci-Blue Integrated Systems is a specialist at integration company to meet the Commercial, government and health sector’s demand for high end integrated electronic solutions. The company has the ability to provide state of the art unique systems based on inclusive customer consultation. Paul and Michael Sciberras are the proud owners. Their webpage is Mercer PR has been a sponsor of RHA since 2016 and is trusted by some of Australia’s most respected companies, organisations and industry groups to manage their public messages, achieve real outcomes and develop proactive media strategies. They assist their clients to minimise adverse publicity and are called upon to deal with issues and crises when company, executive or personal reputations are at risk. From their base in Brisbane and suboffices across Australia, they deal with clients and media nationally and internationally. For more information go to Quality Process Services has been another long serving sponsor to RHA (2010) and have been a great support building sets of Goals. Contact Quality Process Services for fabrication, installation and maintenance to process piping systems at

A new sponsor to RHA in 2016 Residue Solutions Pty Ltd is an advanced environmental technology company that focuses on maximising the value from resources by minimising environmental impact. They provide advanced residue and process management solutions that protect human life, safeguard our fragile environment and reduce operational business risk for their clients . If you would like more information go to

A SPORTFIRST store will always be first with friendly service, relevant ranges and competitive prices, so be first in! Each SPORTFIRST store is locally owned and operated, carrying the top brands and equipment that RHA requires. Paul and Mandy are the official sports retailer of Redlands Hockey since 2009 and offer all RHA members a 10% discount. See their webpage Robins Accountants have been offering accounting and bookkeeping services to RHA members since 2014. With many years of experience among their team, their clients can be assured that they are in very safe and knowledgeable hands when it comes to their business's financial needs. Go to if you need an accountant., “it is just what you do”. Best Hot Stone Restaurant in the Redlands, located at 381 Main Road, Wellington Point they have provided Player of the Match vouchers to senior teams since 2012. A dining experience you will be talking about for a long time.

2017 SPONSORS Sponsoring since 2009, they are an integral member of RHA. Bendigo Bank is a bank that works for the community and has supported RHA with funding and volunteer assistance on many occasions. Go to to find how they can help you.

Hogs Breath Victoria Point have been on board since 2013 and another support or the weekly awards by providing certificates. They provide quality food and beverage services in an informal, comfortable environment with an overriding friendly, party atmosphere. For more information go to Note their new Logo.

Snap Fitness is our brand new sponsor to RHA find out more by talking to Catherine McGill currently managing the Green Game On Team or go to their webpage

IGA Marketplace Cleveland is a full line supermarket offering a huge grocery range and fresh produce department, gourmet deli with fresh meal options and onsite butcher. So drop in when it suits you best and discover why Bayside locals love their award winning store. Another great supporter to RHA since 2010 and they offer a reward program that is beneficial to you and Redlands Hockey. Read more below.

If you know of anyone who would like to sponsor Redlands Hockey Association please email [email protected] or read Redlands Hockey sponsorship proposal here.

Reward Programs and Sponsors IGA Marketplace Cleveland has been an ongoing sponsor of Redlands Hockey for many years. They offer an IGA rewards card and Redlands Hockey is a beneficiary. Pick up a myIGA Card next time you are in the store and when you register it on line, tick Redlands Hockey as your community group you wish to support and for your points to accrue to. Every time you shop in the store and use your card, not only do you receive great discounts, you are also helping to raise funds for us. It's as easy as that! If you already have a card, you can go online and change your community group preference if you are currently supporting another group. Get behind this great program and we can all benefit! Redlands Hockey News is a periodical communication to all members to keep you up to date with everything that is going on across the association. If you have an item for our Weekly Update, please email - [email protected]