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Be Part of the Conversation – Advancing Cairns Hockey

“Albert Camus said Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead Walk beside me… just be my friend” Cairns Hockey is asking you to be a friend and we are inviting you to join our conversation in trying to identify how we can advance Cairns Hockey together. What matters to you, how you feel about certain issues. Please have a read and if you feel like sharing your comments, we invite you to do so - in a positive manner looking to making a positive contribution to the future. ... [read more]

2018 Cairns Hockey Awards Afternoon – You’re Invited

Cairns Hockey invites it's members to come and join us at DOUBLE TREE HILTON on the Esplanade in Cairns on the 26th August 2018 to celebrate the 2018 Cairns Hockey Awards evening. This year we have player of the year across all senior/masters and s1 and 2 grades being presented along with our Annual Awards. Come along 2.00pm - 5.00pm nd the cost is $30.00 including canapes and your first drink. Thereafter a cash bar will be open to provide your favorite beverage. RSVP through the link attached in the detail of the post and please send through pre event acceptances for catering purposes. Thanks and see you all there. ... [read more]

What’s happening in August at Cairns Hockey

Finals are coming to Cairns Hockey but we head into the week of Grand Finals- there is still a lot of hockey ahead of us. Please be advised that our ground staff have noticed some needles across the site and we have done our best to look for them and take them away but please be on the alert and tell your friends. Cairns Hockey staff are here to assist so please contact if required. Competitions,Junior and Officiating Committees are meeting to finalize the run home for finals and all our celebrations and we will share in due course but there is plenty more going on - why not take a look ... [read more]

FINALS AND CELEBRATIONS – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Cairns Hockey is heading towards finals and it is important every player, team and club is aware of the rules relating to finals and eligibility to play. To assist in these preparations, we have identified the Cairns Hockey competition rules around final rounds and we urge everyone to have a read to familiarize yourself for what's coming up. Please send any questions in writing to either Janice at office@cairnshockey.com.au or David at rcd@cairnshockey.com.au Good Luck and Good Hockey ... [read more]

Rainforest Pitch Pumps and Pipes Improvement Work impact starting Monday 30th July 2018

Beginning Monday 30th July 2018 for an estimated 7-10 days, Rainforest Pitch will be impacted with digging trenches through concrete and associated ground work required behind the dugouts and tech bench and vicinity as part of the Rainforest Pitch replacement Pumps and Pipes. Temporary Fencing will be placed as part of WH&S and we will place notices and instructions to try and limit disruption. Please take care around the entry and exit from Rainforest Pitch as entry from back of dugout and tech bench will be restricted during this construction period. ... [read more]

DCM – Destination Cairns Marketing – Cairns Hockey Official Travel Partner

For all teams and supporters travelling to Cairns for 2019 State Championship Events, Destination Cairns Marketing can be your one stop to a great experience in Cairns. As our Official Travel Partner, Destination Cairns Marketing will assist you to plan and make this event - one to remember. Why not come up a day or 2 earlier and have a pre event camp and experience the ancient rainforests and the wonder that is the Great Barrier Reef already on your doorstep. Why not stay an extra few days and have an unforgettable family holiday Destination Cairns Marketing is set up for teams and supporters - so take advantage and gain the benefits - its never too soon to get in touch. ... [read more]

Cairns Hockey Under 11 Teams compete in Mackay Carnival

Cairns Under 11 Teams travel to Mackay in August 2018 to take part on the Regional Carnival for Under 11 players and supporters. We thank our coaches and managers and all parents supporting this program . We would like to acknowledge Wesley Ferns, Jess and Lisa Fatnowna and Megan Schenk from Cairns Hockey who has been supporting this program and coordinating all matters on and off the field. Great opportunities to have fun with friends and of course also make plenty of new friends as part of this program. ... [read more]

Healthy Competition, Fun and Friendship – the key elements to delivering sustainable success at Cairns Hockey

July is the time of the year Cairns Hockey begins to review the current year and planning begins for 2019. Its a time we can take a breathe and revisit the year thus far and form some opinion and evaluate what's it like being part of the Cairns Hockey community. The Board Members of Cairns Hockey have invited Club Presidents to attend the July 17th Board meeting so as we can share what's good about being involved in hockey, what challenges us and how we can provide safe and enjoyable environment for our members that meet the competition and social needs of our members. Lets take a look at what we have done in 2018 and its an opportunity to acknowledge everyone who contributes and plays a role on and off the field. ... [read more]

Cairns Aspire Hockey Program delivering some Deadly Outcomes for young indigenous women and girls

Cairns Hockey Aspire Program is scoring goals on and off the field and the June 30 Report to Department Prime Minister and Cabinet will highlight the many outcomes where Aspire to be Deadly is exceeding expectations. The program is growing with new applications from schools to be part of the Aspire Schools Program both in remote regions as well as the locally. Clubs and Members are embracing the opportunities with conversations continuing towards an Academy driven to support the ongoing education and pathway opportunities. We look forward to the next 6months. ... [read more]

OH WHAT A NIGHT – U/13 andU/18 Cairns Hockey Uniform Presentation for 2018

Thank you to everyone who came to the uniform presentation last night at Cairns Hockey. It was a great occasion with over 200 people packing out the club house and celebrating our 8 teams participating in Under 18 and Under 13 State Championships across the next 2 weeks. It was a night where players, officials, parents and supporters of CHA should be very proud of the atmosphere and the excitement. It was a great night for hockey in Cairns ... [read more]

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Date/Time Event
17/08/2018
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cairns Secondary Schools Gala Hockey Day - Boys
Cairns Hockey – Rutherford St Entrance, Cairns North Queensland
26/08/2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
CAIRNS HOCKEY AWARDS 2018
Double Tree Hilton, Cairns QLD
28/08/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CHA August Board Meeting
Cairns Hockey Association, Cairns Queensland

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