Looking ahead to May at Cairns Hockey

Board Meeting – 30th April 2019

  • Cairns Hockey Board is working on reviewing the Junior and Recruitment Programs and working on development of future plans to support club development
  • Meeting 27th April 2019 at Cairns Hockey with Board member Wayne Duda to discuss future opportunities across the junior programs will be on the agenda 
  • Lots of data being shared for discussion to start on ongoing conversation to look for future opportunities to grow our game together.
  • Review our financial position to ensure we are supporting strong financial performance outcomes
  • ongoing review and consideration of governance issues

Hockey Queensland AGM and Super League

  • Saturday 4th May 2019 at HQ 2019 AGM Agenda – Final
  • represented by President Dr Rob Pozzi and Operations Manager Julie McNeil
  • Board will be addressing the agenda item’s at its 30th April 2019 Board Meeting
  • Northern Storm – combined Townsville/Cairns teams will be participating in Super League 4th/5th and 6th May 2019

Local Competition

  • limited fixtures 3rd and 4th May 2019
  • full fixtures 10th and 11th May 2019
  • Hawthorn Shield 18th and 19th May 2019
  • Great Barrier Reef Masters 13,24,25 May and fixtures 25th and 26th May 2019
  • catch up games scheduled – more information contact office@cairnshockey.com.au

Did you know that Cairns Hockey Board and Staff manage, administer and support clubs to deliver 

  • 110 local teams in competition programs
  • 2 venues
  • 54 local matches
  • 18 representative teams preparing for Hawthorn
  • preparation for hosting 4 events in 2 months

Hawthorn Shield 18th and 19th May 2019

  • Annual event hosted in 2019 by Cairns
  • Under 11 through to Masters competition
  • Saturday afternoon to Sunday afternoon at Cairns Hockey
  • Cairns Hockey teams now in training to confirm training times contact Megan at Cairns Hockey info@cairnshockey.com.au
  • Draw will be confirmed in the next week
  • need umpires – 1 for each match – contact officiating committee is interested
  • more information to follow
  • fundraising opportunities for clubs – contact Cairns Hockey ops@cairnshockey.com.au

Great Barrier Reef Masters Games – Hockey

  • 23rd, 24th, 25th May 2019
  • draw will be out soon
  • will not interrupt local fixtures
  • partner with Cairns Regional Council


Operations Priorities in May 2019

Talent Pathway Programs

  • congratulations to our representatives in Under 15 Boys winning Bronze at the recent National Championships with our girls finishing 4th
  • congrats to our coaches Wesley Ferns and Kylie McArthur
  • Fantastic performance by our boys and girls winning National Under 18 Champs. Great work Matt Reichardt and Jayden Atkinson with Phoebe Nixon playing for Northern Territory
  • Our Australian Players competing in New Zealand in Australian Country Team – Haylee Brodin and Heather Morris with Peter Sceresini and Brett Borensen playing in the green and gold
  • we will soon be in full swing re – representative programs and we thank our volunteer coaches and managers and umpires for assisting our players in these great opportunities.
  • We have a great number of Under 13 and Under 15 players representing Queensland – all of them will be on show at the upcoming Hawthorn Shield 18th and 19th May 2019 with shout out to Brayden Naess and Cade Coughlan coming back from nationals with a bronze medal. Watch out – there is more information on the junior talent programs next week.


Volunteer for Hawthorn

If you have a few hours free and feel like volunteering – contact Megan at Cairns Hockey 40532308 or email info@cairnshockey.com.au

Thanks to everyone who volunteers through coaching/managing, officiating, club support, first aid support – with events – many hands make light work.

Thanks everyone








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Date/Time Event
17/07/2019 - 21/07/2019
All Day
Cairns Show Break - No fixtures this week
Cairns Hockey Association, Cairns Queensland
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
July Board Meeting
Cairns Hockey Association, Cairns Queensland
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Under 15 Girls Trials for State Championships on Reef Turf
Cairns Hockey Association, Cairns Queensland
02/08/2019 - 04/08/2019
All Day
Under 11 Cairns Teams to Mackay
Mackay Hockey, Mackay Queensland
16/09/2019 - 20/09/2019
All Day
U11 Cairns Teams - Karumba Festival of Sport
karumba rec club, Karumba Queensland
22/09/2019 - 25/09/2019
All Day
Under 15 State Championships - Boys Warwick
22/09/2019 - 25/09/2019
All Day
Under 15 State Championships Girls - Gladstone

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