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How English hockey continues to grow
ehgrow.jpgHow English hockey continues to grow
www.fih.ch August 29, 2017 - Article provided by England Hockey
With Saturday 19 August marking a year since Great Britain’s women’s historic gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games, and with five years having now passed since the team’s bronze at London 2012, England Hockey have announced a significant, continued growth in the sport both on and off the pitch.
Read the complete article here
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Posted by YHAWeb Manager on Sunday 10 September 2017 - 10:23:02;

BBC Unsung Hero Nominations Open
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07.09.17 www.englandhockey.co.uk
The Get Inspired Unsung Hero Award returns for 2017, this time with a wider range of physical activities eligible for applications.
The award, now in its 15th year, honours sports volunteers in local communities who go above and beyond to encourage people to participate in physical activity and will be one of the highlights of this year’s BBC Sport Personality of the Year awards, taking place in Liverpool on Sunday 17th December.
Clcik here for more information
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Posted by YHAWeb Manager on Friday 08 September 2017 - 10:12:09;

England Hockey Championships - Deadline for entries extended to 17 September!
eh_shield_blue.jpgEngland Hockey Championships  - Deadline for entries extended to 17 September!
www.englandhockey.co.uk 31.07.2017
The England Hockey Championships are our new look knockout style national competition where we have introduced a tiered structure so your club can enter more than just your first team into a national final. This gives your team can enter have equal competitive matches and have a chance to reach a national final.
Deadline for team entries is now 17 September 2017 so there is still time to enter your team into a competition. YOU CAN ENTER HERE.
Due to the extended deadline, please note that the scheduled round of matches on 17th September will no longer take place. The Adult Championships only will start on the second scheduled fixture date.
Click here for more information
Alderley Edge top the England Hockey Championships table
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Posted by YHAWeb Manager on Friday 08 September 2017 - 10:03:09;

Rotherham Hockey Club New Pitch Opening
rtm.jpgOn behalf of everyone connected with Rotherham Hockey Club, from committee, players and volunteers, we would like to welcome any and all of you all to our celebratory events in commemoration of the grand unveiling of our new pitch here in Rotherham on Saturday 9 September 2017.
The programme of events, over four days are a celebration not only to our new facilities but also to our late President, Eric Duke and to the clubs 90th Anniversary. We have much planned over the four days and we hope you will join us in helping us to celebrate.
The opening of the new pitch marks the start of the clubs ‘HockeyFest’ activities which is an England Hockey initiative about supporting hockey clubs around the country to inspire the local community to play hockey and a great reason to get members and guests together ahead of the forthcoming season.
The opening event will also see dignitaries from other funding partners involved with the new venture including Sheffield Hallam University, England Hockey, Sport England and The National Hockey Foundation.
Click here for Rotherham HC Pitch Opening and Events Programme


middleton02.jpgrtm.jpg‘England and Great Britain most capped hockey player Barry Middleton to attend a celebratory opening of the new pitch for Rotherham Hockey Club’
It’s with great excitement that Rotherham Hockey Club announce their new pitch at Sheffield Hallam University Sports Park on Bawtry Road in Rotherham will be opened by Barry Middleton on 9th September 2017 at 12 noon.
Barry is a local hockey hero and was named as captain of the Great Britain Team and has a wealth of experience with Rio 2016 being his fourth Olympic Games.
Olympian Barry has also become the most capped English hockey international with 395 caps for GB and England Hockey and has scored 113 goals to date. Born in Doncaster he now plays in the England Hockey Premiership League for Holcombe in Kent.
The opening of the new pitch marks the start of the clubs ‘HockeyFest’ activities which is an England Hockey initiative about supporting hockey clubs around the country to inspire the local community to play hockey and a great reason to get members and guests together ahead of the forthcoming season.
The opening event will also see dignitaries from other funding partners involved with the new venture including Sheffield Hallam University, England Hockey, Sport England and The National Hockey Foundation.
Click here for more info
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Posted by YHAWeb Manager on Thursday 07 September 2017 - 14:50:26;

YHA League Fixture Start Time and Venue Information
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According to League Rule 6.9a home teams must add start time and venue information to the YHA Website by the latest 14 days before the start of the season.
To date some clubs have already added their fixture information and we request to those that have yet to do this that if you have your start times and venue info available you add it to the YHA Website as soon as possible.
Clubs yet to add start times & venue information to the YHA Webiste:
MEN: Barnsley, Chesterfield, Huddersfield Dragons, Hull University, Leeds, Ramgarhia, University of Leeds, Wakefield.
WOMEN: Burton Pidsea, Doncaster Independent,  Hull Circle, Leeds Newland,
University of Leeds, Wakefield.

Thanks
Andy Pettigrew
07936 515230
webmanager@yorkshireha.co.uk


Please Note:
  • If your venue does not or cannot let you have start times for your fixtures for the whole season please add a note to each fixture stating something like ‘Start time not yet available.’
  • It would also be useful to let your away teams know by email that start times are not yet available.
  • If you cannot access your fixtures on the YHA Website to add start times and venue information for any reason please let me know.
  • Also, I am still willing to add your fixture information for you providing that you can supply it to me in an easy-to- understand format – this offer applies up to 31 August 2017.
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Posted by YHAWeb Manager on Friday 01 September 2017 - 11:53:06;

Yorkshire and Humberside August Communication
Dear Clubs and Organisations
Click here to read my Relationship Manager August Communication for Yorkshire and Humberside.
If anyone has any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me
Over the last few months it’s been fantastic to meet so many of you from across the region, and it has been great to see so much positive work being achieved in the region.
If you would like me to visit your club or organisation to discuss support/requirements please do get in touch

Regards - Gary Johnson

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Gary Johnson
Relationship Manager
Direct: +44 (0)7702 258465 - Mobile: +44 (0)7702 258465
England Hockey Weetwood Pavilion, University of Leeds, Weetwood Ring Road, Leeds, LS16 5AU
Tel: +44 (0)1628 897500 www.englandhockey.co.uk








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Posted by YHAWeb Manager on Monday 21 August 2017 - 12:50:34;

YHA Cups - Women's League Cup Fixtures Added to Website
yhalogoblue.jpgYHA Cups - Women's League Cup Fixtures Added to Website
Fixtures for the Women's Yorkshire Cup, Yvonne Horner Shield and Division 5 Cup have been added to the YHA Website.
All participating clubs should have access to their home fixtures and should be able to add start times and venue information to these fixtures.
If you cannot do this contact Andy Pettigrew at -email- and he will fix it for you!
Fixtures for the Women's North Clubs Challenger will be added when available, as will those for the Women's Elite Cup and the Men's Champions Trophy and 1st XI Cup.

Men's League Cup C: Would participants please note that Round 1 takes place on 8 October with semi-finals on 22 October.
The finals of all League Cups and the Men's Masters Cup plus any League Play-Offs that may be needed will take place on the weekend of 21/22 April 2018.
The Schedule for the Cup Finals Weekend will be sorted out once all paricipants are known.
Click here for a list of YHA CUp Dates for the 2017-18 Season
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Posted by YHAWeb Manager on Friday 04 August 2017 - 15:07:23;

Training for Technical Officials
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If you have an interest in becoming an EH Technical Official or if you are already acting as a Match official for your club, or you may do so in the future, there are two events in Yorkshire to which you are invited, to receive practical training.
The dates are Saturday 2nd September 2017 at Wakefield Hockey Club and Saturday 16th September at Leeds University, Weetwood Playing Fields. Both events are all day.
If you are interested in attending either event please contact Mike Talbot, Regional Technical Officials Coordinator
Tel: 07986 943966 (m) or 01777 700316 (h) or: -email-
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Posted by YHAWeb Manager on Thursday 27 July 2017 - 11:18:28;

HockeyFest 2017
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HockeyFest 2017 sign up is now OPEN and the dates are August 19th to September 10th.
Hockey players across the country have informed us that having a friendly and social club is a key influence in their playing experience. Supported by Notts Sports, HockeyFest 17 is open to everyone and is a great opportunity for clubs to develop some club unity and enjoyment in the build up to the start of their season.
Hockey Fest 17 is focused on the friendly and social side of hockey where clubs open their doors to new and existing hockey players. If you are feeling inspired from the summer of hockey then Hockey Fest is a perfect way to join the hockey family. That can be from juniors to volunteering to parents coming back to the sport there is something for everyone.

Click here to sign your club up
There is a competition for clubs to win an athlete visit for HockeyFest 17 if you register your event with details before the 31 July 2017


The following clubs in Y&H have currently signed up:
•         City of York HC
•         Bradford HC
•         Rotherham HC
•         Scarborough HC
•         Wakefield HC
•         Thirsk HC
•         Sheffield Hallam HC

Why should my club host a HockeyFest?
We are in the 3rd year of supporting clubs to celebrate the start iof the season with current members and help welcome new ones. In 2015 we saw 336 clubs opened their doors and clubs are still seeing the benefit of taking part. In 2016 over 23,500 player took part in their local HockeyFest with 10% of them being new to hockey! Here are what the clubs said:

·         89% of clubs saw a positive impact on their club
·         97% would take part in HockeyFest again
·         100% of new players surveyed have gone on to join their local hockey club
·         Each HockeyFest obtained on average 10 new players
·         Approximately 23, 500 players attended HockeyFest
·         Approximately 2, 223 new players
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Posted by YHAWeb Manager on Monday 24 July 2017 - 11:10:32;

COACHES FOR THE NHA PERFORMANCE CENTRES 2017-18
north.jpgCOACHES FOR THE NORTH HA PERFORMANCE CENTRES 2017-18
North RYUAG Website 22 June 2017
Applications are invited for coaching positions at the NHA Performance Centres (Durham, Leeds, Fylde and Manchester) for 2017-18.
Coaching takes place between September 2017 until July 2018 with evening and day coaching sessions plus three Cluster Competition days.
Applications are for Lead Coaches, Coaches and GK Coaches. We are also looking for additional cover coaches giving more opportunities for Performance coaching experience for coaches and for those who perhaps cannot commit to the whole programme.
The accompanying information letters give full details of the schedule, the PC structure and the coach specification. The closing date for applications is Monday17th July.

Click here for more information about these posts and for application forms
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Posted by YHAWeb Manager on Monday 10 July 2017 - 10:58:22;

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