Wednesday March 28, 2018
From Waverley H.C to hockey’s world no.1
Kookaburras coach Colin Batch recalls where it all began ahead of first Commonwealth Games in top job
Waverley Hockey Club life member and coach of the Australian men’s hockey team Colin Batch knows the Kookaburras will be playing with a target on their back at next week’s Commonwealth Games.
“The squad is aware that since hockey was introduced at the Commonwealth Games in 1998, Australia has won every men’s Commonwealth Games tournament,” Batch said today. Read More
This week is the last Wednesday for the month and with that the Men’s Pennant teams are kicking off training an hour earlier with a 7pm arrival for 7.30pm.
After the session make sure you join us in the clubroom to have a pizza and drink. Check the Men’s Facebook group for more information.
Shout out to our top club umpire Ben Hocking on being recognised by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) having his ranking upgraded to FIH Outdoor Umpire.
What a fanastic achievement for Ben and it opens up the door to blowing the whistle at the biggest events our great game offers.
Congratulations Ben from the entire club!!