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Return to Training – 25 May 2020

It is with great pleasure that the committee advises our members that we have approval to return to training at both our grass and turf facilities from Monday 25th May 2020.

In addition to the Hockey WA Return to Framework (HWA Return to Training Framework) please find attached the following approved SRHC COVID-19 documents for your information:

You will receive confirmation of your training details from your Coach and/or Team Manager. This will happen through your team WhatsApp group. If you are a registered senior member or a parent/caregiver of a junior member and you are not already a member of a team WhatsApp group then please make contact with one of the following committee members to ensure that you are placed in a group for training/communication purposes:

When attending a training session you will be asked to register your full name and a mobile contact number with the Coach or Team Manager. This will need to be done every time you attend training. Registration at any training session after Monday 25th May 2020 will be taken as your acknowledgement and acceptance of all the above documents and that participation in training is at your own risk.

Remember that you can still do the following to support our efforts to assist with reducing the spread of COVID-19 at SRHC and the wider community:

Hockey WA is currently working on their revised program for the start of the 2020 competition and clubs are providing feedback on this over this weekend. At this stage it is likely that fixtures will commence either the last week of June or fist week of July and extend into early October.

We know that most of our members are ‘keen as mustard’ to be returning to the field for training and that the start of the season can’t come soon enough! However, we also understand if you have had a change of heart due to the significant delays and impact caused by COVID-19.  If you have registered for the 2020 season but are no longer intending on playing then we ask you to make immediate contact at so we can remove you from our list. This is vitally important so that we can provide revised team nominations, if necessary, to Hockey WA in the coming weeks.

The above training plan will remain in force until further notice and further updates will be provided as new information is released by Hockey WA and the State Government.

If you have any further queries in relation to the above please do not hesitate to contact us at

COVID-19 update 16 April 2020

Dear SRHC Members

As promised in our email of 17 March 2020 we provide the following update with regards the 2020 winter hockey season.

At this point in time, Hockey WA is still working towards a modified season for 2020 winter hockey with a commencement date after 31st May 2020. The timing and format of any competition structure will be dependant on many factors, including the lifting of social isolation restrictions by the Federal, State and Local Government Authorities. At this point in time the City of Gosnells has cancelled all bookings and activities at all of it’s facilities until the end of May and is reviewing these on a month by month basis. For the SRHC this includes use of the turf facility, Les Sands pavilion and the Sutherlands Reserve D grass fields.

The health and well-being of our players, their family’s and our volunteers remains our top priority and with this in mind the committee is currently working on some innovative ways for us to keep in touch with our Hawks family as well as keep fit and active at the same time. Watch this space!!

Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook at and search for our club group Hawks Hockey, which is exclusively for members only.

We would like to again thank all our members that have already made full or partial payment of their 2020 fees. Once Hockey WA is able to provide us with a firm decision to move forward with a modified 2020 season all membership fees for the season will be reviewed in full and adjustments made where necessary with members having the option to carry over any surplus payments into the 2021 season or receive a partial refund. Should the 2020 season be cancelled all together then all members who have paid their fees in advance will be given the option to carry their payment over to the 2021 season or receive a refund in full.

With the above in mind, we also appreciate that many members who had paid their 2020 fees in advance may already be suffering financial hardship due to COVID-19. If this is the case and you wish to have your 2020 fee payment refunded in the interim then please email the Treasurer at and include the amount you would like refunded as well as your bank BSB and account number where you would like the amount deposited to.

Players that have ordered and paid for uniforms and merchandise will still receive these items in due course. Some items are ready for collection from suppliers and others are currently in production. As soon as restrictions are lifted and it is safe to do so we will arrange for you to be able to collect you items from the clubroom.

In the mean-time, stay home, stay safe and if you have any queries regarding any of the above, please do not hesitate to get in contact via email at

The SRHC Committee


Dear SRHC Members,

After advice from Hockey Australia, Hockey WA has today advised clubs of the decision to postpone all hockey competitions, events, training and activities until the 31st May 2020. Please click here for the full Hockey WA statement.

In response to the above, the Southern River Hockey Club has made the difficult decision to suspend all club training and events until 21st April 2020. Unfortunately, this includes our planned Open Day this Saturday 21st March 2020. This situation will be reviewed again in the coming weeks as we receive more information from Hockey Australia and Hockey WA. Further updates will be communicated to all members as soon as practical.

The delay to the start of the 2020 season is disappointing for our all our Hawks, but the health and well-being of our players, their family’s and our volunteers is our top priority.

With regards to your membership fees for the season, we ask that all members temporarily suspend paying until we have further updates. Thank you to those players who have already paid fees in advance. Once the competition commences, any adjustments to fees due to a shortened playing season will be communicated to members.

Players that have ordered and paid for uniforms and merchandise will still receive these items in due course as it is currently being manufactured by the suppliers.

If you have any queries regarding the above, please do not hesitate to get in contact via email at

The SRHC Committee

2019 Uniforms – Important Notice

As the 2019 season is fast approaching it’s time now to order your uniform.  

ALL players MUST be in the new style shirts from the beginning of the 2019 season.

The old blue collared shirts are no longer a part of our playing uniform and can not be worn for Hockey WA fixtures.  However, you are still welcome to wear them at any other time e’g’ supporting, training etc.

You can order your uniform online through the club website by clicking here . Alternatively our Uniform Coordinator will be at the club-rooms this coming Friday Fri 15th March and the following Thursday 21st March from 6.00 pm to help you with sizing and placing your order.

If you have any further queries the Uniform Coordinator can be contacted at the following email address;






Notice is hereby given that the next Annual General Meeting of the Southern River Hockey Club Inc will be held on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 7.00pm, at the Les Sands Pavilion, Gay Street, Huntingdale.

In accordance with the current constitution, all financial members may attend the Annual General Meeting.

All nominations must be signed and received on the nomination form provided and emailed to  by midnight Tuesday 29 January 2019.

Please find related documents below:
2018 AGM Notice
2018 AGM Agenda
2018 AGM Nomination Form
DRAFT – Constitution December 2018



Come and brush off the cobwebs at our first family function of the 2018 season. The Annual Club Open Day will be happening on Sunday 8th April commencing at 11.30am.
First call of the day will see the Promo One men and women squads dazzling the juniors with their sublime skills during some morning coaching clinics. The juniors will then get to display these newly acquired skills in a scratch match or two.
After this you will be able to witness our Luscious Lady Hawks racing up and down the field like the elegant gazelles that they are. Final match of the day will then see the Marquee Masters Men massacre the Mighty Metro Men, or so they say.
The day will culminate in a delicious spit roast dinner lovingly prepared by some of our club members. If this is all a bit too much excitement for you then the bar will be open from midday so you can have a drink or two to settle the nerves and dull the senses. The kitchen will also be open for light snacks during the afternoon.
We hope to see you all there on the day!!!

WANTED: Male and Female Goalies


Do you enjoy having balls travelling at your head faster than the speed of light?

Do you thrive on your team-mates leaping all over you after you’ve made that final, soul destroying, season ending save?

If you answered yes, then we want you!

The Southern River Hockey Club is looking for goalkeepers to join our club in 2018. We currently have vacancies in our Provisional 2 and Metro 2 women as well as our Metro 1 and Metro 3 men’s teams.

We are looking for people who:
• Are motivated about hockey
• Understand that tuna is to be consumed outside
• Are passionate about sport
• Know that the only beer worth drinking is Corona
• Are fun to be round and have on the team
• Are willing to add to the club tattoo gallery (optional)
• Know that we are a family and not just a hockey club
• Understand it’s Chicken PARMI not Chicken PARMA

If you can tick off most of above then you are what we are looking for and we would love to hear from you.

Interested in joining the family for 2018 then please contact the following people:
Senior Women’s Coordinator, Kaye Savage-Morton, 0438 944 701 / or
Senior Men’s Coordinator, Derek Smith, 0417 940 177 /