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Recent News Items

25th January 2015
Rules Changes 2015 – Your Views Please ...(with link - click here)
As you’ll be aware, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced some changes to the Rules of Hockey. Details can be found on pages 5 - 7 of the 2015 FIH Rules Book.
These changes take effect at International level from 1st January 2015 and will be implemented in the Investec Women’s ...
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Have You Thought Of Volunteering?
Volunteers' needed for the East Region Hockey Association

Handbook Editor
After many successful years compiling and editing the East Handbook, the present Editor is standing down. The handbook is a very important booklet that holds invaluable information that guides all the players and ...
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16th January 2015
Frozen Pitches
Looking at the forecast for this evening, we could encounter frozen pitches tomorrow.
Could the League Committee remind clubs to take the following action should we wake up to a heavy frost:
Home teams inspect pitches and look at where their oppositions are coming from and ensure you call them ...
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Peggy’s Legacy Youth Grant ...(with link - click here)
Essex County Hockey Association (ECHA) are pleased to announce a new initiative to help the development of Junior hockey players in the County already showing some talent in the game.

With the help of a legacy left to the County by Peggy Nisbett we will be helping youth players with a grant of ...
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National Junior Indoor Finals 2015
Best of luck to Old Loughtonians U18 Girls and Boys and U16 Boys who are representing Essex and East in the Junior National Clubs Finals this weekend
12th January 2015
Rules of Hockey 2015 - UPDATE ... (with image) ...(with link - click here)
In December 2014, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) introduced changes to the Rules of Hockey. These have been available for worldwide adoption and effective at international level from 1st January 2015.

Following consultation with the England Hockey Rules & Regulations Advisory Group, ...
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11th January 2015
ULO notification of appointed umpires and coaches/assessors
A reminder to all ULOs that they must contact the appointed umpires, coaches and assessors by the TUESDAY evening before the game confirming details of the fixture. This is especially important if games have been rearranged to a slip date or a Sunday.

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10th January 2015
JAC Kit List
JAC Kit list is now available to download under the handbook/download section.
The County Hoodie is a new design. Socks are now Purple with Sky.
Shin liners and Face Masks are also now available
7th January 2015
New JAC Goalkeeper Smocks Available
The County are pleased to be able to provide an Essex GK Smock for GK to purchase. The order form is available in the handbook/dowload section on the website.

For more information please contact kit@essexhockey.co.uk
22nd December 2014
Response to new FIH Rules
In recent weeks, FIH has announced some changes to the Rules of Hockey. The Rules of Hockey apply to all levels of the game and these changes will take effect at International level from 1st January 2015.

However, England Hockey has the discretion to decide the date of the implementation of the ...
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