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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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12th December 2014
Reminder to all umpires who issue a red card
Please ensure that the other umpire involved in that game sees the red card report form so they can add their comments, if they want to, BEFORE it is sent to the county disciplinary officer, Mark Oldfield.
19th November 2014
Congratulations - Jason Evans
Jason played for Chelmsford and then took up umpiring in the Essex neutral pool before moving on to East Region umpiring. He has now progressed to become an umpire in the National Programme Development Panel having been awarded his NPUA badge in his assessment game at Loughborough last Saturday. ...
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10th November 2014
Congratulations to the following Essex Juniors
The following Essex junior players were selected from the East Performance Centres for the Higher Performance Assessment Camp ,the Saxon Tigers Squads and further National Age Group Assessment.

U17 HIPAC: Harry Mellows GK, Stephen Harrison, Lucy Price, Sian Waite, Monika Johal. Chloe Joarder, ...
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The end of a great innings ...(with link - click here)
We’ve all played somewhere where there is a player who’s been there seemingly since the club was formed. They’ve held almost every position on the committee and played in every team. They are, rightly lauded as club legends and are what make many clubs across the land tick. Romford Hockey Club is ...
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30th October 2014
REMINDER all Umpire Liaison Officers (ULO)
All ULOs are reminded that all appointed neutral pool umpire, coach and assessors MUST be contacted by the TUESDAY prior to the game, confirming the game is still on, start time and location. There have been several reports this season that ULOs have not been making contact resulting in umpires ...
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18th October 2014
Essex Umpires Clothing
Mac Dowdell has some of the current kit available to buy directly from EHUA and these items are:

2 x size 10 blue umpiring shirts
1 x size 14 yellow umpiring shirt


1 x size 40 black casual top / umpiring shirt
1 x size 42 pink umpiring shirts
1 x ...
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11th October 2014
Contact Information Displayed in Public Areas
All Umpires and Committee Members - If your personal information (email address and phone numbers) are not being displayed in public areas, it is because there is no date of birth linked to your account

Due to welfare policies, under 18's can't have their personal information displayed in public ...
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