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News & Diary

Diary Items to Note

16th December 2017Last Scheduled League Date for the first half of the season
13th January 2018Start of Scheduled League dates for the second half of the season
7th February 201819:30League Committee Meeting @ The Hankridge Arms, Hankridge Way, Riverside Taunton, Somerset, TA1 2LR
17th March 2018Last Scheduled League date for the 2017/18 season
28th March 201819:30League Committee Meeting @ The Hankridge Arms, Hankridge Way, Riverside Taunton, Somerset, TA1 2LR
23rd April 201819:30South Area Meeting @ @ Pavilion in the Park, OCRA, Okehampton,EX20 1PZ
24th April 201819:30North Area Meeting @ Old Bristolians HC, Longwood Lane, Failand, Bristol, BS8 3TQ
25th April 201819:30South Wales Area Meeting
9th May 201819:30League Committee Meeting @ The Hankridge Arms, Hankridge Way, Riverside Taunton, Somerset, TA1 2LR

Latest News

11th DecUnplayed games

Following the postponement of a large number of matches from the weekend of 9th/10th December, the league would like to inform clubs that - due to the Christmas break - the usual 22 day re-arrangement period will be extended to 29 days. As such, matches postponed from 9th December may be played on any date up to and including Sunday 7th January 2018.

Please note if club's cannot agree new dates within 7 days of the original match, Area Secretaries will specify such dates as they deem appropriate.

25th NovWest Central 3 - North Somerset C

North Somerset C have withdrawn from West Central division 3. All fixtures concerning this team have now been removed.

17th NovSHIRT NUMBERS!

Clubs are reminded that it is a requirement for all teams to have SHIRT NUMBERS worn when playing in a mens' league match. See Rule 9.2 ............Clubs who continually ignore this requirement may find their status playing within the GoCrea8 Hockey League being questioned as to their viability to participate with in it!

26th OctMatch card email address

Reminder to all GoCrea8 hockey league clubs. The email you send match cards to is just for match cards. Any other issues please contact Your Area Secretary

11th OctMatch cards

There are still a lot of teams using old match cards. You are asked again to only use the match card available from this website under "information and downloads", which should have a space for the umpires' registration numbers and appointing body.

3rd OctMatch Cards

After the first weekend of matches, it appears some of you are using old match cards. Please only use the match card available from this website under "information and downloads", which should have a space for the umpires' registration numbers. Your co-operation would be much appreciated.

28th SepDe Cymru Division 1 - Cardiff & Met F

Cardiff & Met F have withdrawn from De Cymru division 1. All fixtures concerning this team have now been removed.

27th SepFloodlights

Clubs are reminded that the floodlighting policy has changed and they now need to provide an annual statement from their pitch landlord confirming the lighting meets the required standard. The requirements have been sent to all clubs but we are still waiting for responses from more than 50%. Those that haven’t replied to Sally Hammond, League Administrator, need to do so urgently so as prevent any issues with start times. If you can’t find the original email contact Sally.

27th SepEast Central 2 - Yate B

Yate B have withdrawn from East Central division 2. All fixtures concerning this team have now been removed.

21st SepUmpire information on Match Cards

Please remember that it IS REQUIRED that Umpire Names and registration numbers are entered onto the Match Cards,this applies to all divisions, and applies to all umpires. Even if they are appointed by an umpires association or by a club!

21st SepClub Expenses/Discounts Etc.

As reported at the Area Meetings the League committee have now paid traveling expenses to clubs who qualified for payments. Clubs which also incurred NO penalties last season have also benefited this season with a reduction of Affiliation fees.......Well done to those clubs!

Please remember that there is also a discount for clubs who include the GoCrea8 Logo on the front page of their websites, please send a copy of the front page of your club website to the League Administrator to qualify for this discount for next season!

12th SepDe Cymru & The Marches 2 - Lydney

Lydney have withdrawn from the division De Cymru & The Marches 2, all fixtures involving this team will be removed. The division shall continue this season with 11 teams in it.

15th JunArea Secretaries and their divisions of responsibility

The following Area Seretaries are responsible for:
Stuart Richardson :
Premiership, Championship, Conference North, Conference South
Jasminder Singh :
Central 1, Central 2, West Central 1, West Central 2, West Central 3, East Central 1, East Central 2
Pete Sim:
Southern 1,Southern 2, South East 1,South East 2, South East 3, South West 1, South West 2
Matt Walker:
DCM 1,DCM 2,Marches 1,Marches 2,De Cymru 1,De Cumru 2, De Cymru 3

10th JunDecember 16th / West Indoor Tournament

West Hockey have decided that the men's senior indoor tournament is to take place on Saturday, 16th December, which clashes with the last scheduled Saturday of our fixtures for the first half of the season. If you have a team that is likely to be involved in this indoor tournament and require a postponement of your GoCrea8 League match, please make your area secretary aware and contact your opposition ASAP to play the league match BEFORE December 16th. If you encounter any problems, please contact one of the area secretary team for advice.

25th MayNotes from Area Meetings

Notes from the Area Meetings held in April 2017 are now available to view, go to Information & Downloads.

12th May2017/18 Season Teams in Divisions

Teams in divisions for the 2017/18 season are available to view see information & Downloads

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