Tour

Youth Hockey Tour to Perth, Part 3

Have you read Part 1 and Part 2 yet? Tour Highlights Tour highlights included the after-match function at UWA (just like the ‘good old days’ for those that recall – going back to the home team’s club rooms where the ladies had baked the cakes and heated the pies, a few speeches and plenty of…

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Youth Hockey Tour to Perth, Part 2

Don’t miss Part 1! Tour Fixtures The girls’ team endured an epic 5 games in 5 days (tough for any team in any code) and by the end of the week it was fair to say there wasn’t much left in the tank. However, the team had transformed from a mixed group of debutantes to…

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Youth Hockey Tour to Perth, Part 1

The inaugural Youth Hockey Tour to Perth, Australia, could only be described as an incredible success! Packing 32 kids age 12-16 onto a flight to Australia for a week’s worth of dedicated hockey training and playing was always going to be a mission. But with proper planning, the assistance of a great support team, both…

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When Life Gives You Lessons

By Patricia Chu As the halftime whistle blows, the scoreboard stands as a glaring reminder that we are down 4-2. We huddle around the coach in varied poses of exhaustion; bodies ache, muscles quiver, minds doubt, hearts pound. This is our fifth and final game in a tournament that began just four days ago. With…

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