Author: Gail Lomas

Coach Expressions of Interest – due by 30 October 2018

Expressions of interest to coach Labrador teams – Senior or Junior – are open and due to close 30 October.

Please nominate by going to the google link – https://goo.gl/forms/s9gKOaT4uuva8NVt1

It is an expectation that all club coaches Under 11 and up have at least Level 1 Coach accreditation.  Labrador will conduct a Level 1 course during the off season free of charge to our coaches.  Please contact secretary@labradorhockey.org.au if you have lodged your nomination and are interested in completing your Level 1 accreditation.

Cubs, Rookies, Tigerstix Tens and Tigerstix Transition coaches are welcome to complete their Level 1 accreditation.

 

 

Senior Presentation Night – Saturday 13 October – from 6pm

Join us at the clubhouse for a night of celebration – 6pm till late.

DRESS CODE: GOLD

• Trophies
• Presentations
• Meals by Wok’n’Rice and/or Weinerhaus

Everyone welcome. See you there!

If your plans have changed and you still want tix, please contact Gail Lomas secretary@labradorhockey.org.au.

 

Grand Finals here we come!

It is rewarding to see Labrador’s success in this our 50th Anniversary year.

Our decision to invest in coach the coach, appointment of Head Coach, and consequent appointment of some very committed coaches within the club for this season has bolstered club culture and strengthened our teams.

Already Under 11 Mixed Gold team have secured one gold medal for the club, and with a team in every final yet to come, we are hoping to see lots of supporters (wear your Tigerstix Gold & Black) at Gold Coast Hockey both on Friday night for Under 15 & Under 17 Girls & Boys; and for Seniors on Saturday.

Matches line up as follows:

FRIDAY NIGHT – 7 Sept:

5.40pm Under 15G v Burleigh – Labrador Families Field (LFF)

6.15pm Under 15B v Burleigh – Gold Coast Field (GC)

7.20pm Under 17G v Roosters – LFF

7.55pm Under 17B v Roosters Blue – GC

SATURDAY – 8 Sept (times updated 5 Sept):

9.30am Div 4W V Mudgeeraba – LFF

11.00am Div 3W Gold v Black – LFF

12.30pm Div 3M Black v Allstars – LFF

2.00pm Div 2W Gold v Capri – LFF

3.30pm Div 2M v Kingscliff – LFF

5.00pm Div 1W v Burleigh – LFF

6.30pm Div 1M v Kingscliff – LFF

Train well this week, and good luck to all teams and supporters in the Grand Finals.

 

 

Queen’s Baton Relay – Support our Club members

Tuesday 3 April – Life Member, Vice President, and Tigerstix Junior Development Coordinator, Bruce Curtis carries the baton at Robina.

It is great to see Bruce receive such an honour and we encourage club members to get out in your Labrador colours to cheer for Bruce at approx 2:27pm at Cheltenham Drive, Robina, opposite Jack Wilson Park.

For those at the northern end, on Monday 2 April at Paradise Point, you can support current junior club member and triathlete Keely Whittaker (approx 9:12am at cnr Falkinder Ave and Grice Ave);  former club member and Hockeyroo Nikki Hudson, OAM (approx 9:27am at Paradise Point Park); and GCHA patron and past Australian Hockey player Daphne Pirie, AO, MBE (approx 9:32am at Bayview Street, Paradise Point).

Show your Tigerstix pride by supporting these outstanding Gold Coasters!

Weather Alert – Labrador Tigerstix Junior Development – On standby

The grass fields are Dodgers Touch, Labrador remain closed due to the inclement weather this week. You can check the status of Cos Zantiotis park yourself on Council’s weblink.

We are keen to start our Tigerstix Cubs, Rookies and Tens, but can only do so if it is safe to do so and will cause no damage.    Labrador Tigerstix representatives will inspect the fields first thing tomorrow morning and we will play if at all possible.

Labrador Tigerstix Hockey will be entrusted with making the final call and your coach will advise you tomorrow morning by sms if Tigerstix Cubs, Rookies and Tens are cancelled.

Details of all cancellations and changes are posted on Team App.  Details of how you can get this app for Labrador Tigerstix are here on our home page.

 

Under 11s & 13s Training cancelled due to field closure

City of Gold Coast grass fields are all closed for training due to the wet weather.  This means that Labrador Under 11s and 13s will not have training tonight.

There is NO training on Saturday morning due to Senior fixtures at Nikki Hudson Hockey Centre, Runaway Bay.

Next training will be scheduled for Thursday 15 March, 5pm – 6.15pm at Dodgers Touch fields, Cos Zantiotis park.

 

UNDER 11S & UNDER 13S TRAINING – THURSDAY/SATURDAY

Commencing Thursday 1 March until 22 March incl. Under 11s and Under13s will train at fields 7 & 8 Dodgers Touch fields, Cos Zantiotis park, Labrador – see map.

Official training time 5.00pm – 6.15pm.  Coach Rob Lumsden will meet families at the fields from 4.30pm.

This Saturday is the last training before Easter on synthetic turf at Runaway Bay.

Training Times this Saturday

Under 13s 8.00am – 9.00am

Under 11s 9.00am – 10.00am.

If you don’t have Team app please download it now from this home page as this is the best way for you to receive club updates direct to your phone.

UNDER 11 AND UNDER 13 TRAINING CANCELLED

Families, we are so sorry to have to advise that training has been cancelled. This has not been the best start to our season, however we know that all will work out in the end and the weather will eventually be kind to us!
Labrador is committed to trying to ensure the safety of our players and parents and the road conditions, constant rain and the total lack of any shelter at the Hockey Field at Runaway Bay is all taken into consideration when training is called off.

Next training will be Thursday 1 March at 5pm – 6.15pm at fields 7 & 8 Dodgers Touch fields, Cos Zantiotis park, Labrador – see map.

If you don’t have Team app please download it now from our website home page as this is the best way for you to receive late notices.

SENIOR WOMEN & SENIOR MEN TRAINING GOING AHEAD

Our brave coaches are committed and will be keen to welcome you to training tonight.

Grab your rainjacket and your stick and head down to Runaway Bay for training.  Women 6-7pm.  Men 7-8pm.

 

UNDER 15/17 TRAINING CANCELLED – SENIORS & UNDER 11/13 ON STANDBY

Families, we are so sorry to have to advise that training has again been cancelled. This has not been the best start to our season, however we know that all will work out in the end and the weather will eventually be kind to us!
Labrador is committed to trying to ensure the safety of our players and parents and the road conditions, constant rain and the total lack of any shelter at the Hockey Field at Runaway Bay is all taken into consideration when training is called off.

Unfortunately, due to the weather this afternoon U15 and U17 training has had to be cancelled.
A decision on Senior Women’s training will be made by 4pm and Men’s training tonight will be made by 5pm and published on the website, facebook and Team app.   If you must leave home/work before that time to get to training, we suggest you make an informed decision yourself.
A decision on U11 and U13 training tomorrow morning will be made at 7am tomorrow.
Please keep an eye on the website, Facebook and Team App (if you don’t have Team app please download it now from our website as this is the best way for you to receive late notices).