Junior Hockey 2020
Somerville caters for players attending Primary/Intermediate School (Years 1 - 8). Matches are played on Saturday Mornings at turf venues across Auckland.
Junior Hockey Pre-Season Information 2020 document: CLICK HERE
Somerville HC Junior academies came to a close this week. Both squads will break for the summer before completing their 4 week pre-season programme in February. The LG (Lion/Greyhound) Academy will be tasked with a physical programme and will be tested when they reconvene.
Auckland Grammar pavilion once again provided the venue for the Somerville Junior Prize-Giving. The occasion went smoothly under the guidance of Junior Coordinator Sarah Hills (herself a former Somerville Premier player) and Amanda Burns.
Beginning with our Funsticks and Ministicks the full gathering of parents and players appreciated the seasons efforts from our hard working and enthusiastic coaches. Their ability to upskill, mentor and motivate the children during this season provides the building blocks for the club.
The clubs Grade Coordinators ….
…. along with the contribution over a number of seasons by Caroline Allen was acknowledged with flowers and small gifts of appreciation from both club officials and parents.
Awards for Kiwistick teams and prize recipients were presented by Somerville Premier and NZ U18 players Breana Catley and Hannah Stewart. Both players spoke of their own development through the sport and club, offering advice to the players.
Awards for Kwikstick teams and prize recipients were presented by Somerville Premier and NZ U18 players Josh Irwin and Lucy Bannatyne. The parents were reminded that both these players had played together in the Gold grade only 4 years previously.
The Prize-Giving major awards were presented to ….
To view the full list of TEAM awards CLICK HERE
Junior Club Captain 2019:
Sarah Hills & Amanda Burns