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Recall EOIs - Officials Trans Tasman Challenge 2019

Technical Officials, Umpires, Massage Therapists, Statisticians & Videographers are invited to nominate for TT2019.

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HA Masters Indoor Challenge - Goulburn 14- 16 Dec

Team entries are still open for the HA Masters Indoor Challenge in Goulburn NSW in December. Nominations and EOI's are also called for players and officials interested in selection for Australian Teams to compete at the Masters Indoor World Cup in Hong Kong February 2019.

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2018 National Championships Final Results

The 2018 National Championships in Bunbury and Busselton Western Australia are now complete. Congratulations to the Champion teams and our sincere appreciation to the Technical Officials and Umpires who contributed to the success of the event.

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2019 Trans Tasman Teams Announced

The 2019 Trans Tasman teams were announced at the 2018 Women' Masters National Championships Closing Ceremony in Bunbury. The Trans Tasman Challenge will be held on the Gold Coast Tuesday April 30th - Saturday 4th May. Contingent commitment will be from Saturday 27th April.

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2019 Trans Tasman Off Field Team Officials

Congratulations to the Off Field team officials appointed for the Trans Tasman Challenge on the Gold Coast April 30th - May 4th 2019

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2018 Recognition Awards

The 2018 Recognition Awards for Australian Women's Masters were presented at the opening ceremony of the National Championships in Bunbury. Award categories are Australian Service, State Service and Green and Gold Club.

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Inaugural Masters Indoor Challenge - Team Entries open

Hockey Australia (HA) is calling team entries for the inaugural 2018 Masters Indoor Challenge which will take place in Goulburn, NSW, from 14-16 December. Team entries are open for age groups 40+, 50+ and 60+ across both genders, with submissions not required to be states or territories, and open to clubs, associations or groups of friends.

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Gold Coast to host 2019 Trans Tasman and Women's National Championships

Hockey Australia has agreed to a significant partnership with the Queensland Government, through Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ), and the City of Gold Coast to host three major Hockey events. Gold Coast will host the 2018 Australian Hockey League (AHL) Finals (25 - 28 October 2018), 2019 Trans-Tasman Masters Hockey Challenge (30 April - 4 May 2019) and 2019 Australian Women's Masters Hockey Championships (26 September - 5 October 2019).

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2018 National Championships - Game Schedule available

The game schedule for the 2018 Women's Masters National Championships is now available. The championships will be held Thursday 27th September to Saturday 6th October in Bunbury and Busselton WA

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World Cup 2018 - Final Results

The final results from World Cup 2018 in Terrassa Spain. Congratulations to all the Australian players, coaching staff, medical support teams, umpires, technical officials and the supporters who represented at the World Cup and contributed to the success. You all made a valuable contribution to Hockey Australia Masters.

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Australian Technical Officials and Umpires contribute to success of Masters World Cup

Australian Masters Hockey contributed enormously to the success of the 2018 Masters World Cup in Terrassa Spain by providing an experienced group of technical officials and umpires. We applaud their contribution and admire their resilience in enduring very long and hot days at the pitches. The event would not have been possible without your voluntary contribution and expertise.

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2018 Masters World Cup Spain - Follow the action and results

Our Australian Women's and Men's Masters teams are heading to Spain for the World Cup, dates are from 27th July to 5th August 2018. We know everyone wishes all the teams a very successful tournament! See links to follow the action.

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Trans Tasman Masters Challenge 2019 - Expression of Interest – Officials

Hockey Australia Women's Masters Council call for expressions of interest from suitably qualified personnel for appointment as an Australian Women's Masters Official for the Trans Tasman Masters Hockey Challenge 2019. EOI's Close July 30th

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Participating Teams at World Cup

The latest list of participating Women's teams at the Masters World Cup.

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XIN Masters World Cup 2018

On March 14th 2018 Club Egara hosted de presentation of the EXIN Masters World Cup, that will take place from July 27th to August 5th. As Glenn Patton (President of the IMHA) stated, the EXIN Master World Cup will be the largest International hockey tournament the world has ever seen: 132 teams from 24 different countries, around 3.000 athletes and near to 400 matches.

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Recognition Awards 2017

The 2017 Recognition Awards for Australian Women's Masters were presented at the National Championships in Newcastle. Award categories are Australian Service, State Service and Green and Gold Club.

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World Cup 2018 Teams and Officials announced

The Australian Women's Masters teams and officials for the World Cup in Spain 2018 have been announced. Teams are 35s ; 40s; 45s; 50s; 55s; 60s and 60s Wattles. The lists are regularly updated as withdrawals occur. View in the Australian Teams tab.

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65's NSW - Champions in 2017

NSW 65's have claimed the 2017 Gold medal after a convincing win over WA on finals day in Newcastle. The bronze medal went to QLD who defeated VIC 2-1.

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60's Gold to NSW

The 2017 60's division was won by NSW after 5 team round robin format at the National Championships in Newcastle. Final Placings - 1. NSW; 2. VIC; 3. QLD; 4. WA; 5. ACT

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55's Victory to QLD

The QLD1 55's team claimed the Gold medal match with a 1-0 win over WA at the National Championships in Newcastle.The Bronze medal went to NSW after an exciting 4-2 shoot out win over VIC when scores were locked at 1-1 at full time.

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50's QLD team - Champions in 2017

The QLD 50's team are the 2017 Champions after a 1-0 against WA. The Bronze Medal went to NSW who defeated VIC 3- 0. In the 5v6 Classification match TAS defeated ACT 4-1.

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45's VIC team victorious in Final

The VIC 45's team have won the Gold medal in Newcastle at the National Championships after a 2-0 win over WA. The Bronze Medal went to NSW who defeated QLD 2-1.

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40's final win to NSW after Shoot out

The NSW 40's team clinched a 5-4 shoot out win against QLD after the scores were drawn 1-1 at full time of the Finals match.The Bronze Medal was won by WA after a 3-1 victory over VIC.

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35's QLD team National Champions 2017

The QLD 35's team have successfully retained their Champions crown for the 3rd consecutive year after a 3- 0 win against VIC in the finals match. The Bronze Medals went to NSW who defeated TAS 3- 0. .

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NSW win 2017 Champion State Trophy

The NSW teams have won the Meg Wilson Champion State Trophy in 2017. The trophy is awarded to the State which gains the highest combined points of its best performed team in each age division Championship.

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Anne Stewart "Restricted States" Champion Trophy to WA

Western Australia have claimed the Anne Stewart Restricted States Championship in 2017. The Trophy is awarded to the State or Territory accumulating the most points whilst fielding less than the full complement of teams across all divisions.

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National Championships Newcastle 2017 - Match Schedule

The Women's Masters National Championships will be held in Newcastle, NSW from Friday September 29th to Saturday 7th October 2017. 41 teams will compete over the 9 days in age divisions 35's to 65's. The opening ceremony is scheduled for 5.30pm at the Newcastle International Hockey Centre on Thursday 28th September and followed by two Over 60's games at 7pm. The match schedule is now available.

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Over 50s Team at IMHA European Masters Championships Tilburg

Friday 11 August - Saturday 19 August

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Player Nominations for Masters World Cup 2018

Player nominations are now open for Masters World Cup 2018 in Terrassa, Spain.

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Masters World Cup 2018 - Officials EOI's now closed

The HA Women’s Masters Council wish to advise that nominations for officials for the Masters World Cup 2018 are now closed. Positions are for Coach, Assistant Coach, Manager, Massage Therapist, Technical Official and Umpires. Position descriptions can be viewed in the "Position Descriptions" tab. The World Cup will be held in Terrassa Spain 27th July - 5th August 2018. Officials commitment is from Saturday 21st July to Sunday 6th August 2018. Applications closed 31st July.

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2016 Service Awards

Since 2010 the Women’s Masters Council has recognised the contribution and dedication of players and officials for outstanding service at State, National and International levels.At the 2016 National Championships in Hobart 15 service awards were presented.

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NSW take out Inaugural 65's Championship in 2016

The NSW 65's ladies were victorious over VIC 1-0 to secure the inaugural 65's Championship at the 2016 Nationals. Bronze medals went to QLD after a 2-0 win over WA.

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NSW claim 60's title over WA

In an exciting final of the 60's division at the National Championships in Hobart NSW claimed a 2-1 victory over WA. Bronze medals were won by QLD after their win against ACT.

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Glory to NSW 55's in final

NSW 55's clinched an exciting 1-0 win over QLD to take the gold medal in the 55's final in Hobart 2016. In the bronze medal match VIC scored a 4- 0 win over WA.

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WA victorious in 50's final

The WA 50's team were victorious in their 1-0 win over NSW in Hobart. In the bronze medal game QLD scored a 4- 0 victory against VIC

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Home State Tasmania wins the 45's trophy

Tasmania have won the 45's 2016 division with a 2- 0 win over WA. In the bronze medal match VIC defeated QLD.

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WA win the 40's championship in Hobart

The WA 40's team were successful in winning the 2016 championship with a 2-1 win over QLD in the final. In the bronze medal match NSW scored a 3-0 victory over VIC.

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QLD 35's retain National Title

The Qld 35's team have successfully retained their Champions title after finishing 1st in the round robin games at the National Championships in Hobart. The 35's division in 2016 had 5 teams competing with the winner determined on final ;points after playing each team twice.

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NSW Champion State 2016

NSW are the 2016 Champion State. The winner is based on overall points accumulated across all teams within the State. WA were the recipients of the Anne Stewart trophy for Restricted States.

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Trans Tasman Teams 2017 Announcement

The Australian Women's teams for the Trans Tasman Challenge 2017 were named at the National Championships closing ceremony in Hobart.

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Match Schedule, Teams and results for National Championships Hobart

The match schedule for the 2016 Women's Masters National Championships in Hobart is now available.

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Trans Tasman 2017 - Whangarei New Zealand to host

The 2017 Trans Tasman Masters Challenge between Australia and New Zealand Masters teams will be held in Whangarei, New Zealand from 2nd - 6th May 2017. Women's and Men's teams will both contest the 35's, 40's, 45's, 50's, 55's and 60's age groups and the men in a 65's division. Australian Women's teams were selected at the National Championships in Hobart.

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2016 National Championships head to Hobart

The 2016 Australian Women's Masters National Championships will be held in Hobart at the Tasmanian Hockey Centre 7th - 15th October. The Opening Ceremony will be held on Thursday 6th October and games will commence on Friday 7th October.

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Vale - Dianne Opbroek

It is with sadness we advise the passing of Dianne Opbroek (24 Dec 1954- 20 April 2016) who was an Australian Women's Masters Teams selector. "Di was a true lady who embraced all of life's joys and challenges with love, pride, honesty and kindness. Sadly missed as a friend, supporter and volunteer to Hockey Australia Women's Masters .......Remembered always within 'our team'..."

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World Cup 2016 - A Masters Success

The 2016 Masters World Cup in Canberra concluded on a high note with all Australian teams in the final medal count as they scooped medals in all nine of the age groups. The haul included five gold medals, two silver and two bronze, while there were also some fantastic results and performances along the way for a number of Australian non-national teams and athletes, who were also taking part. See all final results, statistics and reports for the World Cup at https://masters.altiusrt.com/competitions

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Official Hockey Australia Masters World Cup Website

Keep up to date with the Masters World Cup in Canberra March 29th - April 6th 2016 by referring to the Official Hockey Australia Organising Committee Website.

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Update on Australian Teams 2016 - 35's tour to NZ

The 2016 Australian Women's teams competed at the World Cup in Canberra and the 35's team competed in New Zealand at the Hawkes Bay Affiliates Tournament. It was a big year for Australian Women's Masters!

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Draw- Masters World Cup Canberra 2016

The draw/match schedule for the 2016 Masters World Cup in Canberra is now available to download. ( as at 22nd Feb 2016 following withdrawal of Hong Kong Mens 40's and replacement with Barbarians team)

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"Wattles" 40's team to compete at World Cup

An additional Australian "Wattles" team has been named to compete at the World Cup in Canberra. The team will compete in the 40's age division to enable a 6 team competition format.

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Australian "Wattles" teams to compete at World Cup

Two additional Australian Women's Masters teams have been included in the Masters World Cup in Canberra 2016. The teams to be known as "Wattles" will be entered in the O50's and O60's to enable a competitive 6 team competition in those age divisions.

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Masters World Cup 2016 is coming to Canberra Australia

The 2016 FIH Masters World Cup will be held at the National Hockey Centre in Canberra 29th March to 6th April. Hockey Australia will welcome teams from across the globe to compete at the event in both Women's and Men's divisions.

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Women's 35's to compete at Hawkes Bay Hockey Festival 2016

The Australian Women's Masters Over 35's team have accepted an invite to compete at the Hawkes Bay Hockey Festival in New Zealand in April 2016. The tournament is held in conjunction with a 6 Nation International event and the 35's will compete in the "Affiliates' division.

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Australian Women's Teams Masters World Cup 2016

The Australian Women's Masters will compete at the Masters World Cup in Canberra in all age divisions - 40'+; 45+;50+; 55+ and 60+. All teams were selected at the National Championships in Brisbane and final appointments of Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Managers have been completed.

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Queensland win 35's Final

The Queensland 35's team were the overall winners of the Lettie McAppion Trophy in 2015 with a 5-2 win over ACT. The South Australia team were recipients of the Play the Whistle Award in the 35's division.

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40's win to Queensland in 2015

Queensland are the National Champions in the 40's age division in 2015 after the conclusion of the round robin amongst the five teams. The NSW team were recipients of the Play the Whistle Award.

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WA take out the 45's Championship over Tasmania

The WA team were successful in the 45's Championship 2015 challenge with a 2 - 0 win in the final against Tasmania. NSW were the recipients of the Play the Whistle Award.

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50's Championship goes to Queensland in 2015

The 50's champion State in 2015 is Queensland after a 3-1 finals win over NSW. The NSW team were the recipients of the Play the Whistle Award.

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NSW win 55's Championship

The NSW team are the 2015 55's age division champions after defeating QLD 2-1 in the final. The WA team were the recipients of the Play the Whistle Award. The team was presented with the 55's Sarjeant-Jacobs trophy by Coral Sarjeant and Bev Jacobs

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60's Championship to NSW after Penalty Shoot Out

NSW are the 2015 60's champions after an exciting shoot out in extra time against WA. The scores were drawn at 1-1 at full time and NSW won the shoot out 2-1. The Queensland #2 team were recipients of the Play the Whistle Award.

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2015 Nationals - Final results and Standings

There was exciting action at the finals day at the National Championships in Brisbane. The Championships concluded with a closing ceremony and announcement of the Champion State, Restricted States Award and Australian Teams for 2016 World Cup. The overall Champion State (Meg Wilson Trophy) was a joint result between Queensland and New South Wales. The Restricted States Award (Anne Stewart Trophy) was won by Tasmania. The final divisional team standings and results are listed.

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Masters Players honoured with State Service Awards

Women's Masters players were recognised for outstanding contribution to Masters Hockey with State Service Awards presented at the 2015 National Championships.

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Green and Gold Club inducts 3 in 2015

Three members were inducted into the Women's Masters Green and Gold Club at the 2015 National Championships in Brisbane. The Green and Gold Club is in recognition of Australian Women’s Masters Representation as a Player or Official on at least 10 occasions.

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Australian Service Awards 2015

Congratulations to Lorraine Smith (Tas), Ann Lennie (Vic) and Pat Ellis (WA) - the recipients of Australian Service Awards in 2015 The Award is for significant contribution to masters hockey at the National and State level as either a player, coach, manager, sports therapist, selector, technical official, umpire, state delegate, national committee member and/or administrator for at least ten years, (not necessarily consecutive years).

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Australia wins 2015 Trans Tasman Challenge

Australia has won the overall 2015 Trans Tasman Challenge against New Zealand after a most successful Masters tournament in Melbourne May 5th - 9th. The challenge saw highly competitive games across all age groups in the Women's and Men's age divisions. Australia won the Gold medal in Women's 40's, 50's and 60's and in all seven men's age divisions from 35's to 65's.

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Masters Hockey Agreement Announced

Masters hockey in Australia is set to benefit from a landmark agreement reached between Hockey Australia, the Australian Women’s Masters Council (AWMC) and the Australian Men’s Masters Hockey Council (AMHC) that will see the creation of a national level Masters Hockey Advisory Panel and a new four year Terms of Reference agreement.

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Australian Representatives join Green and Gold Club

Four Australian representative players were inducted into the "Green and Gold Club" at the opening ceremony at the Women's Masters National Championships in Darwin. The 2014 recipients join the previous 15 members of the Club that was introduced in 2010,

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Success at the Masters World Cup - Finals Day results

It was success all round for Australian Women and Men at the Masters World Cup in The Netherlands. Women - 40's - Gold; 50's - Silver; 60's - Gold. Mens - 40's - Gold; 45's - Gold; 50's - Bronze; 55's - Bronze; Grand Masters Mens - 60's - Gold; 65's - Silver; 70's - Bronze; 75's - Gold View the summary of all results from the Finals at the Masters World Cup in Rotterdam 2014

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60's are the Golden Girls

The Australian Women's 60's team have won gold at the Masters World Cup.

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Women's 50's finish proudly with Silver Medal at World Cup

The Australian Women's 50's team have finished proudly with a silver medal at the Masters World Cup in Rotterdam.

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Glory of Gold to Aussie 40's women at World Cup

The 40's Australian Masters team claimed Gold at the Masters World Cup in Rotterdam after a penalty shoot out.

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Aussie Women to contest all World Cup Finals

The 40's, 50's and 60's Australian Womens Masters teams have all progressed to the finals of the Masters World Cup after a successful campaign over the 7 days of competition.

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World Cup Update

The Australian Masters continued their campaign at the FIH Masters World Cup with mixed results across the 3 age groups over the weekend.

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50's lose battle with rivals England

The Australian 50's team were defeated 2-1 by old rivals England in their 3rd game at the Masters World Cup in Rotterdam on Saturday 7th June.

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40's shine with 2 wins at World Cup

The 40's team have had an impressive start at the Masters World Cup in Rotterdam with 2 wins.

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50's outclass Hosts Netherlands

The 50's team had an impressive win 2-1 over host nation The Netherlands in their second game at the Masters World Cup in Rotterdam.

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50's Women 4-1 win over Wales on Day 1 at Masters World Cup

The Australian 50's women had a great start to the Masters World Cup in Rotterdam with a 4-1 against Wales.

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Welcome to the Masters World Cup

Masters teams from across the globe were welcomed to the Masters World Cup at HCRotterdam with an impressive welcome ceremony. The magnificent site with 6 pitches will host the 9 day event from 4th - 13th June.

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Australian teams ready for Masters World Cup 2014

The Australian teams are in preparation for the FIH Masters World Cup in Rotterdam The Netherlands. The event is being run in conjunction with the World Cup in The Hague.

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Australian 35's undefeated at England event

The Australian 35's team were undefeated in their 4 games at the Women's Masters Intergenerational event in England.

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55's team experience strong competition in England Tour

The Australian 55's team experienced strong competition at the Women's Masters Intergenerational event in England with games against England, Wales and Scotland.

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35's Women begin England Tournament

The Australian women's 35's team have begun their tournament in England with games against the England Army on Friday and a Combined Services Veterans team on Saturday.

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Women's 55's team win against England Masters

The Women's 55's team have begun their England tour with a 2 - 0 win against the England 60's team at the Aldershot Army Hockey Centre on Saturday 24th May.

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Final Match in Fiji ends in draw.

The fourth and final game for the Aussie 45's women was a hard fought match ending in a nil all draw. The match was against the U18's HPU team who showed great speed and skill against the Aussie ladies.

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Masters TV coverage in Fiji

The Australian Women's Masters 45's team received several segments of coverage on Fiji National TV during their development tour of Fiji.

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Australian Masters assist Fiji Hockey

The Australian Women's Masters made a presentation to the Fiji Hockey Association of equipment and assorted items to assist in the development of hockey across all ages.

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Masters assist with youth development in Fiji

The Australian women's 45's masters team conducted a 2 hour development and skills clinic with the Fiji Under 18 High Performance team in Suva during their tour of Fiji.

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Aussie masters beat Fiji HPU hockey again

The 45's Women's Masters team had a convincing 3-0 win in game 2 against a combined Fijian High Performance (HPU) team on Tuesday evening at the National Hockey Centre in Suva.

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Win to Australia in Fiji Tour game

The Australian 45's team defeated the Fiji High Performance team 3-0 in their first game in Suva on Monday 28th April.

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Ladies 45's undertake Development and Promotion in Fiji

The Australian women's 45's team has begun their week long development tour in Fiji. A training session against the Fijian U18's girls high performance team was conducted on Monday in preparation for games against the Fiji HPU National team and a Fijian Women's Masters team throughout the week.

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New FIH Masters Website

There is now a FIH masterswebsite http://www.fih.ch/en/mastershockey

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Masters Hockey Panel Created. FIH announcing newly constituted Masters Hockey Panel

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is delighted to announce the newly constituted FIH Masters Hockey Panel. Chaired by FIH Executive Board member and former England Women’s Masters player, Sue Catton, the panel brings together representatives from FIH, World Grand Masters Association (WGMA) and International Masters Hockey Association (IMHA).

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Hockey Australia 'Award of Merit' for Caroline Wood.

The prestigious Hockey Australia 'Award of Merit' was presented to Caroline Wood for her outstanding service to Women's Masters Hockey. Sue Briggs, Chair of the Hockey Australia Masters Council, presented the award to Caroline on behalf of Hockey Australia at the opening ceremony of the 2013 National Championships in Adelaide

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Women's Masters Ireland success

The Australian Women's 40's and 50's team have returned after a successful participation at the European Masters Cup in Belfast, Northern Ireland.The tournament was held at the Lisnagarvey Hockey Club 13th - 17th August 2013.

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