Aquinas College Hockey has a great following with 1st and 2nd XI teams for our secondary students, and 11 and 6-aside teams for our Year 7 and 8 teams.

The 1st XI Girls and Boys teams compete at the NZ Secondary Schools Tournament in Week 7 of Term 3. Year 7 and 8 students can attend the AIMS GAMES in September.

Most games are played at the Tauranga Hockey Centre, Blake Park. However, some games may also be played at Tauranga Boys’ College or Bethlehem College.

Information

Trainings

Training days/times will be decided by individual Team Management and could start during the last weeks of Term 1 or during the school holidays. During the school term, they will generally be held on the Aquinas College Turf either before or after school.


Competition

Weekly competitions are organised by the Tauranga Hockey Association (THA) and run over Terms 2 and 3. It is important to check the draw for each week carefully as venues and times may change from week to week.

Year 7 and 8 teams play on Friday evenings.
1st XI teams play on Wednesday evenings.
2nd XI Girls team plays on Monday evening.
2nd XI Boys team plays on Tuesday evening.


Draws and Cancellations

Can be accessed each week on the THA website by clicking on the Draw and Results tab and then selecting the applicable age group.


Tournaments

NZSS Winter Tournament Week (Years 9 to 13) – September
AIMS GAMES (Year 7 and 8) – September


Uniform

Players will be issued a hockey uniform for the season.


Equipment

Students are to provide their own hockey stick, shin pads, mouth guard and turf shoes.


Cost

Are between $200 to $250 per player.