ASTRO UPDATE

The astro is finally complete and we look forward to welcoming you back to Wanderers! The new LED lighting system has not yet been installed but is expected to be ready by the 2nd week in May. In the interim, all training sessions will resume as normal with evening practices making use of the upper field lighting. This lighting however will be insufficient for evening league matches.

SENIOR HOCKEY

Wanderers Hockey comprises of at least 228 senior members, with 5 Ladies teams and 7 Men’s teams. The club is very well represented at senior levels offering senior players of varying ability the chance to compete in the Southern Gauteng League. It also provides aspirant members the opportunity to develop, improve and compete for a place in a higher team and league.

The respective teams will be competing in the following leagues for the 2022 season:

Team Ladies League Men’s League
1st Premier Premier
2nd Promotion Promotion
3rd Promotion Men’s 1
4th Ladies 1 Men’s 1
5th Ladies 1 Men’s 2
6th Men’s 3
7th Men’s 3

JUNIOR HOCKEY

The junior section, ranging from U5 to U16, is regarded amongst the best junior hockey clubs within the Southern Gauteng region and is the largest at 315 members. We have several Southern Gauteng and district players in our junior group, and many of our Colts players (U14 – U16) also play in our senior leagues, including our senior performance squads.

The junior section is comprised as follows:

Age Group No of Members 2022
U5 & U7 Boys & Girls 35
U9 Boys 12
U9 Girls 27
U11 Boys 19
U11 Girls 36
U13 Boys 32
U13 Girls 59
Colts Boys 46
Colts Girls 49
Total 315

Training will resume at Wanderers from Saturday, 30 April.

PLEASE NOTE: there will be no training on Monday, 2 April due to the public holiday.

The training schedule is as follows:

  • Lower Junior
Age Group Day Time
U5/7 Boys & Girls Saturday 08H00 – 09H00
U9 Boys & Girls Saturday 09H00 – 10H00
U11 Boys & Girls Saturday 10H00 – 11H00
  • Upper Junior 
Age Group Day Time Training
U13 Girls Saturday 11H00 – 12H00 Team Training
U13 Boys Saturday 12H00 – 13H00 Team Training
U13 Boys & Girls Monday 17H30 – 18H30 Skills & Fitness
Colts Boys & Girls Monday 17H30 – 18H30 Skills & Fitness
Colts Boys Tuesday 17H30 – 18H30 Team training
Colts Girls Thursday 17H30 – 18H30 Team training

 

  • Goalkeepers
Day Time
Tuesday 17H30 – 18H30
Saturday 12H00 – 13H00

 

OPTIONAL: Monday skills and fitness training

Southern Gauteng have confirmed that the Friday Night League (FNL) and Derby Days will start on 6 May, however, we are waiting for the match schedule from SGHA. Further details to follow shortly, including team selection. 

SA MASTERS HOCKEY IPT 2022

This year the SA Masters Hockey IPT is proudly hosted by the WP Masters Hockey Association. We wish all Wanderers members participating in the tournament the best of luck!

We are looking forward to a successful hockey season!

Kind regards

The Wanderers Hockey Committee