The Wanderers Hockey Club is back in full swing.Busy, exciting times and we cannot wait for the year ahead.

Reminder our website is kept up to date with all the relevant hockey information:

https://www.thewanderersclub.co.za/hockey-club-information/

JUNIOR HOCKEY REGISTRATION

Top class junior hockey coaching from u5-16 years.Spaces are limited and filling up fast.Registration closes 31st January.Follow below link for all the info and to register:

https://www.thewanderersclub.co.za/junior-hockey-registration/

Junior practices start Saturday 7th March

WELCOME

We are excited to announce the following new appointments to enhance our Performance Squads:

Alridge Louw- Ladies 3rd Team Coach

Michael Ellis – Men’s 2nd Team Coach

Graham Collett – Performance Squad Assistant Coach

Kieron Van Rooyen – Performance Squad Manager

Alridge Louw coached the Men’s 2nd team in 2019 and as part of strengthening of our coaching structures to support the clubs developmental framework for its players he has accepted the position as the Ladies 3rd Team coach.

Mike has enjoyed many successful years at Western Province Cricket Club and has made the move to Johannesburg, we are pleased to welcome him to Johannesburg and especially Wanderers and look forward to him bringing new ideas on and off the field,

Graham has been a Wanderers Hockey member for many years and an integral part of the Southern Gauteng Provincial Schools Hockey. Graham also heads up Rivonia Primary School hockey and has produced a number of junior provincial players. The club is proud to be giving Graham this opportunity to further his coaching career with our performance squad.

Kieron Van Rooyen, a long standing Wanderers member and 2nd team player, has accepted the role of Manager of the Men’s Performance squad. His many years of experience and knowledge gained as captain of the 2nd team will prove valuable during the coming seasons.

Congratulations to all four chaps, we are looking forward to making 2020 a phenomenal year.

Good luck to the existing Performance teams’ coaches for the busy, long season ahead.We can’t wait to see the results!

Pat Owgan – Men’s 1st Team Coach

Miguel Da Graca – Ladies 1st Team Coach

Vanessa Da Rocha – Ladies 2nd Team Coach

WANDERERS HOCKEY COMMITTEE 2020

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OPEN SEASON 2020

The best hockey party in Joburg to celebrate the start of the new season.All welcome for a festive, fun, club day out.

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SENIOR HOCKEY TRIALS

Spread the word and see you there.All skill levels, fit/unfit, social or serious, we have a team for you!

Senior practices start 9th March

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CONGRATULATIONS

We are so proud of the following Wanderers Members representing South Africa in the Summer Series taking place in January/February:

Taryn Mallett – SA Women’s Team

Nic Spooner – SA Men’s Team

Rassie Pieterse – SA Men’s Team

Matt Brown – SA A Men’s Team

Brandon Panther – SA A Men’s Team

Miguel Da Graca – SA A Men’s Team

Flying the Wanderers flag high.Your hard work and commitment have paid off, congratulations!

 

INDOOR AND 5s

The Wanderers Ladies are participating in the Southerns Indoor League.Good luck girls!

Petra Anderson

Ashley Van Der Spuy

Hanna Wannell

Alegra Dijkstra

Makayla van Coppenhagen

Teshawn De La Rey

Amara Nurse

Claire Gibbings

Kaira Day

Gill Robertson

Bridget Kee

Our Juniors are busy with Season 08 5s hockey and Series 23 indoor hockey.Wishing them all a happy, fun season and thank you to our parents for their support and commitment.

GAUTENG AND PRESIDENTS CUP

We are proud to be hosting and taking part in the first ever Gauteng Cup (Premier league teams) and Presidents Cup (Reserve league teams).Both new, exciting pre-season tournaments, competing against local clubs, as well as clubs from Pretoria and Potch.A great initiative for our teams to play more competitive hockey in the province.Good luck to all our players, have fun and show them the Wanderers way.

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Gill Pringle