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4th Sep
Open Letter from England Hockey

Open letter from Nick Pink & Royston Hoggarth

4 September 2020

Dear Colleague,

We hope this letter finds you, your families and your hockey clubs well and you are all looking forward to what we hope will be a new exciting season of hockey. In these unprecedented times we would like to ...
click for full details

2nd Sep
Return to play - Step 5 ...(with link - click here)

Hi All

Please see below the latest announcement that was released earlier today about the move to Step 5 of the Return to Play.

http://www.englandhockey.co.uk/news.asp?itemid=49590&itemTitle=KEY+UPDATE%3A+Moving+to+Step+5+of+Return+To+Play+guidelines&section=22

If you have any ...
click for full details

... More
HHUA Annual Awards 2020 - Congratulation!!

The annual HHUA awards are normally presented at the AGM in May, for which details of the respective nominees were published in the AGM Calling Notice on 20th April; however, this year with the lock down, and a virtual AGM, there was no opportunity to present the awards in person.

It was then ...
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1st Sep
UMPIRES EXPENSES

Refreshments: With Covid restrictions in place some clubs may not be able to provide meals or a sandwich bag in the usual way. Umpires may well travel home shortly after a game to shower etc. Where you feel it is necessary to get refreshments, eg because of long journeys or double games, then you ...
click for full details

30th Aug
HHUA Radio exchange - final dates

Ladies and Gentlemen,

The HHUA Radio Co-Ordinator, Tim Clay, has offered a few dates in September for those who have yet to complete their radio exchange for the new radio system. Remember to clean your radio system and return it in a plastic bag with all accessories. No radio, no ...
click for full details

29th Aug
HHUA Umpire Appointments for September 2020

Many thanks to all the clubs who submitted requests for appointed HHUA umpires for an array of interesting friendly fixtures in early to mid September - and even one or two in August. Thanks also to all the umpires who have submitted both their Covid Statements and their availability to umpire next ...
click for full details

21st Aug

Hi All

Hope you’re all keeping well at present?

Please see below an updated FAQ’s concerning the Step 4 advice about returning to play. There is guidance included about the “30 on a pitch” topic of conversation that I’ve had with a few people over the course of the week.

We are ...
click for full details

Covid Note and Guidance for Members of HHUA ...(with link - click here)

Ladies and Gentlemen

As many of you are aware some hockey is now being played and hopefully the leagues will commence shortly. At the time of preparing this note, two Hampshire umpire appointments have taken place and as hockey clubs gear up to play more competitive games, the demands upon HHUA ...
click for full details

... More
12th Aug
Step 4 and on-going work

England Hockey are pleased to announce that DCMS and government have given approval to our Sport Specific Risk Assessment, which allows us to return to 11-a-side hockey without social distancing.

Please be aware of the following about the above statement:

Social Distancing is still applicable ...
click for full details

9th Aug
Latest update from England Hockey ...(with link - click here)

Hi all

Hope you are all keeping well during this period.

As you are aware, we have been working through the Return to Play strategy with DCMS and the position of England Hockey.

Below is the communication that has been shared with the Hockey Community ...
click for full details

... More

Click here for more news items and more details for any of these news items.

Appointing Policy

England Hockey have specific recommendations regarding young umpires officiating senior hockey matches, as follows ...
"It cannot be emphasised enough that England Hockey recommends that U18 umpires, other than those approved by the NYUAG and RYUAGs, do not umpire adult matches unless supervised by appropriately qualified and checked coaches/mentors.
Welfare precautions should ensure the deployment of young umpires to games appropriate to their stage of development."

Hampshire Hockey Umpires' Association, and specifically the Hampshire CYUAG, support this policy fully.
Any appointments of young umpires to senior or junior matches will only be made after careful consideration of the abilities, welfare and development needs of any young umpires concerned.

Recent News Items
4th Sep
Open Letter from England Hockey

Open letter from Nick Pink & Royston Hoggarth

4 September 2020

Dear Colleague,

We hope this letter finds you, your families and your hockey clubs well and you are all looking forward to what we hope will be a new exciting season of hockey. In these unprecedented times we would like to ...
click for full details

2nd Sep
Return to play - Step 5 ...(with link - click here)

Hi All

Please see below the latest announcement that was released earlier today about the move to Step 5 of the Return to Play.

http://www.englandhockey.co.uk/news.asp?itemid=49590&itemTitle=KEY+UPDATE%3A+Moving+to+Step+5+of+Return+To+Play+guidelines&section=22

If you have any ...
click for full details

... More
HHUA Annual Awards 2020 - Congratulation!!

The annual HHUA awards are normally presented at the AGM in May, for which details of the respective nominees were published in the AGM Calling Notice on 20th April; however, this year with the lock down, and a virtual AGM, there was no opportunity to present the awards in person.

It was then ...
click for full details

1st Sep
UMPIRES EXPENSES

Refreshments: With Covid restrictions in place some clubs may not be able to provide meals or a sandwich bag in the usual way. Umpires may well travel home shortly after a game to shower etc. Where you feel it is necessary to get refreshments, eg because of long journeys or double games, then you ...
click for full details

30th Aug
HHUA Radio exchange - final dates

Ladies and Gentlemen,

The HHUA Radio Co-Ordinator, Tim Clay, has offered a few dates in September for those who have yet to complete their radio exchange for the new radio system. Remember to clean your radio system and return it in a plastic bag with all accessories. No radio, no ...
click for full details

29th Aug
HHUA Umpire Appointments for September 2020

Many thanks to all the clubs who submitted requests for appointed HHUA umpires for an array of interesting friendly fixtures in early to mid September - and even one or two in August. Thanks also to all the umpires who have submitted both their Covid Statements and their availability to umpire next ...
click for full details

21st Aug

Hi All

Hope you’re all keeping well at present?

Please see below an updated FAQ’s concerning the Step 4 advice about returning to play. There is guidance included about the “30 on a pitch” topic of conversation that I’ve had with a few people over the course of the week.

We are ...
click for full details

Covid Note and Guidance for Members of HHUA ...(with link - click here)

Ladies and Gentlemen

As many of you are aware some hockey is now being played and hopefully the leagues will commence shortly. At the time of preparing this note, two Hampshire umpire appointments have taken place and as hockey clubs gear up to play more competitive games, the demands upon HHUA ...
click for full details

... More
12th Aug
Step 4 and on-going work

England Hockey are pleased to announce that DCMS and government have given approval to our Sport Specific Risk Assessment, which allows us to return to 11-a-side hockey without social distancing.

Please be aware of the following about the above statement:

Social Distancing is still applicable ...
click for full details

9th Aug
Latest update from England Hockey ...(with link - click here)

Hi all

Hope you are all keeping well during this period.

As you are aware, we have been working through the Return to Play strategy with DCMS and the position of England Hockey.

Below is the communication that has been shared with the Hockey Community ...
click for full details

... More

Click here for more news items and more details for any of these news items.

Appointing Policy

England Hockey have specific recommendations regarding young umpires officiating senior hockey matches, as follows ...
"It cannot be emphasised enough that England Hockey recommends that U18 umpires, other than those approved by the NYUAG and RYUAGs, do not umpire adult matches unless supervised by appropriately qualified and checked coaches/mentors.
Welfare precautions should ensure the deployment of young umpires to games appropriate to their stage of development."

Hampshire Hockey Umpires' Association, and specifically the Hampshire CYUAG, support this policy fully.
Any appointments of young umpires to senior or junior matches will only be made after careful consideration of the abilities, welfare and development needs of any young umpires concerned.