Welcome to Drouids Hockey Club Gippsland

The Drouids Hockey Club (DHC) is affiliated with Hockey Victoria and is a member club of the West Gippsland Hockey Association. All our matches are played at Bellbird Park, Drouin, Victoria.The club attracts participants from Warragul, Drouin, and from all areas of West Gippsland, even from a place called Crossover.

Drouids Hockey aims for all players to have fun in a supportive environment; to have the opportunity to build up their hockey skills; and participate in a competitive and family friendly competition.

We are part of the West Gippsland Hockey Association

All our training sessions and games are at Bellbird Park (linked Google maps) Drouin, West Gippsland, Victoria.
Most games are held on Saturday during the main winter season. Over the summer months there is a break in regular competition.

However hockey can continue for those wanting more, with options such as Hookin2hockey for the younger players & summer hockey for older juniors and adults. There are many avenues for more ambitious players to play at a more competitive level including Junior Country Championships & Junior State Championships.

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Some members compete in various Gala Days, and other tournaments throughout the year.

Drouids have players of all abilities, from beginners to those who compete in country championships. Many players take on leadership roles within the club such as coaching younger players.

We pride ourselves as having a supportive friendly environment that caters for all skill levels.
Players get the opportunity to gain general fitness, learn about what skills are needed within a team environment, and if they wish, they can have leadership roles.

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Some players and parents elect to contribute to the game by assisting with coaching and by learning to umpire.

There are many additional ways for players & parents to contribute to the club and be part of the “Drouids Team”.

Skill Level

The Club caters for all skill levels, from beginners to more experienced players.

Drouids playing for West Gippsland Hockey

Drouids players donning the WGHA uniform at the  U13 Geelong Carnival

There are additional opportunities for those wishing to participate in West Gippsland & Gippsland representative teams.

Drouids players are strong supporters and participate in Junior Country Championships and Junior State Championships. There is also summer hockey for those can’t get enough over hockey over the summer months.

The main club emphasis is on players having fun, learning new skills, and developing good team work and fitness in a supportive environment

Newcomers are welcome to “come and try” . There is a supply of hockey sticks and shin pads which can be borrowed. Just contact us to ask for details. Contact Drouids Hockey Gippsland Victoria

 

The Teams

Drouids Club fields teams at all levels of the West Gippsland Hockey Association winter competition:
• Juniors – Under 8, Under 10, Under 12, Under 14 and Under 17 mixed teams
• Seniors – Women’s and Men’s teams

 Facilities

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Drouids Hockey Club train and play at the Hockey Synthetic Field at Bellbird Park, Drouin,

Victoria. The club has access to a high quality hybrid synthetic pitch, with competition
standard lighting enabling both daytime and evening competition and training

(Google map link)

Training

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Club President, Paul Hunt, models the new Drouids Hockey Top.

Thursday nights during the winter season
• Under 8, Under 10, Under 12, Under 14 & Under 16: 4.30pm – 5.30pm
• Seniors: 6pm – 7pm

Hockey is suitable for all ages. As can be seen here. As the club President, Paul Hunt, models the new Drouids Hockey Top.

Drouids Hockey are grateful to have the Drouin & District Community Bank®  as our major sponsor.

The Drouin & District Community Bank® support many community organisations and we are pleased to have them support Drouids Hockey.Drouids Bendigo Partnership