Underwater Hockey Tourist: Australia

Official website of the Australian Underwater Hockey Commission

New South Wales
Newcastle
  • Club: Newcastle Underwater Hockey Club (NUHU)
  • Thursday nights 6:30-7:15 induction, basic skills, team slection; 7:30-8:30 game(s) start prompty at The Forum Aquatics Centre,
    Newcastle University
    ; email if you need to borrow any gear; cost is the pool $6 per game (expert instruction for the beginners free).
  • Contact: Jason at mrbump2@hotmail.com or 0415 674 522; Woody woodwa@gmail.com or 0413174297
Ryde
  • Club: Sydney Starfish
  • Sunday afternoons 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm at Ryde Aquatic Centre,
    504 Victoria Road, Ryde
  • Contact: Doug Cuthill - 0407 921 633 (mob) douglas.cuthill@db.com
  • See also: au.geocities.com
Wollongong
  • Club: Wollongong University Underwater Hockey Club
  • Tuesday nights, 19h30 - 21h00 at the Wollongong University Aquatics Center,
    Campus Ring Road
    . The pool is located on the University of Wollongong Campus behind building 13 and is accessed via the main entrance to building 13 - the University Recreation & Aquatic Centre
  • Contact: Andy Davis at adavis@uow.edu.au

Queensland
Cairns
  • Club: Cairns Underwater Association
  • Monday and Thursday nights 6pm-7pm at Tobruk Memorial pool,
    370 Sheridan st Cairns
    first game free, $3 thereafter
  • Contact: Sam Thomson Sam@378consulting.com or 0487210094; or Sean Hartley shart52@eq.edu.au or 0422943122
  • See also: cua.org.au
Chandler
  • Club: Brisbane Barracudas
  • Monday and Thursday night 7:15pm-8.15pm at Sleeman Sports Centre,
    Corner of Old Cleveland Road and Tilley Road, Chandler QLD
  • Contact: Russell Cox at uwhockeyqld@optusnet.com.au or 0414751569, or look up our Facebook page 'Brisbane Barracudas Underwater Hockey Club'
Morayfield
  • Club: Morayfield Eels
  • Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30pm-8.00pm at Caboolture Aquatic Center,
    1 Aquatic Centre Dr, Burpengary QLD 4505
    .
  • Contact: Steven Keegel morayfielduwh@gmail.com or 0402 05 15 20
  • See also: facebook.com
Palm Beach
  • Club: Tweed Gold Coast Freedivers
  • Tuesday nights 7.15pm at Southport Swimming Pool,
    Goldcoast 'Way, Southport
    .
  • Wednesday nights 7:15pm at Palm Beach Currumbin Swimming Pool, Throwers Drive, Palm Beach.
  • Contact: Danny Holder at dannyholder@bigpond.com or 0412 874224
  • See also: geocities.com
Toowoomba
  • Club: Queensland Agricultural College (Q.A.C.) Underwater Club Inc. -- Toowoomba Red Claws
  • Monday and Wednesday 7-8P PM at Toowoomba Grammar Aquatic Centre,
    32 Herries Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350
    .
  • Contact: Matt Adkins at matt@championseeds.com.auor 0400 951 466. The club can be mailed at Box 859 Gatton College, QLD 4343.
  • See also: seqscuba.org
Townsville


Tasmania

There are 28 teams in the Tasmanian Underwater Hockey Association, including:

  • Berserkers, an A team.
  • Cilia, an A Reserve team whose web link is, alas, dead.
  • Zooluus, a B team originally comprised of players from the University of Tasmania School of Zoology.
  • Grizzlies From Hell, a team described in different sources as a B team, a hard-playing social team, and a C-grade team. Report back here with the truth! Note: this may require trips to O'Rieleys.
Hobart
  • Club: Tasmanian Underwater Hockey Association
  • Tattersall's Hobart Aquatic Centre,
    1 Davies Ave, Hobart, Australia
    (site for the 2000 Worlds). Training is generally Monday 20:00-21:30 March-December; Matches Wednesday starting at 19:15, with the last match starting at 21:39, precdeding adjournment to Bridie O Rieley's for rehydration. Pool entry is $4.50, but let the front desk know you are there for hockey so the money is handled properly (in favor of the Association)
  • Contact: The association can be contacted via email admin@underwaterhockey.com.au or through the association's website
Launceston - Does this club still exist? Email us with an update!
  • Only social games from 18h00-20h00 in the Invermay pool on Wednesday nights.
  • Contact: Keith at keith_midson@hotmail.com

Victoria

For more information see the Victoria Underwater Hockey Commission web site or email the VUHC at committee@vuhc.org.au

Melbourne
  • Club: Monash Underwater Hockey
  • Tuesday and Friday 8:15PM-9:30, scratch games at Doug Ellis Swimming Pool, Building 1, Monash University,
    Clayton Campus at the head of the intersection of Ring Rd. East and Administration Rd., VIC 3800, Australia
    .
  • Contact: Tom Solopotias tom.solopotias@optusnet.com.au or 8812 2728, or the VUHC Committee committee@vuhc.org.au
  • See also: vuhc.org.au
Melbourne
  • Club: Wizards
  • Thursday 8PM at Xavier College,
    Barkers Road, Kew 3101
    , (03) 9853 2436. There are competition games every monday from 20h15-22h00 at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Center in Albert Park.
  • Contact: Graham Henderson at grahamhend@bigpond.com or 0418 151 787, or the VUHC Committee committee@vuhc.org.au
Warragul
  • Club: Warragul Underwater Hockey
  • Monday nights, 8:30PM at Warragul Leisure Centre,
    21 Burke St., Warragul VIC 3820
    .
  • Contact: Belinda at Belinda@chumba.com.au, 03 56 2222 00

Western Australia
Bunbury
  • Club: Bunbury Underwater Hockey Club
  • Social Games. Monday Nights 7.00 to 8.30pm, Thursday Nights 6.30 to 8.30pm. South West Sports Centre, near
    1 Rotary Avenue (near Parade Road), Bunbury, WA 6230
    . (Season - all year round). The club can provide equipment for visiting players.
  • Contact: Gillian Alietti at gillian_123@optusnet.com.au
Collie
  • Club: Collie Underwater Hockey Club
  • Social Games. Collie swimming pool (Nov through March). Wednesdays and Mondays. Juniors at 19h30 and Seniors at 20h00. The club can provide equipment for visiting players.
  • Contact: Colin Saunders at mrsesaunders@gmail.com
Margaret River
Perth
  • Club: Raiders
  • Training nights: Tuesdays from 20h00-21h00; Competitions: Thursdays from 19h00-21h00; Superleague: Sundays from 16h00-18h00
  • Contact: Debbie and Mike Gillespie at debgi@bigpond.net.au

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