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The Field Hockey BC Volunteer Recognition and Annual Awards Dinner took place on Nov. 4 in Vancouver, B.C. and honoured several athletes and volunteers for their hard work over the past year. Field Hockey BC president Ian Baggott was on hand as the Master of Ceremonies.

Duncan-native Diana Roemer, a Cowichan High School graduate, was named the Senior Female Athlete of the Year. Roemer has amassed 71 caps following her most recent international competition – the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Roemer has also competed in the 2011 Champions Challenge and the 2010 XIX Commonwealth Games. Vancouver’s Scott Tupper was named Male Athlete of the Year.

During the Volunteer recognition awards, the 2011 Senior Nationals hosting committee in Victoria was honoured in the Event Hosting category. Honoured at the awards ceremony included committee members Ian Batey (Media), Susan Jobbins (Ceremonies), Ali Lee (Media/Communications), Mike Rodgers (Treasurer), Pat Hall (Hospitality), Alison Sweeten (Umpire Liasion), Lyndon Williams and George Kirkpatrick.

As well, the community club awards honoured Anrew Poland, the president of the Cowichan Field Hockey Club.

Congratulations to all the island athletes and volunteers who were recognized.

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For awards ceremony on video visit:

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Superleague Results - Sunday October 30th

Posted by Leo Smyth at Oct 31, 2011 1:03PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Here are the results from week one of the Victoria Superleage. I would like to thank and congratulate all of the competitors, umpires and fans for the great games on Sunday afternoon.

Below I have posted the game results, team statistics and scoring table. Enjoy!

Results Sunday October 30th

Cumulative Team Statistics
|Team|Wins|Losses|Ties|Goals For|Goals Against|Plus/Minus|
|White |1 |2 |0 |3 |4 |-1|
|Black |0 |3 |0 |2 |7 |-5|
|Purple |2 |1 |0 |4 |2 |2|
|Red |3 |0 |0 |6 |2 |4|

Top Goal Scorers
|Rank|Player|Team|Goals Scored|
|T1 |Matt Sarmento |White |3|
|T1 |Brenden Bisset |Red |3|
|T3 |James Kirkpatrick |Black |2|
|T3 |Gavin Gentles |Purple |2|
|T3 |Javier Virk |Red |2|
|T3 |Derrick Norton |Red |2|
|T7 |Ryan Litnosky |White |1|
|T7 |Amardeep Sidhu |White |1|
|T7 |Arsh Buttar |Purple |1|

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Posted by Leo Smyth at Oct 20, 2011 1:30PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Greetings fellow hockey enthousiasts!

The Draft for the first Superleague session is complete! Here are the rosters.

White Team – Captain Amardeep Sidhu
Amardeep Sidhu
Adam Cowley
Deep Galhon
Derek Wiggins
Gordy Binning
Josh Brown
Matt Sarmento
Prabh Sihota
Ryan Litnosky
Sean Paget

Black Team – Captain Sam Jones
Sam Jones
Andrew Mackinnon
Aneal Basi
Chris Bell
Connor Martin
Gavin Titley
James Kirkpatrick
Josh Turnbull
Rajiv Dillon

Purple Team – Captain Kevin Laidman
Kevin Laidman
Amit Dillon
Arsh Buttar
Gavin Gentles
Jesse Kaloti
John sharp
Kevin Crover
Leo Smyth
Mick Egan

Red Team – Captain Derrick Norton
Derrick Norton
Brenden Bissett
David Bell
Izak Brussow
Javier Virk
Liam Taaffe
Nathan O’Riain
Tyler Klenk

As a reminder, here are the dates and times for the competitions. All teams attend all sessions.
Sunday October 30th 1:30-3:30
Sunday November 20th 1:30-3:30
Sunday December 4th 1:30-3:30

See you on the turf!

Leo Smyth
President VIFHA

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Co-Ed 7-Aside League

Posted by Ali Baggott at Sep 16, 2011 8:40PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Thursday nights is host to the Fall/Winter 7-aside league! This league has been running for several years and has been home for long-standing clubs such as the Rebels, the Sissies, Club Chub and the Wiseprankers! If you are interested in joining this mixed 7-aside league this is your chance!

- Must be registered with FHBC (
- Over the age of 14
- Open to both men and women

8:00pm Start @ UVic Vikes Field
Every Thursday

If you are interested please contact:

Mark Baggott (

Several teams are looking for both men, women AND GOALIES in particular!!

Coach Needed at Victoria High School!

Posted by Ali Baggott at Aug 24, 2011 7:21PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Victoria High School is seeking a Senior Girls field hockey coach for the 2011 Fall field hockey season. Commitment to the team would likely involve:

- two games per week at UVic (Monday & Wednesday, 3:45pm)
- minimum of one practice a week at Victoria High School (3:30-4:45pm)

All administration and athlete transport will be taken care of. Coaches duties are mainly on-field with provided assistance from teacher/manager Gillian Hawkins.

If you are interested in this position please contact:

Gillian Hawkins