Welcome to South West United Hockey Club

South West United Hockey Club is currently the largest hockey club in the western suburbs of Brisbane. We cater to all standards of hockey players aged 5 to 75 in both grass and turf competitions. Our club was founded in the early 1970's and is based in the Graceville area of Brisbane however attracts and welcomes players from all over Brisbane.

We currently have a membership of over 300 players that compete in Masters, Senior Turf, Senior Grass, Junior Turf, Junior Grass and U9 and U7 Rookey competitions. We pride ourselves on being a very welcoming and safe club and you will notice us for sure in our distinctive bright blue and orange uniforms and we're affectionately known as the Mighty Swooos.

If you are interested in playing hockey at any level please contact our club Head of Development, Phil Jackwitz, via email swu.philjackwitz@gmail.com.

Season 2021

On behalf of South West United Hockey Club - welcome to the 2021 Field Hockey Season! It's going to be another exciting year for SWU so sign up and join in the fun.

Our club fields team in both the male and female hockey competitions run by the Brisbane Hockey Association and Brisbane Womens Hockey Association. We have Turf and Grass teams that suit all ages and abilities from 5 onward. We look forward to your participation in 2021.

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This Week!

Our season is rolling on!  This week we see senior grass training on Thursday.  There is a Come and Try at Graceville Memorial Park on Saturday.  Our J's will play at the Wolf Cup at Burringbar Park on Saturday.  Our Division 1 and 2 women will continue with their pre-season prep with games at the State Hockey Centre.  And our Division 4 ladies will play a friendly.

For junior grass contact Katy ktgrasshopper3272@hotmail.com or Sarah sarah_mcc@bigpond.com

For junior turf contact Ange swu.angelindop@gmail.com

For senior grass contact Maree mareeb31@bigpond.com

For senior turf contact Kathy tkos2@bigpond.com

For senior men contact Riaan r.retief@uq.edu.au or David DCole@sundata.com.au

Any general enquiries contact Phil swu.philjackwitz@gmail.com

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Club Sign On Day and Season Launch

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Come and Try Hockey!

We have Come and Try sessions coming up in the lead up to the start of the 2021 season.  We’re taking enquiries now for any new players wanting to join our junior ranks.  If you have a junior / juniors keen to pick up a stick in 2021, get in touch with us.  Please use the contact details below:

Junior Grass

Katy ktgrasshopper3272@hotmail.com 

Sarah sarah_mcc@bigpond.com 

Phil swu.philjackwitz@gmail.com 0432 031 665

Junior Turf

Ange swu.angelindop@gmail.com

Phil swu.philjackwitz@gmail.com 0432 031 665

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2021 Pre-Season Senior Turf Trials - Div 3/4/5 Women and Juniors Playing Seniors

Welcome to the SWU Senior Turf pre-season and selection trials for 2021 Div 3/4/5 Women

WHO NEEDS TO REGISTER: All those trialling for senior turf women's including juniors playing seniors

$40 Div 3/4/5 Women
$40 Junior Playing Senior

WHERE: State Hockey Centre, Lytton Rd, Morningside (Colmslie).

WHEN: During pre-season Div 3-5 Women will have 2 sessions per week that include skills sessions and selection trials.

The schedule we have so far is:

Sunday 31 Jan 6:30pm - 8pm (SHC 1)
Wednesday 3 Feb 8pm - 9pm (SHC 1)
Sunday 7 Feb 5:30pm - 7pm (SHC 2)
Wednesday 10 Feb 8pm - 9pm
Sunday 14 Feb 5:30pm - 7pm
Wednesday 17 Feb 8pm - 9pm
Sunday 21 Feb 3pm - 5pm

NOTE - Regular season training's will be as follows (start date to be confirmed):
Div 3-5 W Wednesday nights 7-8pm/8-9pm rotations

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SWU Private Facebook page (** you need to request access and advise connection to the club to be approved**).

Any questions regarding the above senior turf trials please contact:

Kathy O'Sullivan - E. tkos@bigpond.com / P. 0412 780 004 (Senior Turf Co-Ordinator)
Ange Lindop E. swu.angelindop@gmail.com / P. 0410709322 (Club President)

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2021 Junior Pre-season Trials and Training

Welcome to the SWU Junior Turf pre-season and Selections for 2021
During pre-season we have 1 session per week that include skills sessions and selections however all players turning 14 this year are also welcome to attend our senior women's training's on Wednesday nights. These dates will be outlined on our Div 3-5 Women's team info below.

All our training for all teams will be at the State Hockey Centre, Lytton Rd, Morningside (Colmslie).

Sunday 31JAN 5-6.30pm - SHC pre season clinic
Sunday 7FEB 4-5.30pm - SHC preseason clinic
Sunday 14FEB 4-5.30pm - SHC preseason clinic
Friday 19FEB 6-7pm - SHC **Selections
Monday 22FEB 5.30-7pm - SHC ** Teams announced
Friday 26FEB Junior Turf Grading Games / Saturday 27FEB U13T Grading Games
Monday 01MAR 5.30-7pm SHC - Training
Friday 05MAR Junior Turf Grading Games / Saturday 06MAR U13T Round 1
Monday 08MAR 5.30-7pm SHC - Training
Friday 12MAR Junior Turf Round 1 / Saturday 13MAR U13T Round 2
Monday 15MAR 5/5.30-6.30pm ** REGULAR TRAINING TIMES BEGIN **

This year as well, SWU will have 5 teams in the WOMEN's competition. DIV 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. We now have direct pathway for our juniors to play in the top division in senior hockey. All our Div 3-5 women train on Wednesday nights and our men's teams will train on Thursday nights at SHC with our DIV 1 and 2 squad training twice a week Mon/Thu (including fitness sessions).

All juniors born in 2007 and earlier are eligible to play senior women's hockey and we encourage all juniors interested in playing both juniors and seniors to attend both training's where possible.

If you have any questions please contact me via email or mobile 0410 709322. Please leave a message if I don't answer and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

Kind regards,

Angela Lindop
Club President
P. 0410 709322
E. swu.angelindop@gmail.com

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Junior Goalkeepers Wanted

SWU is looking for goalkeepers for several of our junior girl teams.  If you have a daughter that is a goalkeeper, and you're looking for a new opportunity in Brisbane club hockey for her, get in touch with our Head of Development.  Email Phil at swu.philjackwitz@gmail.com for more about the opportunities at SWU.  

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2021 Female Marquee Players

South West United Hockey Club's Division 1 program is vital to the big picture of the club.  For this reason, the club has decided to invest into the program at a new level.  SWUHC has created space for 2 marquee players for the 2021 season.  The core purpose of these 2 marquee players is to enhance the advancements of the current player group, as the club continues to progress at the elite women's club hockey level.  

If you're currently playing women's hockey at an elite level, and you're looking for a new direction in your club hockey, then this opportunity could be for you.  Follow this link for more information https://www.recruitment4hockey.com/.../2021-female.../ or alternatively, contact Phil at philjhockey@gmail.com or Ange at swu.angelindop@gmail.com


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Great News for QUT Students!

Are you a QUT student?  DON"T PAY FULL FEES!  QUT students that play for SWU won't pay full fees in 2021.  This offer is only available to SWUHC and QUTHC players.  Discounts apply to both men and women players, and across all turf divisions.  For more information about the fee discount, email Petra at president.quthockey@gmail.com.  For more information about how to link up with a team, email our Head of Development.  Email Phil at swu.philjackwitz@gmail.com.  

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Senior Women Coaches

Are you interested in coaching senior women in 2021?  We're filling positions now!  Email your interest to our Head of Development.  Email Phil at swu.philjackwitz@gmail.com.  

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Calling for Expressions of Interest; Coaches & Managers

Like every other year, 2021 has the potential to be another positive year for South West United HC and planning is well under way.  South West United HC is now calling for Expressions of Interest for Coaches and Managers across all sections of the club.  This includes grass and turf, juniors and seniors including masters, men’s and women’s.  

Please direct all enquiries to Phil, our Head of Development.  It is best to contact Phil via email at philjhockey@gmail.com.  Anyone interested in reducing their playing fees, or the fees of one of their family members, is encouraged to send in an Expression of Interest.  Please email your Expressions of Interest to Phil at philjhockey@gmail.com.  

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Dragons Win!

Our senior women’s indoor team the Dragons, win the South Brisbane Women’s A title for 2020. 

Would you like to play alongside our Division 1 women in 2021? Get in touch with Phil at swu.philjackwitz@gmail.com

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Grand Final Winners - Masters Div5 Men

MHL5 GF  WinnersCongratulations to MHL5 Men on winning the Grand Final in Shoot Outs.

Phil Surtees (in Goals) picked up the Player of the Match.

MHL5 won the Memorial Cup (top team at the end of Round 1), Minor Premiership and the Premiership.

Rusty  Golden  OldieAlso, congratulations to Rusty for being awarded the Golden Oldie award - this award is very prestigious in Men's Masters, and goes to the Master who contributes a positive outcome for Masters Hockey, plays the game in the right spirit, and is always willing to help.

Summer Hockey

As our season closes out over the coming weeks, the club will be gearing up for summer hockey.  Watch this space and our Facebook page www.facebook.com/swuhockeyclub for more information.  

Head of Development

As South West United HC looks toward 2021, our club will maintain our commitment to the development of all our members.  We want to keep our rate of improvement at a high level, and the Head of Development role is vital to delivering results in this space.  The Head of Development is a dual-purpose role; “recruitment” and “development”.  The Head of Development will work across a number of areas including working with schools, creating recruitment events, creating development opportunities for members across the whole year, plus providing ongoing support for all our coaches and teams.   

During these closing stages of 2020, SWUHC is well and truly in planning mode.  If you have any ideas on how to further advance our great club, please get in touch with Phil our Head of Development.  You can reach Phil at swu.philjackwitz@gmail.com.  

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SWU Div 2 Womens Vs Easts Highlights - 25th March

Our first livestreamed game of the season for Div2. Only the exciting bits!!

Junior turf grading (Jt1-4)
Junior turf grading (U13T)
Wolf Cup - JT2 team
Div 3-5 squad friendly games with SBE

State Hockey Centre

***Please arrive by 9:15am***
Div 1 and Div 2 friendly games with SBE and Bulimba

***Please arrive by 10:00am***
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