Successful Masters Games

The XIVth  Australian Masters Games, held in Geelong, concluded on October 12 after a very busy and enjoyable week of hockey matches.


Masters Games Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony – Jenny, Meg, Tracey, Bron, Meredith with Claire as sign bearer for Hockey.


The Opening Ceremony on October 5 gave us the opportunity to see all the participating sports and some of the 8000 participants.



Mark Beretta

Australian Masters Games Ambassador and former member of the Newtown Hockey Club – Mark Beretta.





We even caught up with former member of the Club, Mark Beretta.  Mark played a couple of seasons in his teen years.










Geelong 30+ Women – with Deanne, Peta, Julie – and Fitzy umpiring.


It was great to meet teams from Melbourne and Central Victoria, as well as those who travelled from NSW, Albury, Cairns and Port Adelaide.




Geelong 30+ Women vs Border Masters






Congratulations to members of the Newtown Hockey Club who participated in the Hockey Geelong teams – 30+ Men, 30+ Women, 45+ Women and the Mixed teams.





Masters Games Medals


Congratulations to all the players – a magnificent effort to play 6 to 10 games in 7 days – and all teams finished with a medal.








Hockey Geelong 30+ Gold Medals (2)

Gold Medals for Geelong 30+ Women




Well done Colleen, Peta, Kirsty, Deanne, Tracey, Kellie, Julie, Lauren, Claire.





45+ Women (3)

Geelong 45+ Women – Bronze Medallists.




Great work Meg, Bron, Edna, Peta, Jenny, Meredith, Claire, Jan, Hillary, Nicola.





Geelong 30+ Men

Geelong 30 Men – with their Gold Medals




Well done Rodan, Fitzy and Pete.







Gold Medals for the The Raspberries in the Mixed Grand Final.

Gold Medals for the Raspberries in the Mixed Grand Final.












Silver Medallists in Mixed Competition (2)

Silver Medallists in the Mixed Competition.


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