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2018 Articles

Good Results for United
Moorabbin Kingston Leader 30th May 2018

IT was a big weekend of hockey at Southern United’s home ground at Farm Rd, starting with four games on Friday night. The Under 16 teams have started the season with great promise. The mixed shield and pennant teams played in top-of the-ladder clashes against Waverley and Knox. See image    Read more ….


Juniors making their mark at United
Moorabbin Kingston Leader 23rd May 2018
SOUTHERN United’s Premier League teams travelled to Altona for Round 6 and split the spoils, with the women winning 3-2 and the men losing 5-4.
The United women were in a strong position going in to the match, with four wins giving them fifth place on the ladder. 
Hockey is a challenging game, and nothing is a sure thing, as Southern found against the 11th-placed Altona. At half time the hosts led 2-0 and an upset was in the works.  Southern rallied with three goals, scored by Tamsin Nelson, Emily Hamilton Smith and Olivia Finlayson, including a goal after the final whistle. See image   See more …


Wins and Vic honours for United
Moorabbin Kingston Leader 16th May 2018
THE winter weather set in for junior hockey last Friday night.
But the cold weather did not deter the Southern United players, who had a clean sweep at the home matches at Farm Rd. The Under 14 and 16 mixed A teams proved …… See more  See Image


United hammers Hawks
Moorabbin Kingston Leader 9th May  2018
SOUTHERN United’s Premier League teams tackled hockey powerhouse Hawthorn at home on the weekend, and the men had an outstanding victory.
A robust match had a 2-1 scoreline at half time.  But Southern took hold of the Hawks in the second half, winning 7-3.
Matt l’Hullier scored two goals and the rest came from the youngsters — Craig Marais, Mackenzie Thompson, Josh Mulder, Nathan Ephraums and Alistair Hart. See more… See Image


Southern’s new breed
Moorabbin Kingston Leader 2nd May  2018
THE junior hockey season started on the weekend with 18 Southern United junior teams hitting the pitch, and 40 junior players playing their first game of club hockey, children ranging in age from 8 to 18.
The Under 10 teams, looking bright and shiny in their new uniforms, showed off their hard work in training and their new skills over the last weeks in their games against Waverley.  See more… See image


Premier Women show a tonne of tenacity 
Moorabbin Kingston Leader 25th April 2018
IT was a big weekend of hockey at Southern United’s pitch at Farm Rd, Cheltenham with the Premier League teams playing at home on Saturday, followed by a mix of senior sides on Sunday.
The Premier League men took the three points in a strong 5-0 win, with Matt l’Hullier scoring three from penalty corners and Ben van Workrem nailing two spectacular field goals.  See more… See image


Rousing win for Southern United women
Moorabbin Kingston Leader 18th April 2018
THE 2018 hockey season for the state’s Premier League competition started on the weekend with the Southern United teams playing at home at Farm Rd, Cheltenham against Waverley.
With the Commonwealth Games in full flight, … Read more See Image


Youthful United has 4-0 Victory
Moorabbin Kingston Leader 11th April 2018
THE 2018 hockey season for the state’s Premier League competition started on the weekend with the Southern United teams playing at home at Farm Rd, Cheltenham against Waverley.
With the Commonwealth Games in full flight, the inspiration of the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos was front of mind for all players.
The United women’s Premier League team, with nine players under the age of 18, including 13-year-old Josie Lawton and 14-year-old Emilia Downes, let the young players show their style in the 4-0 win over Waverley. … Read more See image


United players to wear Vic colours
Moorabbin Kingston Leader 7th March 2018
WITH the start of the outdoor season five weeks away, Southern United Hockey Club is in full swing.
The weekend saw the Farm Rd, Cheltenham pitch used to capacity with six practice matches on Saturday, followed by hockey academy, two more practice matches and the season kickoff party on Sunday.
Hockey Victoria announced the selections for the Victorian Under 15 team to compete at the Australian championships at Wollongong in April with 10 Southern United players tapped. … more See image


Victorian honours for United players

Moorabbin Kingston Leader 14th Feb 2018
HOCKEY in 2018 has started with success for the Southern United players.
Hockey Victoria has selected the teams for the Victorian team to compete in the Australian Under 18 championships in March and Southern United players make up 25 per cent of the team.
Olivia Carruthers, Olivia Downes, Emily Hamilton-Smith and Amy Lawton were chosen in the women’s team, and Alistair Hart, Brad Marais, Craig Marais, Pim Okhuizen, and Trent Symss were tabbed for the men’s team, with Carlin Walker selected as a train-on. …. more  See Image