Good luck to our Juniors at final State trials

After a gruelling Sunday morning trial on the ice [sic] of the SNHC, eight of TEMs juniors have been invited to the final player selections for the State U13 and U14 teams this coming Sunday.

A fantastic representation from the Club and we wish everyone the best of luck and better weather this weekend.

U14 Boys
Alex Paterson (GK)

U13 Girls
Ruby Morrisby
Annabel Kennedy
Gemma Kahanoff (GK)
Charlotte Ritman
Eugenie Rickard

U13 Boys
Oliver Marshall
Nick Spincer


TEM Juniors representing region in JSC

Congratulations to the 30 TEM Junior players selected to represent the Central Metro Flames in the Junior State Championship in July:

U13 Girls

  1. Milly Brown
  2. Claire Freeman
  3. Gemma Kahanoff
  4. Annabel Kennedy
  5. Ruby Morrisby
  6. Eugenie Rickard
  7. Charlotte Ritman

U13 Boys

  1. Luke Graven
  2. Richard Harrison
  3. Oliver Marshall 
  4. Nick Spincer

U15 Girls

  1. Rachel Graven
  2. Charlotte Kennedy
  3. Sascha Reinhardt
  4. Rebecca Wagg

U15 Boys

  1. Marcus Cameron
  2. Kobe Dudley
  3. Campbell Marshall
  4. Cameron Murray
  5. Alexander Paterson
  6. Luke Westmore

U17 Girls

  1. Emma Barham
  2. Victoria Cann
  3. Aimee Kahanoff
  4. Hannah Marshall
  5. Sophie Sjostrom
  6. Ashley Wisken

U17 Boys

  1. Andrew Cook
  2. Campbell Rickard
  3. Oliver Ritman

TEM Preseason Wrap

There has been a ton of action around the TEM Clubrooms this preseason so read on to check out our progress in all the sections.  It’s not too late to get involved with the seasons starting just over a month away, so dust off those hockey sticks and come on down!

The preseason numbers have been outstanding with team-based training commencing from this week. There will be a combined pre-season boot camp with the womens section this weekend, before the commencement of practice matches. The season begins for all mens teams on April 18th/19th. Click here for more details

The top squad has played out two well-fought practice matches with Kew and Greensborough in recent weeks. The women will join the men for a pre-season boot camp this weekend. The season begins for all womens teams on April 18th/19th. Click here for more details

Heaps going on! The U12/U14/U16 have all begun training with the U10 also commencing tonight. U8 & Hook In2 Hockey begin from the 26th March. There is also the Flames Girls College and Boys preseason development program continuing to take our young guns to the next level. The season begins for all junior levels on May 1st/2nd. Click here for more details

Preseason is going beautifully as the summer masters season wraps up, one of our womens teams being victorious! New players are encouraged to register in one of our many teams for 2015. The Masters season will commence from Monday, April 13th. Click here for more details

2015 Rule changes

Read below for a list of changes to be made for the 2015 season and the grades to which they apply:

1. Stick above the shoulder: 
Only applicable to Premier League and Premier League Reserve competitions. They are able to trap the ball with the stick above shoulder level.

2. Green card 2min suspension:
now applicable to ALL grades.

3. Breaking at Penalty Corners: 
now applicable to ALL grades. Offenders sent back to the half line.

4. Free hits within the 5-yard dotted line:
The ability to take attacking free hits, awarded within 5 metres of the edge of the circle, from the point of the offence. The change states that the ball still has to travel at least 5 metres before it can be played into the circle, or alternatively has to be touched by another player of either team, other than the player taking the free hit. Applicable to ALL grades.

5. Long corner positional change:
Play will now be re-started with the ball on the 23 metres line and in line with where it crossed the back-line. Applicable to ALL grades

Winning end to Junior Indoor season

After a great season, both TEM U15 Indoor teams came away with a Premiership. The East Shield team beat of strong competition to top the table in the last game of the season with a 9-3 victory over Doncaster. Meanwhile, the U15 Pennant team composed largely of U13 players saw off Mornington in the Grand Final 7-3. Meanwhile, the U13 Shield team finished the year in style with a dominant 7-1 win over a strong Southern United team. Special thanks to the respective coaches, Stu Hamilton, Chris Graven and Stuart Westmore.