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Recent News Items ...

2nd September 2015
West Masters - Umpires Required

The West Masters Festival Day will be held at King’s College, Taunton on Sunday 13 September from 11:00 onwards. There will be inter-county games for Women's O40 and Men's O40s, O50 and O60s. If any umpires would like to come along and officiate, please contact the organiser, Martin Jenkins ...
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6th August 2015
The New Rules

Here is an excellent explanation of the new rules by Hamish Jamson, FIH Umpire, including useful video footage. A must read!!

http://www.sportplan.net/drills/Hockey/present/rules/#/22

8th July 2015
Nick James coopted onto Selection Panel

Nick James has been co-opted onto the Selection Panel for the 2015-2016 season. Thank you to Nick for accepting the co-option.

30th June 2015
Chair of Selection Panel

Dear all, following the recent ballot to elect a Chair of the Selection Panel, I can now inform you that David Lillywhite has been elected and will fill the post with immediate effect. The post is then due for re-election in 2017.
We wish David well in his new role.

18th June 2015
Availability for Bath Tournament

Please can you submit your availability for the first weekend in September as the selectors will wish to consider appointments at their meeting in early July.
Thanks

9th June 2015
EHB Rules Change Guidance - May 2015

The latest Rules Change Guidance from EHB, published in May 2015, has now been placed on the 'Handbook and Downloads' section of the website under 'Rule Guidance'. This covers green card suspensions, early breaking at penalty corners, attacking free hits within 5m of the circle, using the stick ...
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2nd June 2015
West Hospitality Trophy (Women) 2014-2015

Listed below are the final positions for the West Umpiring Hospitality Trophy. Well done to Salisbury and to Lydney (with identical totals) for being the most hospitable clubs in the Premier Division of the WCWHL.

Salisbury (joint award)
Lydney (joint award)
Isca 2
Exe
Firebrands 2
Taunton ...
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24th April 2015
West Hospitality Trophy (Men) 2014-2015

Listed below are the final positions for the West Umpiring Hospitality Trophies. Well done to Westbury & United Banks and to Truro for being the most hospitable clubs in their respective divisions.

Premiership

Truro
Plymouth Marjon
Firebrands
Taunton Vale
Robinsons
Bristol ...
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13th February 2015
Umpire Training Resource ...(with link - click here)

There are some good training resources on the EH web site as per attached link including an example from our own Nick James!

16th October 2014
Umpiring Shirts ...(with link - click here)

The West Umpiring Sub Committee have now set up a new supplier for West shirts, Silver FX. It was decided that the West's main colour would now be lime green and that the first shirt would be subsidised by £10 which can be claimed through your expenses with a receipt to be forwarded to Julian ...
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Forthcoming Events ...

2nd September 201518:30Selection Panel @ Canford Lane, Bristol
19th September 2015West Clubs Women's Hockey League Season Starts
24th September 201518:45RYUAG @ Taunton Vale (TBC)
26th September 2015The GoCrea8 Hockey League season starts
30th September 201519:00WHA Umpiring Sub Committee @ Ruishton Inn
14th October 201518:30Selection Panel @ Canford Lane, Bristol
31st October 2015Selectors and Assessors Convergence Discussion @ Coombe Dingle, Bristol
Details TBC
16th December 201518:30Selection Panel @ Canford Lane, Bristol
20th January 201619:00WHA Umpiring Sub Committee @ Ruishton Inn
3rd February 201618:30Selection Panel @ Canford Lane, Bristol

Click here for the full diary of forthcoming events