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CPS Kookaburra 8s Hockey Gala Day

Dear Schools,

The 2017 CPS (Catholic Primary Schools) Kookaburra 8s Hockey Gala Day entries are now open. Entries close 31st July UNLESS maximum numbers are reached. Early entry is recommended to ensure a place. Team Lists DO NOT have to be submitted until 7th August.

More information go to the CPS Kookaburra 8s web page

monDAY, 21st august 2017

Entries close 31st July unless positions fill

2 Mixed Divisions (if numbers permit)

Junior - Years 3 & 4

Opens - Years 3 - 6

$120 per team

Hockey experience is not necessary.

Moorebank Hockey Fields

Ernie Smith Recreation Area, 101 Junction Road, Moorebank

Entry by school through log in on CSSS website.

8am Registration

3pm Presentation

Max 12 players per team  Minimum 8

Mixed teams of 8

2 Divisions - Junior Years 3 & 4, Open Years 3 - 6

Half field, modified goals, no goalkeeper, 25 minute games, no experience necessary

HOCKEY NSW will provide modified sticks & balls for all players

Umpires & assistance with coaching provided

EXTRA : FREE coaching clinic for all participants from 8:30am

For more information contact M: 0414 864 008 or email am.miranda@csss.nsw.edu.au


  • Students in Years 3 - 6
  • Matches of 25 minutes with no break
  • 8 field players - no goalkeeper
  • 2 players must stay in the attacking half of the field at all times. If this is breached, a 1 on 1 shoot out is awarded to non offending team. This can be any 2 players regardless of playing position.
  • Normal rules pertaining to feet rule inside both attacking and defending circles.
  • Long corners to be played from halfway in line with where the ball went over the baseline.
  • 5 metre circle free hit must be run or hit 5 metres before entering the circle.
  • No tomahawk hits allowed, only reverse edge pass with stick flat and hands apart.
  • All players to provide their own shin pads and mouth guards.

Ann-Marie Miranda

Executive Officer NSWCPS