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CONTENTS

3 Messages 6 Organising Committee 8 Past Winners 12 Participating Teams 60 Acknowledgements Gallery 10 2014 Winners 24 2014 Action ON the Padang 31 2014 Swinging 60s 34 2014 Cocktails 35 2014 Action OFF the Field Features 16 SCC Heritage Trail 20 2014 Tournament 26 SCC Hockey SCChool 30 SCC Hockey Section Team Profiles 38 SCC Golden 39 SCC Orchids 40 SCC Stars 41 SCC Merlion 42 Anzai Japan 42 Fremantle Hockey Club 43 Cairns Jade & Sapphires 44 Hawks 44 HC Get Wilds 44 Hollandse Club B 45 Hong Kong Cricket Club 45 Manila Gorillas 46 Melville City Hockey Club 46 Modernians Hockey Club (Ladies) 47 Monsooners 48 Old Georgians Hockey 49 Owls 49 OX Travellers 49 Singapore Recreation Club Mens 50 Recalcitrant Redmen 51 Roaming Redmen 52 The Pink Ladies 52 Tornadoes 53 UEDA Company 53 Unpad 54 Unfit Allstars – Westside Wolves 56 Valley RFC (Ladies) 56 Wakatichi Tokyo 57 WASPS Hockey Club 57 Yokoe Japan 58 YM Youth Development Squad 59 YMCC Hockey Club

The 21st SCC International Hockey Sixes Tournament magazine is published by: SINGAPORE CRICKET CLUB | Connaught Drive, Singapore 179681 Tel: +65 6338 9217 Fax: +65 63370119 Email: scc@scc.org.sg Web: www.scc.org.sg For more information on the SCC Hockey Sixes, please visit www.facebook.com/SccHockey6s MCI (P) 071/01/2015 All information correct at time of print. Magazine printing by Achieve Pack N Print Pte Ltd. Photos courtesy of Benny Kee Photography. Photos courtesy of Andrew Lim and Benny Kee.

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A warm welcome to all participating teams, players, officials and supporters. We, at the SCC, are immensely proud and honoured to host the 21st edition of the SCC International Hockey 6s Tournament this year. Held on 28 February and 1 March at the verdant Padang, this annual sporting extravaganza is set to showcase hard hitting non-stop six-a-side format hockey. The 21st edition is a special one indeed - themed ‘Red, White and…Goal!’ in celebration of the nation’s golden jubilee. This highly anticipated tournament returns with a remarkable number of 64 teams participating. The convergence of 40 Men’s and 24 Ladies teams from Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the UK will undoubtedly challenge the players and equally excite the spectators. Have a great time watching the games and enjoy the convivial atmosphere. SCC has also arranged for

many different F&B vendors who are eager to tempt you with a variety of food and beverages. My sincere thanks to the Hockey 6s Organising Committee Chairman, Mathavan Devadas, the SCC Sports Department for their invaluable efforts, our kind sponsors for their support of our sporting endeavour, the supporters for their encouraging enthusiasm and volunteers for helping make this event a success. Admission is free! So mark your calendar and come on over to the Padang on 28 February and 1 March for an entertaining weekend of top-notch hockey at the 21st edition of the SCC International Hockey 6s Tournament 2015. Mohan J Bhojwani President, Singapore Cricket Club

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Messages

The Singapore Hockey Federation welcomes all visiting teams to Singapore for the SCC International Hockey 6s. This event has been a fixture on our calendar since 1992 and it has grown in size and stature since then. I understand that there will be a record number of 64 teams this year which speaks of the popularity that the event has gained over the years. I would like to thank the Singapore Cricket Club for the annual commitment to the sport of Hockey in

It is my utmost pleasure and honour to welcome all participating teams to the 21st SCC International Hockey 6s Tournament 2015. One of four marquee international sporting events, this year’s edition will be held at the historic Padang over the weekend of 28 February and 1 March. Echoing the nation-wide celebrations and commemoration of Singapore’s 50th birthday is the tournament’s theme of ‘Red, White and…Goal!’. The International Hockey 6s tournament at the SCC has evolved over the past two decades, rapidly captivating the attention of top teams and players around the region and beyond. With a fast and furious six-a-side format, participating teams can anticipate a challenging and keenly contested series of matches. The SCC is proud to have the participation of teams from Australia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, Thailand and the UK - a total of 64 stellar teams which would certainly make for well-fought matches.

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Singapore by organizing this tournament every year and congratulate them on their excellent delivery of a marvelous social event. I look forward to an entertaining weekend of Hockey and merry making. Mathavan Devadas President Singapore Hockey Federation

Spectators can be sure to expect gripping action on the field and an equally exciting ball of a time off the field with fellow hockey enthusiasts. I sincerely thank the tournament’s Organising Committee Chairman, Mathavan Devadas and his dedicated team of volunteers for their tireless efforts leading up to the event. I also wish to express my gratitude to our generous sponsors as well as spectators for their encouraging support of the Club and the tournament. My appreciation also goes to the SCC management and staff for their unwavering commitment. I urge all Members to be part of this fun-filled weekend to witness and celebrate the passion for hockey at the Padang. I wish all teams the very best! T. Ravi Chandran Chairman, Games Control Board Singapore Cricket Club


Messages

It is a great pleasure to welcome the participating teams, to the 21st edition of the SCC International Hockey 6s. This year sees the tournament themed in conjunction with the celebration of Singapore’s 50th year of Independence. We are blessed with the participation of teams from Asia, Oceania, and Europe; providing a good and competitive mix of teams. Without a doubt, I am looking forward to the wonderful hockey, new and renewed friendships, a fantastic party – all to be enjoyed around good fun and spirits. We have seen a growth in the number of teams participating once again, with 40 Men’s Teams, and 24 Ladies Teams joining us at the tournament. A huge word of thanks goes out to our sponsors and advertisers who have generously contributed and

It is once again a very great pleasure to welcome the participating teams to the SCC International Hockey Sixes. As in past years this year’s tournament will feature a very good mix of teams from Asia, Europe, Oceania, and the Middle East. I am sure the weekend will be one of wonderful hockey, warm fellowship, great partying and all around good fun and spirits. A special thanks to our Sponsors and all other advertisers who through their continued loyal support and generous contributions have made this year’s Tournament a reality.

supported us in making sure the tournament is a success. Also, the Organizing Committee and Hockey Section Members who have volunteered their time to manage the various functions and tasks at hand before, during, and after the tournament deserve a tremendous amount of credit in ensuring this event is possible. A very special thanks to the SCC Sports Department and grounds staff who worked very hard to ensure a smooth tournament weekend. I wish all participants and supporters a fun filled weekend and a safe journey home. Intekhab Khan Deputy Chairman SCC Hockey 6s Organising Committee

And a very special thank you to the very resourceful Organising Committee whose members have come forward to take charge of the various tasks required to be done, the planning, organizing and execution of this year’s Tournament. I wish all participants and supporters a fun filled weekend and a safe journey home. K Rajaram Hockey Section Convenor Singapore Cricket Club

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Organising Committee

Mathavan Devadas Chairman

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Intekhab Khan Deputy Chairman

Martijn de Blauwe Sponsorship

Subhas Nathan Tournament Functions

M Silvarajoo Infrastructures

Sean Chen Magazine

Lemoushmi Devi Merchandising & Souvenirs

K Rajaram Treasurer & Sponsorship


Past Winners Year

Competition

Winner

Runner-up

2014

Men’s Cup

SRC Hockey Men

Clubhouse Casuals

Men’s Plate

Prodigy 92

Modernians

Men’s Bowl

Gymkhana Club

Roaming Redmen

Ladies Cup

RIHP Rubies

KL Hockey Club Ladies

Ladies Plate

ISCI Ladies

Tornadoes Ladies

Ladies Bowl

Seethadevi

Monsooners Ladies

Player of the Tournament Men’s

Edward Welch (Clubhouse Casuals)

Player of the Tournament Ladies

Amber Mutch (RIHP Rubies)

Men’s Cup

KL Hockey Club (Malaysia)

Tornados Hockey Club (Singapore)

Men’s Plate

Hollandse Club (Singapore)

Royal Thai Air Force Hockey Team (Thailand)

Men’s Bowl

Colombo Gymkhana Club (Sri Lanka)

The Reds (Australia)

Ladies Cup

Seethadevi Sports Club (Sri Lanka)

Cairns Hockey Association Sapphires (Australia)

Ladies Plate

Scarlet Redbacks (Australia)

Jansenites (Singapore)

Ladies Bowl

Southern Stormtroopers (Australia)

Monsooners (Australia)

Player of the Tournament Men’s

Imadh Muzammil, Gymkhana Club (Sri Lanka)

Player of the Tournament Ladies

Bec Fatnowna, RIHP Old Rubies (Australia)

Men’s Cup

Singapore Recreation Club (Singapore)

Seven Stars (Japan)

Men’s Plate

Freemantle (Australia)

Hong Kong Cricket Club (Hong Kong)

Men’s Bowl

Maechens (Japan)

Gymkhana Club (Sri Lanka)

Ladies Cup

Seethadevi (Sri Lanka)

KL Hockey Club (Malaysia)

Ladies Plate

Hockey Goddesses (Australia)

Melos 85 (Japan)

Ladies Bowl

SCC Gold (Singapore)

Super Dux (Australia)

Player of the Tournament Men’s

Shoga Matoba, Seven Stars (Japan)

Player of the Tournament Ladies

Chathurika Wijesooriya, Seethadevi (Sri Lanka)

Men’s Cup

Singapore Recreation Club (Singapore)

Yokoe HC (Japan)

Men’s Plate

KCC (Hong Kong)

YMCC Hockey Club (Australia)

Men’s Bowl

Riverside Lions (Australia)

VIOBA (Malaysia)

Ladies Cup

KL Hockey Club (Malaysia)

Hong Kong Island Queens (Hong Kong)

Ladies Plate

SCC Slammers (Singapore)

Hockey Goddesses (Australia)

Ladies Bowl

SMK Puteri (Malaysia)

Tornados (Singapore)

Player of the Tournament Men’s

Keisuke Yoshida, Yokoe HC (Japan)

Player of the Tournament Ladies

Nadia Abdul Rahman, KL Hockey Club (Malaysia)

Men’s Cup

KL Hockey Club (Malaysia)

Clubhouse Casuals (UK)

Men’s Plate

Gymkhana Hockey Club (Sri Lanka)

Boatpeople Hamburg (Germany)

Men’s Bowl

Tannibellies Hockey (Singapore)

Royal Selangor Club (Malaysia)

Ladies Cup

KL Hockey Club (Malaysia)

Seethadevi (Sri Lanka)

Ladies Plate

Singapore Cricket Club (Singapore)

Gulf Camels (UAE)

Ladies Bowl

Hong Kong Cricket Club (Hong Kong)

Sri Lanka Schools (Sri Lanka)

Schools Boys

St. Andrews Secondary School (Singapore)

Jurong West Secondary School

Schools Girls

CHIJ St. Theresa’s Convent (Singapore)

(Singapore)

Player of the Tournament Men’s

Abu, KL Hockey Club (Malaysia)

East View Secondary School (Singapore)

Player of the Tournament Ladies

Kannagi Arumugam, KL Hockey Club (Malaysia)

Player of the Tournament Boys

Gugan Sandran, St. Andrews Secondary School (Singapore)

Player of the Tournament Girls

Nurfana Hani, CHIJ St. Theresa’s Convent (Singapore)

Men’s Cup (Joint Champions)

Singapore Recreation Club (Singapore) & Royal Selangor Club

Men’s Plate

(Malaysia)

Men’s Bowl (Joint Champions)

Gymkhana Club (Sri Lanka)

Ladies Cup (Joint Champions)

Royal Klang Club (Malaysia) & Boatpeople Hamburg (Germany)

Ladies Plate

Royal Selangor Club (Singapore) & Singapore Cricket Club

Ladies Bowl (Joint Champions)

(Singapore)

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Valley Pandas (Hong Kong)

YMCC Youth Development (Australia)

Kowloon Cricket Club (Hong Kong)

PDRM Scorpions (Malaysia) & Kasetsart University (Thailand) 2008

NO TOURNAMENT

2007

Men’s Cup

Dolphins (Malaysia)

Singapore Recreation Club (Singapore)

Men’s Plate

Cobra Magic (Australia)

Gymkhana Sports Club (India)

Men’s Bowl

Hotspurs HC (Australia)

YMCC (Australia)

Women’s Cup

Kesetsart University (Thailand)

Royal Selangor Club (Malaysia)

Women’s Plate

SCC Frangipanis (Singapore)

Police SA (Singapore)

Hotspurs Black (Australia)

Women’s Bowl 2006

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United World College SEA (Singapore)

Men’s Cup

Air India (India)

Royal Selangor Club (Malaysia)

Men’s Plate

Police SA (Singapore

Cobras Fusion (Australia)

Men’s Bowl

YMCC (Australia)

Unfit Allstars (Australia)

Women’s Cup

Hotspurs (Australia)

Royal Selangor Club (Malaysia)

Women’s Plate

Cobras Strikers (Australia)

Royal Selangor Club (Malaysia)

Women’s Bowl

SLS Black (Sri Lanka)

Valley RFC (Hong Kong)


Past Winners Year

Competition

2005

NO TOURNAMENT

2004

2003

2002

2001

Winner

Runner-up

Men’s Cup

Air India (India)

Maharajah (India)

Men’s Plate

Royal Thai Air Force (Thailand)

YMCC Hockey Club (Australia)

Men’s Bowl

Boatpeople (Germany)

Royal Selangor Club (Malaysia)

Women’s Cup

Royal Selangor Club (Malaysia)

Police Scorpions (Malaysia)

Women’s Plate

Royal Thai Air Force (Thailand)

Women’s Bowl

Kaset Ladies (Thailand)

Westside Wolves (Australia) Sri Lanka Schools Hockey Association (Sri Lanka)

Men’s Cup

Air India (India)

Kilat Club KL (Malaysia)

Men’s Plate

Penang Sports Club (Malaysia)

Singapore Police Sports Association (Singapore)

Men’s Bowl

Chenab Eagles (Singapore)

YMCC Hockey Club (Australia)

Women’s Cup

Police Vipers (Malaysia)

Flying Queens (India)

Women’s Plate

Royal Thai Air Force (Thailand)

Singapore Recreation Club (Singapore)

Women’s Bowl

Chav Z - Force (Australia)

SCC Survivors (Singapore)

Men’s Cup

Air India

Redza Sports Club

Men’s Plate

EI Nino

Royal Thai Airforce

Men’s Bowl

Gymkhana

Sri Lanka Juniors

Women’s Cup

Royal Selangor Club

Kilat Ladies

Women’s Plate

Royal Thai Air Force

Singapore Cricket Club

Women’s Bowl

Yokohama

Valley RFC

Men’s Cup

Soul Mates

Indian Airlines

Men’s Plate

Air India

Rosellers

Men’s Bowl

Club Aman

Valley RFC

Women’s Cup

Police Scorpions

Theresians

Women’s Plate

Air India

Valley RFC

Women’s Bowl

Westside Wolves

Freemantle

2000

NO TOURNAMENT

1999

Men’s Cup

Pakistian Intl Airlines

Colombo Hockey & FC

Men’s Plate

Jollylads

Singapore Recreation Club

Men’s Bowl

Club Aman

Prisons

Women’s Cup

Police Scorpions

Theresians

Men’s Cup

Chenab

Pakistian Intl Airlines

Men’s Plate

Singapore Recreation Club

Royal Thai Air Force ‘B’

Men’s Bowl

Singapore Cricket Club

Misfits

Women’s Cup

Royal Malaysian Police

Police United

Men’s Cup

Johore Bahru District H.A.

Pakistian Intl Airlines

Men’s Plate

Indian Association

Penang Sports Club

Men’s Bowl

Misfits

Valley RFC

Women’s Cup

North Coast Raiders

Police United

Men’s Cup

Singapore Recreation Club

Gymkhana

Men’s Plate

Singapore Cricket Club

Chinese Taipei

Men’s Bowl

Royal Bangkok Sports Club

SIA Sports Club

Women’s Cup

Police United

Singapore Recreation Club

Men’s Cup

Indian Association

Freemantle

Men’s Plate

Johore Bahru Harimau

Johore Bahru District H.A.

Men’s Bowl

Hong Kong Phads

Khalsa

Women’s Cup

Police Scorpions

Police United

Men’s Cup

Singapore Recreation Club

Indian Association

Men’s Plate

Sentrans

Hong Kong FC

Men’s Bowl

Dutch Club

SAFSA

Women’s Cup

Theresians

Royal Selangor Club

Men’s Cup

Malacca Club

Singapore Recreation Club

Men’s Plate

Police ‘B’

Penang Sports Club

Men’s Bowl

Padang Select

Jansenites

Women’s Cup

Royal Selangor Club

Theresians

Men’s Cup

Malacca Club

Gymkhana

Women’s Plate Women’s Bowl 1998

Women’s Plate Women’s Bowl 1997

1996

1995

1994

1993

1992

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2014 Winners

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MEN’S COMPETITION

LADIES’ COMPETITION

MEN’S CUP Winner: SRC Hockey Men Runner-up: Clubhouse Casuals

LADIES’ CUP Winner: RIHP Rubies Runner-up: KL Hockey Club Ladies

MEN’S PLATE Winner: Prodigy 92 Runner-up: Modernians

LADIES’ PLATE Winner: ISCI Ladies Runner-up: Tornadoes Ladies

MEN’S BOWL Winner: Gymkhana Club Runner-up: Roaming Redmen

LADIES’ BOWL Winner: Seethadevi Runner-up: Monsooners Ladies

MEN’S PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT Edward Welch (Clubhouse Casuals)

LADIES’ PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT Amber Mutch (RIHP Rubies)


Participating Teams MEN’S TEAMS AUSTRALIA Anothavodice (YMCC) Fremantle Black Fremantle White Hawks Manila Lawn Hockey Club (Manila Gorillas) Melville City Hockey Club Mods Men Monsooners Men Old Xavierians HC Owls Recalcitrant Redmen Roaming Redmen The Hotspurs Touring Lions (Men) Unfit Allstars - Westside Wolves University of Western Australia WASPS Hockey Club YM Crabs YM Youth Development Squad YMCC Hockey Club

INDONESIA ISCI Men UNPAD

HONG KONG HKCC Other Suspects HKCC Usual Suspects Hong Kong Football Club Valley RFC (Men’s)

SRI LANKA Gymkhana Club - Colombo

JAPAN Anzai Japan HC Get Wilds Ueda Company Yokoe Japan MALAYSIA Falcons MAPA Liquorice All Sorts Sentul Sports and Cultural Club SINGAPORE Hollandse Club B Team SCC Stars SCC Merlion SRC Mens Tornadoes Hockey Club (Mens)

THAILAND Royal Thai Air Force UNITED KINGDOM Clubhouse Casuals

LADIES’ TEAMS AUSTRALIA Cairns Hockey Association Jade Cairns Hockey Association Sapphires Fremantle Women Freo Silver Modernians’ Hockey Club (Ladies) Monsooners Ladies Pink Ladies Singas Slingas Southern Stormtroopers Touring Lions (Ladies) Very Old Georgians HONG KONG HKCC Hyaenas HKCC Rhinoceros Valley RFC (Women’s) 12

INDONESIA ISCI Ladies JAPAN Tokyo Mix 6 Wakakichi Tokyo SINGAPORE Crescent Hockey Club SCC Golden SCC Orchids SRC Ladies Tornadoes Hockey Club (Ladies) SRI LANKA Seethadevi Hockey Club (Greens) Seethadevi Hockey Club (Queens)


Friends of Hockey Abdul Aziz Bin Mohammad Aman Bajaj Sivasriamphai Intekhab Khan Jayaprakash Jagateesan K. Balachandran Lim Khoon Lloyd Branson M. Silvarajoo Ricky Chew Rodd Harrison Robert Joseph Tahlil Ahmed Khan Vincent Lawrence L Wallace Tan

SCC Soccer Section 3rd Team


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Tournament Schedule at a Glance Time Venue Friday 27 February 2015 Team Briefing for Managers & Captains

6:00pm

Gilmour Room

Reception for Managers & Captains

7:30pm

Stumps Bar

League Competition

Men’s A, B, C, D, Ladies’ E, F, G

9:00am to 5.30pm 9:00am to 5.30pm

Official Tournament Dinner & Dance

7:30pm

Sixes Marquee

Bowl Competition Plate Competition

Ladies’ First Round

10.00am

Pitches 1 & 2

Ladies’ First Round

10.20am

Pitches 1 & 2

Cup Competition

Ladies’ First Round

10.40am

Pitches 1 & 2

Bowl Competition Plate Competition

Men’s Quarter-Finals

11:00am

Pitches 1, 2, 3 & 4

Men’s Quarter-Finals

11:20am

Pitches 1, 2, 3 & 4

Cup Competition

Men’s Quarter-Finals

11:40am

Pitches 1, 2, 3 & 4

Bowl Competition

Men’s Semi-Finals Ladies’ Semi-Finals

12:00pm

Pitches 1 & 2

Plate Competition

Men’s Semi-Finals Ladies’ Semi-Finals

12:40pm

Pitches 1 & 2

Cup Competition Men’s Semi-Finals 13:20pm Ladies’ Semi-Finals Rolling of Pitch 2:30pm

Pitches 1 & 2

Bowl Competition

Ladies’ Final Men’s Final

3:00pm 3:30pm

Pitch 1 Pitch 1

Plate Competition

Ladies’ Final Men’s Final

4:00pm 4:30pm

Pitch 1 Pitch 1

Cup Competition

Ladies’ Final Men’s Final

5:00pm 5:30pm

Pitch 1 Pitch 1

6:15pm

Sixes Marquee

Saturday 28 February 2015 Pitches 1, 2, 3 & 4 Pitches 1, 2, 3 & 4

Sunday 1 March 2015

Presentation of Prizes

Pitch 1

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The Singapore Cricket Club Heritage Trail Presidents in the early days of the Club included several governors of the then Straits Settlements: Sir Cecil Clementi Smith (SCC President, 1883, Governor, 1887-1893), Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham (SCC President, 1902-1903, Governor, 19011904) and Sir Arthur Henderson Young (SCC President, 19091910, Governor, 1911-1920). It was not all cricket on the Padang. A popular event almost up to World War I was the SCC Annual Sports, and the SCC Athletic Sports which were an integral part of this programme up to 1900. Football of both sorts, soccer and rugby, was established in Singapore in the 1880s, while an annual tennis tournament was initiated in 1875. Hockey arrived early in Singapore, in 1892, considering that the rules of the game had been established in Britain only in 1849 and the English Hockey Association established only in 1886. Established in 1852, the Singapore Cricket Club is today a premier sports and social club in Asia. It is the second oldest sports club in Singapore, junior by 10 years to the Singapore Sporting Club, now the Singapore Turf Club.

Billiards was no doubt played at the Club, but it is seldom mentioned in existing records. Lawn bowls began at the Club in the 1870s, and the tournaments were held regularly from 1898.

The Club stands at the centre of the city’s colonial heart, a public space that has witnessed many of Singapore’s triumphs and defeats, upheavals, independence as well as National Day Parades.

Membership of the Club had reached 878 by 1914. World War I affected Singapore sport badly (although the crown colony was not directly involved in the conflict), and the supply of sporting “manpower” was sharply reduced.

Nearby historic buildings include Raffles Hotel, St Andrew’s Cathedral, City Hall (on the steps of which the Japanese surrendered to the British in 1945), the Old Supreme Court (to re-open with City Hall as the National Art Gallery of Singapore in 2014), Old Parliament House (now the Arts House), Victoria Theatre and Memorial Hall, and Empress Place Building (formerly government offices and now the Asian Civilisations Museum).

Cricket suffered in particular, and in 1922 the Club was unable to make up a full team to play in Hong Kong. Morale must have been improved by the visit, in 1927, of Charles Gordon Macartney and his Australian cricket XI. Macartney’s team, which included eight Test cricketers, actually lost one match, against Malaya.

Cricket was played on the Padang as early as 1837, only 18 years after Sir Stamford Raffles founded the settlement of Singapore in 1819, but it was not until 1852 that the first meetings were called to discuss the formal establishment of a cricket club. There have been no fewer than three clubhouse buildings on the Padang, the first erected some time in the 1860s, the second in 1877. The third pavilion, which forms the core of the present clubhouse building, was built in 1884. It was extended in 1907, and the northern and southern wings that we see today were added in 1922.

Humble Beginnings

The Club’s beginnings were quite humble, with the first 28 Members in 1853 being mostly men working in the British business and mercantile community, usually as clerks or “junior assistants”. In the 1880s, however, membership had grown to almost 400 and was seen as a social feather in the cap, not only by the businessmen who founded the Club but also by the power-brokers and decision-makers in government.

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Another major cricketing event occurred 10 years later, in 1937 – a three-day match by Malaya versus Sir Julien Cahn’s XI, the first English cricket team to visit Malaya or the Singapore Cricket Club. On 15 February 1942, Singapore fell to the Japanese, and most Europeans who had not escaped were interned. The Club was closed for the duration of the war. Even after Singapore was liberated, in 1945, it was clear that life in the crown colony would never be the same again. Elections in 1959 were won easily by Lee Kuan Yew’s People’s Action Party, which proceeded to form a strong majority government in a self- governing Singapore. It was reported that the new government was considering taking back the Padang from its lessees, the Singapore Cricket Club and the Singapore Recreation Club. In the event this did not happen, but the government did insist, in 1962, that all clubs in Singapore maintain at least 50 per cent Singaporean membership. Prime Minister Lee made his first official appearance at the Club in 1963, when his wife presented the Lee Kuan Yew Shield to the Club’s ladies’ hockey team. He returned in 1970 to accept the honorary title of “Visitor” to the Club.


Significant Events

Between 1959 and the early 1970s, numerous cricket teams of Test or first class standard visited Singapore and graced the Padang. The most notable of these were: • The Australian Test team to India and Pakistan in 1959. • The MCC team to New Zealand in 1961. • Ron Roberts’ Commonwealth XI in 1962. • E.W. Swanton’s Commonwealth XI in 1964. • Joe Lister’s International XI in 1968. • The MCC XI on its East African and East Asian tour in 1970. • The Indian and Pakistan Test teams returning from their tours of Australia in 1968 and 1972 respectively also visited Singapore. Unfortunately, their one-day fixtures were washed out. Although the future of the Club looked grim during the 1960s, because of declining membership, financial difficulties and the possibility of government action, it survived (largely because of the sterling work of Club President Andrew Gilmour, after whom the Gilmour Room is named), and during the 1970s and 1980s it began to prosper once more. Concern for the community became a hallmark of the Club during the 1980s, the most outstanding example of this being an SCC Extravaganza Charity Day in 1984, the same year in which Singapore celebrated 25 years of self-government. The event raised $285,000 for the Community Chest of Singapore. Seven-a-side rugby teams had competed for the Ablitt Cup since the 1940s, but it was not until the 1980s that the SCC Rugby Sevens expanded to become a truly international competition. The SCC Soccer Sevens (which has now evolved into to a six-a-side tournament) has become an equally popular annual event, and in 1991 it was enhanced by the presence of British soccer stars Gordon Banks, Bobby Charlton, Roger Hunt, Geoff Hurst, Martin Peters (all members of the England team that won the 1966 World Cup), Mike England, Pat Jennings, Kevin Keegan and Tony Woodcock. The highlight of 1991 was the visit of Singapore President Wee Kim Wee on 6 December, and his acceptance of honorary membership of the Club. Another event of interest in 1991 in the context of the Club’s history was the discovery of the oldest sports trophy the Club has in its possession – a Challenge Cup presented to the Club by Vice-Admiral C.B. Hamilton and officers of the British ships visiting Singapore in 1887, in commemoration of the many games the British Navy had enjoyed on the Padang.

Anniversaries and the Future

In 1992, the Club celebrated its 140th anniversary and organised various functions to raise funds for charity as part of the celebrations. The most memorable event was the 140th anniversary party held on the Padang on 30 October, which was graced by President Wee Kim Wee and the First Lady. An SCC Hockey Sixes competition was inaugurated in 1992. In October 1993, the Singapore Cricket Association organised the first International Cricket Sixes tournament on the Padang, in which teams from 10 countries participated. On 29 May 1996, the Club passed several landmark resolutions – to embark on a $60 million clubhouse redevelopment that will involve building two storeys underground, creating a new

class of transferable membership and giving women full membership for the first time in the history of the Club. In November 1997, the Club started offering a new class of transferable membership. In the late 1990s, the SCC International Rugby Sevens attained the status of a top international club tournament. In 1998, the New Zealand Rugby Sevens Commonwealth team featuring rugby legend Jonah Lomu visited the Club and played on the Padang. In the same year, Petone from New Zealand, featuring another Kiwi legend, Tana Umaga, won the Ablitt Cup at the Padang. The status of the Club as a premier institution in Singapore was again underlined when Mr S.R. Nathan – a long-time member of the Club – was elected President of the Republic of Singapore in 1999. The millennium year saw a complete re-turfing and repair of the Padang field, including an improved drainage system. The year was also marked by the courtesy visit of His Royal Highness Prince Norodom Ranariddh from the Kingdom of Cambodia. In 2002, the Club celebrated its 150th anniversary with a year of festive activities organised by the specially formed anniversary committee. Among the highlights of the anniversary year was a charity golf match attended by Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong and the First Lady. The anniversary celebrations culminated with a gala dinner at the Padang on 5 October. A week later, on 12 October 2002, a terrorist attack in Bali tragically killed eight Club Members who were visiting the island to represent the Singapore Cricket Club in the annual Bali International Rugby 10s tournament. On 1 December 2003, a year after the 150th anniversary, a Special General Meeting of Members approved the most extensive Club renovation since 1922. Work was completed three years later, and on 2 February 2007 the Club held a dinner to celebrate the renovation. The guest of honour was Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, who accepted the title of “Visitor”, making him the second recipient of that honorary title after Lee Kuan Yew in 1970. Today, the Club boasts a total of some 5,920 active Members, of whom 3,300 are voting Members. There are currently 13 Sports Sections in the Club, the largest being Tennis (524 Members), Golf (491 Members) and Squash (379).

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2014 Tournament

SWINGING SIXTIES AT THE HOCKEY SIXES Yeh Baby! The 60 teams who took part in the 20th SCC International Hockey Sixes had their ‘mojos’ in full throttle as the sun shone brightly (perhaps too much for those who forgot to apply their SPF!) on the 1st and 2nd March on the Padang.

costumes came out to play including flares wider than a goal post, interesting facial hair additions and a host of ‘shagadelic-psychedelic’ colours like never before. It looked like several parents’ wardrobes and charity shops over in OZ were raided for the occasion!

We welcomed 40 Men’s and 20 Women’s teams from around the world – Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom and a host of strong contenders from Singapore.

The teams shimmied back onto the pitches for Sunday’s knock-out rounds and it sadly didn’t take long for one of our ‘Gold and Black’ Members to bow out. The SCC Supremes lost out 1-0 to Cairns Sapphires in their first match. Next to say goodbye were the SCC Rolling Stones who faltered at the Plate Quarter finals against Japans Okawa.

Following the customary drinks reception on Friday night in the Gilmour Room (and then onto Boat Quay for a few more!), the action got underway early on Saturday morning with the pool matches throwing up some surprise results and spectacular action for all those that had come along to spectate and support the home sides. SCC once again fielded four teams, two in each competition who battled hard on day one to play themselves into contention for the top spots. The SCC Supremes (Women) and SCC Steppenwolves (Men) – had an impressive start with four wins from four to progress into the Cup Competition while the SCC Crystals (Women) faced some tough opposition to finish the group stages with two draws and two losses to move into Plate as did the SCC Rolling Stones who picked up one draw from their four matches. So the swinging continued into the evening as the party went back in time to the 60s. A fantastic range of

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SCC Crystals advanced to the Plate semi-finals but lost on penalties to local rivals Tornadoes. And so it was left to the SCC Steppenwolves to carry the torch for the club. They eased into the semi-finals of the Cup before meeting their match against our neighbours SRC – who went on to lift the Cup. Congratulations to all those triumphant teams over the weekend and thanks to all the rest for providing extremely tough opposition to keep the standard of this tournament at its very best. The standard of socialising remains as high as ever too! A HUGE thank you goes to the committee for all your hard work and dedication to making this event such a success. Without you, this would never happen and the section, and all those who attended are very grateful for your efforts.


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It’s never easy being a premier sports club amidst the rat race of Singapore. Juggling work, school, family and friends can be challenging. Throw in sports and now you are really talking. But for the people who eventually decide to join the club and stay one thing is almost guaranteed that sports means more to them than most other facets of life. The Hockey SCChool is one such place. The players who join the SCChool are genuine sports fans and display a tremendous passion for hockey. Their zeal to excel and become a true blue champion shines through their bright eyes. The SCChool which has been in operation since 2012 has seen so many players reach the highest echelons of the local leagues. Josh Brock played in the NHL 1 last season and impressed enough to have a go once again this season in the club’s top two teams. Likewise, Rutger Hoek, dazzled his way past many NHL 5 defenders scoring a number of goals last season. An effort that won him the “Mark Fisher Award” as the most promising young player at the club. Rutger is 13 and has been with the SCChool since he was 11.

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Hockey SCChool Girls from the SCChool featured prominently last season in SCC’s maiden triumph in the National Junior League G2 hockey competition. While all these are wonderful, SCChool celebrates these accomplishments but remains focused on ensuring each player gives their best thus becoming CHAMPIONS regardless of the results. Together with my coaching staff we have remained devoutly faithful to our motto “Winning isn’t everything but everyone’s a Champion”. We treat all players equally and try our utmost to develop them at the right pace so they garner a positive experience and facilitate a yearning for them to want to play hockey wherever they are for as long as they can. Hockey is indeed a sport you can play throughout your life. So at the SCChool we want to leave such a positive mark on all our players that their experiences through the SCChool, SCC and Singapore is both memorable and meaningful. If you are interested in learning more about SCC’s own Hockey Academy – “The Hockey SCChool” please contact Kanan Packrisamy, the SCChool Principal via SCC’s Member Services Desk. Have yet another wonderful SCC Sixes!

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SCC Hockey Section The Hockey Section has seen an exciting and fun filled year go by in 2014. With participation at all divisions of the Singapore Hockey Federation (SHF) League, and other social tournaments throughout the hockey calendar. We are proud to have finished top 3 in both the Men’s and Ladies Top Division, and are looking to further build on this success in the upcoming season that starts right after the 6s in March this year.

great pleasure of hosting the teams attending the 6s, and many others that decide to stop by. We would like to send a huge shout out to all teams here at the 6s, to play hard, party hard, and have a fantastic weekend with us.

Apart from local involvement, the section has been on various hockey tours around the region. Going on hockey tours is one of the biggest and one of the best reasons to be engaged in the sport, and the section looks to continue this tradition with an exciting tour calendar in 2015. Singapore itself is a great touring destination for travelling teams. Here at SCC, we have the

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Team Profiles SCC Golden

Singapore Cricket Club Ladies 1st Team Rosalind Spink (Captain) Position: Midfield (when I turn up) Most important hockey achievement: Gladiator fancy dress at 6s 2013 Years playing for SCC: 7 Number of 6s played: 5-ish Favourite part of 6s: Fancy dress Emily Chan Position: Forward/Midfield Most important hockey achievement: SEA Games 2013 Years playing for SCC: 8 years Number of 6s played: 5 or 6? Lost count. Favourite part of the 6s: Beer under the scorer’s tent Rhian Frizler Position: Forward and middle-ish Most important hockey achievement: Picking up a stick again after six years Years playing for SCC: 0.25 Number of 6s played: Once before at Uni, ended up in hospital with a cracked skull Favourite part of the 6s: I have heard there is a pool! Lisa Walton Position: Forward but slowly moving backwards with age. Most important hockey achievement: NZ Olympic team at Athens Olympics Years playing for SCC: First year Number of 6s played: None Favourite part of the 6s: Dusting off the hockey stick and playing with a great group of gals. Catherine Wheeler Position: Midfield Most important hockey achievement: A whole season without getting sent off in Singapore! Years playing for SCC: 8 Number of 6s played: 6 Favourite part of the 6s: Beer/fancy dress/going back to my roots, etc. Rachel Flynn Position: Forward Most important hockey achievement: European Cup Winners Cup Final with home club Pembroke Wanderers Years playing for SCC: 3 and a bit Number of 6s played: 2 Supranee Mathiprechakul Position: Goalie Most important hockey achievement: Still loving the sport Years playing for SCC: 10 Number of 6s played: Too many but never enough! Favourite part of the 6s: What’s there not to love? World-class hockey under the sun, amazing party of people and lots of beers! Susan McKay Position: Defender Most important hockey achievement: Canadian Provincial Championships Years playing for SCC: 6 Number of 6s played: 6 Favourite part of the 6s: Tying one on (of course!) Geer Langezaal Position: Defender Most important hockey achievement: Getting this profile in on time! Years playing for SCC: 4 Number of 6s played: 4 with SCC, 4 with the Hollandse Club Favourite part of the 6s: Don’t know any other place where you can play hockey with a view like this!

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Team Profiles SCC Orchids

Singapore Cricket Club Ladies 2nd Team Petrina de Souza (Captain) Position: Defence Most important hockey achievement: Winning the Premier League in 2012 Years playing for SCC: more than 5 Number of 6s played: 4 Favourite part of the 6s: The Party and meeting new people Natasha Wong Position: Half Most important hockey achievement: Joining SCC and winning the U19 Div 2 championship title for SCC Years playing for SCC: 1 Number of 6s played: First time playing Favourite part of the 6s: Hopefully the competitive edge and the beer ;) Hannah Bedford Position: Goalkeeper Most important hockey achievement: Winning the U19 Div 2 championship title for SCC Years playing for SCC: 3 Number of 6s played: 2 Favourite part of the 6s: Being part of a truly international hockey carnival Pauline Appleyard Position: Defence Years playing for SCC: Many Number of 6s played: Many Hannah Chee Position: Defence Most important hockey achievement: Winning the U19 Div 2 championship title for SCC Years playing for SCC: 1 Number of 6s played: This is the first one Favourite part of the 6s: I am going to find out Lemoushmi Devi Position: Half Most important hockey achievement: Being named captain of the 2nd team Years playing for SCC: 5 Steph Cowles Position: Defence Most important hockey achievement: Joining SCC Years playing for SCC: Just joined this year Number of 6s played: This is my first time Favourite part of the 6s: I am American I like most things Liu Shui Ying (Shingo) Position: Forward Years playing for SCC: Many Number of 6s played: 2 Favourite part of the 6s: Scoring goals Jessica Tallent Position: Forward Most important hockey achievement: Winning the Premier League title in 2012 Years playing for SCC: 4 Number of 6s played: 3 Favourite part of the 6s: Partying all night and playing the next day

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Team Profiles SCC Stars

Singapore Cricket Club Men’s 1st Team

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Team Profiles SCC Merlion

Singapore Cricket Club Men’s 2nd Team Sean Chen (Captain) Position: Forward when needed, but mostly bench Most important hockey achievement: Joining SCC Years playing for SCC: 13 Number of 6s played: Lost count, probably 6 or 7? Favourite part of the 6s: Beer Matt Hooker Position: 10 yards behind the pace of play Most important hockey achievement: Lasting until the full time whistle Years playing for SCC: 4 Number of 6s played: 3 Favourite part of the 6s: Meeting old friends again Paddy Meredith Position: Seems to be going backwards but I’m trying to avoid ending up in goal Most important hockey achievement: Selection for this phenomenal team Years playing for SCC: 2 Number of 6s played: 1 Favourite part of the 6s: Party time Siva Subramaniam Position: Goal poacher Most important hockey achievement: Still working towards one Years playing for SCC: 3 Number of 6s played: Too many to count Favourite part of the 6s: Rest between matches Dave Ahier Position: Midfield / Defence Most important hockey achievement: Beer Pong Champion Years playing for SCC: 4 Number of 6s played: 5 or 6 Favourite part of the 6s: Hydration between games Subhas Nathan Position: Always Centre Forward! Most important hockey achievement: Organizing the Sixes Party! Years playing for SCC: 3 Number of 6s played: 2 Favourite part of the 6s: Sixes Party! Ben Strickland Position: Midfield/Defence/Bench Most important hockey achievement: still managing to play Years playing for SCC: 5 Number of 6s played: 4 Favourite part of the 6s: Friday and Saturday night Pradap Salgunan Position: Goal Keeper Most important hockey achievement: Being chosen for this team. Years playing for SCC: 8 Number of 6s played: only 1. Favourite part of the 6s: Beers, of course! Shakthiganesh Position: Versatile Most important hockey achievement: Winning U21 Years playing for SCC: 9 Number of 6s played: 3 Favourite part of the 6s: The Ladies

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Team Profiles Anzai Japan Japan

We come from Japan. Our manager is Mr. Anzai, so we are Anzai Japan. Last year, Anzai Japan didn’t participate in the SCC Hockey 6s, but this is the third time in four years (first year, our name was Seven Stars) that we have participated. This year, we will able to do the best performance ever in SCC, because Mr. Anzai will participate with us for the first time. Most of our members graduated from the same university, and we have been playing hockey together every day (along with Yokoe Japan and Okawa Japan members). However, now we are living apart usually, in Japan, so we are happy to play hockey together, and we are thankful to those concerned with this tournament for giving us a fabulous opportunity to play.

Fremantle Hockey Club Australia

The Fremantle Masters Ladies team are a social team who like to have a good time. If this happens to include playing hockey in Singapore then we will do our best to have fun. Our team is commonly known as “The Piss n Giggles team” – play hockey and then have a drink afterwards with plenty of laughs. We may lose a player or two to the bar or shopping whilst in “Singa’s” but we look forward to getting there.

Freo White has been playing in the SCC Hockey 6s since 1994. Same old boys – always ready to play hard and party harder, teaching the newbies in Freo Black and Silver a thing or two along the way.

Freo Black are the newbies from our top Men’s side at Freo, this is their 3rd year at the 6’s. They play hard and party hard...and try to beat the old boys from Freo White.

Freo Silver – This year the top Women’s side from Freo decided to give it a crack! Plus we can’t let the boys have all the fun!

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Team Profiles Cairns Hockey Association Jade & Sapphires Australia

For the past five years, Cairns Hockey has been represented in the female competition by the Cairns Sapphires. Due to the popularity of this event, for the first time, Cairns will be represented by a second tea, the Cairns Jade. Quinlee

Teneal

Lisa

Kendall

Lani

Simone

Out of the 16 players attending, only four have attended SCC Hockey 6s previously – Karli Riesen, Simone Bettany, Lani Fitzsimmons and Annie Mitchell. There is no doubt this group will lead the players around the field, and shops, in a well-drilled manner. On average, this is also the youngest group to represent Cairns at the 6s, but be aware there is “fire in the belly” of these youngsters and they are keen for the challenge. That been said, the social side of this event is as much a part of the experience as anything and the group is excited to “attack” the markets, food courts and of course, the big Saturday theme night.

Karli

Chloe

Elisha

Emily

Claudia

Alice

Jody

Ireland

Hannah

Annie

Rachel

Those who have attended before look forward to catching up with friends; the newbies look forward to making new ones, and as always look forward to the hospitality that only Singapore can provide.

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Team Profiles Hawks

Australia This will be the second year this team has been lucky enough to score an invite to this hallowed tournament. Cousins to the OWLS – the HAWKS fly a little quicker but noisier (usually Jetstar). The challenge this year is to prove that they are the brains of the family and put to bed their title of being “hardly as wise and still kinda slow”, compared to their more experienced feathered relatives.

Thanks to the SCC for having us again and organising what will no doubt be another great tournament. We’re looking forward to another weekend of fun, meeting old friends and having a few beers, all with hockey the game we all love as the excuse to all get together.

The team includes the very handy Andrew “Hollywood” Hanna, extra handy goal scoring fiend Luke “Elroy II” Kenny, Jeremy “Kelpie” Walsh, Giles “Undercut” Nunis, Jeremy “The Caveat” Culshaw (fresh back from NY marathon!), Tim “Wolfman” Reynolds, Damian “Donut” McEvoy and Evan “The Shaker” Salt. This is such an impressive team, we could even score a goal this year! We also welcome back John “Zen” Finlay-Jones as our team photographer, time keeper and wine adviser.

HC Get Wilds Japan

As alumni of Keio University Hockey Team and the pioneer of hockey in Japan, we are proud to have great team work. We will use our intelligence, speed and quick response to on-field strategies to tackle our opponents – no matter who they are! This is Japanese Ninja-Style Hockey! We are ready to make a wild sensation in Singapore!

Hollandse Club B-team (Semangat) Singapore

A veteran unity, strengthened by a few youthful elements and comprising all foundations needed to create a reputable team. Continuously increasing our “Semangat”, we maintain the fragile balance between the positive and the negative and stay sharp for every single match. A carefully balanced team, never to be underestimated. Always grows into the tournament and plays the best matches when it’s the least expected. Staying late at the party, doesn’t mean playing bad at next day’s matches!

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Team Profiles Hong Kong Cricket Club Hong Kong

Founded in 1851, the HKCC is the oldest cricket club in Asia. The hockey section started out with two teams in 2006 and now runs seven senior teams as well as a large mini and junior programme. The Men’s A team has a team in Hong Kong’s Premier league and the Ladies’ are currently leading Division 1 with a view to promotion in the near future. Last year HKCC sent two huge squads to the SCC Hockey 6s and we are delighted to be returning again this year. ‘Run faster’ and ‘try harder’ are two of our tactical gems that we will be employing on the pitch and our efforts in the day will be matched by our evening antics.

Player Profile: Gen Frank Gen returns for her second Singapore tour but for the last time as a singleton. This weekend has been re-named the Gen-do as next week she will be snared by the wonderful Rob in Johannesburg in what we imagine will be a safari themed wedding…? Gen’s dress fittings have been successful in creating her dream wedding dress – ‘short, tight and skimpy’. Look out for her around the SCC dressed as one of the big five with her squad of gamekeepers making sure she makes the most of her last weekend of freedom and commits to her role as hen appropriately. We wish Gen and Rob all the best for the future… if she survives this weekend!

Manila Gorillas Philippines

The Gorillas are a motley collection of hockey players who either live, have lived or have aspirations to live in Manila. Due to the significant absence of hockey in the Philippines we have tended to look to other nations to nurture our sporting needs.

This year we have introduced a youth policy, with which we hope to bring through the next generation of Gorillas to replace the many silverbacks in our troop.

Australia, Britain and Germany are just some of the places we have honed our skills in the very distant past, but Singapore is the place where we can all come together these days, offering us a true field of dreams where there is more than stealing a little time on a tennis court to remind ourselves of the joys of the curved stick. The natural surface of the Padang was clearly in the minds of the Manila Lawn Hockey Club’s founding fathers.

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Team Profiles Melville City Hockey Club Australia

Melville City Hockey Club (MCHC) was founded in 1956 and is currently one of the largest hockey clubs in Western Australia. Competing in the SCC International Hockey Sixes tournament for the second year, the depth of the club is evidenced by the handpicked collection of individuals who will compete in Singapore. Most striking to the keen observer will be the physical attributes of the team. The relentless Singapore humidity will extract a monumental toll on this naive group. Their style of play is literally heart stopping.

Modernians Hockey Club (Ladies) Australia

This 2015 tournament sees the return of the Modernians Hockey Club Ladies’ team, with a few debutants in tow. Such newbies include the long-awaited debut appearance by the youngest Sumner sibling, Tori, to finally complete the trifecta and of course, our silver-tongued striker, Kylie ‘voice-of-reason’ Cardinal. But possibly our most significant new appearance this year is by YMCC legend Andrew Caddy’s daughter, Courtney Caddy. Like any big trust defining moment in an eldest child’s life, Courtney has taken up the privilege very well and as the sole Caddy family member attending the tour this year, she promises to uphold the family name! If you happen to see Courtney, please help her forge a path towards following in her father’s footsteps!

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The remaining team includes some seasoned participants, in Jo and Alex as well as some slightly fresher blood, including D, Trish, Beth and Joey who have all proven their salt (or at least paid their entrance fee). The team is severely under-drilled in hockey ability but certainly no strangers to beverage consumption; after all, hydration is the key to success! The girls will be in full swing as the festivities get underway, especially once our token Irish lass hits the tarmac. A new tradition will be in play this year for our best team player, which will be chosen by the majority each day. This bestowed person shall epitomise all things that the SCC Hockey 6s tournament stands for and will be adorned in a suitably excellent prize. So, let the games begin!


Team Profiles Monsooners Australia

The Monsooners Ladies team returns for yet another year. The team is again a mixture of players from Australia and Singapore, including seasoned SCC Hockey 6s veterans – Julie Hoare, Sharon Kirkaldy and Linda Kennaugh. We will also see the return of Cath Lucas and Penny Goldsmith, while Abi Vasantha and Heike Schimitzek are our Singapore-based players. We are hoping their familiarity with the heat and humidity will assist the less acclimatised players in winning at least one game. The team is looking forward to catching up again with old friends and playing hockey in Singapore. The Monsooners Men’s team plays in Singapore for the seventh time and nearly got through to the second round

last year, going out in a wobble off which is always a good challenge early on a Sunday morning! We tend to do our best work on the dance floor or just talking about hockey which explains everything! In particular our analysis skills with peanuts in Raffles provide moments of blinding clarity. The team comprises of: Kevin Burton, Clayton Archer, Steve Rowe, Jim Rowe, Dave Money, Simon George, Craig Wood, Glenn Kirkaldy and Anthony Herbert. This is a team packed with its usual energy and pace combined with the added goal scoring of Herbie. The players are mainly from Darwin or strongly connected with it, i.e. most went there on holiday once and never left! If Monsooners can transform their performances like West Ham anything is possible this year – no pressure, Herbie!

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Team Profiles The (very) Old Georgians Australia

The University Associates (SOAKS) women regularly send teams to the Sixes and this year a sub-group of ladies have gathered who started playing together in the 80s. We all came from country towns and resided at/near St Georges College while attending the University of WA. In 1981 this hallowed UWA residential college first accepted women and the feisty crew who were brave enough to enrol have weathered the seasons and still play together. The team (sadly our playing number is our year-of-entry to college rather than our date of birth) includes:

Rose Cahill (‘79)

Lisa Ward (‘84)

Rose as our senior member, pre-dates co-ed times at the college so has honorary status, as she was forced to stay at St Cats and ‘visit’ the boys. Rose is a statuesque back who is always excited when allowed to foray on the wing.

Lisa first came to the attention of authorities at Intervarsity but has settled to be the quiet Lawyer-Person since. She is our majestic tackling queen who will keep us fed from the centre.

Kate Main (‘81)

Kate Leversuch (’85)

Kate is one of Western Australia’s leading hockey tragics and along with JB was a part of the first intake of girls to St Georges. She was also a scab for starting in second year. Goal-less striker status does not curb her enthusiasm.

We always know when Sprockett is in the room because of her infectious laugh. She has become addicted to international representation after our team won gold at the World Masters in Italy and does not yet realise that most of the Singers teams are not over 40.

Mary Ellen Cliff (‘81A)

Di Scadden (’87)

JB, who was so nicknamed at college (a long story), was one of the few hockey players at the first Inter-collegial cup tournament, where we took a novice group of sportswomen and scared the opposition. Full back and formidable.

Mature age status did not stop Di from gaining the full enjoyment of College. Magistrate Scadden will be off duty for the duration but has a photographic memory of misdemeanours so don’t visit Bunbury. Our mid-field dynamo.

Janene Bon (GK)

Annie Halsted (‘80)

As a good Catholic, Woolly was sent to St. Tommy More (also ’81) but soon found the fun was at St Georges next door. Janene is a speedy field player but her knees and our needs have placed her in goals.

Annie was a part of the team from the moment she stepped off the boat from Africa. Anne is a utility player who has been training for the event for the past year. She has gone down three clothes sizes so the shopping malls better stock up.

Sara Franklyn (’83) Sara is the glue in our social circle. The Singapore reunion was her idea and the strawberry daiquiris were definitely a drawcard. Sara is a determined back who is always selfless on and off the field. NB. The ex-residents are called Old Georgians – not Old Dragons. 48


Team Profiles Owls

Australia This will be the fifth journey north to Singapore for this very experienced group of athletes from Perth Australia to take on all comers from around the world. Although keen to share their vast knowledge of the game as well as reacquainting themselves with the ever friendly opposition, they are equally enthused about playing deep into Sunday afternoon, with the goal of being piped onto the field for the Bowl Final and finally getting their grip on the coveted trophy.

O’Brien (AKA team wine sponsor), all expected to add a bit of zip to this usually less than zippy line up. The old crew (literally) of Captain Coops, Tony “Ray Gun” Riggio, Brad “Blocker” Gallagher, Paul “The Builder” Dev’s and Eugene “Huge” D’Orsogna make up the awesome eight who have come to play. This group is looking to shake their tag of being “older, wiser, larger and slower”. Our guess is the second element may be the biggest challenge for this team.

This tight knit team has added a few new players; Kim “Bridgie” Bridge, Steve “The Chairman” Wood and Mick

OX Travellers Australia

Singapore Recreation Club Mens Singapore

The OX Travellers are the touring squad of the Old Xaverian Hockey Club based in Melbourne, Australia. Having just completed our 20th year in action this is set to be the first international outing for the Club and we are keen to make an impact – if not on the field, then we’ll do our best to excel in socialising at the bar! A couple of our members have played hockey in Singapore and SE Asia previously and have lived to tell the tale – now the rest of the team want to find out what it is all about. The renowned Singapore Cricket Club Hockey 6s is exactly the place to start, and we’re hopeful the tournament will become an annual event for the Club. We have brought with us a great mix of ‘young’ and ‘experienced’ players (i.e. fast and slow) and we’re keen for a memorable weekend of hockey and partying. We have heard the grass in Singapore is superb and we are really looking forward to get on it! 49


Team Profiles UQHC Recalcitrant Redmen Australia

The UQHC Recalcitrant Redmen return to contest their second SCC Hockey 6s tournament in 2015 and look forward to more Saturday specialists, late night discussion of the West Australian economy, Short Bus XI’s and most importantly #teamunity. Rhys “Sandal” Cullen Returning for his third SCC 6s, Sandal will yet again try to shake off the dreaded Singapore narcolepsy which has cruelled his two previous tours. Sandal will also be filling out his own immigration card for this trip to avoid embarrassing questions about exotic dancers at customs. Nick “Cholo” Miller Also back for his third SCC 6s tour, Cholo hopes to follow up a very successful 2014 hockey year with a solid start both on and off-pitch in Singapore. Cholo will be competing with newcomer Keno for team lothario status. Cholo always swipes right. David “DCB80” Brooks DCB80 returns for his second SCC 6s tour, wearing the tag of ‘Saturday Specialist’ like an albatross around his neck. After rooming with Cholo in 2014, DCB80 has now written a thesis on the WA economy. Look for DCB on the bench on Sunday after netting 9 goals on Saturday. Isaac “Ice” Nunn Ice returns for his second tour, and will be live tweeting, Facebooking and high-def streaming the entire trip to his massive online audience. Ice is pretty much a Singapore native and will therefore be held responsible for any ills that befall other squad members during the trip. George “Gash” Kennedy Gash the goal scoring anaesthetist makes his second appearance at the SCC 6s, and will hopefully be providing the Recalcitrant Redmen with their #team-azepam for the trip home. Gash is the proud father of Will the ‘Bobcat’ the UQHC team mascot for 2015. Sam “Kenny” Gowty Kenny’s first Singapore tour was the 2014 SCC 6s, and he returns in 2015. Kenny is an intensely private man who values his time in the chamber, and savours well-roasted coffee beans. At this stage it is not clear if a suitable chamber or well enough roasted coffee exists in Singapore for Kenny’s purposes. Warrick “Tugboat” Shillito Tugboat is back for his second SCC 6s tour. His highlights from 2014 include meeting his namesake from UWA, eating 42 eggs for breakfast on Saturday morning, curating the Shortbus XI’s and maintaining #teamunity with an iron fist. Kieran “Keno” Powyer Keno makes his debut at the SCC 6s in 2015, after tasting managerial success coaching the popular UQHC #juggernaut in Brisbane last year. A very fit man, and popular with the ladies, Keno has the appropriate pedigree (alcoholism) for the SCC 6s. Expected to contribute greatly to #teamunity. Ricky “Roundman” Stainkey The Roundman also debuts in 2015. A UQHC veteran packing two stolen Christmas hams for thighs, and an unholy thirst for bourbon. The Roundman has some powerful form on the grass from his youth in Charter Towers, and can also fill in as the heavy roller for the main field during finals. 50


Team Profiles Team UQ – Roaming Redmen Australia

Returning for a third consecutive SCC Hockey 6s, the Redmen have again refreshed their line-up with astute off-season recruiting. As in previous years, the Redmen are comfortably ambivalent whether they win many games, but remain totally focused when it comes to consuming vast amounts of beer and great food that Singapore has to offer. That said it would seem appropriate that it was a Redmen whitewash in Singapore’s 50th celebration year. Chris “Master Ceefoo” Fenton A veteran campaigner from our 2013 debut, Master Ceefoo has struggled to adjust to the famous SCC bounce, and continues to work on making more than one trap per game. It is quite ironic that whilst he may not be brilliant if the ball is in motion, unlike some of his team mates, he can run and often chooses to. Mark “Berro” Berridge Berro returns for his 6th SCC 6s, without ever being noticed by anybody in any of them. Basically he maintains his place as the designated Redman Tour Guide, responsible for team standards and financing Baldrick’s bail. Berro is one of the players making Ceefoo appear mobile. Alan “Ferg” Ferguson Ferg returns for only his third SCC 6s in 2015 but it is like he has been here all his life. He has a charming manner behind a beer and looks like James Bond off the field, but on the field he has the demonic tendencies of Blofeld, Jaws and Oddjob combined. The House of Ferg Fashion label is not responsible for our 2015 on and off field kit, but it should be. Chris “Slippery” Attard Slippery is another team member doing his best to make Ceefoo look mobile. Now wider than he is tall, Slippery is a “hard as nails” utility who tackles like a man who does not intend to miss – because when you miss you need to run for a second opportunity. And Slip doesn’t run. Steven “Balders” Wagner Balders will be back for his fourths SCC 6s, but just how they keep letting him in the country remains a mystery. Shinpad-less, fearless, and some would say clueless, Baldrick is the life of the team on and off the field. Predicts himself as top scorer year in year out and fails spectacularly despite running like a madmen (a rare trait in this team, I tell you). Rob Von “The Knob” Nesselrode The Knob has been the lanky assassin for the Roaming Redmen since 2013, scoring incredible goals with his grass hockey pedigree. He returns for a 3rd SCC 6s with a thirst for Tiger beer and erudite conversation. Amongst this lot he looks incredibly mobile, probably because he is as elusive off the field as on it. Jonathon “Jono” Stokes Jono is adept both on the field and in the net and in this team he will need to do both well. He has the potential to be a brilliant debutant for the Redmen team, but as a proud South Australian it is probable that his apathy for Queensland may cause him to sabotage the 2015 campaign. A proven party animal, we expect a memorable contribution. Josh “Josh” Hunt Our second debutant thinks this is a boys’ ski trip. Once he works out it is hockey he will soon realise what he has got himself into, having carried many of these old men in the UQ TM3 in the early 2000’s. Some say Josh has been recruited as this is the sort of team that needs a Doctor close by at all times. Given his lack of mobility, will he be close enough? Wayne “Whippet” Follett A relative unknown on debut in 2014, Whippet won the hearts and minds of the extensive Redmen fan base (mainly Berro’s children). Fiercely competitive, he dragged this motley bunch to moderate success in 2014 and now that they know how good he is, they will be lazier and an even bigger burden in 2015. Enjoy the load, Whippet. 51


Team Profiles The Pink Ladies Australia

With 2014 being such a success, the Pink Ladies AKA University of WA Associates, are back this year bringing an enthusiastic team ready to play hockey and bring some groovy new moves to the dance floor. With some experienced 6s players and a few fresh newbies, the team dynamics are sure to be as animated and lively as last year! Between the hockey, dancing and shopping we get to live the dream in a beautiful city. While the fun times may start with hockey, you can be sure that they will not end there! • Mazza – The indispensable keeper who always has our backs. Maz will be ready for a call up to left striker in the wink of the eye. • Jacq – Armed and ready to take on the dance floor. Jacq will lead by example. • Felicity – New to the team this year, Flick will be a demon both on and off the field. • Steph –The Angel to Flick’s demon, these two will be dominating in the defence and debuting in the forward line! • Tiki – Although instrumental in getting the team together again, some say that she will be warming the bench for the young’ uns. • Hando – Super sweet Hando… A fiery red head, her appearance hides a gentle and sensitive side. Yin and Yang in one. • Nic & Pip – The real deal: This dynamic duo will be inseparable both on and off the field, linking passes through all lines. • Jecs – The enforcer: Jecs won’t let anything get past her and will spend this weekend living down last years’ time spent in the naughty corner during a crucial final game. Remember, it’s not just a club, it’s a lifestyle…

Tornadoes Hockey Club Singapore

Tornados Ladies This year’s Tornados team is a fine selection of multi-talented, multi-national ladies. All of us have played hockey for many years. Originally we played in the UK, Australia, Ireland, Singapore, USA, the Netherlands and New Zealand, before moving to Singapore. In Singapore we have played together as a team for a couple of years now, at the Tornados Hockey Club. Fun and high level hockey go hand in hand, and we are definitely looking forward to the annual SCC 6s. So, see you on the pitch or at the bar! Tornados Men It is an honour to be invited to the SCC International Hockey 6s once again. It’s one of the best tournaments in the region and we are delighted to be part of it. Representing Tornados this year is the usual bunch of misfits, from different parts of the globe, though with less Germans this time around, a token Spaniard and a beast from Tasmania – this may have an impact on where we finish. As both a social and competitive local and expat club in Singapore, we are looking forward to entertaining both on and off the pitch.

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Team Profiles UEDA Company Japan

The UEDA Company team has participated in the Singapore Cricket Club 6s hockey tournament since 2012. For the first time, this year, the women team proudly called the Tokyo Mix Six will also be participating. With a great passion for the game of field hockey, all players in the team are also umpires from Japan and

alpha (the best we promise!). Besides passion, all team players are very enthusiastic to make as many friends all over the world through various field hockey tournaments. We welcome anyone who wants to join us in our exciting around the world adventures.

Unpad

Indonesia Universitas Padjadjaran (Unpad), sounds serious, right? Yes, our name may be ‘serious’. It came from our university team which we all went to. This team had been established since late 1960s. It is not important when we join the team, but there is so much variation in our team – just name it. We have obstetricians, dentists, economists, businessmen, real hockey players, activists, journalists, photographers, ophthalmologists, students, musicians and many more. We join this team because we love to play hockey. But practice time is our priority. For us, playing hockey be it on grass or turf, it is still the same – fun is all we want. The most important thing is how to spend our time after that. Hanging out and drinking lots of beer is one of our passions. Fun aside, some of our players also played for our national hockey team. They may not be ‘something’ in the Southeast Asian region, but for us, sharing the balls with curve stick during the minutes of play gives the same exciting experience and it does not matter where you play it.

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Team Profiles Unfit Allstars Australia

The club was formed in 1987 with the merger of the Grads Women’s Hockey Club, Cricketers Hockey Club, Old Scotch Collegians Hockey Club and the Christ Church Hockey Club. The club is one of the largest in Perth and is based at Cresswell Park in Swanbourne, Western Australia. The club fields senior teams in in both Men’s and Women’s competitions from first grade to veterans. In addition, the club has an extensive junior programme for boys and girls of all ages. Out of the magnificent club has come a truly magnificent team – The Unfit Allstars. The appropriately named, Unfit Allstars are a team within the Westside Wolves Hockey Club. The team was formed in 1988 with the gathering of a group of like-minded players, whose love of post-game celebrations were matched only by their deep hatred of attending training sessions. The team won the premiership in its first year and followed that success with premierships in the next four consecutive years. The team attended its first SCC Hockey 6s competition in 2001 and developed a taste for the sponsor’s products. Hence, a return in subsequent years has become inevitable. Chances are, you will find team members located in the bar area over the weekend of the tournament. That is when their festivities aren’t interrupted by those pesky hockey games!

Our Team: Peter “Bad Boy” Barblett (Captain) SCC 6s : 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2013 Position : Lurkin’ high Fact/Fiction : Bad Boy is constantly thirsty. Look for him in the Stumps bar (or in the Long Bar at the Raffles Hotel) at any time over the weekend. David “Johno” Johnston (Manager) SCC 6s : 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2013 Position : Ex-Midfield Fact/Fiction : Lovin’ retirement from playing and vowed to not bring his stick this year, but available to run the briefing on Friday! Mike “Ed” Ewards SCC 6s : Debut Position : Midfield Fact/Fiction : Long term member of the team who is finally making his debut in Singapore, but keener on the visit to the Raffles than playing hockey. Darren “Holty” Holt SCC 6s : Debut Position : Defender Fact/Fiction : Possesses the ability to throw the finest overhead in world hockey. Just chooses never to display that skill. Chris “Pos” Nelson SCC 6s : Debut Position : Where we tell him Fact/Fiction : Yet to prove himself on the field or in the bar. Word has it he is good at both.

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Team Profiles

Keith “Hog” Walker SCC 6s : 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2013 Position : Lurkin’ higher than Bad Boy Fact/Fiction : Hog is renowned for the high quality of his push backs, and for sleeping on a bar stool at the Raffles Hotel.

Michael “AB” Barblett SCC 6s : 2013 Position : Where we tell him. Fact/Fiction : The youngest member of the squad with the worst haircut. Very happy to be old enough to go into the bar this time around!

David “Yuey” Yu SCC 6s : 2013 Position : Defender Fact/Fiction : Still holds the elusive aim of scoring a field goal from fullback – will this be his year?

Dave “Romeo” Jones (GK) SCC 6s : 2003, 2004, 2006 Fact/Fiction : Gone soft. Won’t be here this year.

Michael “Funky” Fraser SCC 6s : 2003, 2004 Position : Midfield Fact/Fiction : Dazzling skills for a very, very lazy man. Funky is capable of doing the drinking of two people – handy skill to have that!

Chris “Rolly” Rowholt (Coach) SCC 6s : 2003 Fact/Fiction : Former coach of the French national men’s team. Skills are completely wasted here, as nobody will listen, so Rolly’s going for a drink.

Paul “Macca” McCarthy SCC 6s : 2003, 2004 Position : Defender Fact/Fiction : One of our best players (and able to tolerate having Funky as a room-mate), Macca is back after a 10 year “liver cleansing” SCC break.

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Team Profiles Valley RFC (Ladies) Hong Kong

The Valley Angels are hitting the Singapore scene and as usual are looking forward to a weekend of sunshine (also known as extreme heat), dress-ups and a few drinks... oh and of course, a little hockey! We are rearing to go this year with Rachel “Showboat” Lau and her dreaded fitness sessions making sure we are fit and strong to

dominate the pitches. There are some fresh new faces amongst us promising some eye candy for the spectators. We are full of spirit, love a social gathering and a drink or two; and hate to bust a little tune or dance move. But most of all we look forward to some great hockey and putting our (grass) skills to the test!

Walakichi Tokyo Japan

Hi, we are Wakakichi Tokyo from Tokyo! It is our pleasure that this is our fourth time participating in this tournament (second time as Wakakichi). We always have fun, and we’re looking forward to having a blast this year too!

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Team Profiles WASPS Hockey Club Australia

The WASPS dream team makes our inaugural appearance at the SCC Hockey 6s competition in 2015. With our motto of “Play Hard, Party Harder”, most of the damage we inflict in Singapore is likely to be to our livers and our dignity more than any serious assaults on the leader board. However, undaunted by any ill effects of excessive indulgence in Singaporean hospitality, we will front up (possibly even upright!) and take on all challengers. With a team more colourful than a Singapore Sling, we intend to mount a spirited display both on and off the field. We may not win but we won’t be defeated! Go WASPIES!

Yokoe Japan Japan

Hi, we are Yokoe Japan coming from Tokyo, Japan. This is our fifth time participating in the SCC Hockey 6s and we are really happy to be back here again. We are the alumni of the Keio University and the Waseda University, which are the most historical hockey team in Japan. The name of our team comes from our former head coach Mr Jun Yokoe. Most of us started our hockey career under Mr Yokoe. Now he is living in Hong Kong and will be participating in our team as GK.

Our best record in SCC Hockey 6s is in 2011 where we emerged as Runners-up for the Cup tournament and this year we will try our best to win the tournament with well experienced players and some new members. Our appreciation goes to the Singapore Cricket Club for giving us the opportunity to play in SCC Hockey 6s. Here’s wishing all is well with all participants. Come and enjoy the hockey and drinks with us!

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Team Profiles YM Youth Development Squad Australia

The YM convoy keeps rolling along, another year older and another year slower. To make up for our lack of speed, each individual’s mass is creeping higher, so don’t stand in our way when we hit top gear. Each player has been associated with a car that best summarises their characteristics. #14 Chris “Rawkus” O’Reilly: Singapore caps: 2nd year Alfa Romeo Spider – Looks great while it is working, but likely to break at any moment. Once he has overtaken from the back of the field, the reverse gear mysteriously no longer functions.

#4 Richard “Gibbo” Gibson: Singapore caps: 2nd year Aston Martin DB5 – Used to be top of the range but age has caught up with it and can only be taken for gentle Sunday drives otherwise something might break.

#99 Joel “Joelski” Hughes: Singapore caps: 3rd year Leyland P76 – A cult car that a few absolutely love. Probably even unlikely to make the side of the pitch but will be in the garage (or bar) in parts

#98 Jeff “Scotty” Scott (GK): Singapore caps: 5th year Great Wall 4WD – Big, chunky, unfashionable (and a cheap knockoff of a better one). Certainly not built for speed. He actually has one, just like when dogs and their owners look alike!

#10 Paul “The Hoff” Hough: Singapore caps: 5th year Electric smart car – Small, lightweight and likely to trip over very small obstacles.

#11 Phil “Fidel” Oates: Singapore caps: 2nd year Holden Kingswood – Makes a lot of noise and blows a lot of smoke. It is particularly dangerous to stand in front of.

#11 Dave “Robbo” Robbins: Singapore caps: 2nd year Maserati Quattroporte – Flashy and makes a lot of noise, especially when something blows in the engine. No longer the Porsche he dreams he once was.

#3 Matthew “Howelly” Howell: Singapore caps: 2nd year Toyota Hilux – Workhorse that is particularly useful for cleaning up other people’s mess. Not exactly unbreakable but much more durable than many others in the squad.

#70 Matt Robbins: Singapore caps: Virgin Ferrari Testarossa – Getting a bit long in the tooth but can still open the throttle for decent periods and keep up with the competition

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Team Profiles YMCC Hockey Club Australia

The YM convoy keeps rolling along, another year older and another year slower. To make up for our lack of speed, each individual’s mass is creeping higher, so don’t stand in our way when we hit top gear. Each player has been associated with a car that best summarises their characteristics. #1 Doug “Dougalicious” Ockerby: Singapore caps: 10th year VW Beetle – Very noisy small engined car with big curves. Unlikely to go far without overheating, particularly in Singapore.

#2 Pete “Pivot” Mark: Singapore caps: 9th year Holden Camira – Oversized, underpowered and never delivered on expectations.

#5 Garth “No Goals” Sly: Singapore caps: 10th year No goals: Trike motorbike – Fast, nimble but extremely unpredictable in where it will go and what it will do. Very hard to control at the best of times.

#7 Paul “Mountain” Syminton: Singapore caps: 9th year Tank - Whatever you do, don’t get in his way when he has a head of steam up. He will crush you like an ant.

#$50 Chris “Fiddy Buchs” Buchan: Singapore caps. 8th year. Model T ford – Grand old fella that was the prototype for all that follow, now more likely to be up on stumps on the side of the pitch.

#13 Michael “Jordy” Jordon: Singapore caps: 10th year Renault Megane – Small nippy hot hatch with attitude and a big back end.

#15 Rob “Swifty” Swift (GK): Singapore caps: 6th year Bulldozer – Doesn’t move fast but point him in a direction and he’ll run over anything in the way, including opposition forwards.

#86 Rob “Smarty” Smart: Singapore caps: 6th year Willys Jeep – Old, broken and battered, but just keeps getting the job done. Often made of spare parts.

#12 Geoff “Coops” Cooper: Singapore caps: 5th year Coops: Stretch Hummer – Enormous in all dimensions and has a shocking turning circle. Way overpriced.

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Acknowledgements

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