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Last updated 27 Mar 2024
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General Information Girls

What Age Group Will I Play In 2024?

Age GroupAge as at Jan 2024Birth YearCompetition
Under 7 Over 4 but under 7 years2017 - 20197-A-Side, Grass 1/4 Field
Under 9Over 7 but under 9 years2015 - 20169-A-Side, Grass 1/2 Field
Under 10Over 9 but under 10 years2014 11-A-Side, Grass Full Field
Under 12Over 10 but under 12 years2012- 201311-A-Side, Grass Full Field
Under 14Over 12 but under 14 years2010 - 2012Grass & Turf Competitions
JuniorsOver 14 but under 18 years2006*-2009Grass & Turf Competitions

Juniors wishing to play up in seniors, as well as the junior competition, must be born in 2010 or earlier. (14+)

Note. New players will need to provide proof of age, as the Club is required to provide a copy of the players birth certificate or passports to BWHA. Please bring to the Club, or scan and email a copy of age ID (birth certificate or passport) to

When Does the Season Start?

U7 and U9Training: Wed 21 February 2024
Fixtures: Saturday 20 April 2024
U10 & U12 Grass 

U14 & Junior Grass
Training:  Wed 21 February 2024
Fixtures: Sat 20 April 2024

Training: Wed 21 February 2024
Fixtures: Sat 20 April 2024
U12 & U14 Turf 
(BWHA are yet to confirm
whether there will be an
U12 Turf Competition)

Pre-season Training: Monday 8 January 2024
Team Training:  Mon 10 February 2024
Fixtures: Fri 8 March 2024

Junior TurfPre-season Training: Monday 8 January 2024
Team Training:  Mon 10 February 2024
Fixtures: Fri 8 March 2024

Please note there may be grading games held prior to these dates. For more information please refer to the BWHA calendar here. Important Dates – Brisbane Women's Hockey Association (

When and Where Will I Play My Game?

DivisionCompetition DayVenue/s
U7 and U9Saturday morningsRasey Park, Herston
U10, U12 & U14 GrassSaturday mornings
Downey Park, Windsor
U14 TurfU14T1 
Friday evenings
State Hockey Centre, Colmslie
Burringbar Park Turf, Chermside
Redcliffe League Hockey Turf, Redcliffe
Easts Hockey Tiger Turf, Carina
University of Queensland Turf, St Lucia
J Grass (JG)JG1 11am
JG2 11am
Downey Park, Windsor
J Turf (JT)JT1, JT2 and JT3
Friday evening
State Hockey Centre, Colmslie
Burringbar Park Turf, Chermside
Redcliffe League Hockey Turf, Redcliffe
Easts Hockey Tiger Turf, Carina
University of Queensland Turf, St Lucia

Exact locations for these venues and maps of the fields can be found at the BWHA website. 

Training Times

Turf Training

Junior TurfMonday
Burringbar Park, Chermside
'The Nest' Turf, Dorrington Park, Ashgrove
Burringbar Park, Chermside
'The Nest' Turf, Dorrington Park, Ashgrove
U12 SkillsMonday
'The Nest' Turf, Dorrington Park, Ashgrove

Grass Training

U7Wednesday5-6PMDorrington Park, Ashgrove
Dorrington Park, Ashgrove
U10, U12C, U12DWednesday
Dorrington Park, Ashgrove
U12A, U12BWednesday
6-7PMDorrington Park, Ashgrove
Dorrington Park, Ashgrove
Junior Wednesday
Dorrington Park, Ashgrove

Introduction to Turf Hockey for U13s

For those girls aging up to U13s next year you will have the option to continue playing on grass or choose to play turf hockey. Turf hockey is a fast and fun game and girls wishing to trial for representative hockey are encouraged to play turf hockey.

Please find below a link to all the information you need to know about turf hockey.

NSJWHC Transistion toTurf Info 2023

What Will I Wear When I Play My Games?

The colours worn by all Norths players are sky blue, red and black.  The junior girls are required by BWHA to wear black skirts.  Uniforms will be available at training before the season starts, as well as during the season as needed. The Uniform Co-ordinator will be available on training nights to assist you with any uniform needs.

Norths Shirt
Norths Turf Singlet
For Grass Teams & 13T2
For JT & 13T1 Teams
Norths Socks$15Free pair for new players to the club
Available at Online store
Black Skirts$35For grass teams
Black Skorts$40Mandatory for ALL turf teams
Kukri brand with bike pant inserts

What Equipment Do I Need To Play Hockey?

  • You will need a hockey stick, mouthguard (recommended) and shin pad (compulsory)
  • Purchase a Norths Uniform

What Can We Do To Help?

Hockey is a great spectator's sport, so there will be many opportunities for them to support you on the sideline. However, there are many other opportunities to help out in the club as well. This include:

  • Canteen Co-ordinator
  • Uniform Co-ordinator
  • Coaching or Assistant Coaching role*
  • Team manager
  • Age Group Coordinator
  • Volunteering at the canteen/BBQ/bar on Wednesday night
  • Co-ordinating Fundraising activity
  • Baking for annual cake stall
  • NSJWHC Committee member

Indicate your interest at Sign-on day or drop an email to the NSJWHC Committee. The club is run by volunteers, and it really is a case of many hands make light work.

Blue Card Application for Team Officials

To ensure the safety of our children, it is now a requirement that all team officials have a Blue Card.

Please download the application form via the link provided then either scan and email to or drop your form off in the 'Blue Card Application' box situated on the Bar at the Club House.

Blue Card Application

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