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The Centre

Newcastle International Hockey Centre (NIHC) features three (3) internationally FIH accredited water based fields. The Centre is opened seven (7) days a week during the winter competition and six (6) days a week during the summer months. NIHC has hosted state, national championships and international matches since its inception and have championships booked in the future. NIHC facilities are also used by soccer, rugby league and AFL teams as a wet weather training facility.

Newcastle International Hockey Centre Limited is a limited company whose share holders are Newcastle Men’s Hockey Association Inc. and Newcastle District Women’s Hockey Association Inc.  Each association has 3 representatives and they are the Board of Directors of Newcastle International Hockey Centre.


The Board is responsible for the daily management of the centre, collection of turf fees, summer competitions, turf replacement, and maintenance of the centre. The associations are responsible for organising and managing winter competitions.


For more information on NIHC, visit their website 

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