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2009 AGM Report

2009 AGM Report

2 July 2009

The 2009 FHC Annual General Meeting was held at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Ottawa, Ontario from June 12 – 14.  Below is a summary of the AGM report.  Please click the link below to view the entire document

Your Board of Directors and Provincial Partners met in Ottawa for the Annual General Meeting this past weekend. New Brunswick and Newfoundland were the only Provinces absent and it was particularly gratifying to have Quebec at the table once again…

Women finish 6th overall at CCII

KAZAA, Russia(June 27th, 2009) Belarus upset Canada in the match for the fifth position at the Women’s
Champions Challenge II by winning 2-1. Both teams were eager to win the
encounter and sometimes needed some physical play, especially from the Belarus
side, during the entire match. Umpires Thomas and Kaltypan showed four green,
three yellow and one red cards. Belarus player Yuliya MIKHEICHYK tried to injure
a Canadian player near the end of the match and received the red card for her
offence…

Canada falls to South Africa in 4-Nations final

Canadian men fall to South Africa in Final of 4-Nations

June 28, 2009

On Sunday afternoon, the Canadian men’s national field hockey team lost to South Africa (1-8) in the final of the 4-Nations Tournament in Elektrostal, Russia.

 Photo: Yan Huckendubler

South Africa started the game at full speed and immediately unbalanced the Canadian defense, finding unmarked forwards in the 25 and scoring field goals in the 5th and 8th minute…

Canadian men beat Bangladesh, reach final

Canadian men beat Bangladesh to reach Final of 4-Nations

June 27, 2009

On Saturday afternoon, the Canadian men’s national field hockey convincingly team beat Bangladesh 6-2 to reach the final of the 4-Nations Tournament in Elektrostal, Russia. The game, played in beautiful sunny weather, was exciting from start to finish and kept the crowd well entertained.

 Photo:Yan Huckendubler

Play was even in the opening minutes. The first dangerous action came in the 10th minute with a long run by Gabbar Singh, who managed to slot the ball to Dave Jameson in the circle…

Canada defeated by Belarus, finishes 6th

Canada defeated by Belarus, finishes 6th at Champions Challenge II

June 27, 2009

The Canadian women’s national field hockey team was defeated by Belarus 1-2 Saturday morning in their final contest of the FIH Champions Challenge II in Kazan, Russia.  The loss means Canada finishes in sixth-place in the eight-team tournament.

 Photo: PAHF / Alex Masters

“We dominated the game for the majority of the match, unfortunately the score did not reflect that,” said head coach Louis Mendonca…

Canada defeats Malaysia in penalty strokes

Canada defeats Malaysia in penalty strokes

June 26, 2009

The Canadian women’s national field hockey team defeated Malaysia in penalty strokes (0-0: 4-3) Friday morning in a 5-8 classification match at the FIH Champions Challenge II in Kazan, Russia.

Stephanie Jameson (twice), Stephanie Nesbitt, and Diana Roemer all scored in the penalty strokes competition for Canada.

“We are a young team and we are on a steep learning curve," said Diana Roemer of Mill Bay, British Columbia…

Canada loses to South Africa at 4-Nations

Canadian men lose to South Africa at 4-Nations

June 25, 2009

On Thursday afternoon, the Canadian men’s national field hockey team lost to South Africa (0-2) in their second game of the 4-Nations Tournament in Elektrostal, Russia.

The two teams had already met in an official test match here on Tuesday, when Canada lost 1-3 against a well prepared South African team. With similar styles, Canada and South Africa have historically been very close to each other: 3 wins for South Africa, 2 for Canada and 4 games tied since 2004…

Men draw Russia in tournament opener

Canadian men open 4-Nations with a tie against Russia

June 24, 2009

On Wednesday afternoon, the Canadian men’s national field hockey team opened the 4-Nations Tournament in Elektrostal, Russia, with a tie against host Russia in front of a large home crowd.

 Photo: Yan Huckendubler

The two teams had met in an official test match on Monday, when Canada won a hard fought battle 3-2 against a Russian team in full preparation for the European competitions of the summer…

Canada draws Belgium at CCII

Canada draws Belgium at Champions Challenge II

June 24, 2009

The Canadian women’s national field hockey team salvaged a 2-2 draw with Belgium Wednesday afternoon at the FIH Champions Challenge II in Kazan, Russia.  Jessalyn Walkey of Rockwood, Ontario and Diana Roemer of Mill Bay, British Columbia scored the goals for Canada.

 Photo: PAHF/ Alex Masters

“Today’s game was definitely a step in the right direction,” said head coach Louis Mendonca…