Sussex Hockey Umpires' Association

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Sussex Hockey Umpires' Association

Taking Neutral Appointments

If you are not currently taking neutral appointments from Sussex HUA and you are interested in doing so, please contact the Secretary for more information (click here for email address).

Benefits of Sussex HUA Membership


You will be fully insured to umpire ANY game. Your club can only insure you to umpire their club games.

Rule Changes

All members receive a rule book whenever they are published and guidance on changes in rule interpretations.

Sussex HUA Support

You will have support from Sussex HUA if you have any issues in games (a red card for example) or just questions about umpiring or where to go next. If you want to take appointments we can help but, even if you donít, we will support you.

Sussex HUA Network

You have not only the Sussex HUA website but also the full Sussex HUA network of umpires to provide you with information about any umpiring related issue.

To Join Sussex HUA

Simply contact the Secretary (click here for email address).

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Forthcoming Events

5th Feb 2015

Council Meeting (19:30) @ Bridge Community Centre, Lucraft Road, Moulsecoomb, Brighton, BN2 4PN.

Council Meeting

Thursday 5th February 2015

1930 at Bridge Community Centre, Lucraft Road, Moulsecoomb, Brighton, BN2 4PN

This is in 9 days.

Recent News Items
22nd January 2015
England Hockey New Rules Consultation ...(with link - click here)
Please follow the attached link to take part in the EH consultation which ends on 23 February 2015.
20th January 2015
Cancelled games
Would all umpires please advise the relevant appointments secretary (Tim or Allen) as soon as they find out that the game they are umpiring has been cancelled. This will allow Tim and Allen to make changes to other appointments if necessary.
15th January 2015
Fixture cancellations
An enhancement for fixture cancellations has been implemented on the website. If a game does not take place, umpires should mark the game as cancelled using the new button prominently placed in their Personal Area. If the game is cancelled before umpires have travelled, it should be marked as ...
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14th January 2015
Ian Wright Funeral Details
Below is a message from Ian's family

"Ian Samuel Wright passed away suddenly but peacefully on 01 January 2015 at his home in Hailsham. Ian will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Funeral service to be held at the Eastbourne Crematorium, Main Chapel, Hide Hollow, Langney, Eastbourne, ...
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Milestone! Milestone! Milestone!
Congratulations to Andrew Hough who umpires his 150th appointed game on 7th February 2015 with Horsham 2 v Lewes 1 in the South Clubs Women's League Division 3B.
Well done Andrew, let's hope for many more
9th January 2015
A Momentous Milestone
Congratulations to John Colban who, on the 31st January, will celebrate his 500th appointed game for Sussex.
He will be umpiring Mid Sussex v Hailsham at St. Paul's School starting at 12.00 noon
This is a remarkable achievement and we offer John our congratulations and wish him many more ...
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6th January 2015
Face masks
England Hockey have stated that below National League, the only new rule taking effect immediately is the following regarding face masks.

"There is also a lifting of the ban on certain types of facemasks, in particular those with metal grills,
recognising that the primary objective of wearing a ...
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26th December 2014
New rules ...(with link - click here)
Please follow the link below to the England Hockey website for the latest information on the implementation of the 2015 Rules of Hockey in England
12th December 2014
Umpiring Milestones
Two milestones to celebrate

Ian Anguige has just umpired his hundredth Sussex game and Paul Shackman will umpire his two hundredth game this weekend.
These milestones have been recorded since the website was set up so we will look forward to other notable achievements in the near ...
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2nd December 2014
Red Card/MMO Report Form
England Hockey have provided a new form to be completed in the event that a Red Card is issued or a Matchday Misconduct Offence has occurred. This is available for download from the Information and Downloads section of the website.

David Shields must be advised of any red card/MMO issued within ...
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