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Armidale loves hockey

  • New England Hockey Association is based at Sport UNE and have two hockey turfs, one sand based field and one sand/water based field
  • 540 juniors and 700 senior players
  • 70 volunteers
  • Run twilight and indoor hockey competitions each year
  • Former Hockeyroo captain Nikki Hudson notices the difference after being in Armidale - when she goes back to sea level, training and playing is so much easier

Sport in Armidale

There are plenty of reasons to choose Australia's highest city for your next camp or event; premium facilities, great climate, altitude training and an active sports community with a high level of expertise and experience. Armidale is regularly chosen to host regional, state and national sporting events. In 2010 this included fifty five major sporting events and around one hundred and twenty other sporting events.

We have state-of-the-art hockey facilities in Armidale and experience in hosting major events

Denis Behrend, President New England Hockey