Sponsors and Category Partners

Official Apparel Partner – ONTHEGO                                                       

ONTHEGO is the official apparel partner of Hockey Australia, providing uniform and apparel for the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos, as well as the national junior and futures programs, umpires and officials, staff and affiliated teams such as the Australian Indoor teams.

Founded in 2012, in Canberra, Australia, ONTHEGO® Sports vision is to empower the world through team wear. By employing fabric and customisation technology customers can design their own sportswear beyond what they ever thought was possible, through their proprietary online system.

The ONTHEGO® brand has grown from a garage idea to a company leading the way in bespoke manufacturing of highly technical apparel and accessories.

ONTHEGO® works with teams, clubs, groups and athletes aspiring to give every person the opportunity to live an active and healthy life through their own unique pursuits.

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Official Footwear Partner (Kookaburras and Hockeyroos) – ASICS

ASICS is at the forefront of the world performance sports market and prides itself on building the finest performance footwear, apparel and accessories for the sports enthusiast. ASICS is the official footwear partner of the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos programs. The ASICS standards of quality and innovation have been the brand’s trademark since 1949. ASICS continues that tradition in partnership with Hockey Australia.

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Official Supplier of Hockey Balls / Official Supplier to Hookin2Hockey – Kookaburra Sport

A loyal supporter of hockey for more than a decade, Kookaburra Sport is the Official Supplier of Hockey Balls to Hockey Australia. Kookaburra Sport is the manufacturer of the ‘Dimple Hockey Ball’ – the only hockey ball approved by the International Hockey Federation for international competition.

Kookaburras Sport is also the official equipment supplier of Hockey Australia’s national recruitment program, Hookin2Hockey.

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Official Supplier of Synthetic Turf Surfaces – TigerTurf Australia

TigerTurf is the official supplier of synthetic turf surfaces to Hockey Australia. It is a world leading synthetic surfaces provider with over 200 hockey fields installed worldwide. TigerTurf brings you over 25 years of experience and expertise in the design, manufacture, build and installation of world class FIH approved hockey surfaces. TigerTurf offers hockey turf products for three different systems – unfilled, dressed and filled. All meet the Federation of International Hockey’s performance standards.

All internationals, every top club match and almost every other game of hockey is now played on artificial grass. Hockey Australia understands the importance of partnering with a world class organisation such as TigerTurf to ensure it is recommending the best options to its customers – you. If you would like an assessment of your existing field or to hear about new surfaces available call Nick Kerr to discuss your next synthetic pitch. Call 1800 802 570 or email AUinfo@tigerturf.com.

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Official Tour Provider – SportsLink Travel

SportsLink Travel is a leading international sports travel business with offices and agents in several countries around the world. Based in Sydney, SportsLink Travel has partnerships with a number of national sporting organisations and focus on attending major international tournaments such as the Olympic & Commonwealth Games, World Cups and Champions Trophy. Having run our first ever tour in 2002 to the men’s Hockey World Cup in Malaysia, we have since arranged tours to over 20 countries with many of our guests returning to travel with us on several occasions.

In 2014, we led the official supporters tour to the hockey World Cup in The Hague, and we will look after the largest supporter group from Australia in Rio for the 2016 Olympics, as we have for the past three Olympic Games. As well as our tours to major events, we also provide tours for clubs and schools looking to take teams on an overseas tour. Our expert staff and network of agents around the work can arrange all travel, accommodation, matches, training sessions with international players and coaches, sightseeing trips, meals, tickets to events and all other parts of your trip with ease and at an unbeatable price.

Call 1300 66 66 75 or email tours@sportslinkinternational.com to discuss your tour with SportsLink Travel.

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Official Compression Partner (Hockeyroos and Kookaburras)  – 2XU

2XU – The world’s most advanced compression garments to aid performance and recovery.The arrangement sees 2XU become the Official Compression Partner of Hockey Australia, supplying compression garments to the teams for game preparation, performance and recovery. In addition, the agreement will see Australian hockey athletes feature in 2XU promotional materials and campaigns.

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Official Retail Partner (Hockeyroos and Kookaburras)  – Just Hockey

Just Hockey have been proud to service the hockey equipment needs of the Australian wide hockey community since 1986. We are equally proud of the wonderful commitment of our staff and the loyal support of the hockey community. Our desire is to always provide the best customer service accompanied by a great range of hockey products at Australia’s most competitive prices. This will now include the exciting Kookaburras and Hockeyroos Replica & Lifestyle Range available at Just Hockey.

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Official Supplier of Sports Medicine Products to Hockey Australia and the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras – Elastoplast

Elastoplast is the health care brand of Beiersdorf, one of the leading skincare companies worldwide, situated in Hamburg, Germany.Elastoplast has come a long way since the first Elastoplast plaster, which we developed in 1896, when Smith & Nephew companies (founded in 1856) expanded their business to wound dressings.

The start of an ongoing success story, driven by progress, quality and innovation. For more than 125 years, Beiersdorf has gained experience and competence in wound care, more recently in the field of activity support and treatment of muscular pain as well, striving to improve wound healing and care for your skin ever since. Elastoplast is a global brand, founded in 1896, sold in 6 countries all over the world (Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, South Africa, and United Kingdom). Since then Elastoplast products have been known internationally for their leading quality.

Over 200 tried and tested products and innovations are sold in countries from Germany to Chile, from the UK to Australia under the brand names Hansaplast, Elastoplast, Leuko Sports Medicine and Curitas. Apart from plasters and wound dressings, the product range includes well-tried as well as innovative products that offer solutions for foot problems, sport injuries, pains and strains. A worldwide brand that you and your entire family can rely on, as it offers you high-quality, modern solutions for the demands and small inconveniences of everyday life.

Exclusive Supplier of Medical and Rehabilitation supplies to Hockey Australia and the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras – APE Medical

APE Medical is proud to be the new official supplier of sports medicine and rehab supplies to Hockey Australia and its associated teams. Owned and operated by Sports Physiotherapists with over 25 years of working with athletes in the sporting arena, APE Medical supplies first aid and strapping supplies, rehab equipment and braces and supports to clinics, sporting clubs and individuals.

APE Medical has a proven track record in supplying medical and rehab supplies to elite sporting groups, including the West Coast Eagles, Sydney FC, Perth Wildcats and Westcoast Fever. APE Medical is also the preferred supplier to the Rugby WA, WAAFL, NRLWA and WAWFL competitions.

At the walk in Rehab Shop, the friendly and qualified staff can offer personalized advice on product selection. On site physios can offer specific advice on brace and support selection and the individual can try braces on to make sure they are the perfect fit before purchase. All forms of rehab equipment is available for purchase to the individual making rehab easy to perform with the best results. No shopping around is required as APE Medical can supply all your rehab needs. APE Medical is your one stop shop for everything Sports Medicine and rehab.

Official Hydration Partner – Aqualyte                                                                                           

Aqualyte is a low sugar, hypotonic fluid and electrolyte solution formulated for rapid absorption to prevent dehydration and subsequent effects on health and performance.

The crystallised powder is supplied in sachets and comes in 3 natural flavours (Orange, Lemon-Lime & Berry). Professional and elite sportspeople using Aqualyte include AFL, basketball, cricket, netball, rugby, soccer and of course, hockey.

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Exclusive Floral Partner to Hockey Australia – Bloomex

Bloomex Australia is one of the largest florists in Australia since launching in 2011. Orders are taken and processed through the company’s site at www.bloomex.com.au or by Live Chat, and then delivered to customers via local courier.

In addition to flowers, Bloomex AU offers a variety of other gift items including plants, gift hampers, gourmet foods, sweets and treats. Bloomex is the largest florist in Canada in addition to serving the US and Australia. Bloomex supports a number of other organisations including the Starlight Children’s Foundation and Ice Skating Australia.

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ASICS ALL AREAS VIDEOS

ASICS took Kookaburras fans behind the scenes at the 2014 World Cup as part of ASICS All Areas. Check out this crossbar challenge video and the other six mini films.

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TIGERTURF TIME LAPSE

This video from New Zealand shows a TigerTurf pitch being laid using time lapse filming.

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