The differences, however, go beyond the playing surface and may not be so obvious to the uninitiated hockey fan. The Loudon Field Hockey Association claims that the origins of field hockey can be traced back 4, years, as evidenced by drawings on an ancient tomb in the Nile Valley. Evidence exists that shows ancient Aztecs, Greeks and Romans played similar forms of the game.
View over the cricket ground at Melbourne University.
Site of Melbourne Glaciarium,near Princes Bridge. Howard Bellingham Howard Smith Beneath: Howard Smith Ltd entry, Melbourne 2nd from top: Howard Smith Co Ltd S. Queens Bridge, Melbourne, c. State Library of Victoria. State Library of South Australia, and below "Canberra" luggage tag.
Melbourne Grammar has produced three prime ministers Deakin, Bruce and Fraserfamous footballers the Cordner brothers and several Olympians Edwin Flack was the first in It has schooled generations of families prominent in Melbourne's business, social and political elite, including the Rusdens, Grimwades and A'Becketts, as well as others famous for their artistic and literary endeavours, including Manning Clark, Barry Humphries and Leslie Howard.
Archbishop Henry Lowther Clarke once said that 'no one else had assisted the Church of England in such a princely way'. The sacred communion vessels at St Paul's Cathedral were given in his memory, and his bequests also found their way to the Church of England schools.
Killed near Albert in France in at the age of Wounded at Tweefontein, 25th Decdied next day aged This was the year Victorian ice sports resumed after the war.
Vice-chancellor, Sir John Grice, is 3rd from left. Mottos and some symbols promoted their origin with the Presbyterian Church Scotch and Church of England, but some symbols were uniquely Australian. This particular representation of the Southern Cross or "Crux", today's emblem of Australia, was on the Scotch crest about a quarter-century before it appeared in the MGS crest and State crest and flag of Victoriaand a half-century before the Flag of Australia It was different to the stylised versions of the earlier National Colonial Flag and Australian Federation Flag which were more like the The Eureka Flag of the gold miners' revolt at Ballarat, Victoria, where the Goodall family made their fortune.
The Southern Cross on an "Oxford blue" background has long been a symbol of Victorian ice hockey. Inthese three schools formed the Victorian public schools junior ice hockey competition under ; the first "junior" ice hockey league on record in Australia.
He changed the school colours to Oxford blue and designed the school flag and coat of arms that were in use until The open book symbol is the same, and both have large clasps to show the book is not to be opened with ease.
Witte trained both teams in the early s see Ted Molony. Cambridge and Oxford are often jointly referred to as "Oxbridge" and, apart from their associations with English society, both have a long history of rivalry with each other. University of Melbourne, Record ID: Image from the Ormond Chronicle, University of Melbourne, Original buildings consisted of the front wing of the Main Building and the Tower, which is Check out HockeyMonkey's extensive collection inline and ice hockey equipment.
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The first Olympic ice hockey tournament took place at the Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. At the time, organized international ice hockey was still relatively new. The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), the sport's governing body, was created on 15 May , under the name Ligue Internationale de Hockey sur Glace.
At the Olympic Congress in Paris, ice hockey was added.
Roller hockey (inline) bears close resemblance to ice hockey and is played on inline skates, uses an ice hockey stick and includes a lot of fast "racing back and forth" action. Inline hockey goalies use a glove called a catcher to catch shots made on goal, and a flat, usually square, mitt called a blocker which is used to deflect shots on goal.
With this new technology, roller hockey goaltenders will be able to slide across the crease using conventional ice hockey moves.
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