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Home Page19th August 2018
The 2018 NPUA Conference (8th to 9th September)
The conference is in 20 days (at Warwick University)
Members can book their place now through the Personal Area.

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19th August 2018
Details of Chris Todd’s Funeral.
Chris Todd’s Funeral Service will be held on 7th September 2:00pm @ Liverpool Anglican cathedral.
(Bright clothing - Chris Todd’s request)

Note: Please arrive early for parking purposes
16th August 2018
Christopher Todd
It is with great sadness that we have to let you know that Christopher Todd died this morning, Thursday 16 August, with his family at his side.

Chris umpired his first international hockey match in 1974, becoming England’s youngest ever FIH umpire at the time. In all, ...
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13th August 2018
Conference 2018 Update
We have a packed schedule for this year's Conference and are delighted to welcome several guest speakers, as well as speakers from within the NPUA ranks. Joining us this year will be Henrik Ehlers, Chairman of the FIH Officials Committee, Laurine Delforge, umpire of the 2018 ...
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6th August 2018
Fitness Test Deadline - Extended to Aug 19th ...(with link - click here)
With the extra-ordinarily hot weather we have decided to extend the fitness test deadline for one week to AUGUST 19th, to allow some tests to be retaken, and others to be slotted in during cooler times.

Regional tests still to be completed:

Saturday, 11th August at ...
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24th July 2018
Message from Christopher Todd’s family
Many of you will have heard by now that Christopher Todd was taken ill at the end of May and was admitted to hospital. Chris, or Christopher, as he has now asked to be called, was really very unwell and had to have surgery for a brain tumour. Initially hopes were high that ...
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18th June 2018
Clothing requirements
Members requiring clothing for delivery at Conference are requested to complete an order form by the end of June. Some items have a six week turn around so that is why a long lead time is necessary. Though the shop administrator will not be at Conference arrangements will be ...
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1st June 2018
NPUA Fitness Policy - 2018/19 Season ...(with link - click here)
FROM: David Monger, NPUA Exec Committee - Fitness programme lead

In the meantime, I wanted to provide you with a copy of the updated fitness policy, ahead of the testing window for the 2018-19 season.

A link to the document is below, having been revised following ...
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24th May 2018
Frances retires her whistle
After a long and illustrious career, Frances Block has retired from umpiring, officiating at her last International tournament in Edinburgh at the Euro Hockey Clubs Challenge 1 finals. Within NPUA Frances has umpired 189 outdoor and 166 indoor league games, officiated at ...
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Outdoor Performance Committee - May 2018 ...(with link - click here)
Minutes of the meeting are available at the link below
27th February 2018
New NPUA app
NPUA has developed a new app, primarily to give access to our extensive video content. It also features news, links to social media accounts and league tables. We will continue to develop the app with new features, in the short term we hope to include some advice on fitness. ...
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