U18 competitions are run as full field on Friday evenings.
Under 18 hockey is offered as mixed full field hockey.
This age group allows for players to continue to play in an age restricted format as for other junior teams rather than playing senior hockey.
The U18 game:
- is a 14-week Home and Away competition, plus finals
- are played on a full field
- have 11 players per side, and include a dedicated goalie
- consist of two 30-minute halves with a 5-minute break between halves
- In 2016 were played in 2 regional based competitions (NW and SE Melbourne) - this may change
- are played Friday nights with most games at 9 pm or similar times