Rules of Hockey

Rule changes for 2015: Hockey Australia’s advice to the State and Territory Hockey Associations

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) have introduced changes to the Rules of Hockey designed to enhance the experience of players and spectators. These changes have been available for worldwide adoption and were effective at international level from 1st January 2015.

Read about the rule changes on Hockey Australia’s website:


As the governing body for international hockey, the FIH is responsible for the rules of the sport. The official FIH Rulebook is published once every two years.

Visit the FIH website for up-to-date rules and information.


Junior rules 2015 – Darwin Hockey Association

Download the Darwin Hockey Association’s junior rules for 2015: