FIH Rules of Hockey including Rule Changes which took affect on January 1 2019. MVHA will be adopting the Rule Changes.
The two significant changes with the 2019 Rules of Hockey;
1. Introduction of the match format of four quarters as standard
2. Removal of Goalkeeping privileges for substitute field player - effective immediately in all 2019 competitions.
The remainder of the changes are cosmetic and surround interpretations, aimed to continue the facilitation of fast, skillful hockey with consistency at all levels and around the world.