PADHC was established in 1934, and today remains one of the leading Hockey Clubs in South Australia on and off the field. A detailed book on the history of the club  through to 1999 was published by Don Germein and Dennis Meredith. This has been revisited and now updated with colour photos. You can read this revision by clicking on the links below.

Chapter 1 – The Beginning 1934-1949

Chapter 2 – Consolidation 1950 – 1959

Chapter 3  – A New Era 1960 – 1969

Chapter 4 – The Golden Years 1970 – 1979

Chapter 5 – A New Milestone for Port Adelaide 1980 – 1989

Chapter 6 – The Success Continues 1990 – 1999

Read about our Premier League Success here.

The history of the club was added to further in 2012 with PADHC becoming the first and only club to win the top 4 grades, along with other premierships in that year. Reports from the year that will never be forgotten at the club can be read by clicking on the link below.

2012 The year we Dominated

Port Adelaide District Hockey Club is proud of its history and when visiting our clubrooms in Semaphore, people can view memorabilia of this history throughout the clubrooms, including premiership photos, premiership flags and other historical events that help shape PADHC.