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
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.
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.