Congratulations – Eric ‘Pegs’ Perriman – 2010 Life Membership


Eric ‘Pegs’ Perriman


1969 Member of the first Canterbury First Grade Team
1970 Member of Canterbury First Grade Team

then spent ten years on the mainland

1980 Returned from NSW and played in the Canterbury SHA (Hockey South) 2nd grade premiership team

He coached A Grade Women’s Indoor Team included future wife Lee, Cecil and Claire Pearce

1981 First Grade finalists
1982 Member A Reserve & A grade Premiers

Opening Day Shield

C.S.R State League

SHA Premiers

State Premiers

1981 – 1986 Indoor A grade men’s Coach with Barry Collins that won 5 ANNUAL premierships in a row. Barry coached the first three years and Eric coached the last two.

It has been observed that Eric’s contribution to indoor hockey generated so much momentum and success for both the Canterbury men’s and women teams that Canterbury’s dominance effectively killed the competition

1986 Played 2nd Grade

Canterbury fielded two indoor teams but lost to University

The indoor competition in the south was discontinued with the opening of the THC

1989 2nd Grade
1993 Vets Premiership and Captain

“Believes he must lead from the front by scoring nearly 30 goals. Must do more next year to hold his place. Missed trapped the ball twice this season.”

1994 – 1996 Vets Division 1

Tasmanian State Vets 2 years

2000 Vets Division 1

Coach U/12 girls

2001 3rd Grade premiership

Coach U/14 Division 2 girls

2002 Coach U/14 Division 1 girls
2003 Coach U/16 Division 1 girls
2004 Statistics Collector A grade Women’s team

Played 3rd Grade Men

2005 Statistics Collector A grade Women’s team

State Vets team

Played 3rd Grade Men

2006 – 2007 Assistant Coach A grade Women’s team