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3G pitches will be death of grassroots hockey unless we speak out, say Horley HC

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Rod Gilmour
Rod Gilmour
The Hockey Paper's Editor. First covered international hockey at the 2010 Commonwealth Games - no better than a full house watching India play England - and has reported for the Daily Telegraph and other major newspapers ever since. Co-founded THP in 2016.

Horley HC have been left “dismayed” over a decision to convert the pitches they hire into 3G surfaces.

The Surrey/W Sussex club, based near Gatwick, could lose both of the school pitches it currently relies on to play hockey – one of which has been their home for the last decade – and said they had not been consulted on the decision.

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