Thursday, June 20, 2024

Meet Witney women, one of English hockey’s smallest National League teams

Nestled close to Oxford lies the leafy town of Witney, whose women’s hockey first team has enjoyed a meteoric rise up the league tables in recent times with a spate of promotions. 

Earlier this year, they secured the National League Vitality Conference West title at the first attempt, adding only one new player to the group that clinched promotion from the South Women’s Premier League the previous campaign. 

Competing as the smallest team in the English National League’s second tier is something all at Witney are incredibly proud of, but the journey has not been all plain sailing.  

Continue reading...

Unlock our ad-free, premium content and get use of our subscriber-only app. Use coupon 3FOR1 to get 3 months for only £1!

Already a subscriber to our website? Login

Get your club noticed! Do you have a feature or story idea? Get in touch!

Total Hockey


Most Popular


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More from Author

Meet the teenage umpire: my journey is like no-one else’s I know

Mia Dewing is not walking along a path many 17-year-old hockey...

Fairytale ending as Sutton Coldfield stalwart, 50, scores in final fixture

After more than three decades playing competitive first team hockey, you...

No goals or astro: How a state school hockey team was set up and won first match

The divide between provision of hockey in state and independent schools...

- A word from our sponsors -