Saturday, December 4, 2021

Club File

Beeston ready for Premier Division tussles after pandemic hit

Beeston HC will start the season with four national league sides and five pitches - now billed as the largest hockey centre in the world outside Holland - as the Nottingham club aims to bounce back from the pandemic. The...

Rejected insurance claims? Surbiton lead calls for sports clubs to sign up for action

Surbiton Hockey Club is spearheading efforts on behalf of all community and amateur sport clubs in the UK who have been denied liability cover by insurers during the pandemic.Surbiton, supported by solicitors Russell-Cooke, is calling for a collective action...

‘We want to increase number of hockey coaches going into schools’

Crewe Vagrants profiled life in our Instagram takeovers before the pandemic. Here, Georgie Brown reveals club life Crewe Vagrants Hockey club is located in the North West of England. We have four ladies’ teams, four men’s teams, vets, juniors,...

Rugby and canoe slalom stars ring changes for Waltham Forest ladies hockey

Waltham Forest HC is in the middle of a five-year transformation, and positive changes are afoot for the Ladies’ 1s squad ahead of the coming season. In 2020/21 the first team challenged the best sides in East Div 2NW...

Club Hockey File: St Neots go from Saints to Scholars – but at a cost

The Cambridgeshire club on being one of the cheapest to join in the South East, why new members are guaranteed pitch time and its bursary scheme St Neots Hockey Club have lost several of their key first team players to...

Hockey clubs can do better job of owning their brand and maximising it

CLUB FILE: Sports marketing expert James Richardson says clubs can have a better digital footprint with the right know how The biggest thing in hockey right now is to get your basics right. Social media can be a wonderful tool....

Chapeau! How one Briton helped grow Brittany hockey club

Helen Trehoret charts why she set up a hockey club in France - and is now on the look out for a part-time club coach I've played hockey wherever I've landed: Cirencester, Plymouth and Australia to name but a few...

Club file: How forward-thinking London Edwardians drove business support

When lockdown hit, national league side London Edwardians locked heads and used the time to support those within its community as part of the club's digital initiative. The club, which plays at Battersea Park, created Lockdown Stories. Tom Johnston, of...

Huge fundraising scheme bolsters Fjordhus’ junior hockey coaching

With summer approaching, central borders' Fjordhus Reivers HC recall how lockdown and physical activity played key role for the Scottish club During our initial lockdown in an ever changing environment, the club had to adapt literally on a weekly basis...

Why hockey club photography is crucial to sport’s coverage

The Hockey Writers' Club is looking to establish links with all club photographers to promote imagery in an evocative sport. Andy Mair reports For many years, hockey photographers have sat at the side of a pitch in all kinds of...
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Christmas is the ideal opportunity to splash out on those extra-special gifts. We’ve scoured the market for the most...
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