Monday, June 27, 2022

Club File

Hockey clubs begin to apply for emergency fund relief

By Richard Bright Fourteen hockey clubs in England have so far applied for Sport England's Community Emergency Fund following the coronavirus pandemic. The fund has already secured the futures of more than 2,000 sports clubs struggling with the lockdown, with grassroots...

Louth in survival fight as 3G rears head in hockey once more

Louth HC is like many small clubs across the country – a long history, a thriving membership of players of all ages, a small dedicated band of volunteers who keep it running on a shoestring, and like many clubs...

England Hockey: We must hit the ground running for new season

England Hockey's chief executive has expressed a collective desire to be ready for the new season "in a way we have never been ready before" - if and when the coronavirus crisis finally abates in time and hundreds of...

England Hockey chief warns of financial dangers if coronavirus continues

England Hockey, the seventh-biggest Olympic sport in terms of UK Sport funding, is hopeful that it can refrain from furloughing staff because of the coronavirus outbreak, writes Rod Gilmour. Unlike bigger sports such as athletics and cycling which will take...

Cannock Hockey show club spirit after ‘devastating’ year

Five years ago, Cannock HC launched its #2020vision, a long term plan to become one of Europe’s leading, sustainable clubs. As 2020 came into vision, Cannock, around 115 years old, faced an uncertain future after being locked out of its...

Fit for Future is ensuring hockey clubs are life and soul of game

Two years ago I questioned the wisdom of top level hockey administrators bending under the pressure to modify our game into a slicker and smaller dish, more appealing to the fast-food appetite of the all-important and highly sought after...

City of Birmingham: England Hockey Cup run is huge for our club

Celebrating 30 years of Women's National League Hockey, with Investec For a brand new club playing its first season of domestic hockey, the EH Championship Cup is a thrill for City of Birmingham ladies. The club travel to West Bridgford in...

Jersey clubhouse catalyst for hockey’s future

By Richard Bright The opening Jersey Hockey’s clubhouse this season will help secure the future of the sport, as well as being a driver in more travelling sides visiting the island. That was the view of island hockey chiefs after a...

How Oxford Hockey Club medics helped to save fellow player’s life

Two Oxford HC members have been praised for dropping their sticks mid-match to save a player’s life. Medics James Harper and Chris Hadfield were playing for Oxford 3s at West Hampstead HC when Devinder Singh Sangha, of BA Slough Ramgharia...

Rotherham Hockey Club raise funds after player’s spinal injury

A Rotherham HC player was involved in a sporting accident which left him unable to breathe for himself and without the use of his legs. Chris Parke, a long-serving club member, fractured his spine in an accident on a hockey...
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UK summer hockey camps: Williams Hockey Coaching

The aim of Williams Hockey Coaching is to give players, no matter what their level or age, a clear...
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