Hockey


THE TEAM Bath Buccaneers Men’s Hockey Team have narrowly missed out on qualification for the European stage of the Jaffa Super 6s indoor hockey competition. They qualified for the Final by beating Wimbledon in a thrilling semi-final. The match finished 3-3 and so was decided with a shootout. The Buccaneers emerged victorious winning the shootout …

Hockey at King’s College, Taunton is thriving with 11 players from the school being selected for the England Hockey Performance Centre after working hard in the Development and Academy Centres. The Performance Centre, which is based at King’s, offers a performance training environment and the centre’s meet regularly throughout the year as well as taking …

Plymouth Marjon player-coach Simon Fenwick is anticipating a thrilling race for the West of England & South Wales Hockey League men’s regional title. The Reds will top the standings over Christmas and into 2018 but Fenwick is not one to rest on any festive laurels. The first and second team head coach revealed: “Our aim …

Freezing pitches and snow played havoc with the men’s regional West of England & South Wales Hockey League fixture list last weekend. Heavy snow or frozen pitches prevented matches from going ahead, even on some ‘all-weather’ surfaces, and then there is the additional safety factor as some teams are unable to travel because of wintry …

University of Exeter men’s first team head into the mid-winter mid-season outdoor hockey break top of the class. The Greens beat title rivals University of Bath 2-1 in midweek to assure them top spot in the British Universities & Colleges Sports Premier South Division with one round remaining. Unbeaten Exeter finish their BUCS league programme …

Bristol’s international women’s hockey ace Lily Owsley was named the best junior player at the Hockey World League final in Auckland, New Zealand, after a superb tournament in which she caught the eye throughout. Despite England narrowly missing out on a bronze medal to Korea 1-0, the 22-year-old midfielder was deservedly given the prize after …

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games hockey pools have been announced with England’s men and women heading to Australia in April looking to win their first gold medals at the tournament. England’s men will come up against India, Malaysia, Pakistan and Wales in Pool B while the women face India, South Africa, Malaysia and Wales …

Gloucester City head into the last two weeks of the first-half of the Women’s Hockey League season as the top regional side in Conference West. Sarah Jennings’ City swept aside Team Bath Buccaneers, 4-0, to maintain fourth spot in the table with their fourth win from eight League games. Although Reading lead the way, closely …