Reading is one of the premier hockey clubs in the country. Winner of the Reading Club of the Year Award, the hockey club enjoys a high profile throught the national and local media. With two elite teams in the English Hockey League the club’s playing representatives cover the length of the country. The club runs 11 mens teams, 7 ladies teams and has a flourishing Next Generation junior section. The club has over 300 senior and 400 junior members and is based at a top class facility in Sonning Lane with 2 Astroturf pitches on site.
Sonning Lane, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 6ST
Clubhouse: 0118 9699049
Fax: 0118 9442539
Situated approximately 1 mile east of Reading town centre, off the A4, in Sonning Lane leading to Sonning village. Clubhouse and extensive parking facilities are on the right 200 yards from the A4.
Reading Cricket and Hockey Club Statement of Objectives
Our objectives, in partnership with business and the community, are to be:
* The premier Cricket and Hockey club in the Thames Valley
* A Centre of Excellence with first class cricket and hockey facilities
We aim to be this by being:
* A place of fun and enjoyment for sportsmen and women, their families and friends.
* A leader in youth development of cricket and hockey
* A venue for prestige cricket and hockey
* A social and business meeting centre offering good value for money
* A responsible and active supporter of the community
* Professionally and financially well-managed
Home colours: Sky Blue Shirts, Navy Skirts/Shorts, Navy Socks with Sky Blue trim
Away colours: Navy Blue Shirts, Navy Skirts/Shorts, Sky Blue Socks with Navy Trim
(1st XIs also have alternative sky blue Skirts/Shorts as part of away kit)
All club kit, together with sticks, shoes and playing equipment are available through Game Set and Match (GSAM) and can be ordered online or purchased direct on one of GSAM’s regular visits to the club. For more information see the Kit tab above.
Note that members are not covered by Club insurance for any injuries sustained, or any loss of property while at the club. Details of sports insurance are available on request.
Other RCHC Websites
Reading Cricket Club Site
The website of the cricket section at RCHC. The cricket club runs several midweek and weekend mens teams and also a ladies team Reading Ridgeway. The cricket section also hosts national cricket events. last year the club hosted a match between Berkshire and Essex. This year the club will host a round on the womens Super 4s competions.
Reading Real Ale and Jazz Festival
Reading Hockey Club organises the Reading Real Ale & Jazz Festival as its major fund raising event of the year.
Affiliated to Berkshire Hockey Association and England Hockey