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New Players Welcome

Welcome to the new 2018/19 season.

CHRISTMAS BREAK: Last session 16 Dec. We return on 6 Jan 2019.

Training for the Boys and Girls Under 8s (U8) is on a Sunday. Registration at 08.45 for a 09.00. Finish at 10.30. Training starts on Sunday 2 September at the Club's Open Weekend. Don’t forget your mouth guard and shin-pads. We have plenty of spare sticks to use.

Please check on the Colts section main page prior to the Sunday as times are subject to change when there are matches. For your pitch allocation please check the website for pitch allocations prior to the Sunday or the white board on the side of the clubhouse on arrival. The white notice board at the club will show training pitch allocations together with the day’s home match details.
Parking for the the 'Cage', Sonning Lane Water (SLW) and Sonning Lane Sand (SLS) pitches is at Reading Hockey Club. When allocated the Sonning pitch (the furthest from the Reading HC clubhouse), please park in the car park at Sonning HC.

Matches are played on Sundays. U8s are entered into the Thames Valley Monthly Mini 7-side festivals. The TVMM are for Mixed boys and girls U8 teams. The dates for TVMM will be posted here soon:
Please complete your availability for TVMs when you receive the pitchero request.

All new players welcome. Contact a member of staff (shown below) or feel free to turn up at a training session and enjoy 2 'taster sessions' prior to joining.

IMPORTANT: Parents and guardians of children in the U6, U8 and U10 sessions are expected to remain on site throughout the training session (and at matches) in case of emergency. Parents and guardians of ages U12 and above are expected to be within 15 minutes (arrival at the pitch side) travel time in case of emergency. It is the responsibility of the parents and guardians to ensure all their membership details for themselves and their children on our members database (pitchero) are current and that they are capable of being contacted during training sessions or matches. This membership detail includes all medical and contact details.

Admin (boys & girls):

Under 8: £155 (Band 3)
All Subs are due by 30 September. Subs can be paid in a lump sum or by 3 instalments. There is a late payment fee of £75 for subscriptions not paid on or by 30 Sept 2018. We operate a no pay no play policy from 31 October. If you are experiencing difficulties paying via this website, please contact your Age Group Administrator for assistance.

DISCOUNTS available to playing members:
a. Paying by 3 instalments will be available (for bands 1-5), if first payment is PRIOR to 30 September 2018
b. GK discount given to GK’s using own kit or contributing to purchase of kit
c. Student rate applies to Over 18’s in full time education with University named on membership form. No family discount given to Student.
d. Family discount applies to 3rd family playing member of lowest cost category & only applicable to Under 18’s (ie Players 1 & 2 pay full, Player 3 pays discounted rate). Social members are not eligible for family discount.
e. All age related discounts require date of birth and full membership details on club database.
f. No GK and family discount given to same individual
g. All membership to be paid by 30 September 2018 or £75 uplift per member applied
h. Social membership includes automatic entry to the 200 Club (2 balls/monthly draw)

Colts Match fees OF £5/HEAD only APPLY to U8 and U10 tournaments and festivals where an entry fee has been paid & HOME fixtures in the Mercian and HCGL 7s festivals. Please note match fees DO NOT apply to U8 & U10 TVMs.

Videos and Photos

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Boys & Girls U8 photos

Marlow Hockey Club
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Marlow Hockey Club By Anna Mullen
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U8 By Karen Atkinson
First tournament U8 at Henley
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First tournament U8 at Henley By Anna Mullen

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