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Calling all potential Young Leaders!

By Reading Hockey Club • Jul 9th, 2014 • Category: Home Page, News

Reading Hockey Young Leader courses – the course will lead to the EH Leadership Award. Details below: Course 1: Monday 28th July 4 pm to 9 pm Tuesday 20th July 9 am to 5.00 pm Wednesday 30th July 9 am to 5.00 pm Course 2: Monday 25th August 4 pm to 9 pm Tuesday 26th [...]



Reading Real Ale and Jazz festival needs YOU!

By Reading Hockey Club • Jun 22nd, 2014 • Category: Home Page, News

WHAT IS READING REAL ALE & JAZZ FESTIVAL? Reading Hockey Club has been running the very successful Real Ale & Jazz Festival event every summer for the last 27 years, helping to raise vital funds for the club. The organising Committee are club members who spend most of the year booking bands, selecting food suppliers, [...]



John Tovey

By Reading Hockey Club • Jun 3rd, 2014 • Category: Home Page, News

Reading Cricket and Hockey Club regret to inform you of the death of John Tovey, a past President of the Club (1977-1983), and an Honorary Life Vice-President, at the age of 91. John also served as a trustee of the Club for a number of years. John played cricket and hockey at the Club and [...]



The current state of Hockey within the UK

By Reading Hockey Club • May 30th, 2014 • Category: Home Page, L1, M1, News

Shane Ryan went to visit a host of clubs, including Reading across the UK to investigate the issues checking on the current health of hockey, to find out how it compares in other countries and where its future lies, both at the top and bottom of the game. Published on 29 May 2014, this is [...]



Hockey for Boys

By Reading Hockey Club • May 27th, 2014 • Category: Home Page, News, U14 Boys

In June and July the club will be running Hockey for Boys, a great introduction to this fast and exciting sport for boys in Years 7, 8 and 9. £5.00 registration with a free hockey stick and T-shirt for participants who attend all six sessions.



Half Term Camps

By Reading Hockey Club • May 21st, 2014 • Category: Home Page, News

There are still spaces on the half term camps next week: May 27th-28th: Classic Camps are aimed at players of all abilities aged 7-16. May 29th: Performance Camps are aimed at those who have reached JAC level or above aged 13+ Goalkeepers will also receive specialized coaching and are welcome to both camps. For more [...]



Wanted: Men’s or ladies 1st team Physio

By Reading Hockey Club • May 18th, 2014 • Category: Home Page, News

Check out our advert for a new 1st Team Physiotherapist Men’s or Ladies for next season on the England Hockey website: Reading 1st team physio advert



Charlie Seccombe steps down

By Reading Hockey Club • May 15th, 2014 • Category: Home Page, News

Charlie Seccombe has decided to step down from his position as head coach of the men’s 1XI. Charlie joined as assistant coach 5 years ago, before stepping up to be head coach for the last 3 years. He has been a committed member of the club during his time leading the first team programme. Charlie [...]



Thank you

By Reading Hockey Club • May 15th, 2014 • Category: Home Page, News

Sally Munday, chief executive of England Hockey has written to us thanking all the volunteers who helped out over the NOW: Pensions men’s finals, Invstec women’s finals and the England v Ireland international match. Check out her letter here: VolunteerLetter.



Hockey Club Awards 2013/2014 Season

By Reading Hockey Club • May 12th, 2014 • Category: Home Page, News

LADIES: Performance Player – Leah Wilkinson and Becky Halle. For contribution throughout the season, supporting the team when teammates were on international duty. They have played at a consistently high level helping the team to finish second in the league. They were also key players in the Indoor squads which helped the team to win [...]