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Congratulations to Chris Withers

By Reading Hockey Club • Apr 23rd, 2014 • Category: Home Page, News

Chris Withers, our umpire coordinator is short-listed for the Club or HUA umpire of the season award at the England Hockey Awards 2014. Well done Chris, and thank you for all your hard work this season. The awards evening is on May 24th at Bisham and celebrates the achievements and contributions of volunteers, umpires, coaches [...]



Finalists and Judges announced for Reading Jazz Talent Competition

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

THREE finalists have been selected to perform in front of a panel of judges on Thursday 1 May at The Jazz Café, Madejski Stadium in Reading. Organisers of the Reading Real Ale & Jazz Festival launched a competition at the start of the year to find fresh new talent and for one lucky jazz band [...]



RAAJ- we need your help

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

The Reading Real Ale & Jazz festival (RAAJ) has been running for 25 years as one of the key fundraising events for Reading Hockey, and depends on the help and support of volunteers from the membership for it’s success. This year’s event runs from 17th, 18th, 19th July 2014 – for those who don’t know [...]



Awards Dinner 2014 – 26th April 2014

By Reading Hockey Club • Apr 19th, 2014 • Category: Home Page, News

Just one week stands between now and the Awards Dinner to rival all Awards Dinners and the social team have been working hard to bring you the best event yet and with 150 tickets sold…it is the biggest Awards Dinner Reading HC has ever put on! The black-tie evening will kick off at 1830 and [...]



Steve Bayer is stepping down

By Reading Hockey Club • Apr 16th, 2014 • Category: Home Page, News

Reading Hockey Club regrets to announce that Steve Bayer, the Ladies 1st team head coach has decided to step down after 4 successful years at the club. Steve has been a committed member of the club, guiding Reading Ladies to winning the Investec Women’s Hockey League Finals in 2013, the England Hockey Indoor titles in [...]



Thank you to the Volunteers

By Reading Hockey Club • Apr 16th, 2014 • Category: Home Page, News

I want to pass on to all the Volunteers the huge number of people who came up to me from England Hockey, the teams and the Spectators, wanting to pass on their thanks and congratulations to the club who, yet again, facilitated a great couple of weekends – here are some of the comments : [...]



The Finals Weekend from the Volunteers View

By Reading Hockey Club • Apr 16th, 2014 • Category: Home Page, News

Well the past few weekends have been incredibly busy for the club and its members hosting the Now Pensions Mens playoffs , the England v Ireland international and the Investec Women’s playoffs. This report is not to give you a rundown of the games, results etc. – you can find all that out on the [...]



Reading Ladies 4′s 2 – 3 South Bucks Ladies 2′s

By Reading Hockey Club • Apr 14th, 2014 • Category: L4, Match Reports

Saturday 12th April Well done to all who played. From a 2-0 deficit at half time we fought back to level the game (brilliant goals by man of the match Jess – complete with new stick- and Tracy H) only to see the game snatched away by what must have been the lightest of glances [...]



It was quite a weekend for Reading Colts

By Reading Hockey Club • Apr 2nd, 2014 • Category: Home Page, Match Reports, News

Boys U18 EH Plate winners Reading were very dominant in their first game with a 5-1 win over Neston, as two early shots from the top of circle ensured an early lead going into the second half, where they carried on in fine form. Their Plate final was equally decisive, as Reading followed on from [...]



Reading Ladies 4′s 2 – 1 Sonning Vets

By Reading Hockey Club • Apr 2nd, 2014 • Category: L4, Match Reports

Saturday 29th March The sun was shinning, the crowds were gathering, and we had a full team with subs to spare. A battling team performance saw us running off (well OK running might be a bit of an exaggeration) as winners (goals S and Clare) and moved us off the bottom of the league table [...]