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New Men's 1st Captain - Chris Newman

By Liz Spencer

Chris Newman and Andy Watts

Andy Watts and the club are delighted to announce that Chris Newman has taken over the Captaincy of the Men's 1st Team.

Watts confirmed that Chris Newman has taken over the captain’s role from Richard Springham.,
Chris has just returned from Australia after helping Perth-based YMCC defeat University of Western Australia 2-1 in Melville Toyota League Cup final.

Explaining the change of armbands, Watts said: “Chris has been involved with the club for a number of years. With him coming in as captain and me as coach, we are looking to freshen things up.

“He is an important player for us and I am looking to him to drive things forward.”

The club would also like to wish Chris all the best in his new role, but also would like to thank Richard Springham for all his hard work and commitment to the club and team.

Where next?

Futures Squad Announcement 19 Reading players selected for England Hockey Futures Squads


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