Hockey is Back! (Again)

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Fixtures for this coming Saturday 5th December 2020 Men Norwich Dragon 3rd XI vs Newmarket 1st XI – 15:30 Dragon Den Newmarket 2nd XI vs Sudbury 3rd XI – 15:00 Newmarket Leisure Centre Newmarket 3rd XI vs Colchester 3rd XI – 13:30 Newmarket Leisure Centre Ladies Cambridge South 3rd XI vs Newmarket 1st XI – 11:30 Coldhams Common Newmarket 2nd XI vs Cambridge South 4th XI – 12:00 Newmarket Leisure Centre Haverhill Ladies 2nd XI vs Newmarket 3rd XI – 15:00 Haverhill Leisure Centre

MR Cricket Hockey announced as new ERHA East Region Hockey League Sponsor

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The East Region Hockey Association (ERHA) has announced the new official title sponsor for its East Region Hockey League will be the sports retailer MR Cricket Hockey. The multi-year deal will see the competition rebranded as the MR Cricket Hockey East Region Hockey League until at least the end of the 2022/23 campaign.  550 teams play in the 55 division league, making it one of the largest amateur sports leagues in the country. “We’re very excited to be named title sponsors of the East Region Hockey League,” said Merrick Fuller, MR Cricket Hockey Director, “Outdoor sports are an essential part […]

M3’s Get Second Win

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Newmarket M3 5 – 0 Felixstowe 4s  Newmarket Men’s 3s continued their resurgence after a rocky start to the season with their second win on the bounce. If truth be told Newmarket dominated the game from beginning to end, but a young quick and skilful Felixstowe kept the game close until the final 10 minutes. Newmarket did everything right in the first half and scored within the first 2  and carved their way through Felixstowe’s defence with encouraging regularity, but a lack of ruthlessness in front of goal and a fine performance from the Felixstowe keeper kept the score to 1v0 […]

L3’s Miss Chances at Home

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The team were on a high after a faultless start to the season, three wins from three, however Haverhill were always going to be a tough opposition based on previous experience.   The Ladies 3 had the better of the first half, with the majority of possession and chances, but were unable to convert them, leaving the game goalless at half time. The half time chat was obviously based around ‘more of the same, but lets convert those opportunities’.  Haverhill had a strong core and one player in particular would probably be suited better to a higher level, who ran through […]

M3’s Bag a Brace at Bury

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Newmarket picked up their first points and first win of the season, with a competitive 2v1 win at perennial rivals Bury 7s. Newmarket looked nervous during the first half and had to resist a lot of pressure from some pacey Bury youngsters. But age and guile will always overcome youth and enthusiasm and Newmarket scored first thanks to Toby Goulds 4th of the season, tapping in at the back post. Bury struck back quickly when Newmarket failed to clear a short corner and they tapped in at the back post. Newmarket retook the lead with another top in at the post, […]

Youthful L3’s Notch Up 3rd Win!

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Score: 2-0  Half Time: 1-0  Goal Scorers: Jazz Westley and Emily Graves  3 games 3 wins, 9 points, top of the league.  A very youthful team took on Ely at for a 10.30 pushback. With a front line of Natalie Rice, Jazz Westley and Emily Graves attacking from the pushback Ely spent much of their time defending their circle. With the midfield of Maisy Swann, Emily Sargeant, Olivia Clarke and Murron McCulloch helping pick the ball back up and chasing down any rogue balls that came their way.   Newmarket had lots of attacks and Ely main defensive tactic was to […]

Return to Hockey

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Your Committee have been working tirelessly in the background as we try to navigate Covid-19, keen to return to hockey, but mindful of England Hockey (EH) and Government guidance and requirements. The good news is that we return to hockey in earnest next week, but we must all realise that things won’t be the same.  The first thing to appreciate is that ALL players MUST complete an Individual Consent Form BEFORE they can return to Hockey of any kind. This is a requirement of EH who, along with the Club, will keep a copy of all completed forms. This form needs […]

End of Season Cancelled

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Due to the current COVID situation, your committee regret to inform you had we have had to cancel the 2019/2020 End of Season Dinner and Awards night. It is not the situation we hoped we would be in, and we hoped we would be able to celebrate the seasons achievements with you all, but unfortunately COVID would not allow it  For anybody who has already paid for their ticket, your money will be deducted from your yearly subs for the 2020-2021 season. If you would prefer a cash refund, please contact either Jess Boyle or Stef Heslop. On a more positive […]

Ladies 2s Match Report 08.02.2020

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A tough match but good result for NHC L2’s, a beautiful lifted ball from Faye in the first half found the end of Veronica’s stick to smash it into the back board of Shefford and Sandy’s goal. Some lovely passing between Sarah and Robyn along the right wing managed to bring Robyn up into the attacking 23 with a great pass into the D where Josie was on P spot to receive and gladly sweep it into the goal. Shefford and Sandy were quickly back before half time to have a short corner and a goal.  Feeling tired NHC were given […]