Dear All,I just wanted to confirm arrangements for this coming Sunday 13th March.
Our youngest players will train at Newmarket Leisure Centre as normal with Vicky Benedikz and Peter Booth taking the U6 group and William Wilson and Dave Worrall leading the U8’s.
The U12 squad and three U10 teams will be playing in some friendly matches against Thetford Juniors at Breckland Leisure Centre, thankyou to everyone that has confirmed their availability. Final details below:
Where: You can find the club address and a map to the pitch here.
When: 10.15 meet for a 10.30 start. We will be finished by 12noon at the latest.
What to bring: Stick, gum shield, shin pads, drink.
What to wear: NHC polo shirt & navy/black shorts/skirt/bottoms. Plus warm clothes to wear whilst not playing. We will provide all players with yellow hockey socks to wear on the day.
If you have any problems on the day you can contact me on my mobile at 07736 458012.
Finally a reminder that the following week, Sunday 20th March will be our final Sunday morning session of the season with some fun activities and games planned for all age groups plus followed by the presentation of our end of season awards.
Thanks and I will see most of you in Thetford on Sunday.
Happy New Year from Newmarket Hockey Club!
Now that the Christmas and New Year festivities are behind us, training for all senior teams will recommence this week with the league restarting this weekend – the dates/times are as follows:
First training sessions:
Ladies: Tuesday 5th January 19:30-21:00
Men: Wednesday 6th January 19:00-20:30
Match Week 13 Fixtures (9th January):
Men’s 1s: Felixstowe 2s (Away) – PB 14:15
Men’s 2s: Bury St Edmunds 2s (Home) – PB 15:30
Ladies’ 1s: Wisbech Town 2s (Away) – PB 12:30
Ladies’ 2s: Cambridge University 3s (Home) – PB 14:00
Ladies’ 3s: Haverhill 2s (Away) PB – 11:00
East Grinstead are hosting the Euro indoor championships in February. Tickets are available for Sunday 16th February for the Finals. 4 games will be played 10am is the first pushback time and 2.30pm is the last.
Tickets are £15 each for the whole day. There is a bar there and food available. We will get a discount if more than 20 people would like to go.
Please let me know ASAP if you would like to go and I will arrange a minibus if I can.
East Grinstead have always been very accomodating towards NHC and its always a great a outing, and its inside so no being freezing!
Happy new year to everyone.
Just to let you know training is back on this week for all teams. First dates back are
Ladies- Tues 7/01/14 7.30pm
Men- Wed 8/01/14 7pm
Juniors- Sun 12/01/14 10.30am-11.30am
Just to let all parents/guardians know junior training has now finished until the new year. We will resume training on Sunday 12 January 2014. As always new members are always welcome
On behalf of Newmarket hockey club we would like to thank you for your support and we would like to wish everyone a merry Christmas and happy new year.
See you on the 12th
NHC junior coaching team.
It’s Summer League Time again, but this year, with a difference, you choose your own teams. Each team must consist of a maximum of 10 players and a minimum of 8 players to include at least 2 Ladies II’s players and 2 Ladies III’s players.
- Teams must be 7-a-side including a goalkeeper.
- Each team must provide an umpire for the game.
- There must be a minimum of 4 Ladies on the pitch at all times of which must include at least one player from each of the Ladies II’s and III’s team. (This can include the goalkeeper)
- First strike at a short corner must be female and there must be at least 2 ladies defending (not including the goalkeeper).
- Each team must appoint a captain to liaise with Team Chris for fixture times etc.
- Each player must pay their subs on or before the first game.
- Games will push back at 7:30 promptly.
- Captains will be responsible for ensuring an umpire is provided for all games or the captain will umpire.
- All teams must play in the colour they are allocated.
- All players under 16 years of age must wear shin pads and mouthguards.
It is your responsibility to submit your team to either Chris Evans (email@example.com) or Chris Leggett (firstname.lastname@example.org) by the 7th June. The tournament will start on the 14th June and last approximately 8 weeks depending on number of teams entered. Cost per player will be £20.00 to cover pitch hire. Once a team has been entered, they will be given a team colour of which they will play their matches in. Team Chris’s decision is final on all outcomes.
Chris Evans 07969 546372
Chris Leggett 07920 745822