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Team Opponents Date
Mens1  Stourport : Stourport 15/02 @ 12:00
Ladies1  Ashfield Aztecs I: Kingsway Park 29/02 @ 09:30
Mens2  Warwick Uni 2s: Westwood 22/02 @ 12:00pm
Ladies2  Boots 4: WBS 22/02 @ 10:30
Mens3  Boots 3s: WB School 15/02 @ 3pm
Ladies3  Redhill: Goosedale 22/02 @ 10:30
Mens4  Burton 3: Ellis @ Shobnall 22/02 @ 14.30
Ladies4  Trent Uni: Clifton campus 29/02 @ 1.30
Mens5  Nottingham 4: Becket 22/02 @ 3.30pm
Ladies5  South Notts: Bingham Leisure Centre 22/02 @ 12.00
Mens6  NO GAME: 22/02 @
Mens7  Boots 5: Becket School 22/02 @ 2.00pm
Mens8  Nottingham 5: Goosedale 22/02 @ 1200
Mens9  Ashby 4s: Ivanhoe College, North Street, Ashby de la Zouch LE65 1HX 22/02 @ 2.30pm
Mens10  Players 4: West Bridgford School 22/02 @ 12:00

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 Latest Match Results                           [fixtures]
Team Opposition Date Score
Report
Mens1 Leek
01/11/2019
3-0
Ladies1 Manning
08/02/2020
2-0
Mens2 Birmingham Uni 3s
15/02/2020
3 - 2
Ladies2 Worksop 2
15/02/2020
1-0
Mens3 South Notts 1's
25/01/2020
2- 4
Ladies3 Trent Uni 2s
15/02/2020
2-0
Mens4 Derwent 2
15/02/2020
3-3
Ladies4 Redhill I
15/02/2020
2-3
Mens5 Derby
15/02/2020
4-0
Ladies5 Arnold
15/02/2020
0-0
Mens6 Chesterfield 3
15/02/2020
2-5
Mens7 Boots 6
15/02/2020
0-5
Mens8 North Notts 3
15/02/2020
0-6
Mens9 Barton 4s
15/02/2020
4-4
Mens10 Burton 5
15/02/2020
0:3
U18 Boys
U16 Boys
U14 Boys
Mens VETS
Helen Wins Notts Sportsperson of the Year Award

Last night Helen Richardson Walsh was awarded the Nottinghamshire Sports Person of the Year. Bob and I were asked by Helen to collect it for her, which we did with great pride. Helen is a remarkable person and a great hockey player. She returned from serious injury in 2014 - 15 to win Gold in Rio, but that is just the tip of the iceberg. Here are a few numbers - in case you aren't convinced - Youngest GB player to play in the Olympics (2000 in Sydney aged 18). 293 International caps, 45 International goals, shortlisted in 2010 for International Player of the Year, representing GB in 4 Olympic games, British Olympic Association Athlete of the Year 2009. And some colours - 2010 World Cup Bronze, 2011 EuroHockey Championship Bronze, 2012 Champions Trophy Silver, 2012 Olympic Games Bronze, 2013 World League Bronze, 2013  EuroHockey Championship Silver, 2015 EuroHockey Championship Gold, 2015 World League Gold, 2016 Olympic Games Gold. In my mind one of the greatest British athletes of all time.

A Golden Hockey Day to remember

"You will need some insulation tape on that"

Thank you to everyone who came to take part and to help out today.  The weather was nothing like as bad as forecast and everyone (I think) had a great time.  

Special thanks to Helen who patiently signed autographs and posed for photos all the time that she was with us.  No doubt Geoff will be putting up some of these photos on the website.  For me, I will be making special trips to Bridgford just so that I can travel on Helen's No 8 bus!

Bob Douglas

Pictures from Notts City Transport of the bus naming are here:

Pictures from the pitch and clubhouse with Helen are here:

Many thanks to Andy & Zak Pendlebury for the brilliant images.

NEW SEASON - NEW PLAYERS WELCOME
Looking for a new hockey club? Just click on link below right to join, or contact geoff@wbhockey.co.uk or Martin 07768 526594 or Liz 07747 561774. We run 10 mens sides and 5 ladies sides plus numerous Vets, Juniors and mixed sides. Our Mens 1s are in the Midlands Premier and our Ladies 1s are in Midlands Feeder League. Our mens sides 2-4 are all in the highest Midlands Division they can be in. We have a good social side, and well known for the real ale served at our Clubhouse. If you have not played for years, or want to give it a try, look out for our 'Back to Hockey' family sessions running in July and August (see below). Formal Club training starts from 1st August (see diary section to right) - new players, just turn up at West Bridgford School, and the Juniors start from September 4th at Becket.
physio available to all
IMPACT physiotherapy at Gresham Sports Pavilion, Wilford Lane are offering 10% off all treatment for club members and 5 off any initial consultation. This is a new clinic in addition to their existing ones at Long Eaton and Pride Park. See further details at www.impactphysio.co.uk or ring 0115 9816107. Also you can email the senior physio Phil Tranter at phil@impactphysio.co.uk for other info
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 NEW SEASON DOCUMENTS
Availabilities - please use your members record for this.
Bobs 2019 D Notice: here
New Season Letter from the Chair: here
Subs Payment - BACS details on your members page or Credit Card / Paypal: here
 NEW PLAYERS + TRAINING
Ladies Training:
Re-starts on TUESDAY - LADIES 1+2 6th August 2019 from 7.30pm
WEDNESDAY - LADIES 3+4+5 4th September 2019 7pm - 9pm
Men's Training
Adults re-starts Monday 5th August 7.30 sharp - 9.20. at WBS.

1sts and 2nds on Thursdays from 1 August 7.30pm by invitation.
ALL AT WB SCHOOL
Junior Boys and Girls - Sundays from 9.00, starts from 1 September AT BECKET SCHOOL. See Juniors page for more details.
 Beer Festival Listing
BEER LIST Beer List
 SOCIAL EVENTS 2019/20
BEER FESTIVAL 5th - 7th March
 Order Club Kit
The shop for Club Kit other than playing shirts is here. KIT
 COOPS - a personal story
Geoff has continued to write an account of Coops from a personal angle, which may be of interest to his friends and family. Installments #1 2 and 3 are here .
    
The 200 Club Reborn

Download the Standing Order form here
THINKING OF GETTING INVOLVED?

 

Please note that Fantasy Hockey will not be running this year due to spiraling costs. Many thanks to Sibbo for his work in previous seasons. 
Club Playing Record
Team
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
Mens1
3
2
2
25
18
11
Ladies1
11
4
2
5
25
28
14
Mens2
16
8
3
5
45
51
27
Ladies2
12
7
2
3
28
26
23
Mens3
Ladies3
11
4
1
6
12
34
13
Mens4
Ladies4
10
1
0
9
8
29
3
Mens5
3
3
1
13
5
6
Ladies6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Ladies5
12
8
2
2
25
13
26
Mens6
15
1
4
10
16
35
7
Mens7
16
6
3
7
34
42
21
Mens8
15
2
3
10
8
Mens9
13
2
1
9
16
45
6
Mens10
14
0
1
13
4
50
-8
U18 Boys
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
U16 Boys
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
U14 Boys
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mens VETS
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

 Considered by many who understand the importance of the playing / social balance to be the best hockey club in the East Midlands