Guernsey set to host knockout hockey weekender

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guernsey Hockey LBG is proud to be hosting the 3rd round matches of two England Hockey National competitions this weekend.

Guernsey’s Men’s team will play Wisbech Town on Saturday 9th February at 6pm in the EH Men’s Trophy competition and the Island Women’s team will play Wokingham Ladies on Sunday 10th February at 12pm in their draw in the EH Investec Women’s Vase competition. Both matches will take place on the ATP at the Guernsey Hockey Clubhouse at Footes Lane.

Large and vocal home crowds are expected to be pitchside on what has been headlined to be a mouth-watering double-header for the Guernsey team’s first home matches this season.Matt Watson, captain of the men’s team outlined that “we are looking forward to meeting Wisbech later this week, whilst they are a strong side and currently sitting in third place in their league table, we have a full squad to pick from”.

Brooks Macdonald are proud to sponsor the island’s representative teams, and Chris Macdonald, CEO of Brooks Macdonald Group commented “We are delighted that these games are being played at Footes Lane. Supporting local sport is very important to us and we are looking forward to see the Islands teams in action over the weekend”.

Hot food and refreshments will be available.

For further information please visit our website for more details about the competition www.guernseyhockey.com or call Emma Atkinson on 732448 or 07781 414950 (out of office hours).

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