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Welcome to Wallingford Hockey Club

The home of seriously fun hockey

We strive to be one of the leading clubs in Oxfordshire admired by the hockey community for our ongoing improvement in playing standards and youth development born out of the fun, enjoyment and welcome that is at the heart of our club.

 

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There's a team to suit any level

5 men's teams, 4 ladies' teams and too many boys' and girls' teams to mention playing at a vast range of ability levels from regional hockey to a very much slower pace of the game

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There's a team to suit any age

Our Wildcats coaching takes in boys and girls from age 5 and we have members playing league hockey in their 70s

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Our facilities are second to none

Our all-weather pitch is our own so we look after it! Wallingford Sports Park, our home, provides us with our own club hut, club room with bar, our own club changing rooms and many opportunities to play other sports such as tennis, squash and even petanque

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We don't charge the earth to play the sport you love

We offer all of this for some of the cheapest club membership and match fees in southern England, offering discounted membership fees for new members and service personnel

 

Upcoming Matches & Events

Latest Scores

Date Team Score Opponent Scorer(s)
9th April 2016 Mens 2nd XI 1 - 1 Marlow 3 Dan Richardson
2nd April 2016 Mens 1st XI 1 - 1 Newbury & Thatcham 1 John Macleod

Club Day 2016 schedule announced

Our Club Day this year will be held on the afternoon of Sunday 4th September at The Hithercroft, the proposed schedule is:

  • 12.40 - 13.25: Ladies 7 a side half pitch (Ex Wildcats v Club)
  • 13.30 - 14.15: Men's 7 a side half pitch (Ex Wildcats v Club)
  • 12.45 - 14.00: Give it a go / drills half pitch
  • 14.20- 15.25: RAF Benson v WHC mixed 11 a side
  • 15.30 - bar
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SportsWize will be down with a range of hockey kit and SFX clothing to try on.

If you are interested in playing in any of the games please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and if you are willing to organise a team for the day please also get in touch. This should be a great day to kick off the new season so please try and be involved if you can.

Any prospective new members are, of course, more than welcome!

Please note that parking will not be available on site, due to the Bunkfest camping. Please park next door in the Fugro car park.

WHC Ladies win White Horse Cup

The White Horse Cup is an annual summer tournament for ladies teams in Trysports Division 1 or below, organised and hosted by Abingdon Hockey Club. Our very own Ladies 3s pipped Abingdon Ladies B to win the final last Tuesday (26th July) at Tilsley Park. Congratulations to our ladies!

WHC Ladies win White Horse Cup 2016

Mixed success

A successful second outing for the mixed team at the enjoyable Oxford Mixed Tournament at the weekend (25th June), hosted by Oxford Hawks at Banbury Road North. Ending up in Runner's Up spot, we played 9 and won 7,  scoring 18 goals and only conceded 2!

 
Mixed team at the Oxford Mixed Tournament

WHC Golf Day 2016

The annual Wallingford Hockey Club Golf day took place on Friday 17th June at The Springs Golf Club. A record attendance saw 16 golfers take part in the 9 hole morning scramble, increasing to 24 for the afternoons main event.

 

 

Once the bacon baps were despatched the four groups set out in drizzly conditions, searching for a winning score. The fancied team of Stockings, Allen, Latham, and Armitage started like a train, securing 6 birdies in their opening 6 holes but could not hold their form for the final three holes and a wayward tee shot on the 9th left them scrambling for double bogey to finish with a disappointing, but still very respectable, 4 under par. All of the morning groups were under par but the eventual winners were the experienced foursome of Nigel Clements, Jerry Unsworth, Jon and Fiona Armitage who won on countback.

The weather brightened up for the afternoon round which led to some very impressive golf. Guy Hildred and Tim Chamberlain had their flag hunting hats on, securing the nearest the pin and nearest the pin in two prizes respectively. Ed ‘The Gun’ Allen’ had plenty of energy left in the tank after his honeymoon and saw his tee shot on the 14th sail past the next best marker to win the men’s longest drive. Chub Taylor picked up the longest drive prize for the ladies with a fantastic tee shot on the 6th.

On a high scoring day where you needed 40 points to get into the top 5, Rich Hawson was the champion, picking up the claret jug with a staggering 45 points. This was closely followed by defending champion Chris Burden on 44 who beat Tim Chamberlain into third on countback. Fiona Armitage won the ladies competition, closely followed by Chub Taylor and Penny Hawson in third.

The team prize, decided by the best 2 scores from three on each hole, was picked up by Charlie Stockings, Ed Allen and Rich Hawson who dovetailed perfectly to record an unassailable 96 points.

A big thanks to everyone that supported the day and also to The Springs for hosting. Roll on next year!

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