Leicester Hockey Club

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Leicester Hockey Club
Founded1894
Home groundLeicester Grammar School, Leicester
LeagueWomen's England Hockey League
Midland Regional Hockey Association
Websitewww.leicesterhc.co.uk

Leicester Hockey Club is a field hockey club based in Leicester, England. The club was established in 1894; the home ground is at Leicester Grammar School.[1][2]

The men's and women's sides function as separate clubs, with ladies side having produced a number of international players and being one of the most successful clubs in England having won six league titles.

The ladies 1st XI play in the Women's England Hockey League. [3][4]

The rest of the ladies teams and the men's teams play in the Midlands League; the club fields five ladies teams, six men's teams and various youth teams. The Academy: Leicester recently launched their Junior Academy with training, matches and tournaments for Junior players aged 6 - 18; the club is well-known for producing high class players, who often go on to achieve International honours. The Academy is a more professional structure to Junior development. Plenty of opportunities for recreational hockey, as well as for elite players. Emphasis on the team, friendships and loyalty. Leicester Hockey Club is a fully inclusive club, with all coaches and volunteers DBS checked. CLubMark Accredited - a robust club certification, showing high standards of coaching and management, within a safe environment for all players. Young players are encouraged to take qualifications in coaching and umpiring.

Honours[edit]

Internationals past and present[edit]

  • Olivia Back - England U18
  • Jenny Bimson - England & Great Britain
  • Sarah Blanks - England & Great Britain
  • Aileen Bullivant - England
  • Lucy Cope - England & Great Britain
  • Crista Cullen - England & Great Britain
  • Gemma Darrington - England & Great Britain
  • Parys Edwards - South Africa
  • Vanessa Hawkins - Wales
  • Rebecca Herbert - England & Great Britain
  • Sabbie Heech -England
  • Maddie Hinch - England & Great Britain
  • Sue Holwell - England & Great Britain
  • Lesley Hurley - England & Great Britain
  • Caitlin Jeffries -England
  • Kath Johnson - England & Great Britain
  • Julia Karwatzky - Germany
  • Kathryn Lane - England and Great Britain
  • Katie Long - England & Great Britain
  • Hannah Macleod - England & Great Britain
  • Rachael Mack - Scotland
  • Gill Moss - England & Great Britain
  • Joanne Mould - England & Great Britain
  • Gaynor Nash - Wales
  • Mary Nevill - England & Great Britain
  • Anne Panter - England & Great Britain
  • Liz Perry - New Zealand
  • Margaret Rees - Wales
  • Helen Richardson-Walsh - England & Great Britain
  • Chloe Rogers - England & Great Britain
  • Emma Ross - Ireland
  • Caroline Rule - England & Great Britain
  • Laura Unsworth - England & Great Britain
  • Nicola White - England & Great Britain
  • Lauren Turner - England
  • Nicola White - England & Great Britain
  • Kerry Whitehead - England & Great Britain

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leicester Hockey Club - Ladies". Retrieved 2015-01-29.
  2. ^ "Leicester Hockey Club - Men's". Retrieved 2015-01-29.
  3. ^ "Women's Hockey League". England Hockey. Retrieved 2015-01-29.
  4. ^ "BBC Sport - Leicester Ladies: Inverdale relishes Euro Indoor Hockey test". BBC Sport. 2013-02-22. Retrieved 2015-01-29.
  5. ^ "Leicester Hockey Club - Honours". Retrieved 2015-01-29.