The Men’s Vets are off to the south coast on Sunday as they take on Bournemouth in the quarter finals of the England Hockey Men’s Master’s Plate (Over 40′s). Following wins so far over Letchworth, Phoenix and a 3-1 victory over Sudbury in the last round, this is the furthest the team have got in the competition and they’ll be looking to book their place in the semi-finals in two weeks time. The match kicks off at 13:30 at Chapel Gate, Christchurch
Broxbourne represented Hertfordshire in the Eastern Region Over 40s Masters Tournament held on Sunday in Canterbury. They came second, wining their game against Holcombe with well a worked goal finished off by Sue House butlosing to the overall winners Cambridge City who will now play for the East in the National finals on 21st April. Photo Back row: Liz Gumble, Milly Shand, Jane Poynter, Kim Bames, Jo Shrimpton, Sue House, Tara Haddock, Front row: Helen Toon, Jane Fowke, Jane Fixter, Sophie Minter, Annie Thomas, Katie Naylor.
On Sunday (11th March) Broxbourne hosted the Ladies Herts County Vets Tournament. Broxbourne played to a high standard throughout winning all three of their games against Letchworth, Bishops Stortford and St Albans. The defence lead by goalkeeper Kim Bames kept a clean sheet while fast open play created opportunities for goals from Jo Shrimpton, Katie Naylor, Lucie Hayes and Emma Brawn. This is the first time Broxbourne has won the tournament in at least 20 years and they will now represent Hertfordshire in the Eastern Region Over 40s Masters Tournament to be held on Sunday 25th March in Canterbury.