Hockey is back!

Great news – hockey is back on at Havant College!

Jon Keyes will be running a number of his fun-fuelled Hockey Camps over the summer.

Details are all on the club website lots of dates to choose from.

Find out more here and get involved!

Minis Next Season – Coach Jon

We also have some more good news, Coach Jon Keynes has agreed to step in to become the Head Minis Coach for next season.

Excellent news for the minis to keep the momentum of our top quality coaching support we’ve had over the past years form Tom and James.

I know most of you know Jon, but please join me in thanking him for giving up his time to support the minis.

Look out for more info and news from Jon pre-season.


Finally i’m still looking for a volunteer to be the minis manager for next season. I’m stepping down (across?) to be the U12s boys manager for next season as my son is moving up. I need someone to handover the minis to!

This is not an onerous role and could be split between more than one person.

The role involves opening up and closing the pitch for training, organising the festivals and keeping your fellow parents informed. I’ve massively enjoyed helping with the minis, it’s incredibly rewarding.

I’ll obvisouly help get any willing volunteers setup with everything they need.

If i don’t get a volunteer then i’ll have to discuss with the club what the options are, certainly we’d have to step out of all festivals for U8s and U10s and from a safeguarding perspective it might mean we can’t run minis at all on a sunday. Not something any of us want!

Please help!



All Hockey Cancelled :(

Hi all,

In line with guidelines from England and Hampshire Hockey, all hockey training and matches are now cancelled for the rest of the season. 😦

There will be no minis training at Havant College for the rest of the season and the Gosport festival is cancelled.

Obviously i’m incredibly disappointed for the players and coaches leaving this season and the fact we won’t be able to do our end of year prize giving.   Personally it’s not the ending to my minis manager career that i’d have hoped for!

However we need to keep perspective, Hockey, minis and the club will continue and we as a community will beat this virus.

I want to thank you all for the commitment, support and encouragement you have shown the Minis section this season.

Come on Havant!


p.s. don’t forget we still need a minis manager(s) next season!  any volunteers let me know.





In2Hockey Details

For the U10 in2hockey teams this weekend details below, for everyone else training is on as usual at Havant College.

Also if anyone would be available to umpire at In2hockey (either session) let me know.


Woolmer Hill Sports Ground, Woolmer Hill Rd, Haslemere GU27 1QA

Timing :

U10 Boys

Pool Matches start at 9.45am (you’re welcome to arrive anytime before to warm up).  Please be ready to start at 9.45am.

Finals etc should be finished by 1.05pm

U10 Girls

Pool Matches start at 1.15pm (you will be able to warm up on pitches from approx 1.05pm). Please be ready to start at 1.15pm

Finals should be finished by 5.15pm

Schedules :

2020 – U10 In2Hockey Schedule

EH In2Hockey Rules

In2Hockey Hants Round Info & Additional Rules 2020



Food Festival and Club Day!

On Sunday the 15th March the club is running an all day event including food festival, kids entertainment, school finals, skills session and a National League game at Havant College.

Minis training will be run as normal in the morning.

All details are on the Club website.

Everyone welcome.


HHCMar15SchoolsFlyer Final

In2Hockey Teams Up!

Hi there,

We have our In2Hockey competition on the 8th March at Haslemere Hockey Club, details to follow.

In2Hockey is a small-sided version of the game designed for the U10-U14 age groups.

Please see teams below, let me/Tom know your availability ASAP especially if you can’t make it.

Girls team :

Millie Edwards
Imogen Laycock
Alice O’Brien
Amy Hutchings
Pippa Shepherd
Lauren Barber
Rebecca Crang
Kiera Falla
Anna Parnell
Caitlin Ferguson

Boys team :

Luke Abbott
Theo Brixey
Reuben Davis
Toby Letchford
Toby Johnson
Toby Illing
Danny Wadey
Ben Newman



Storm Dennis – Training Cancelled / U12s taster sessions

I’m not sure we’ve ever had to cancel consecutive training sessions before!

In consultation with the club and coaches we have decided to cancel training this Sunday.

This is due to a severe weather warning from the met office on Sunday Morning for Storm Dennis.  Obviously child (and parent!) welfare is our main concern and playing hockey in torrential rain and gale force winds is no fun for the kids and potentially dangerous.

We will be back at some point! (i hope!).

U12s Taster Sessions

In more positive news we have organised taster sessions for those children looking to move up to the U12s next season.

These sessions are for all children currently in year 5 moving to year 6 in September 20.

You will get to chance to meet the coaches, managers and players from the U12s teams (most of whom you’ll know anyway) and have a training session to see how it all works in preparation for the new season in September.

We have two taster sessions planned, feel free to go to one, both or none!

  • Friday 6th March – 1800 – 1930 at Havant College
  • Friday 13th March – 1800 – 1930 at Havant College

In the new year U12s Boys and Girls training takes place every Friday 1800 – 1930 at Havant College with matches over the weekend.

Do let me know if your child is planning to attend one of the sessions so i can make sure they are well looked after.  I will also be there for both sessions as a point of contact.









Petersfield & Havant Training Cancelled Tomorrow

Hi minis parents,
We have taken the difficult decision this morning to cancel minis training at Havant College tomorrow after being informed that the Petersfield hockey tournament is cancelled and all other Havant  junior games are cancelled due to storm Ciara.
The advice from the met office is do not travel unless absolutely necessary.  We appreciate this is very disappointing but everybody’s safety is our primary concern.
enjoy a lazy Sunday morning!

Petersfield Festival Details & Weather Warning

Hello Minis Parents!

Firstly there is a weather warning over the weekend for sustained strong winds/stormy weather.  We will make a call tomorrow if training at Havant or the Petersfield tournament will take place.  Please keep an eye on the blog.

Petersfield Tournament

U8s 0910 for 0930 pushback.  You’ll be finished by 1100.

U10s 1110 for 1130 pushback.  You’ll be finished by 1330.

Address :  Bedales School, Petersfield. The carpark is located at the Dunannie/Dunhurst site, the address is Alton Road, Steep, Petersfield, GU32 2DR

Note from Petersfield HC :

There will be signs directing the U8’s to park in the right hand carpark (Dunannie carpark) and for the U10’s there will be signs to park in the left hand carpark (Dunhurst carpark).  Parking is tight so lift sharing is highly advisable.  There will be a high volume of traffic so please can players and families be vigilant when crossing the car park.

schedule :20200204-PHC Minis Tournament Schedule 2020 FINAL 2



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