Hockey – Mens 1st Team Pre-season in Full Swing
EGHC Men’s 1st Team pre-season activities and at full speed with a number of younger players making debuts as well as Glenn Kirkham picking up Head Coach duties over the past week. During August the squad took part in the Tonbridge Nines tournament, last week a training match was held at Whitgift against Durham University and on Saturday September 2nd, the boys took on Canterbury in their first home match of the 2017 / 2018 season.
Back in August, our Mens 1st Team started playing pre-season matches at the Tonbridge Nines tournament securing 3 wins in this exciting and free flowing format of the game. Thursday 31st of August saw a 4:2 win against Durham University and on Saturday (2nd September) the team secured a 3:1 win against Canterbury at home. Coaching duties during much of pre-season have been led by Patrick Smith, Dom Bowden and Simon Faulkner, but the past two matches have seen the return of Glenn Kirkham to the group as he takes up his post of Head Coach.