News Item: Rotherham Hockey Club New Pitch Opening
(Category: Club News)
Posted by YHAWeb Manager
Thursday 07 September 2017 - 14:50:26

rtm.jpgOn behalf of everyone connected with Rotherham Hockey Club, from committee, players and volunteers, we would like to welcome any and all of you all to our celebratory events in commemoration of the grand unveiling of our new pitch here in Rotherham on Saturday 9 September 2017.
The programme of events, over four days are a celebration not only to our new facilities but also to our late President, Eric Duke and to the clubs 90th Anniversary. We have much planned over the four days and we hope you will join us in helping us to celebrate.
The opening of the new pitch marks the start of the clubs ‘HockeyFest’ activities which is an England Hockey initiative about supporting hockey clubs around the country to inspire the local community to play hockey and a great reason to get members and guests together ahead of the forthcoming season.
The opening event will also see dignitaries from other funding partners involved with the new venture including Sheffield Hallam University, England Hockey, Sport England and The National Hockey Foundation.
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middleton02.jpgrtm.jpg‘England and Great Britain most capped hockey player Barry Middleton to attend a celebratory opening of the new pitch for Rotherham Hockey Club’
It’s with great excitement that Rotherham Hockey Club announce their new pitch at Sheffield Hallam University Sports Park on Bawtry Road in Rotherham will be opened by Barry Middleton on 9th September 2017 at 12 noon.
Barry is a local hockey hero and was named as captain of the Great Britain Team and has a wealth of experience with Rio 2016 being his fourth Olympic Games.
Olympian Barry has also become the most capped English hockey international with 395 caps for GB and England Hockey and has scored 113 goals to date. Born in Doncaster he now plays in the England Hockey Premiership League for Holcombe in Kent.
The opening of the new pitch marks the start of the clubs ‘HockeyFest’ activities which is an England Hockey initiative about supporting hockey clubs around the country to inspire the local community to play hockey and a great reason to get members and guests together ahead of the forthcoming season.
The opening event will also see dignitaries from other funding partners involved with the new venture including Sheffield Hallam University, England Hockey, Sport England and The National Hockey Foundation.
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This news item is from Yorkshire Hockey Association
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