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Plenty to celebrate despite quieter future in store

Grantham Hockey Club may have played their last league match for the foreseeable future but that wasn’t going to stop them giving the 2015-16 season a suitable send-off at their end-of-season dinner on Saturday (23rd April). With no pitch available for the coming season, the decision to exit from the East League was a formality, […]

Leadenham 2-0 Grantham

Leadenham 2 – 0 Grantham Following the Christmas festivities and the Club EGM, a full team and sub (nearly 3 – Blobby and Alex Clark!) took on Leadenham at Cranwell. The weather forecast looked pretty grim, but the showers held off. The first half was more about remembering how to play hockey, as four weeks […]

10-man Grantham beat Bourne 6ths 3-0

After a couple of home defeats, 5-1 against Horncastle 2nds and 3-1 against Long Sutton 4ths, Grantham recorded a 3-0 victory against Bourne Deeping 6ths. It seems Grantham play better when a full team is not available…10 today took on a youthful side from Bourne. With Nick Jack in goal for the first time this […]

2015/16 season is go…

Grantham Hockey Club officially got their season underway this weekend with a training session at The Meres Leisure Centre. The core of the team that ended the 2014/15 season welcomed new arrivals before learning about the new rules introduced for this season. This extra practice should help us adapt quickly to the changes to long corners, […]

Long Sutton 2-5 Grantham – Deserved Away Win

East League Division 6 NW (N) – Long Sutton 4ths 2-5 Grantham A full complement of Grantham men travelled to Long Sutton for their fourth league game of the season and came away with a well earned 5-2 win. The first half began with Grantham in the ascendency as David Nix, Oli Phillips and Adam […]

Grantham 0-3 Spalding 5ths – A Slow Start

East League Division 6 NW – Spalding 5ths 3-0 Grantham Grantham’s first league game of the season began with a slow start as a well-drilled Spalding side capitalised on all chances to win 3-0. The first half began with Grantham finding their feet in an unfamiliar formation, a consequence of having a completely new roster […]

Gallery: Get Back Into Hockey Day

Grantham 1-0 West Bridgford – Grantham Begin Season With Friendly Success

Grantham Hockey Club began their pivotal 2013-14 season with a 1-0 friendly win over West Bridgford at The Meres. What started as a grey and overcast morning, ended in warm sunshine with the new-look Grantham Men’s first team looking good value for their success. Following a close season in which player availability has been a […]

Get Back To Hockey Fun Day A Success

A cheery group of Grantham Hockey Club Committee members gathered at The Meres Leisure Centre this Saturday, to see if their efforts in issuing a rallying call to the hockey playing masses of Grantham and the surrounding area would turn up in response to coverage in the local press, appearances on the radio, emails and […]

Gravity FM Goes Hockey-Mad

Gravity FM devoted much of their 10-11am show this morning to our campaign to keep the hockey club alive, promoting next week’s Get Back Into Hockey event. You can listen to John Pennington talking to Ela Watts during the show in the video below. The clips below feature him talking about the history of the […]

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