Venues

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 Performance Centes Venues

There will be seven Performance Centres which will be accessible from the home address for players in the South. Those at boarding school may request any centre nationally:

Guildford Charterhouse School
Charterhouse Road, Godalming, GU7 2RS Charterhouse are not letting their pitch until at least January 21
  Highfield School Highfield Lane, Liphook GU30 7LQ   temporary pitch whilst Charterhouse is unavailable
Northwood Merchant Taylors' School Moor Park, Northwood, HA6 2HT operated by the East
Reading Reading HC
Sonning Lane, Sonning, RG4 6ST
South Midlands Warwick School Myton Road, Warwick, CV34 6PP site map operated by the Midlands
  King Edward's School Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2UA   temporary pitch while Warwick is unavailable
Southampton Wellington Sports Groud (KES) Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh SO50 9HT  
Tonbridge Tonbridge School London Road, Tonbridge, TN10 3AD
Weybridge Kingsway Sports Ground (KCS)
Kingsway, New Malden, KT3 6JB  

Temporary Training Venues

During the cycle, we are not always able to use the pitches at the main venues. The players concerned will be advised when these locations are being used:

Guildford Broadwater School
Summers Road, Godalming, GU7 2DX
Reading Leighton Park School
Sinfield Road, Reading, RG2 6ST
Southampton None
Tonbridge Holcombe HC
Curtis Way, Chatham, ME1 2XQ
  Marden SC Maidstone Road, Marden, TN12 9AG    
Weybridge none

Match Day Venues

The following venues are used for matches involving South based Centres:

Leopards  Southampton / Weybridge 
Bath University Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY
Marlborough College
Bath Road, Marlborough BH23 6BL
Clifton College Abbots' Leigh, Bristol BS8 3QD
King's School site map  South Road, Taunton TA1 3LA
Lynx Reading Solihull  
Warwick School Banbury Road, Warwick, CV34 6PP
Tigers Guildford / Tonbridge Haberdashers' Askes' Boys' School  Butterfly Lane, Elstree WD6 3AF
Merchant Taylors' School site map Moor Park, Northwood HA6 2HT
Oaklands College site map Smallford, Hatfield Road, Oaklands, St Albans AL4 0JA  Sat nav AL4 0XS
    Old Lougtonian HC   Luxborough Lane, IG7 5AB    

 Futures' Cup Squad practice days

The following were the 2019 venues, and should be treated as indicative only,

Leopards  Marlborough College, Bath Road, Marlborough, SN8 1PA
Lynx Warwick School, Myton Road, Warwick, CV34 6PP
Pumas Sports Park Weetwood, University of Leeds, Ring Road, Leeds, LS16 5AU
Tigers Holcombe HC, Curtis Way, Chatham, ME1 2XQ

Other Performance Centres

Due to the balance of sessions, it is expected that those at boarding school will attend the centre most appropriate to school and guest at a centre closer to home during the holidays. This must be arranged in advance. The centres not listed above are at:

Bristol Clifton College  Abbots' Leigh, Bristol BS8 3QD
Bury Culford School Culford, Bury St Edmunds IP28 6TX
Durham Durham University
Willow Tree Avenue, Durham DH1 3SE
East Midlands Trent College Derby Road, Long Eaton, NG10 4AD  
Fylde Mill Farm Village  Fleetwood Road, Wesham PR4 3JZ
Manchester 
Brooklands HC
Georges Road, Sale M33 3NL
Taunton King's School
South Road, Taunton TA1 3LA
site map
West Midlands  
(days)    
  (eves) Lilleshall NSC  
Newport, TF10 9LQ  
Yorks Hill House School
Sixth Avenue, Auckley, Doncaster DN9 3GG

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South News

Coronavirus With most of the region in, or appoint to be in Tier 4, we are back to Stage 1 of the return to play. Adult hockey is restricted to members of a single household. U18 sessions can continue but the travel protocols require 'local travel only' (village, town or part of city). EH are clarifying with the government the precise interpretation of this.  For full details please see the EH website. and their FAQs.

Performance Centres Due to the region being in Tier 4 by 03 January, Performance Centre activity in the South has been suspended.

Maurice Kitrell It iswith sadness that we report the death of Maurice Kitrell, President of Middlesex HA. He has served on the Middlesex committee for many years.

SCHA AGM The SCHA AGM will be an electronic meeting on 14 January 2021. Click for details.

Sanctions for Covid 19 Offences EH brought in a range of new penalties for Red Cards and MMOs where there has been a breach of Covid 19 regulations. The minimum suspensions will be:

  • regulation 6.5(a) - 45 days (no violence used, attempted threatened)
  • regulation 6.5(b) - 60 days (violence to player used, attempted or threatened)
  • regulation 6.5(c) - 90 days (violence to official used, attempted or threatened)