Wellingborough Ancients and Aspirants - 7-a-side

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Tournament Date: 

8 Apr 2022

to

9 Apr 2022

Teams:

Men and Women

Location:

Wellingborough, UK

We have registered two women’s and one men’s team.
For the men’s team nomination is still open. We are looking for a GK.
Cut-off date: March 30th 2022

The 3-day event is being held at Wrenn School (London Road, Wellingborough) AstroTurf pitch on April 8th, 9th, and 10th, 2022.

You are doubtless aware that Ancients are men over 75 years old and ladies of 65+, while Aspirants are expected to be about 70 and 60 respectively, who aspire to still be playing when they become Ancients.

The tournament is for teams of 7-a-side on a half pitch. Normal Hockey rules apply, and the halfway line replaces the 23m line for free hits and long corners. Roll-on, roll-off substitutions apply, and teams can choose to use 7 outfield players or to use a 'keeper.

Games are 2 x 20-minute halves, and each team will normally play 2 games on each of the 3 days.

Light refreshments will be available

The Tournament Entrance Fee is £100 per squad (anticipated to be not more than 10 players) which should be paid by 18th February 2022 - A maximum of 8 teams will be able to play in each section.

All payments should be made to Kettering Hockey Club, sort code 30-94-68, a/c No. 00006190, giving team name for Hockey entry

Players and companions are invited to a buffet meal at Kettering clubhouse on Saturday evening (cost £14.00 per head)- Buffet must be paid before 1st April 2022

All payments should be made to Kettering Hockey Club, sort code 30-94-68, a/c No. 00006190, giving each individual name(s) for buffet.

For those not familiar with Wellingborough, it is situated centrally, with easy access by road, rail, and air.

Accommodation is plentiful and moderately priced (Hind Hotel, Canberra Hotel, Premier Inn, Ibis Hotel (500m, 1500m, 200m and 5km from the pitch).

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact me and hopefully we will see you in April.