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MHC Host the 39th Annual Veterans Tournament

1 year ago By Maidenhead Hockey Club

The MHC Old Goats win the six team international tournament on a beautiful sunny day

Maidenhead Hockey Club’s 39th annual veteran’s tournament was played in unusually sunny conditions on the grass pitches at Bray on Sunday. They welcomed back the Abrahams from Holland and STK Berlin from Germany to play a points based tournament with the Exiles and the Handbags, and two home teams, the Merlins and the Old Goats.

A large crowd of supporters watched each team play five 20 minute games.

The result was never in doubt as the Old Goats finished with 15 points, having won all their games. Their captain Rod Gauld was presented with the 75th Anniversary Cup, first presented in 1979 to Hounslow Veterans.


As always, there is a Wooden Spoon trophy, which went to the other home side, the Merlins, presented by tournament organiser Lionel Connor.

The first Veterans Tournament was held in April 1979 as part of the Club's 75th anniversary celebrations, and it has been held every year since then. This year's Tournament will be the 39th.

Updated 10:35 - 21 Apr 2017 by Maidenhead Hockey Club

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League TBC
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League TBC
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Mens 4s (Monarchs) Harrow 2
League 12:00
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Mens 1s Witney 1
League 13:15
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Ladies 2s Sonning Ladies 2s
League 14:45
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Mens 2s Harrow 1
League 15:00
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Merlins Thames Valley
Friendly 15:00
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League 16:15
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Mens 3s (Magicians) Windsor 3
League 16:30
Sun 27 Jan
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Under 14 Girls Woking (A league match)
Friendly 11:45
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Under 16 Girls Woking
League 13:00
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Under 12 Girls Marlow
Friendly 15:30
Sat 2 Feb
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Mens 1s Ashford 1
League TBC
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Mavericks Crawley Men's Vets
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Mens 3s (Magicians) Slough [3] Swifts
League 10:00
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Ladies 4s Bicester Ladies 2s
League 11:30
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Mens 2s Ramgarhia 1
League 13:15
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Mens 4s (Monarchs) Wycombe 6
League 13:30
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Ladies 1s Witney Ladies 1s
League 14:00
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Merlins Camberley Owls
Friendly 14:45
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Ladies 2s Marlow Ladies 2s
League 15:00
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League 15:00

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