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Around the Leagues
National Conferences - East:
East Premier Divisions:
Men: St Albans are East Champions and go into the national league. Ipswich and Bishops Stortford are relegated.
Women: Holcombe are East Champions and are promoted to national league. Saffron Walden, Wapping, Upminster, and Lincoln are relegated.
County Prem Divs:
Cambs: Rutland are champions.
Essex: Colchester 2 are champions.
Five Counties: Bedford 2 are champions.
Kent: Burnt Ash are champions.
Lincs: Lincoln 2 are champions.
Norfolk: Norwich City 2 are champions.
Suffolk: Christchurch are champions.
East Lague Club updates
18/06/2013: The deadline to update your club details is June 30th, after which a 50% penalty will be applied to your league fees. The following Clubs have not yet updated - if this list includes your Club, please alert the relevant Club Officer.
Ashford, BBHC, Bourne Deeping, Brentwood, Broadland, Bromley & Beckenham, Burnt Ash, Cambridge City, Cambridge South, Cambridge University, Chelmsford, City of Peterborough, Clacton, Colchester, Dereham, East London, Ely City, Folkestone, Ford, Gore Court, Grantham, Harpenden, Havering, Holcombe, Ipswich, Louth, Lowestoft Ladies, Lowestoft Railway, Luton Vagrants, Maldon, Norfolk Nomads, North Walsham, Norwich City, Norwich Exiles, Old De Ferrians, Old Loughtonians, Old Southendian, Oundle Ladies, Potters Bar, Ramgarhia, Redbridge & Ilford, Rickmansworth, Rochford Casuals, Romford, Stevenage, Sudbury, Thetford Town, Thurrock, University of Essex, Upminster, Vauxhall, Wapping, Wisbech Town, Yarmouth
Your photos needed!
17/06/2013: An action shot from last season is needed for the cover of the new Handbook. Please send any you would like to be considered to the webmaster here, preferably in jpg format. Many thanks.
East Men's Masters success
15/06/2013: The East Men's Masters squads have finished their Regional Tournament campaign with three victorious squads, the Over 45s and both the Over 55 A & B Squads. Full tournament reports and squad photos are here. The East Grand Masters campaign was not as successful, but the Over 60s were leading their tournament until three minutes from the end of the final match! Find out more here.
Havering are Mixed Plate champions
13/06/2013: The Havering mixed team beat highly fancied Holcombe 1-0 in the semifinal, and then beat Solihull Blossomfield 3-2 in a tightly contested final. so winning their second Mixed Plate title. Full report here
Lady Masters O55 trials
29/05/2013: East Lady Masters O55s will be holding a training/trials session which will include a practice match on Sunday 16 June hopefully at a venue in Bishops Stortford. Whilst we have had an encouraging response there are still a few places left as we would like to take a full squad to the Regional tournament in Cannock on Sunday 21 July where we will have 4 matches. You need to have reached the age of 55 in 2013 to be eligible and if you have any questions or would like to be considered but cannot attend the training date please contact Sally Tippen - firstname.lastname@example.org or 07866 197752.
Cambridge University HC
24/05/2013: Are looking for coaches for both the Ladies 1st and 2nd teams, playing in East Premier and 2SW. More details on Ads page.
Bishops Stortford HC
24/05/2013: Are seeking to recruit a new Head Coach for the 2013/14 season and beyond. See ad page for details.
Wisbech Summer 7's
22/05/2013: Tournament starts 12th July - see Festivals page for details
West Herts to meet Harleston in semi final
21/05/2013: West Herts HC has won through to the semifinal of the EH Mixed Trophy for the second successive year, beating Tynemouth and Whitley Bay on Sunday to set up an all-East semi against Harleston Magpies on 8th June.
East Masters tournament wins
17/05/2013: The weekend of the 11th & 12th May has brought great success to the East Masters. Our Over 45's won their tournament in Bristol and the tournament hosted by the East at Chelmsford saw wins for both the East Over 55 "A" and "B" Squads. The final men's tournaments, the Over 60's & 65's take place this coming weekend at Cannock. Can the East reach a dominant level within Men's Masters Hockey by running out as victors in 50% of the Regional Tournaments? Watch this space for updates.
Club updates - early alert
14/05/2013: All clubs need to update their information page by the end of June. Missing that deadline will result in a 50% increase in East League fees. If you have details of your officers for next season already, update now!
On other pages
15 Jun : Allocations of teams to divisions are now available for 2013-14...
15 Jun : Reminder that all Clubs must update their details by June 30th or face a 50% fee penalty...
29 May : New divisions 3 and 4 created in EWL for teams from Lincs and Cambs formerly playing in county leagues, plus two teams from Suffolk....
15 Jun : Lists of the invitations to JRPC are now available...