Charity Quiz Night

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Get your team together for a Charity Quiz Night in aid of Farleigh Hospice. 7:30pm on Saturday, 9th March.  Teams of 6.  £5 per person.

Dick Morris

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It is with great sadness that we announce the recent death of Vice-president, former player and men’s 1st XI Manager, Dick Morris. Although Dick played most of his hockey at Old Loughtonians HC, he joined Chelmsford in the latter years of his playing career as a regular in the 1970s/80s Veterans XI under the captaincy of John Green. Upon retiring … Read More

Men’s Annual Dinner

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The Men’s Annual Dinner will be held in the clubhouse on Saturday, 6th April.  Arrival from 6:30pm for 7:30pm start. Tickets are £25 payable only in advance.  To book your ticket… Pay £25 into the club account with the reference “MD24” plus your initials.  account number 00997139 sort code 30-91-85 After payment please update the spreadsheet accessible from this link … Read More

RESPECT

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The club Management Committee would like to remind all players, coaches, officials, volunteers and parents of England Hockey’s RESPECT Code of Ethics and Behaviour.  Simply by virtue of your involvement in the game of hockey this code applies to you.  Please take the time to read it. The code covers all the sporting, moral and ethical principles that hockey represents, as … Read More

GB hockey on “free” TV!

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Great Britain’s men’s and women’s respective Olympic Qualifying Tournaments will be televised on “free to air” channels this month! England Hockey have worked really hard with the BBC since the Commonwealth Games to persuade them to televise hockey on free to air channels (yes, it’s red button, but it is still free).  The BBC argument is that when televised historically, … Read More

Robert Nourse

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Chelmsford Hockey Club is delighted to announce that today, 6th December, 2023, marks the FIFTIETH anniversary of the day that club umpire and Vice-president, Robert Nourse, first umpired a hockey match.  Since that fateful day, “Noursey” (he prefers “Norris”) has not put down his whistle!   Although he never played the game, a fact of which he is constantly reminded, … Read More

Hugh Scantlebury

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We regret to announce the recent death of club Vice-president and local farmer, Hugh Scantlebury. Hugh was an active Chelmsford Hockey Club member throughout the 1960s and 1970s, and a founder member of the club’s men’s Veterans team under the captaincy of Bill Greenwood.  He held the honour of scoring the team’s one hundredth goal! The thoughts of all at … Read More

Paul Goodridge

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It is with great sadness that we announce the death of former Ladies’ 3rd XI and junior coach, Paul Goodridge. Following a cardiac arrest in February, Paul had been recovering from a hypoxic brain injury at a specialist neuro rehabilitation centre in Norwich.  Although he had made good progress, Paul passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, 20th June. … Read More

New VPs and Life Members

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We are delighted to announce that, at last night’s club AGM, six new Vice Presidents and two new Hon. Life Members were elected by the membership. Congratulations to the following new Vice Presidents: Sally Dalton Kath Macdonald Robert Nourse Richard Ross Adrian Tuff Nikki Tuff All have contributed hugely to the growth and success of the club over many years. … Read More