Weekly Update -  EH Summer Champions, a Gold Medal and getting ready for the 2019-20 season !

Weekly Update - EH Summer Champions, a Gold Medal and getting ready for the 2019-20 season !

By Shelagh Entwisle
2 August
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Men's O30's picking up the first silverware of the season, Kiery wins Gold and getting ready for the new season, dairy dates and kit orders !

Congratulations to our Men's Over 30's captained by Matt Horan who picked up our first silverware of the season winning the EH Summer Championship last Sunday at Oxford Hawks v. Havering. In a classic 4-3 Timperley men's scoreline the lads were 3-0 up at half time, slipping to 3-3 (still waiting hear more details of what went on so one for the bar !) to snatch a final drag flick winner in the final throws of the game. Scoring a whooping 21 goals throughout the competition to pick up the silver slaver now gracing the TSC trophy cabinet. Well done to all the lads involved.

Congratulations also go out to Kiery Horne who topped off an amazing week in Rotterdam at the Masters European Championships winning Gold with England Over 35's a great achievement. Next week Lou Hutchinson will be off to Krefled, Germany for Over 50's Euro's - follow the games at https://masters.altiusrt.com/competitions.

We're just catching up with some of our academy players and will be updating soon on their progress for selection for the new cycle of Single System Performance Centre and our first girl to be selected for the UK Lions U13 invitational team. Great to see players of all ages gaining representative honours - but also showing how weather you're 12 or 50+ hockey is a genuine sport for all !

Getting ready for the new season !

Senior club training* for all players (not involved in the Performance Squad training) kicked off this week and we welcomed new club coach Paul Lewis who put the women through their paces ! Current, returning from Uni and new players are all welcome - meet on the Green Pitch Tuesday's in August at 7.15pm (sessions will run 7.30pm - 9.30pm).
(Academy players who played senior hockey last seasn or by invitation*)

The next SilverFx Kit order deadline for made to order items is 7th August 2019 - SilverFX Kit Orders - don't forget to check our Express Items for 3-5 day delivery

We're updating the website starting with a change to out url hosting service being implemented this week so the website maybe off line for a short time - find out more THC Wesbite improvements

In season training times - due to increasing players numbers at all levels and with both teams in the national league we've been reviewing training slots with the club and others sports sections. This is part of an annual process and hockey, along with the other winter sections have agreed a new model for pitch time, including fees paid to the club for pitch training time. From September, we will move to our in season training slots on a Tuesday and an additional slot on Thursday's 8.00pm - 10.00pm for the Performance Squads. The changes for junior football, lacrosse and hockey has displaced some long standing football hirers and the club is working with the teams to try and find alternative slots.

Save the Dates !

18th August 2019 - Mens and Womens Cheshire Cup Finals Day - lets hope to see one of the Timps 1st teams down at Brooklands on finals day. Women's qualifier games are on 11th August at THC and the Men's qualifier game is at THC on 17th August

27th to 29th August 2019 THC Hockey Camp - open to all ages 7 to 14

Drink Pink Adult Rounders Tournament is back at Timperley Sports Club for a second year to raise funds for Prevent Breast Cancer on Friday 30th August 2019. For more details and to book a team follow the link - all welcome to raise funds for a good cause as part of the clubs support of PaintAltrinchamPink

8th September 2019 - Academy Registration Day, first coaching session, and Silver FX and Dentist will be at the club f

21st September 2019 - opening North, North West and Cheshire League games for senior teams

28th September 2019
- National League opener v Alderley Edge (women 3.30pm, men 5.30pm) join us as we bid to win The Hockey Papers #Watchyour1's competition - let us know your ideas for making it a #greatmatchday and get a bumper crowd down
- Official opening of the new floodlights
- from 7.30pm our first social of the season 'Race Night with a Difference' - totally interactive evening when you can be the jockey, the owner the trainer ! Tickets go on sale next weekend

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