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EG Men Complete Pre-Season with 6:1 Home Win vs Brighton

EGHC Mens' 1st Team completed their pre-season programme with a 6:1 win against Brighton on Tuesday evening.  Head Coach Glenn Kirkham was faced with the first tough decision in his new role, to select a squad of 16 having worked with an exciting and diverse squad of approaching 30 players during pre-season. 

The 2017 / 18 season got underway beneath initially sunny skies at Saint Hill this weekend, with a handful of EG sides in action home and away.Continue reading for the latest scores, scorers, and match reports...
Like the men, our Ladies' 1st Team spent the weekend at Lee Valley, and with a squad including many 2nd team players, secured three wins from three against some strong opposition... 
Our Mens 1st Team played in three pre-season matches this past weekend at the National Stadium at Lee Valley.  Three wins from three provided the opportunity for the team to continue to gel and they now look ahead to their last 5 days of preparation before their opening fixture at home to Holcombe on Saturday September 23rd.
​We are delighted to announce the signing of Alistair Clift from the University of Nottingham for the 2017/18 season.
EGHC Men's 1st Team pre-season activities and at full speed with a number of younger players making debuts as well as Glenn Kirkham picking up Head Coach duties over the past week.  During August the squad took part in the Tonbridge Nines tournament, last week a training match was held at Whitgift against Durham University and on Saturday September 2nd, the boys took on Canterbury in their first home match of the 2017 / 2018 season. 
Wonderful news today for our Ladies' 1st Team Squad as Laura Unsworth commits to EG for the foreseeable future.  Laura is one of England's most honoured players having been a part of he sides that won Bronze at London 2012 and Gold at Rio 2016 as well as Commonwealth Silver in Glasgow 2014, Euronations Gold in 2015 and just recently Euronations Bronze 2017.
We are pleased to share the news that we have a new Club Kit supplier from today (September 1st, 2017).  Our new kit supplier is Pro Shop Hockey and orders can be placed direct, online.  Our kit manufacturer remains STX who have continued to evolve the designs and production of the kit they supply us through ProShopHockey.
​We are pleased to announce the signing of Tijn van Groesen from Union HC in Holland for the 2017/18 season...
This weekend sees EGHC hosting the annual Sebastian Wolff Festival.  We welcome junior sides from EG, Rouen and Flotbeck to a weekend of fun and games including social events at the club.  This Festival has been running for many, many years and has seen deep friendships formed, as well as numerous family connections.