Entries by Ben Haresign

Weekend Match Report Round Up: Saturday 25th March 2023

REDDITCH Hockey Club’s respective teams enjoyed another weekend of mixed fortunes. The men’s first team won 3-2 at Stourport 2nds whilst the second team were beaten 2-1 at Edgbaston 4ths. And the women’s first team were beaten 2-0 at Hampton-in-Arden whilst the second team were edged out at the death in a 2-1 loss against […]

Weekend Match Report Round Up: Saturday 18th March 2023

REDDITCH Hockey Club’s respective teams enjoyed mixed fortunes last weekend The women’s first team secured an impressive 5-1 win against Harborne 3rds although the men’s first team were beaten 7-2 at Lichfield 2nds. And the women’s second team beat Droitwich 2nds 3-0 as the men’s second team suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat against Olton and […]

Weekend Match Report Round Up: Saturday 11th March 2023

REDDITCH Hockey Club’s respective teams won three out of their four matches last weekend. The men’s first team beat local rivals Bromsgrove 2-1 on the road whilst the men’s second team beat Worcester 2-0. And the men’s third team edged out Harborne 2-1 although the women’s second team were beaten 4-2 by Old Halesonians. RESULTS […]


Redditch Hockey Club to create legacy for the sport

REDDITCH Hockey Club is celebrating following a successful bid from England Hockey as part of their Commonwealth Legacy project.The Commonwealth Games in Birmingham last summer was a spectacular show of sport, where both England hockey teams won medals, and the women secured the gold.Redditch’s head junior coach Becki Clarke said: “Having the Games on our […]

Weekend Match Report Round Up: Saturday 4th March2023

REDDITCH Hockey Club’s respective teams endured a difficult week of results. The men’s first team were beaten 1-0 by Stafford whilst the women’s first team beat Coventry and North Warwickshire 3-2 to secure three points. However, the women’s second team lost 4-1 at Edgbaston as captain Louise Jennings scored the only goal for the away […]

Weekend Match Report Round Up: Saturday 25th February 2023

REDDITCH Hockey Club’s respective teams endured another week of mixed results. The men’s first team secured a big win on the road at Market Drayton whilst the second team were beaten by West Bromwich. Elsewhere, the women’s first team lost to Olton and West Warwickshire whilst the second team were held to a draw against […]

Weekend Match Report Round Up: Saturday 11th February 2023

REDDITCH Hockey Club’s respective teams endured mixed results whilst four of the club’s junior teams took part in mini tournaments. The men’s first team beat Olton and West Warwickshire 3rds whilst the second team suffered defeat at Kingswinford 2nds and the third team eased past Sutton Coldfield 7ths. Elsewhere, the women’s first team lost to […]

Weekend Match Report Round Up: Saturday 4th February 2023

REDDITCH Hockey Club saw several of their teams beaten in very close games last weekend although the men’s second team were able to secure victory. The men’s second team beat Kings Heath 2nds 2-1 as the men’s and women’s first teams both succumbed to one-goal defeats. And the men’s third team were also beaten by […]

Weekend Match Report Round Up: Saturday 28th January 2023

REDDITCH Hockey Club’s various teams continued their respective seasons last weekend which included two games for the men’s third team. The third team recorded two shutouts with a win and a draw whilst the women’s first team secured an impressive victory. Elsewhere, the men’s first team battled to a draw at home to Bloxwich, who […]


Badgers Sponsors

Don’t our Badgers look super smart in their new home shirts?! A big thank you to local firm Penns Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping for their sponsorship this season. We are extremely grateful for your support and love having a proper set of shirts, just for the team

Weekend Match Report Round Up: Saturday 14th January 2023

REDDITCH Hockey Club played their first games of the New Year last weekend with two of their teams sitting second in the table and several in the top half of their respective leagues.Redditch men’s 2’s secured a 4-2 win against Solihull Blossomfield 2’s as Lee Beedon, Josh Checkley and Richard Sellors put the home side […]

Redditch’s second teams enjoy fine weekend

REDDITCH Hockey Club enjoyed a fine week with wins for both of their men’s and women’s second teams and the Badgers squad. The men’s second team thrashed Barford Tigers 4ths 8-2 despite trailing to a first-minute goal as Harrison Young scored a hat-trick whilst Richard Sellors and Pete Dawson grabbed two apiece with Josh Checkley […]

EH Game Management System Instructions

All club players must sign up to GMS if they are going to play in competitions organised on GMS. This includes all adult league matches and junior competitions that are run via GMS. The system will start to form a player’s hockey history across all the games they play for any team or club in […]

Competitive hockey to remain grounded after Midland Men’s League voided AN EARLY end to the Midland Men’s Hockey League has been announced – dispelling the last remaining hopes of salvation for the 2020/21 season. The curtain was brought down on the five remaining weeks of the campaign during a meeting between the league’s committee last […]


Redditch Hockey Club holds bumper food collection to feed the town’s hungry REDDITCH Hockey Club has held a bumper food collection which will help feed the town’s hungry. Head junior coach at the club and organiser of the food drive, Becki Clarke, was amazed when she heard Batchley Support Group (BSG) had delivered 10,000 food […]

Hockey makes a welcome return at Redditch’s Bromsgrove Road home

REDDITCH Hockey Club is excited to have relaunched its junior and senior training sessions from this week. The club successfully started to reintroduce players safely back to hockey in June. Following England Hockey and government guidelines, the Kingfishers introduced a number of small group, socially-distanced sessions, with strict guidelines for all ages to enjoy. The […]

Edgy Kingfishers bag key win

REDDITCH boosted their West Midlands Premier Division promotion hopes with a hard-fought 2-1 home win over bottom side Bridgnorth 2nds which lifted the Kingfishers back into second place. With four matches remaining, Redditch have a one-point advantage over third-placed Barford Tigers 2nds after the latter were held to a 3-3 home draw by Edgbaston 2nds […]

Skipper rallies troops ahead of promotion run-in

CAPTAIN Adrian Young has vowed his “gutted” Redditch side will learn from their mistakes after surrendering a 2-0 lead in what could prove to be a costly 3-2 defeat to lowly Lichfield 3rds on Saturday. The setback means the Kingfishers have dropped a place to third in the West Midlands Premier Division and now trail […]

Kingfishers remain in the promotion places

AN IMPRESSIVE second half performance guided Redditch to a 4-1 victory at Solihull Blossomfield which maintained second place in the West Midlands Premier Division. The Kingfishers were wary of their lowly opposition who just seven days earlier had done Redditch a big favour by defeating promotion rivals Barford Tigers 2nds 3-0. The visitors’ caution proved […]

Kingfishers climb into second spot

REDDITCH were far from their best but secured a 2-1 victory at bottom side Bridgnorth 2nds to move into second place in the West Midlands Premier Division. The Kingfishers are only behind leaders Barford Tigers 2nds on goal difference – with both sides boasting six wins from seven matches – ahead of Saturday’s (1.30pm) home […]

Kingfishers hit back to sink Solihull Blossomfield

REDDITCH maintained their fine start to the West Midlands Premier Division season with a 4-1 home win over Solihull Blossomfield on Saturday. The Kingfishers went 1-0 down early in the first half from a Bloss penalty corner but soon found their rhythm and goals from Andy Billingham and Dan Jakeman and a brace for Jacob […]

Kingfishers lay down an early marker

REDDITCH head into Saturday’s (1.30pm) home game against Olton & West Warwicks 3rds boosted by an encouraging 2-1 victory at Sutton Coldfield 2nds on the opening day of the West Midlands Premier Division season. The promoted Kingfishers were keen to impress and started well with plenty of possession as the hosts sat back and absorbed […]

Promoted Kingfishers facing a new challenge

REDDITCH Hockey Club are gearing up for the 2019/20 season when the men’s first team will be playing at a higher level in the West Midlands Premier Division. Back in April, the club celebrated the 2018/19 campaign which showed plenty of promise after much hard work and ended with promotion for the men after a […]

Back to Hockey 2019

We are delighted to be part of England Hockey’s Back to Hockey campaign by offering sessions at Redditch Hockey club.   What is Back to Hockey? Fun, informal, coached sessions for ages 16+ which will cover basic skills, fitness and game play. So, whether you have never played before or would like to return to […]

Easter Camp 2019

Looking to stay active this Easter? Come along to our hockey camp, running from 9:45am-15:00pm on the 18th April. Suitable for ages 6+, cost is £20 per child, with sibling discounts available.  It’s a great way to get out of the house, meet up with friends, learn new skills and more importantly have fun. All […]

Hockey Futures

Creating a community where every young person can play hockey Redditch Hockey Club are passionate about developing and increasing hockey participation amongst young people in the local area.  In collaboration with Hockey Futures we have created a quality outreach hockey programme in local schools offering easy transition into club sessions. Tim Gibbs explains why Redditch […]

Match report 26-01-2019

Redditch Mens 1st XI stumbled in the race for promotion from West Midlands Division 1 as they suffered a 2-0 home defeat against Stourport 2nds.Defeat means that the kingfishers remain in 2nd place in the league but now have no cushion over their weekend opponents who join them on 28 points, 6 points behind league […]

Match report 11-01-19

Redditch Mens 1st team kicked off 2019 with an important 3-2 victory away at Ludlow.The 2 sides met last month in the knockout England Hockey Tier 3 Championships and in that game Ludlow were victorious, moving into the next round of the competition but Redditch got their revenge in this league fixture.However, much like the […]

Match Reports 1-12-18

Redditch Mens 1st XI gave their promotion bid a huge boost on Saturday after conquering table topping Market Drayton 3-0 at home. Market Drayton were coming off the back of a 16-0 victory the week before at basement boys Leek 3s and Redditch were aware of their impressive goal scoring record. Early exchanges in the […]

Match Report 24-11-18

West Midlands Division 1 has been thrown wide open after Redditch 1st XI picked up a useful 3 points with victory over local rivals Bromsgrove. The result puts the Kingfishers back into a promotion spot but the top 6 are all in contention. This week Redditch play table toppers Market Drayton. Pos Team Points Goal […]

Mens Hockey Report & Team Photo 17-11-18

Redditch Mens 1st XI push for promotion from West Midlands Division 1 stuttered at the weekend after suffering a home defeat at the hands of Aldridge and Walsall 1st XI. On paper, this was a game that the kingfisher’s would have expected to get points from after 5 victories in a row however, not for […]