Brooklands Hockey Club

Brooklands Hockey Club also known as Brooklands MU (men) and Brooklands Poynton (women) is a field hockey club that is based at the Brooklands Sports Club [1] at Georges Road in Sale, Cheshire.[2]

Brooklands MU (men)
Brooklands Poynton (women)
Founded2002; 20 years ago (2002) (men)
2009; 13 years ago (2009) (women)
LeagueMen's England Hockey League
Women's England Hockey League

The club runs seven men's teams (six senior and one veterans) and four women's teams, four junior teams and three mini teams.[3] The men's first XI play in the Men's England Hockey League[4] and the women's first XI play in the Women's England Hockey League.[5]

Originally a cricket club on land owned by the Brooks family the hockey element arrived in 1889. Brooklands Hockey Club merged with the Manchester University hockey team in 2002 [6] and the ladies section of the club merged with the Poynton Ladies Club in 2009.[7]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Welcome to Brooklands Sports Club". Brooklands Sports Club.
  2. ^ "Brooklands HC Contact". brooklandshockey.co.uk.
  3. ^ "Brooklands HC - Teams". brooklandshockey.co.uk.
  4. ^ "Men's Hockey League". England Hockey.
  5. ^ "Women's Hockey League". England Hockey.
  6. ^ "Brooklands and University of Manchester Hockey Club". Manchester University. Archived from the original on 2016-09-16. Retrieved 2016-08-26.
  7. ^ "History". brooklandshockey.co.uk.