Pre-season hockey training starts this month! If you are joining the ladies section this season you must be over 13 years old and if you are joining the men’s section this season you must be over 14 years old.
15th August- Outdoor Pre-season- 7.30-9PM
22nd August- Outdoor Pre-season- 7.30-9PM
29th August- Outdoor Pre-season- 7.30-9PM
Please note- it costs £2 per session for pre-season training.
Our annual charity tournament returns on Saturday 14th July. Starting at 1pm we will have a mixed charity tournament, BBQ and bouncy castle. We will be raising money for St Elizabeth Hospice. ALL welcome to attend- members, previous members, friends and family. Please spread the word!
The IES annual general meeting (AGM) is being held on Saturday 16th June. We are changing the format this year- we will hold the AGM at ISSC as usual but will also have a BBQ and some hockey afterwards to try and make it more of a social event. Please do try and attend.
It starts at 12pm at Ipswich School Sports Centre, Rushmere. The AGM will be held in the sports hall and a pop up bar will be available (as the main bar is being refurbished). Hope to see you there!
Comments from Tony Burch:
“Really proud of Ipswich East Suffolk U16 boys today representing Suffolk in the regional tournament today. The first game could have gone either way against City of Peterborough with Peterborough edging it 3-2. With no break IES then took on the hosts Norwich City and were punished for a slow start with 4 goals going in the the first half. The second half was much better with the final result being 5-1 to Norwich. The final game against Colchester saw IES playing some nice hockey to run out 5-0 winners. Big thanks goes to Ros Conway and Sam Oakley for all their effort and coaching this year. Well done boys!!!”
Due to the cold temperatures forecast this week all senior training (men’s and ladies) has been cancelled this week. (Tues 27th and Weds 28th Feb)
Please note that senior training has now finished for the Christmas/New year break and will resume on Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd January.
We wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy new year!
All home games on Saturday 9th December have been called off due to frozen pitches.
All junior training on Sunday 10th December has been called off.
The U14 boys SYL tournament on Sunday 10th December has also been called off due to the cold weather/likelihood of frozen pitches.
Message from Peter Elsom:
As the run up to Christmas gathers pace and the inevitable panic starts to grow I am delighted to launch this season’s must have item.
All across the country people receive novelty socks from the mother in law and every year they have to pretend how grateful they are to receive another pair of Bart Simpson or South Park Socks knowing full well that they will hide at the back of the sock draw never to see the light of day…………..
Ladies and Gentlemen the wait for something really useful is over as the IES Hockey Club weekend sock arrives this week. This bold and funky sock with large black and red stripes is a sure way to stand out from the crowd and support your club.
Socks come in one size and are ready for immediate purchase in time for Christmas.
Socks can be purchased by emailing email@example.com and are available at £8.00 per pair or 2 pairs for £15.00 but hurry whilst stocks last.