Grantham Hockey Club gearing up for new season

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GRANTHAM Hockey Club is gearing up for the new season, ahead of which they have switched from the Midlands League to the East League.

Training commences at The Meres leisure centre on Tuesday between 7.30pm and 8.30pm.

The club is holding an open day next Saturday (August 20) to which anyone interested in trying out the sport can attend.

The day will begin at 10am with a session for juniors between the ages of seven and 10. Eleven to 13-year-olds can go along between 11am and noon, before a development session between 12.30pm and 1.30pm for those who might be returning to the sport or who have never tried it before, whatever their age.

The club is inviting former players to go along, as well as current club members, from 1.30pm ahead of an evening social as it begin its first season with England Hockey Board Clubs First status and plenty of new challenges ahead.