Posts by hkfchockey

Player Profile – Mandy Vullinghs

  HKFC Hockey Team: Ladies’ B Team Babes Position: Right Defence How long have you been playing, and where did you start: 28 years, since I was six years old, in Holland at  Hockeyclub Klein Zwitserland, The Hague.  What’s been your HKFC hockey highlight: The Easter Sixes Tournaments – both the social and playing (mostly the social!) What’s been…

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HKFC Hockey – More than a game

2016 marks the beginning of a new phase in the HKFC Hockey Section’s development. With a newly created Director of Hockey role and the inclusion of further quality coaches and players we can expect yet another step up in the professional approach to the game across the Senior Section. Both our Men’s and Ladies’ A…

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Player Profile – Emily Brosnan

    HKFC Hockey team: Ladies’ As   Position: Anywhere that’s not on the right.    How long have you been playing, and where did you start: I got poached from playing football for the illustrious Stevenage Borough FC when I was 12. I followed in the footsteps of HKFC’s Claire Watson, making my way from Letchworth…

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Player Profile – Yan Adams

  HKFC Hockey Team: Men’s A Team Position: Forward How long have you been playing, and where did you start: Since I was 10, with Truro Hockey Club in Cornwall, England.   We played on a blaze/shale pitch which was even worse than sand-based astros for de-skinning knees and elbows.  I really got into the game after…

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Player Profile – Alison Cabrelli

HKFC Hockey Team: The Dinos, ie Club’s  F team (we were originally the Ds, became the Es and are now the Fabulous Dinos!) Position: Left back How long have you been playing, and where did you start: I have been playing since the age of 11, I started at school in Aberdeen, at Bankhead (” Bunkheid”)…

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Ds don’t need no education

Trivia Time! Name the year: Pink Floyd – Another Brick In The Wall Olivia Newton-John – Magic Gary Numan – Cars Michael Jackson – Rock With You Blondie – Call Me? Now name this year: Mariah Carey – Dreamlover Snow – Informer Arrested Development – Mr Wendall UB40 – Can’t Help Falling In Love Jazzy…

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Youth Hockey Tour to Perth, Part 3

Have you read Part 1 and Part 2 yet? Tour Highlights Tour highlights included the after-match function at UWA (just like the ‘good old days’ for those that recall – going back to the home team’s club rooms where the ladies had baked the cakes and heated the pies, a few speeches and plenty of…

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Player Profile – Will Glover

HKFC Hockey Team: Men’s A team Position: Forward How long have you been playing, and where did you start: My dad played hockey, so I started as soon as I could walk. I grew up in a hockey hotbed of a town called Cannock, in Staffordshire, but played for other clubs while away at school and university (Brean,…

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Player Profile – Sam Edwards

HKFC Hockey team: Men’s Cs on the pitch, and Committee Chairman off the pitch. Position: Centre Midfield – the engine room. How long have you been playing, and where did you start: I started at school as a 7 year old and played through Uni before taking a 13 year hiatus as London life and young family…

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Mitha Singh Memorial Cup

The first silverware of the men’s Premier Division season came up for grabs on Sunday 28th August at the 3rd annual Mitha Singh Memorial Cup, hosted by the KNS sports club at King’s Park Hockey Ground. Eight premier teams joined the 9-a-side tournament; two Football Club teams, HKCC, Valley, SSSC, KCC, Shaheen and host club…

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