The Ladies 5s is a mix of experience and youth which is a fantastic combination for introducing new people to the game, both junior and back-to-hockey players. Each year we assemble – often with a new cohort of players joining – but our ambition remains the same and that is to finish as far up the Div 2 Middx table as we can.
In 2015/16 we came 6th but only 3 points (one pesky win) separated us from 3rd, so you can see we are competitive in our league. So dedicated are we to our craft that we make up a high proportion of the 3/4/5s who train on Wednesdays. We regularly send players to higher teams having developed greater knowledge of the game, not just the ability to faff about with a ball and stick..
We also like cake and medals, of which there are an abundance during the season for Man of the Match, for birthdays, or just because it’s a Saturday and we like eating cake. And for 2016/17 the pre-match disco is being re-introduced when the captain gets to re-live her youth…and it gives us a chance to wiggle around and warm up. We are deadly serious about hockey and having fun in the 5s!