Founded in 1927/1928, Stroud Hockey Club now run:
The 3 Men's teams play in the West Hockey Divisions - our Men's 1s XI play in the West Men's Division 2 East, the Men's 2nd XI playin the West Men's Cotswold Division 1 and our Men's 3rd XI play in the West Men's Cotswold Division 2.
The Badgers / Vixens teams play regularly - Badgers on Saturdays, Vixens on Sundays - home and away games. Badgers / Vixens hockey compromises the more advanced / confident juniors with up to 3 adults as an introduction to adult hockey.
Men's and Ladies' matches are played on Saturdays and Summer Mixed Hockey games are played on Tuesday or Thursday evenings.
All standards are welcome from Beginners upwards ... we have nurtured future Internationals (Simon Mason), too !!
Stroud Hockey Club strives to be a welcoming, friendly and ambitious club for all. The club strive for the highest standards of play as possible but recognises that it will act as a feeder club to other local “bigger” clubs for talented junior players progressing through our high quality junior development scheme
Stroud Hockey Club is a club, founded during the 1927/1928 season, and was formed in from an amalgamation of Stroud Hockey Club and Stragglers
HC. It is made up of 3 men’s, 3 ladies and 1 mixed hockey sides. Over the years, home match venues have included Stroud cricket club, Rodbourough Common, Quedgeley, Archway and Marling schools. The clubs playing home is now Stratford Park Leisure Centre on the Astroturf pitch, while it’s hospitality is now at the Crown and Sceptre pub on Horns Road.
Stroud Junior section was started 2001 and has enabled the club to flourish and begin to grow again. It has seen it’s numbers grow from 15 to over 250 registered junior players of U15 age.
The Men’s 1st Team has been promoted for the last two seasons 2007/8 and 2008/9, and a men’s third team was reformed for the
2008/9. The club now runs 3 Men’s, 3 Ladies, a Badgers side and regularly attend U8, U10 and U13 tournaments for both the Junior girls and boys.
This has resulted in many County representative honours.