Men’s Hockey

The England Colleges National Hockey teams have been operating for over 15 years providing a unique and exciting opportunity for talented hockey players to perform at international level representing their country through domestic and international fixtures. The team is made up of the finest athletes who meet up for intensive training sessions and play several matches throughout the year.

2021-22 England Colleges national hockey trials

Players are considered across the AoC Sport membership through a one-day trial process. All AoC Sport members and associates are encouraged to nominate players for the national hockey team through our Naqoda site via their Club Administrator from September 2021 until the closing date.

The closing date for nominations is Monday, 11 October 2021, after which time you will be contacted to confirm whether your nominated players will attend the final trial. The final trials will run on Friday, 5 November 2021 at Bloxham School, where a maximum of 24 players will be selected.

If you have any questions regarding the hockey representative trials, please contact  Vanessa Bowen.

Our Sponsor

The Knee Group, specialists in Sports Injury – are the Official Sponsor of the Men’s and Women’s hockey representative teams for the 2021-22 season.

The service is run by Professor Philip Chapman-Sheath, a highly specialist Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon, with over 25 years of sports knee injury experience – treating adults and children with sports related knee injuries, working in a wide geographical area over Southern England in schools, sports clubs, academies, professional sports clubs and the military. They provide advice on injury prevention through to specialist investigation, surgery and dedicated rehabilitation back to full sporting activity – in conjunction with specialist physiotherapy services under the management of Stephanie Cain, a highly experienced musculoskeletal physiotherapist with over 30 years of experience working alongside amateur and professional sporting individuals and teams.

2021-22 England College Hockey Squad

Following a successful trial we are pleased to announce the 2021-22 squad:

National Team Staff

Head Coach – Terry Lavery

Trials and Fixtures

Date: Friday, 5 November 2021 (Trials)
Venue: Bloxham School

Date: Tuesday and Wednesday, 22 & 23 February 2022 (Training Camp)
Venue: Lindum HC, Lincoln
Tuesday Fixtures:
England Colleges Men’s Hockey v UK Armed Forces XI
England Colleges Men’s Hockey v Lindum 1s/2s
Wednesday Fixtures:
England Colleges Men’s Hockey v Minster School
England Colleges Men’s Hockey v Hillhouse School

Date: Sunday 10th April 2022
TBC likely Midlands with 2 games on 1 day
England Colleges Men’s Hockey v British Asians

Date: Thursday, 2 June 2022
Venue: Welsh Institute of Sport, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Fixture: Wales U18s (2 games)
Thursday AM – England Colleges Men’s Hockey v Wales U18s
Thursday PM – England Colleges Men’s Hockey v Wales U18s

Date: Friday to Sunday, 8 – 10 July 2022
Venue: TBC but likely to be Peffermill
Fixture: Scotland U18s
Friday EVE – England Colleges Men’s Hockey v Scotland U17s/18s
Saturday AM – England Colleges Men’s Hockey v Scotland U17s/18s
Saturday PM – England Colleges Men’s Hockey v Scotland U17s/18s
Saturday EVE – informal awards and end of season dinner

England U16s

Previous Seasons

England Colleges Men’s Hockey Programme 2019-20