Reading Hockey Club

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Leagues Men's England Hockey League
Women's England Hockey League
Founded 1904
President Geoff Ash
Chairman Tim Mann
Venue Sonning Lane
Members 950
City Reading, England
Team Colours Sky Blue, Navy, Navy (H)

Navy Blue, Sky, Sky (A)

Reading Hockey Club is a field hockey club based at Sonning Lane in the English town of Reading.[1] It is one of the most successful clubs in the United Kingdom with National League and Cup honours.

The Men's First Team play in the Men's England Hockey League and the Ladies 1st XI team play in the Women's England Hockey League.[2]

RHC runs 11 men’s teams, 7 ladies teams and has a flourishing Next Generation junior section. The ages of players range from 5 to 70+ years old. RHC has over 400 senior and nearly 550 junior members and is based at a top class facility in Sonning Lane, where they have been since 1984. There are 2 pitches at the clubhouse, Sonning Lane Water and Sonning Lane Sand.[2]

In 1997, Reading hosted the European Cup Winners Tournament, and more recently, Reading has hosted International matches, alongside charity matches for the Hockey For Heroes.


Men's First Team Squad 2019-20 Season[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 England GK Chris Wyver
2 Australia DF Josh Bretherton
3 England DF Charlie Ellison
4 England DF Ciaran O'Connell (captain)
5 United States DF Adam Miller
6 England DF Ollie Deasy
7 England MF Max Heaver
9 England FW Andrew Oxburgh
10 England FW Peter Scott
12 Scotland FW Craig Falconer
13 England MF Sam Armitage
14 England FW Louis Gittens
15 Northern Ireland MF Connor Roberts
16 England MF Ethan Chapman
17 England MF Fred Newbold
18 England MF Fin Quaile
19 England FW Jatinder Bachu
20 England FW Sam Welsh
21 England DF Ross Clunie
22 Australia FW Oscar Allan
No. Position Player
23 England Harrison Page
24 England DF Harry Benjamin
25 England DF Terry Kynaston
26 Ireland DF Stuart Loughrey
27 England DF Adam Pescod
28 England DF Jamie Rawlings
29 England DF Sam Hill
30 England Mikey Gilson
31 England FW Tom Ferris
32 England MF Adam Price
33 England MF Ed Carter-Keall
34 England DF Nathan Hudson
35 England MF Harrison Smith
36 England GK Warris Samrai
37 England FW Archie Sweeting
38 England James Lavers
39 England MF Jolyon Summers
40 England Scott Verdin
41 England DF Ekam Bachu
42 England Ed Lowe
99 England GK Barry Jukes


Notable players[edit]

Men's internationals[edit]

 England/ Great Britain
 Scotland/ Great Britain
 Wales/ Great Britain
 South Africa

Women's internationals[edit]

 England/ Great Britain
 Scotland/ Great Britain
 Wales/ Great Britain

Major National Honours[edit]

National Champions

National Cup Winners

National Tournaments


  1. ^ "Reading Hockey Club". Retrieved 25 January 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Information - Reading Hockey Club". Retrieved 3 August 2018.
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