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University of Exeter Men's Hockey Club (EUMHC)
Full nameUniversity of Exeter Hockey Club
Founded1920
ColorsWhite and green
Home groundThe Nandos, Streatham Campus,
University of Exeter
LeagueMen's England Hockey League
British Universities & Colleges Sport
Verde Recreo Hockey League
Websitehttps://www.exeteruniversityhockeyclub.com/


University of Exeter Men's Hockey Club is a field hockey club based in Exeter, Devon, England. The club plays its matches at the Sports Park on the University of Exeter's Streatham Campus. There is a water based pitch and a hybrid pitch.

The Men's 1st XI play in the Men's England Hockey League.

The club fields six men's teams which compete in BUCS leagues on Wednesdays and in local and National leagues at the weekend. A seventh XI was formed in 2014, serving as a Development XI for those working towards a berth in one of the six regular outfits, which now also participates in the local weekend league.

EUMHC work in the community providing coaches to the England Hockey Junior Development Centres (JDC) and Junior Academy Centres (JAC). Furthermore, the club supports a twenty team intramural hockey competition. In all, just over 450 students play hockey at the University of Exeter on a weekly basis.

A committee, elected annually by the members, organises the club's affairs and works in conjunction with the University sport department, Athletic Union and other agencies involved in the provision of sport within the higher education sphere. The current Club Captain is Jack Taylor and Joe Sullivan serves as Chairman. Simon Tyson serves as 1st XI manager while Harry Jones serves as 1st XI coach and Head of Hockey.[1]

Internationals

The club has contributed players to international sides, including:

  • Ollie Payne (England and Great Britain)
  • Captains

    Charity work

    The club has raised money for Movember, an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues; Mind, a mental health charity; and Help for Heroes.[2][3][4]

    Bolting Championships

    Will Hood (left) after defeating the previous year's champion, James Watters (right).
    Will Hood (left) after defeating the previous year's champion, James Watters (right).

    References

    1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 23 December 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2014.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
    2. ^ "Exeter Uni Hockey Club's Mo Space". Movember. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
    3. ^ "A Message From The Chairman". euhc. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
    4. ^ "About Us". Hockey for Heroes. Retrieved 25 April 2020.